Frequency Loss Effect of Conductor Profile on the Insertion Loss, Phase Constant and Dispersion in Thin High Frequency Transmission Lines
Increasing conductor roughness alone increases the effective Dk in thin circuitry by up to 15%, while substantially increasing dispersion.
Allen F. Horn III, Ph.D., John W. Reynolds, Patricia A. LaFrance and James C. Rautio, Ph.D.
Choosing an RF Design Environment Flow
You can’t build a house without blueprints. So why do so many RF design flows try to build a board without a schematic?
by Abby Monaco
CPCA Show Recap
Cautious Optimism in China
Exhibitors were cautious rather than shell-shocked, and even with a wobbly recovery underway, they have seen a marked increase in business.
by Matthew Holzmann
Memory Interface Design
Memory Interface Speed Solutions
Higher performance requirements reduce timing margins on interfaces, thus imposing strict rules on board routing.
by Hal Katircioglu
New Year, New Outlook
An uptick in attendance on the floor overshadowed a lack of innovations in the booths.
By Mike Buetow and Chelsey Drysdale
EMS hot for LED.
Sayonara, electronics engineering?
Printed electronics: process revolution?
On the Forefront
Inside the iPad.
E. Jan Vardaman
It’s the data, stupid!