Designer Salary Survey
The 2007 PCB Designer Salary Survey
The survey suggests the U.S. designer resource is aging at an excellerated rate, so we need to ask, "Where is the next generation of PCB designers?"
by Kathy Nargi-Toth
Integrating RF into PCB Design
In RF designs, it’s important to identify and correct circuit interactions as the system design evolves to reduce cycle time and prevent unnecessary re-spins.
by Per Viklund
Benefits of Implementing Differential Pairs
When using differential circuits, specific design rules can maximize the advantages while minimizing design-induced difficulties.
by Syed W. Ali
An OEM Guideline for Selecting PCB Suppliers
When choosing a PCB supplier, site inspection and qualification testing are important, but doing your homework ahead of the facility visit can save time and money.
by Renee Michalkiewicz
The Critical Parameters in the DfM Equation
A successful DfM program is part methodology, part design environment and part toolset, with a foundation based on fabrication processes.
by Nolan Johnson
POINT OF VIEW
The times, they are a changing.
Sometimes, the break up of long-standing business relationships is the only way to move forward.
After almost 150 years, Maxwell’s equations still have a strong influence on modern SI tools and methodologies.
Dr. Abe (Abbas) Riazi
Careful control of the drilling can lead to improved plating quality.
The Signal Doctor
Understanding how to reproduce a signal integrity problem is the first step in finding the root cause and resolving the anomaly.
Dr. Eric Bogatin
Off the Shelf