Category: PCB Tips
Handle Crosstalk in High-Speed PCB Design

Handle Crosstalk in High-Speed PCB Design

Signal integrity measurements have become a critical step in the process of developing digital systems. Signal integrity problems such as crosstalk, signal attenuation, ground bounce, etc., increase at higher frequencies where transmission line effects are also...

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Why We Perform PCB Ionic Contamination Analysis

Why We Perform PCB Ionic Contamination Analysis

What can be more problematic than seeing your expensive PCB not performing as intended? What would you do if your expensive circuit board failed in the production line even after accurate prototyping and thorough testing? One of the common reasons for PCB failure is...

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How to Control your Controlled Impedance

How to Control your Controlled Impedance

While manufacturing a PCB, controlled impedance can be achieved through specific dielectric thickness and by providing the target ohms on each layer. The factors that influence impedance are the PCB materials’ dielectric, the trace thickness, width, and height from...

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Annular Ring Explained by a PCB Manufacturer

Annular Ring Explained by a PCB Manufacturer

Annular rings are one of the biggest concerns of PCB designers. You know that you may place your via right in the middle of the pad in the design files, but it just does not mean that you will 100 percent avoid tangencies, or even worse, breakouts. Let’s talk about...

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How to Get a Quickturn PCB Prototype in USA

How to Get a Quickturn PCB Prototype in USA

Getting a quickturn PCB prototype is not science fiction. There are a few facts on PCB manufacturing that you simply need to acknowledge before you begin working on your design. Mistakes to Avoid for Quickturn PCB Prototype...

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How PCB Vias Interconnect Circuit Board Layers

How PCB Vias Interconnect Circuit Board Layers

Vias are miniature conductive pathways drilled into the PCB to establish electrical connectivity between the different PCB layers. Basically, a via is a vertical trace in a PCB. In this article we will cover: What is a via? Before we dive deep into a via...

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