Chapter 6

PCB design for signal integrity

Abstract

Desirable electrical characteristics of a circuit and its PCB include low noise, low distortion, low cross talk, and low radiated emissions, to name a few. The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the issues that cause PCB performance problems and how to route the PCB to minimize them and maximize signal integrity.

Keywords

PCB; electromagnetic interference; electromagnetic compatibility; electromotive force; shielded transmission line; signal integrity; power integrity; impedance

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