2020-10-14 - Chang Fei Yee

Study of fiber weave effect on PCB with 3DEM modelling

This article studies the fiber weave effect on PCB in terms of mode conversion and differential insertion loss due to…

2020-09-04 - Kevin Meredith, Samtec, Inc.

Aligning multiple connector sets between PCBs

Miniaturization has made it more difficult to align multiple connectors, but design best practices can help ensure PCB design success.

2020-08-24 - Geoff Schulteis

Integrating chip antennas into a PCB: Understanding antenna matching

Antennas are not like other components. Their behaviour is more difficult to predict, because an antenna will perform a certain…

2020-06-15 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: The router that took down my wireless network

When life gives you a failed router, take the opportunity to tear it apart.

2020-06-03 - Mathias Fritzson

Software-defined automobiles: An efficient platform for essential parallelization

Are we at a critical juncture in how the industry moves forward with software-defined automobiles? As automotive functionality increases and…

2020-05-27 - Hesam Moshiri

DIY hand sanitizer/alcohol dispenser, without an Arduino or MCU

In this article, we will build an automatic hand sanitizer dispenser that uses IR sensors to detect the presence of…

2020-05-21 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 2

This article focuses on real-world signal integrity issues that require additional analysis, modeling, and compensation.

2020-05-18 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: What makes the Amazon Fire TV Stick tick?

Cracking open the Apple Fire TV Stick is easy, but identifying all the components is a different story...

2020-05-14 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 1

This article covers fundamental concepts and key principles behind signal integrity in high-speed data systems.

2020-05-11 - Brian Dipert

Why the Raspberry Pi 4 should catch your eye

If you’re basing your next system design on the Arm architecture, the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s various boards are an intriguing…