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                              software source code
                              By Tasking, Mar 31, 2017
                              Software developer certification is necessary to guarantee quality software products. The ASPICE auto software developer certifications tell customers if a developer’s products work to specification, if the developer is able to provide support for its products, and how efficiently the developer operates. Read on to find out more!
                              Thermal pad replacement
                              It’s rare that one will offhandedly know which thermal interface material will work the best for their PCB. This article weighs the advantages and disadvantages of thermal pads vs. pastes with these helpful guidelines. Read on to find out more!
                              Abstract tech background
                              As you know, high-speed PCBs can often have issues with EMI. This EMI risk can come from long traces that form transmitting or receiving antennas. Longer traces also cover more distance, which increases the chances that sensitive circuits are affected along the way. Using short traces that take direct paths will help reduce EMI risk from both antennas and trace proximity.
                              circuit board in shape of brain
                              Proper routing of differential pairs in high-speed digital circuits is necessary for preserving signal integrity. Follow these guidelines for differential pair routing and leave your EMI troubles behind.
                              MID, Molded Interconnect Devices close up photo
                              What is the next big thing in circuit design? Is it graphene? flex? or maybe something else. If you’ve been thinking about the future of PCB design then you may have come across molded interconnect devices or MIDs. In this blog we’ll explore what molded interconnect devices are, how they’re made and if they have a future.
                              Modern rockets and spacecrafts
                              Modular, reusable design is a design methodology that demands serious consideration. SpaceX have put the associated advantages to work with their Falcon family of spacecraft. The Falcon Heavy long-range heavy payload rocket, their latest effort, is built from existing Falcon models. Moreover, the Falcon rockets are engineered to land in a controlled manner, so that they can be reused for future missions. In their next mission, SpaceX will launch a Falcon - and land it - equipped with a reused engine. If successful, it will be another first for SpaceX, a name associated with pushing the limits of space exploration.