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OnTrack with Zachariah Peterson
Secrets of PCB Optimization with Rick Hartley
Rick joins Judy on the OnTrack podcast to discuss everything from copper balance and sizing your boards for maximum producibility and minimum cost, to his upcoming presentation at AltiumLive 2020 and his contribution to PCB West’s upcoming virtual conference.
Being Right Matters! When, Why and What to Simulate
Steve Sandler, electronics simulation and PI guru, prolific author, AEi Systems founder, and president of Picotest, joins the OnTrack Podcast for a “hold onto your seats” discussion of how he came to simulate the International Space Station for NASA, the intricacies of the James Webb Space Telescope, his flash of insight while improving WEBENCH®, modern board level issues, and his secret life as a pizza chef.
Eric Bogatin Debunks Common Misconceptions About Transmission Lines
In this episode, signal integrity expert Eric Bogatin aims to give PCB designers some needed guidance when it comes to dealing with transmission lines.
Insertion Loss is a Complex Issue: John Coonrod is Here to Explain It
John joins the podcast as a Technical Marketing Manager at Rogers Corporation and a senior engineering professional with a rich background in PCB design, fabrication, processing, and modeling.
How To Actually Evolve During COVID-19
Angus joins the OnTrack Podcast to share his experiences as CircuitBuilder’s founder, and to discuss the fine points of CircuitBuilder’s evolving business model, which has so far proven immune to the challenges of the global pandemic.
DesignCon 2020’s ‘Engineer of the Year’ Talks Power Integrity, Picosatellites, and Simulation Tools
Istvan Novak, Principal Signal and Power Integrity Engineer for Samtec Inc. and winner of the DesignCon 2020 Engineer of the Year Award joins the OnTrack podcast to talk about picosatellites, simulation tools, and the rising importance of power integrity.
How Calumet Electronics Joined the Fight Against COVID-19 With Altium 365
Listen now to hear Rob Cooke's experience with Calumet Electronics and the Open Source Ventilator Project.
How to Transition Your Global Team to Altium 365
Jeremie Waller, Sr. Electrical Engineer at Quantel Laser, visits the OnTrack podcast to talk about infrared lasers, microplasma bursts, transitioning to Altium 365, and setting up user groups.
Exploring IPC’s Network of Printed Board Design Engineers
Watch and learn how IPC can help you elevate your PCB design skills and career.
Best Practices Cultivating a Healthy and Productive Remote Working Environment
Don’t babysit your remote team. Watch and learn how to promote a productive remote working environment.
Innovators Around the Globe Contribute to Coronavirus Intervention
Watch how the pandemic brings together a group of open-source innovators to fight COVID-19.
Leigh Gawne on the Launch and Significance of Altium 365
Leigh Gawne, Chief Software Architect at Altium 365, gives us an exclusive look inside this new powerful cloud-based tool that will simplify PCB design collaboration. Watch this episode now.
Altium 365: Work from Anywhere, Connect with Anyone
Altium 365 has launched in the midst of a worldwide quarantine effort. Lawrence Romine explains how the launch timing couldn’t be more serendipitous.
Design Reliable Multiple Stack Microvias Like a Pro
In this podcast episode , learn how Gerry Partida and his team at Summit Interconnect made a compelling new discovery about the reliability of multiple stacked microvias. Watch it now.
Online Educational Resources for Mastering PCB Design
Ben Jordan, “Dean of Altium Academy”, shares details about the central hub for educational resources: documentation, videos, and tips for mastering your Altium software.
The EMC Doctor is in: Ken Wyatt on EMI and PCB Health
The OnTrack Podcast welcomes Ken Wyatt (also known as ‘the EMC Doctor’). Ken is an EMC Engineer, a prolific author on EMI/EMC related topics, and an industry consultant.
Open Source Ventilator Project (OSV) Combats Ventilator Shortage
Dugan Karnazes joins the OnTrack Podcast to discuss his work with the Open Source Ventilator project, and its effort to end the ventilator shortage.