IR Drop in High-Speed IC Packages and PCBs
Neckdowns, low-weight copper and Swiss cheese effects are conspiring to wreak havoc on your high-speed design. Get the drop on them.
by Sam Chitwood and Ji Zheng
The 2005 PCD&M Designer Salary Survey
Designers keep on making a decent living, despite their concerns about China, unsympathetic managers and, in one case, artificial intelligence.
by Andy Shaughnessy
SPICE Up Your Simulations
Used together, electronic measurement tools and EDA tools can help create and tune circuit models when SPICE models can't be found.
by Shauna Rae and Gretchen Edelmon
This single-sided board shop has expanded into a new facility. Maybe there is money to be made in one-siders after all, and not just in high volumes.
by Dan Beaulieu
There's no business like show business.
What do you need a sales manager to do - build a sales force from scratch or just get out and sell?
Anyone can talk the talk. Get involved, take action, do something!
Where does US PCB production go from here?
Countdown to Lead-free
Recycling requirements for equipment sold in the EU go into effect Aug.13. A primer on getting ready.
Kenneth S. Rivlin, Jean-Philippe Brisson and David Wharwood
No Myths Allowed
Weave-induced skew could be a time bomb lurking in your high-speed serial links.
Dr. Eric Bogatin