PCD&F Archives

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FEATURES

DESIGNERS COUNCIL
25 Years of the Designers Council

The founders look back at the grass roots effort to make the “designer” a recognized and valued profession.
by Chelsey Drysdale

INDUCTOR DESIGN
Design for Excellence: Inductor Form, Fit, Function Equivalence and New Design Rules

A lack of standardization – or even attention – for the mountain of inductor package types is spurring high-impedance failures.
by Matt Kelly, Mitch Ferrill, Mark Jeanson, Jesus Montanez and Timothy Jennings

PRODUCTRONICA RECAP
At Productronica, the Machines Did the Talking

At the largest electronics trade show outside Asia, equipment vendors emphasized their ties to one or more of the various machine communication protocols under development.
by Mike Buetow

Advantages of Organic Polymers vs. ITO in Capacitive Touch Keys
PEDOT is gaining traction as a replacement for ITO-based designs.
by Steve Fulton

In Memoriam
A look back at friends and colleagues who left us in 2017.

 

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MONEY MATTERS

 

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