The State of Copper
As designers push the performance envelope, copper foil reacts to the stresses of life over 50.
by Rocky Hilburn, Jingtao Wang, Sid Clouser and Tad Bergstresser
More Flex Design Tips
If you can design rigid circuit boards, there's no reason you can't design flexible circuitry too. If you do your homework, that is.
by Tom Woznicki
Revisiting the EDA Pyramid
Used together, electronic measurement tools and EDA tools can help create and tune circuit models when SPICE models can't be found.
by Dave Wiens
Views and thoughts on the CPCA show and the benefits - and perils - of doing business in China.
by Dan Beaulieu
Taking it to the Hill.
The benefits of strategic planning are many, but the planning process itself has its own rewards.
To serve a niche, you’d better have a good idea what that niche is.
Device loading can influence critical transmission line characteristics, and the design of high-speed PCBs.
Countdown to Lead-free
Higher levels of copper and iron can change the alloy and require new guidelines.
Denis Barbini and Paul Wang
No Myths Allowed
Get small with carbon nanotubes that help fight ESD.
Dr. Eric Bogatin