John Coonrod has written so many useful blog posts over the past couple of years.  We wanted to pull it all together with this index to make it easy to find his information as it relates using advanced materials in PCB/microwave/RF design.  Here we go:

May 1, 2012:  PCB Advances Drive Automotive Applications

April 4, 2012: PCB Considerations For Defected Structures

March 20, 2012: Learning To Launch Onto Different Circuit Thicknesses

March 5, 2012: Matching Materials To Millimeter-Wave Circuits

February 8, 2012 Digging Out The Details On Embedded Capacitance

January 23, 2012 Choosing A Laminate That Matches The Model

December 15, 2011 Measurements Help In Sorting Materials

November 29, 2011 Match Material Specs To Application Needs

November 11, 2011 What is Design Dk?

November 3, 2011 Selecting A Suitable High-Frequency Laminate

October 17, 2011 Bending and Forming RF/Microwave PCBs

September 27, 2011 Aiming For The Perfect Wire Bond

September 9, 2011 Taking A Measure Of Copper Surface Roughness

August 23, 2011 Sizing Up PCB Laminate Surface Roughness

August 3, 2011 Modeling A PCB’s Thermal Behavior

July 13, 2011 Picking the right PCB for lead-free processing

June 28, 2011 Planar Resistors Build On Reliability

June 5, 2011 Learn To Apply Design Dk

May 26, 2011 Test Dielectric Constant With Microstrip Circuits

May 6, 2011 Detecting The Dk Of “Raw” Circuit Boards

April 25, 2011 Measuring Performance Of Microwave Substrates

April 1, 2011 Comparing RF Circuit Material Processing Costs & Performance

March 14, 2011 Controlling Conductor Losses In Coplanar Transmission Lines

February 24, 2011 When Digital Signals Reach Microwave Frequencies

January 27, 2011 Transmission-Line Modeling Tool: Free Downloadable Software

January 11, 2011 Substrate Anisotropy Affects Filter Designs

December 20, 2010 Microstrip Versus Stripline: How To Make The Choice

November 9, 2010 What Is Outgassing And When Does It Matter?

November 4, 2010 Thinner Materials Help Target Higher Frequencies

October 13, 2010 Selecting Substrates For Printed-Circuit Antennas

September 24, 2010 Picking PCB Materials for Power Amplifiers

August 30, 2010 Understanding the true meaning of dielectric constant

August 3, 2010 FR-4 Versus High Frequency Laminates

Stay tuned, as we will keep adding to this index over time.  Thank you!

























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