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Substrate integrated waveguide design

Substrate Integrated Waveguide Design for RF PCBs

By ZM Peterson • Nov 19, 2019

RF PCB designers can now take advantage of substrate integrated waveguide design for mmWave devices.

RF PCB layout simulation results

RF PCB Layout: mmWave Routing and Interconnect Losses

By ZM Peterson • Nov 15, 2019

RF PCB layout and routing is all about controlling interconnect impedance and losses.

Impedance control in PCB design for transmission lines

Transmission Line Ringing and Impedance Control in PCB Design

By ZM Peterson • Nov 13, 2019

Here's how you can reduce transmission line ringing with impedance control in PCB design.

Low power PCB design for a mobile/IoT device

Low Power PCB Design for IoT and Mobile Devices

By ZM Peterson • Nov 11, 2019

Low power PCB design is as much about power integrity as it is about power consumption.

Signal integrity and power integrity spectrum

The Link Between Signal Integrity and Power Integrity in Your PCB

By ZM Peterson • Nov 6, 2019

Signal integrity and power integrity are intimately related and cannot be considered individually.

Conducted and radiated EMI in your PCB design and layout

Conducted and Radiated EMI in Your PCB Layout

By ZM Peterson • Nov 1, 2019

Here's how conducted and radiated EMI originate in your board and some basic steps you can take to control EMI in your PCB layout.

Ripple voltage measurement in a PDN and how it affects power integrity

Causes of Ripple Voltage: Power Supply Noise and Transients in Your PDN

By ZM Peterson • Oct 29, 2019

There are four important causes of ripple voltage and other noise figures in your PDN.

ADC noise reduction techniques

ADC Noise Reduction in Your Analog PCB Signal Chain

By ZM Peterson • Oct 24, 2019

The performance of your ADC and ADC noise reduction depend heavily on your PCB layout and your sampling parameters.

IoT Market trends in 2019 and PCB design

IoT Market Trends in 2019: PCB Design and Manufacturing

By ZM Peterson • Oct 22, 2019

Here's how upcoming IoT market trends in 2019 will affect PCB design for new technology.

PDN design and impedance analysis

Overcoming 76-81 GHz Automotive Radar EMC Challenges

By ZM Peterson • Oct 14, 2019

Overcoming automotive radar EMC challenges requires a combination of hardware and software solutions.

PDN design with power rail and impedance analysis

PDN Design and Power Rail Ripple Suppression in Your PCB

By ZM Peterson • Oct 11, 2019

PDN design for advanced electronics can be difficult, especially at high speeds and high frequencies.

PCB Design Simulation Results

PCB Design, Simulation, and Analysis: Which Tools to Use

By ZM Peterson • Oct 7, 2019

Accurate system design is much easier when you use the right PCB design simulation tools in circuit analysis for high speed and high frequency devices.

Schematic vs layout for an FPGA board

Schematic vs. Layout: PCB Geometry, Parasitics, and Signal Integrity

By ZM Peterson • Oct 2, 2019

Here's the difference between a schematic and layout for a PCB. Your layout is a major determinant of signal integrity.

Supply chain management for PCBs in agile projects

PCB Supply Chain Management in Agile Projects

By ZM Peterson • Sep 23, 2019

Here's what you need to know about supply chain management for your next PCB during agile projects.

CCD array

Using CCD Sensors for Imaging and Spectral Measurements

By ZM Peterson • Sep 18, 2019

Here's what you need to know when choosing a CCD vs. CMOS sensor for imaging and spectral measurements.

Creating an Agile Hardware Design Process in PCB Development

Creating an Agile Hardware Design Process in PCB Development

By ZM Peterson • Sep 10, 2019

What can an agile hardware design workflow do for you? Here's how an agile hardware design workflow helps decrease development time and improve product quality.

What is a circuit schematic in PCB design?

What is a Circuit Schematic?

By ZM Peterson • Aug 26, 2019

Are you new to circuit design and PCB design? If you're just getting started with electronics design, here's what you need to know about your circuit schematic.

Thought Leadership vs. Content Marketing: What's the Difference?

Thought Leadership vs. Content Marketing: What's the Difference?

By ZM Peterson • Aug 15, 2019

What's the difference between thought leadership vs. content marketing? You'll get a complete comparison here.

WPP Energy Scam

The NOAA National Fisheries Data Management System: A Real Blockchain Use Case

By ZM Peterson • Aug 5, 2019

NOAA comes up with a realistic blockchain use case.

Innovation in PCB design software

Radical Innovation in PCB Design Software in 2019 and Beyond

By ZM Peterson • Jul 12, 2019

With the rise of Industry 4.0, there is plently of room for innovation in PCB design software.

John Larry Kelly Jr

Kelly Criterion Explained

By ZM Peterson • Jun 16, 2019

What is the Kelly Criterion and why is it important? Learn more in this article.

Why Have Most ICO Founders Not Been Imprisoned for Fraud?

Why Have Most ICO Founders Not Been Imprisoned for Fraud?

By ZM Peterson • May 17, 2019

Whether ICO or IEO, expect more fraud in the near future due to lack of coherent regulation.

Analog signal resonance in PCB interconnects

Analog Signal Resonance in PCB Interconnects

By ZM Peterson • Mar 31, 2019

Analog signal resonance is a critical signal integrity issue that affects RF/wireless devices and mixed signal devices.

Technology research guidelines for international authors

Meet the Trainer: How to Improve Your Impact as an International Author

By ZM Peterson • Mar 12, 2019

Some important guidelines to help international authors improve their writing skills.

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IT Forensics on Hacked Chinese Server

By A Pavic & ZM Peterson • Feb 24, 2019

Hacked Chinese server? Here's how to investigate.

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase

JP Morgan's New Stable Coin

By ZM Peterson • Feb 14, 2019

The surprising revelation from JP Morgan Chase is taking the crypto world by surprise.

Why We Need Modular Blockchains

Why We Need Modular Blockchains

By ZM Peterson • Feb 5, 2019

Blockchains can take a cue from extensible development.

WPP Energy Scam

The WPP Energy Scam

By ZM Peterson • Feb 4, 2019

Another example showing why token investors need to do their homework.

Self-consistent Time-dependent Laser Theory

Self-consistent Time-dependent Laser Theory

By ZM Peterson • Jan 18, 2019

The lastest advancs in the theory of lasing in any geometry.

Findings from the Founder

New Blog Series: Findings from the Founder

By ZM Peterson • Jan 12, 2019

A new series highlighting insights from the founder of NWES.


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