I shared a flight with Nicole Pacino on the way to Altium Live in Munich, and she mentioned that her father was speaking at the show. I went down the list of speakers, and it turned out that her dad is Mike Creeden of San Diego PCB. In Germany, I asked Nicole to tell us about how she got into this industry, and what we could do to draw more young people into this career.
Sunstone Circuits was eager to return to MakeHarvard as a sponsor and creator of a competition category this year, also serving as both mentors and competition judges. If you were there, you saw us—we were hard to miss in our bright orange vests. As mentors, we were out and about helping students and answering questions.
Many years ago, my boss at a PCB design service bureau had his own unique way of encouraging us to take a break. He would come through the design bay and call out in his deep baritone voice, “DARTS!” and we would all...
The smaller wavelengths of mmWave frequencies tend to highlight circuit material anomalies at those higher frequencies—anomalies that can also influence the radio frequency (RF) performance of the circuit. Such material...
The primary advantage of using thermoplastic films is their low electrical loss factor. PTFE multilayer boards are well known for their excellent electrical properties, but using a hybrid construction of a high-loss epoxy-based...
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Standards-driven, Digital Design Flow for Industry 4.0 by Michael Ford, Aegis Software
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XNC Format: Gerber Takes Data into the Future, by Denis Morin, Karel Tavernier, Jean-Pierre Charras, and Marius Matioc
XPLM: Using PLM to Integrate ECAD and MCAD Data, a conversation with Robert Huxel, XPLM
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Electronics Industry Comes Together at IPC APEX EXPO 2019 by Dr. John Mitchell
Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Video Showcase and Library
Happy’s Highlights by Happy Holden
Leo Lambert, IPC’s 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee by Patty Goldman
Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders: IPC STEM Student Outreach Program by Patty Goldman
A STEM Student on FIRST Robotics and Career Opportunities by Barry Matties