CAD Systems for Flex Circuit Design
When it comes to designing for flex, some tools are more adaptable.
by Tom Woznicki
Critical Requirements for Next Generation Modeling and Simulation Tools
The pressure to reduce design cycle time and minimize testing and validation necessitates improved mechanical and reliability modeling and electrical and thermal simulation tools.
by Dr. S. B. Park
The Don’ts of Better Flexible Circuit Design and Manufacture
Successful designs are soon forgotten but failures are remembered for years. Steering clear of these twelve don’ts will improve the robustness of your designs.
by Mark Finstad
Humidity-Dependent Loss in PCB Substrates
The in-use environment needs to be part of the model during system design and validation.
by Paul Hamilton, Gary Brist, Guy Barnes Jr. and Jason Schrader
Fully Automated PCB Test
In-line automated loading and unloading allows low-volume, high-mix product testing to continue around the clock.
by Nicoletta Gianotti
From the Field
Vertical Integration – The Old Model Still Proves a Successful Strategy
Economies of scale, cost reduction, product differentiation and supply chain control are key drivers for vertical integration strategies.
by Kathy Nargi-Toth
POINT OF VIEW
Let the sunshine in.
Success comes when management invests in people.
Techniques for recognizing and minimizing signal integrity degradation.
Dr. Abe Riazi
Adhesion of electroless copper to flexible circuit materials.
The Flex Market
Consumer product shipments in Japan declined in December and January and revenues for PCBs have shrunk month-to-month since November.
The Signal Doctor
Return and insertion loss for dummies.
Dr. Eric Bogatin
Off the Shelf