Tips Every PCB Designer Should Know

Tips Every PCB Designer Should Know

As the chief PCB designer resident within a company that manufactures boards, Greg Albers has unusual insight about how fabrication and assembly processes ought to influence design. He’s often asked by customers, in his position at Sierra Circuits, to recast designs...
For Microwave PCBs, Solder Mask Design Affects Cost

For Microwave PCBs, Solder Mask Design Affects Cost

Weigh Design Choices for Solder Mask on Microwave PCBs PTFE-based PCB laminates have long been the materials of choice for rf and microwave circuits because of their low loss tangents in those frequency domains. Though the processes to fabricate boards with PTFE-based...