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Adam-Taylor
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Re: Don't forget inductance
Adam-Taylor   12/11/2013 3:45:24 PM
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of course ;)

MeasurementBlues
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Re: Don't forget inductance
MeasurementBlues   12/11/2013 3:34:31 PM
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"Max has it so hopefully it will be posted soon"

And then you can do one on measuring power integrity for Test & measurement DesignLine, right? :-)

 

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Re: Don't forget inductance
Adam-Taylor   12/11/2013 3:29:33 PM
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You are correct this one is setting the scene, the next one looks at mounting and placement of the components ;) 

Max has it so hopefully it will be posted soon 

MeasurementBlues
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Don't forget inductance
MeasurementBlues   12/11/2013 3:27:40 PM
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It really comes down to the inductance of the decoupling path between the decoupling cap and the IC, espiecally at high switching speeds. Of course, power-plane inductance figures in as well.

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Don't forget resistors
MeasurementBlues   12/11/2013 3:20:27 PM
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@Adam, nice article and I mostly agree with it but I'm sure I can find someone who won't. Be sure to see Kenneth Wyatt's Resistors aren't resistors at EDN. It's a good complementary article to yours.

Max The Magnificent
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Are SMT Decoupling Capacitors Ceramic
Max The Magnificent   12/11/2013 1:14:30 PM
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This question simply never struck me before -- but what type of device are SMT capacitors (ceramic, polymer...). Also, can you get electrolytic SMT capacitors?

Max The Magnificent
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Cost vs Characteristics?
Max The Magnificent   12/11/2013 1:12:29 PM
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Is the reason ceramic capacitors are traditionally used for decoupling purposes (at least on lead-through-hole boards) due to cost or superior characteristics?

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