I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

July 3, 2020 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine

The USMCA trade agreement was just the tip of the iceberg in news affecting our industry this week. We also saw more young people getting involved in the industry, an HDP User Group webinar on automotive thermal issues, and more questions for our own Happy Holden—this time, on stacked microvia reliability, or the lack thereof.

Just Ask Happy: Two-Layer Low-Speed PCBs

July 3, 2020 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team

We asked for you to send in your questions for Happy Holden, and you took us up on it! The questions you've posed run the gamut, covering technology, the worldwide fab market, and everything in between. Enjoy.



Time to Market: It’s Crunch Time!

June 25, 2020 | Imran Valiani, RUSH PCB Inc.

After sharing a crunch-time scenario, Imran Valiani emphasizes the importance of solid communication on getting to market on time—especially if you're not using a one-stop-shop for design, fabrication, and...

Beyond Design: The Impact of Signal Rise Time on Bandwidth

June 15, 2020 | Barry Olney, In-Circuit Design Pty. Ltd.

The term bandwidth was first used years ago in the RF world to represent the range of frequencies in a signal. In digital electronics, we also use the term to describe the signal spectrum since square waves are made up of numerous...

With so much to consider when choosing a thermal management material, it’s important to do your calculations, consider the equipment’s operational, and environmental conditions and experiments. Underestimating these could...

Surviving the App Note Challenge Featuring:

What is the Proper Role of App Notes? a conversation with Rick Hartley and Dan Beeker
App Notes: What are They Good For? a conversation with Geof Lipman
Application Notes: Advice For Authors, by Martyn Gaudion
With App Notes, Trust But Verify, a conversation with Clive “Max” Maxfield
High-Frequency Circuit Material App Notes, by John Coonrod
Clearing Up App Note Confusion, a conversation with Kelly Dack

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