Modeling and Simulation at System Level
Technology goes forward, but modeling and simulation - from design through manufacture - face many bottlenecks.
by Robert C. Pfahl
Accurate modeling can keep vias from becoming problems, especially at high speeds. But watch that return current.
by Dave Kohlmeier
Laser Marking Matrix Codes on PCBs
The one-dimensional barcodes used on groceries don't work as well on circuit boards. The data matrix codes work in low light and can hold a myriad of information.
by Rick Stevenson
In Search of Profitable Western PCB Production, Part 1
Yes, there is money to be made building boards - and supplying materials to board shops - outside Asia.
by Mats J. Ehlin
POINT OF VIEW
The year in review.
You might learn something from a competitor. But only if you're willing to reciprocate.
Countdown to Lead-free
Although full understanding of whisker growth is lacking, these specifications and practices will reduce risks.
Joe Smetana and Ron Gedney
Single-ended and differential TDR signatures encompass broad signal integrity applications.
No Myths Allowed
A little known trick for reducing crosstalk.
Dr. Eric Bogatin
The Flex Market
Asia's display market makes a comeback.
Off The Shelf