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How to Select the Best Surface Finish for your PCB
Dr, Kunal generously gives us all a crash course on surface finishes and understanding different types of materials that could affect signal integrity, reliability and electronic shelf life.
What is in the PCB Bill?
In this episode, Representative Moore, one of the co-sponsors of H.R.7677, the Supporting American Printed Circuit Boards Act of 2022, will give us brief but insightful details about the bill.
The Promising and Challenging Future of 3D Printed Electronics
The business development manager of J.A.M.E.S., Alexandre Schafer talks about the organization’s vision to push the Additively Manufactured Electronic technology to become more accessible to the industry.
Mitigating Risk Factors for PCB Manufacturing Lead Times
How to deal with nuances in PCB design and manufacturing? In today’s episode, Dave Young the owner of Young Circuits Design and founder of BlueStamp Engineering, and Zach talk about mitigating risk factors early in the stage of electronic design.
Roughness of Copper and its Effect on Signal Integrity
Bert Simonovich, a very well-known expert in the signal integrity community, is our guest in today’s podcast episode. He developed the "Cannonball-Huray" model a transmission line loss modeling, which has been adopted in several popular EDA tools.
Design Predictable PCBs through SIMBEOR® Electromagnetic Analysis
In this episode, the founder of Simberian will demonstrate Simbeor’s simulation capabilities and briefly educate us on rise times, signal integrity, and solving EMI. Watch how an electromagnetic analyzer can be a lifesaver to a PCB designer like you.
10-Ounce Copper PCBs and Design Library Migration
Today’s guest is Mario Strano, the senior PCB designer at Nikola and also president of ECAD Central. We will discuss interesting topics such as designing a 10-ounce PCB, setting up clearance and creepage rules, library migration, and a 57-ounce copper board; yes, you heard that right!
PCB Design Education Through Content Creation
Phil Salmony, a successful youtube creator with 64.6K subscribers, shares with us how he was introduced to PCB design, his early career, and what got him to start his own Youtube channel. Watch this podcast episode and check out the additional resources below.
IPC CEO John Mitchell on the Supporting American Printed Circuit Boards Act
Supply chain security and having access to trusted manufacturers in the US would be an ideal outcome of the Printed Circuit Board Act. John Mitchell talks about the role of the IPC in influencing the creation of laws relating to the electronics industry. Watch this podcast episode now or listen on the go.
The Electronics Behind a Haunting Attraction
In this episode, a returning guest Gabriel Goldstein shares the electronics behind the thrills in escape rooms. He also generously gives some valuable advice on finding your niche and starting your own business in the electronics industry. Watch and learn from this episode.
Occam Process: Assembly without Solder
Have you heard of assembly without solder? In this episode, Joseph (Joe) Fjelstad founder and president of Verdant Electronics talks about the Occam process – a solderless assembly for electronics.
The Benefits of Diversifying PCB Industry Supply Chain
To develop a resilient ecosystem, understanding the root cause of the PCB industry supply chain shortages is a must. Listen to Travis Kelly and Zach’s insightful conversation about PCB supply chain shortages.
Easily Find Electronic Components for Your Next PCB Design
Dan Schoenfelder joins us today to discuss the most extreme problems the PCB design industry faces: supply shortages, particularly the semi-conductor products and microcontrollers.
Making Codes Tangible Through Electronic Projects
In this episode, Bill Kolicoski, the creator of Taste the Code Youtube channel, inspires young electronic designers to start learning through creating.
Landing a Full-Time Engineering Career at NASA
Andrew Hartnett dreamt of working with NASA at a very young age. He will share with us exactly how he landed his Computer Engineer position in this very sought-after agency. Watch this episode, or listen on the go!
Hands-on Learning for PCB Design Students with Sid Deliwala
Our guest Sid Deliwala is the Director of Lab Programs in the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Sid will share how he makes Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) fun and meaningful for our future innovators.
Data Security, 5G and Onshore PCB Manufacturing with Dr. Rob Spalding
In this episode, we are very pleased to have Dr. Rob Spalding. He is a retired Brigade General at the US Air Force and now the CEO of SEMPRE (Secure EMP-Resistant Edge), a tech company based in Washinton DC that provides military-grade 5G and high-performance edge computing infrastructure for telecom operators, first responders, government, and enterprise customers. Today, Rob and I will talk about all things security! Rob will tackle the