Controlling Controlled Impedance Boards
Achieving the desired impedance is no simple task. A good 2D field solver and a time domain reflectometer can put you on target.
by Dr. Eric Bogatin
Product Development for RoHS and WEEE Compliance
Environmental compliance regs are here to stay. Learn all about them so you can use them to differentiate your company.
by German Avila
Minimizing Insertion Loss
Proper PCB stack-up and trace geometry are key elements in the fight to lower losses.
by Jeff Loyer
Imprint Patterning: A Practical Approach to Fabrication
This microreplication technique can replace photolithography and laser drilling, with little investment in training and equipment.
by Dr. Craig Davidson
POINT OF VIEW
The psychology of trade shows.
Whoever figures out how to differentiate their companies online will lead the PCB industry.
Countdown to Lead-free
The new law goes into effect March 1, 2007 (maybe), and could be even broader than Europe's version.
Richard (Tad) Ferris and Hongjun Zhang, Ph.D.
The Flex Market
The DVD format war is on, with Sony and Toshiba slugging it out.
No Myths Allowed
What is the input impedance of a transmission line?
Dr. Eric Bogatin
Off The Shelf