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Strategies for Designing Microwave Multilayer Printed Circuit Boards Using Stripline Structures

Strategies for Designing Microwave Multilayer Printed Circuit Boards Using Stripline Structures

This article discusses strategies for successful design and manufacture of microwave multilayer printed circuit boards. All aspects from pad registration, dimensional stability, impedance fluctuation, fusion bonding, thermal ageing, z-axis expansion, reliability, to Young's modulus are discussed in detail

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Solder Joint Stress | Posted by smt_guy

The more the solder joint the more capacitors are prone to mechanical stress or the lesser the more mechanical stress? What about uneven solder joint fillet?... »»

FR$ or CEM3 | Posted by Fotis

Please Advice which material can stand more heat FR4 or CEM3. PCB assembly will be used under the body of toaster Temp. range 90�C. Could anyone tell me the difference in PCB material... »»

FOD | Posted by John

Can anyone share some good practices to reduce FOD in the conformal coat area? I am new and trying to get my hands around a serious FOD issue. We get red, black, blue, and white fibers that gets trapped in our conformal coat... »»


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SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

Next Event: Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum - June 11


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

Next Event: The Impact of Updates to IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012 Workshop - June 8

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