Interconnects http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25796/more en Raising the Protection Bar for USB Type-C and USB PD http://electronicdesign.com/power/raising-protection-bar-usb-type-c-and-usb-pd <div class="node-body article-body">The USB Type-C connector combined with the recently released USB PD 3.0 specification ushers in a new design paradigm for power distribution in numerous lower-power devices.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/raising-protection-bar-usb-type-c-and-usb-pd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/raising-protection-bar-usb-type-c-and-usb-pd#comments Communications Sponsored Interconnects Power Texas Instruments Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 913571 at http://electronicdesign.com Specifying Mid-Board Copper Solutions http://electronicdesign.com/boards/specifying-mid-board-copper-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Arash Behziz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-board copper solutions overcome PCB layout restrictions and add design flexibility.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/specifying-mid-board-copper-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/specifying-mid-board-copper-solutions#comments Boards Embedded Interconnects TE Connectivity Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:19:00 +0000 912031 at http://electronicdesign.com The Value of Overmolding for Electronics Devices http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is the process of overmolding for electronics products? I have particular branding elements for my company. Can I incorporate those into the overmold? Are there size restrictions when using rapid overmolding processes? What are some of the primary applications where overmolding is the right choice?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/design-faqs/value-overmolding-electronics-devices#comments Boards Design FAQs Components Interconnects Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:03:00 +0000 911691 at http://electronicdesign.com Optimizing Multi-Gigabit Serial Interfaces http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimizing-multi-gigabit-serial-interfaces <div class="node-body article-body">Proper equalization and careful design of the signal path are the keys to maintaining good signal integrity.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimizing-multi-gigabit-serial-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimizing-multi-gigabit-serial-interfaces#comments Boards Communications Interconnects Test & Measurement Texas Instruments Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 911431 at http://electronicdesign.com Sensor Interface Relieves Complexity from Smartphones to Cars http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars <div class="field-deck"> With sensors pushing further into smartphones and other devices, an interface from the MIPI Alliance could limit the complexity and power consumption that come with pinning them to processors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MIPI Alliance, which specializes in chip-to-chip interfaces, recently unsealed its new I3C standard, which had only been available to members.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Medical Mobile Electromechanical Embedded Interconnects Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000 910021 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/oliver_leitzgen/" target="_blank">Oliver Leitzgen</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Prioritize Circuit Protection for USB Type-C Interfaces http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces <div class="node-body article-body">USB Type-C is revolutionizing the power-charging arena, but building in circuit protection becomes challenging due to the small connector size and high-power combination. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces#comments Communications Interconnects Power Texas Instruments Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 906321 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Achieve High-Quality Data/Video Transfer with USB Type-C http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c <div class="node-body article-body">To ensure that USB Type-C designs can handle the 10 Gb/s of USB 3.1 Gen2 and video standards, losses due to parasitic capacitance, trace length, and other factors must be minimized. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c#comments Communications Interconnects Power Texas Instruments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:11:00 +0000 903621 at http://electronicdesign.com PHY Holds the Key to Robust Industrial Ethernet Applications http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Use of Ethernet in rugged industrial settings depends heavily on a strong PHY, and this transceiver IC solution helps meet that goal while lowering power consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications#comments Automotive Communications Ethernet industrial Interconnects Texas Instruments Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 902901 at http://electronicdesign.com Best Practices for G.fast System Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing <div class="node-body article-body">This article dives deeper into the development and testing methods used in the G.fast certification program.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing#comments Communications Interconnects Test & Measurement Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:25:00 +0000 901261 at http://electronicdesign.com The Importance of Auto-Negotiation in Ethernet Architectures http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures <div class="node-body article-body">With Ethernet approaching 400G, Auto-Negotiation support must be implemented to ensure system interoperability and ultimately achieve success at such speeds.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures#comments Ethernet Interconnects Test & Measurement Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0000 894411 at http://electronicdesign.com