FPGA Design Flow
An Integrated Approach to Designing-in FPGAs
Oversized FPGA packages, with thousands of pins, means interconnect routing congestion issues and expensive HDI boards. An integrated system design reduces FPGA/PCB design iterations and routing congestion.
by Dave Brady
PCB West Recap
For Designers, Better Times
At PCB West in March, exhibitors were pleased with the quantity and quality of leads, and the ill winds of past industry trade shows was gone.
by Andy Shaughnessy and Mike Buetow
Microstrip Propagation Time
The difference in determining stripline and microstrip propagation time is more than a fine line.
by Douglas Brooks
Land Patterns for BGA Packages
Routing, spacing and soldermask requirements for coarse- and fine-pitch ball grid arrays.
by Vern Solberg
Trends in Laser Microvia Drilling
Demand for the technology is healthy, but new systems reveal mostly engineering advances, not breakthroughs.
by Dr. Ronald D. Schaeffer
Shanghai: Gateway to the Future
The guidebooks say that Shanghai is the biggest city in the biggest country in the world. And the CPCA Show is fast becoming the largest printed circuit board trade show in the world. If you want to see the face of globalization, come here.
by Dan Beaulieu
POINT OF VIEW
You can never have enough sales - or salespersons.
Is now the time for industry consortia?
No Myths Allowed
Clearing the air about crosstalk.
Dr. Eric Bogatin
Thermal properties of embedded resistors.
The Flex Market
High density flex circuits are primed for growth.
Upgrade your skill set or be left behind.
Let's get small.
Off The Shelf