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Multilayer PCB Stackup Planning

Multilayer PCB Stackup Planning

Planning the multilayer PCB stackup configuration is one of the most important aspects in achieving the best possible performance of a product. A correctly stacked PCB substrate can effectively reduce electromagnetic emissions, crosstalk and also make the product more susceptible to outside noise. These issues can cause intermittent operation due to timing glitches and interference dramatically reducing the products performance and reliability.

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Water Soluable Flux | Posted by Jacki

Can any1 explain me about the variuos types flux and their cleaning procedure? I have confusion in claen,non-clean,RMA, and water soluble... »»

Sn62Pb36Ag2 | Posted by 88_Keys

Are there any industry white papers written that document any advantages in running this alloy? From what I've read, this alloy was formulated to prevent leaching of silver for silver-bearing component terminations... »»

0402 Cap tombstoning strange behaviour | Posted by d0min0

Paste shape and placement ok, reflow 12 zones profile looks ok (same since 2 yrs), component placement ok, one reference in 60 places do tombstone on selected ones (0402 capacitor) - strange thing we found... »»


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Industry Associations Events


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: Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium 2011 - Jan. 18


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: IPC Tin Whiskers Conference - Dec. 6-7

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