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At what speed can we call a trace a high speed trace?

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Feb 25, 2006
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at what speed i.e., frequency we can call a trace as high speed trace

Re: pcb design

It is not only the signal speed that can cause problems but also the rise time (Tr) os the signal.

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Some interesting reading and links.
"Electromagnetic Compatability Engineering" Henry Ott ISBN798-470-18930-6
"High-Speed Digital Design" Howard Johnson & Martin Graham ISBN 0-13-395724-1
"Right The First Time" Lee W. Ritchey Free Download Right the First Time

Henry Ott Consultants
Tech Tips

The EMC Compliance Club
A source of some excellent articles by Keith Armstrong and others, including a few articles on shielding audio equipement
EMC Information Centre - The EMC Journal (Free in the UK)

Signal Integrity Sites
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Speeding Edge consultants specialize in high-speed PCB and system design disciplines

A simple presentation of some of the Issues.
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And one of my favorites:
Especially number one, regarding clocks, which will apeal to all those that instead of using the
clock or crystal next to a device on a board, add a seperate board with long leads to achieve low jitter.
The 10 Best Ways to Maximize Emission from Your Product
Re: pcb design

didn't notice, there are so many new threads coming up with similar questions that have been answered that I have a set of standard answers now:)

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