Posts by Pi Zhang

A Closer Look at PCB Traces

By Pi Zhang, Karl Morant | Jul 13, 2016

A frequently asked question during Nuvation Engineering's Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout review meetings is, “Are 50-ohm traces being used for the digital signals in this PCB layout?” Often th...

PCB Layout: Creating Perfect SMT Footprints

By Pi Zhang | Mar 31, 2013

To create robust and cost-effective printed circuit boards, layout designers need to follow best practices for PCB footprint generation. The quality of a PCB footprint directly impacts the performanc...