2020-02-20 - Rajan Bedi

Right-first-time PCB layout for spacecraft avionics

The PCB is now so fundamental that we often forget that it is a component that must be selected based…

2020-02-14 - Francesc Estragués and Ralf Ohmberger, Monolithic Power Systems

Ensure EMC compliance in automotive LED design

The switch-mode power supplies LEDs require create an EMC compliance issue that needs to be addressed.

2020-01-24 - Kenneth Wyatt

Design PCBs for EMI, part 4: More on partitioning

High frequency digital signals travel through a PCB's dielectric space, not the copper as you may think.

2019-07-26 - David Decker

Optimize solder stencil aperture to increase connector options

Designers of high-density electronics systems can now match 0.15 mm co-planarity connectors with 0.10 mm thick solder stencils through careful…

2019-06-14 - Jens Hedrich

PCB design for low-EMI DC/DC converters

Careful component placement and board layout make it possible to meet the strict EMC limits of the automotive industry.

2019-05-08 - Martin Rowe

Student drone launches from portable base

Seniors at WPI show off their engineering projects to the public. The Oddisy Drone Dispatch System lets a drone stay…

2019-05-07 - Molex

Thermal Management for Tomorrow’s Mobility

The automotive industry is undergoing an exciting transformation in connectivity as the need for higher speed and for more compute…

2019-04-29 - Martin Rowe

3 Steps for Overcoming PCB EMI Issues

EMI consultant Kenneth Wyatt has written a three-part series for readers on how to design PCBs to minimize EMI. Follow…

2019-04-26 - Kenneth Wyatt

Design PCBs for EMI, part 3: Partitioning and routing

Partition PCBs into analog and digital sections, but don't run signals across those gaps.

2019-04-24 - Todd Westerhoff

Low-cost design: When best practice is too expensive

A signal integrity simulation and analysis reveals how the designers could violate common design rules to cut costs and still…