Steve Sandler Interview at DesignCon 2017

DesignCon is one of our industry’s largest shows, and one of our favorites. From emerging trends to industry breakthroughs, this show covers it all. We interviewed speakers and thought leaders to share their knowledge and expertise. Continue reading for Steve Sandler’s interview.

Here is the fifth of nine interviews from DesignCon 2017. Steve Sandler is the CEO of Picotest. He has over three decades of experience in this industry.

Steve’s Tip of the Day
Inductance is the root of all evil. We want to minimize plane inductance. We want to keep the dielectric thin, keep them close to the surface, and keep the width of the planes wider than they are long.

00:04  What is DesignCon?
1:31  Can you summarize your presentation?
1:50  How can VRM modeling benefit the PDN?
2:53  Do you have any tips for the power supply design or the PCB design?
4:28  Do you have any best practice tips for power integrity?
5:03  Do you have any tips for PCB designers?
6:07  What is something designers should keep in mind when designing their PCB?
6:28  Have there been any changes in test equipment to accommodate industry trends?
7:15  Tell us more about your book, Power Integrity.
8:00  How do you choose a voltage regulator IC?
10:10  Can you share any insight on Sierra Circuits?

Want more tips? We interviewed Steve at last year’s DesignCon!

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