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Basic Guidelines for Mixed-Signal PCB Layout Design

This article presents a practical approach to the layout design of mixed-signal boards, discussing component placement, board layering, and ground-plane considerations.
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Embedded

Solder: Is It Really Required for Electronics Assembly?

Solder’s days are numbered. There’s a better alternative that, essentially, reverses the manufacturing process.
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Automation

Making the Switch to Ultra-Thin Flex PCBs—Advantages and Apps

The demand for ultra-thin flexible PCBs is increasing, but engineers need to know their advantages before jumping on the bandwagon. Here’s a concise look at the technology and...
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Test & Measurement

Keysight Keeps a Closer Eye on Signal Integrity

EP-Scan promises to rapidly run diagnostics on circuit boards and identify signal-integrity issues before you order physical prototypes.
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Automation

The Pros and Cons of Bringing PCB/SMT Assembly In-House

Everything you wanted to know about in-house PCB assembly but were afraid to ask.
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Automation

What are Polyimide Rigid PCBs?

The term polyimide constitutes two words—poly and imide. While poly refers to polymers, the word imide refers to progressive imide monomers.