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Avoid Common Pad and Via Problems in Your Last-Minute DFM Check
Don’t make these simple mistakes with your pads and vias during your last-minute DFM check.
RF Signal Chain Design for FMCW Chirped Radar Systems
Amplifier layout and the RF signal chain are two important points to consider when designing chirped radar systems.
RF Amplifier Impedance Matching at Microwave and mmWave Frequencies
Here are some guidelines for analyzing RF amplifier impedance matching at microwave and mmWave frequencies.
Solving Component Library Errors During PCB Layout Reuse
Altium Designer’s data and library management tools can make design reuse quick and easy.
77 GHz Radar for Automotive PCBs: Routing and Signal Integrity
When your next self-driving car hits the streets, it will be running with 77 GHz radar. Here’s what you should know about signal integrity and routing.
Automotive Telematics System Design
Telematics systems play an important role in gathering data from your vehicle. Here’s what you need to know to create telematics systems for vehicles.
Relative Permittivity of PCB Substrates: High-k or low-k dielectrics?
Signal integrity in your PCB is affected by the relative permittivity of your PCB substrate.
The Race to Hire Embedded Software Engineers in the Automotive Industry
The automotive industry will start making even greater use of embedded software engineers, thanks to autonomous connected vehicles.
Design and Analysis of Chirped Automotive Radar Systems
When designing your next automotive radar system, check out this overview and list of layout guidelines.
Damping and Reflection Transfer with a Series Termination Resistor
Choosing the right series termination resistance value is just one way to terminate transmission lines and differential pairs.
The Electronics Standards Landscape for Self-Driving Cars
The automotive industry is changing thanks to self-driving cars. Here’s how the standards landscape is changing in 2019 and beyond.
Pole-Zero Analysis and Transient Analysis in High Speed Design
A lot is made of impedance mismatch without considering transient analysis. Here’s how to address both effects in high speed design.
VCO Layout for a phase-locked loop in Your RF PCB
phase-locked loops: they are useful for demodulation and frequency synthesis for wireless and 5G systems.
Why and How to Use an Aluminum PCB Substrate for Your Next Design
Who would have thought you could use an aluminum PCB substrate? It’s actually easier than you think.
Embedded System Power Supply Guidelines for Power Integrity
Designing a power supply for your next embedded system? You’ll need these embedded system power supply guidelines.
Advanced PCB Library Management
Take a look at our second in a series of articles on PCB library management with Altium Designer.
Effective Integrated PCB Library Management with Altium Designer
From designs to documentation, PCB library management is much easier when you use the right design software from Altium Designer.
Microvia Technology and Beyond for HDI Design
Microvia technology has made HDI design significantly easier, but new routing architectures are paving the way for even higher density design methodologies.
PCIe BGA Fanouts and Escape Routing
One important aspect in PCIe design is BGA escape routing. Here are some strategies for designing PCIe BGA fanouts.
Calculating Series Termination Resistance Values in Altium Designer