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Electromagnetic interference (EMI) has known to disturb the functioning of PCBs, devices, and so on, and hence needs to be controlled. There have been various efforts made as well as…

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EMC or Electromagnetic Compatibility, plays a vital role in the design and development of modern electronics. With the ever-growing complexity of electronic devices, addressing EMC concerns has become increasingly important,…

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Understanding and implementing EMI shielding is essential in the field of electronics and circuit board design. It plays a crucial role in protecting sensitive electronic components from external interference and…

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Today’s advanced electronic gadgets have compact-sized yet multilayered printed circuit boards (PCBs) with several sensitive components mounted on them. This makes them susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency…

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In today’s fast-paced environment, the use of advanced electronics is far and wide in almost all spheres of life. Today, most electronics gadgets are compact in size, and yet have…

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Elimination or mitigation of interference or noise due to radio frequency (RF) or electromagnetic waves is a crucial aspect in electrical, electronic, or electromechanical devices as well as SCADA or…

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Any electronic device or system comprises PCBs, interconnects, cables, and more. Interconnects often work as antennas, especially in high-frequency applications, where noise or EMI may be an issue. EMI mitigation…

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High-frequency PCB design helps in the development of electronics across industries, such as telecommunications, aerospace, and medical. As the need for faster and more efficient electronic systems continues to grow,…

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EMI shielding tapes play an important role in safeguarding electronic devices from electromagnetic interference (EMI). With the increasing dependence on technology in our everyday lives, EMI has become a major…

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Unlike before, electronics – ranging from smartphones and laptops to household appliances and car systems – have become a vital part of our daily lives. However, ever-increasing dependency on electronic…

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Cables are interfaces that connect two or more devices and transfer data, power, and so on. Hence, they form a crucial element of any network. Hence, cables must be insulated,…

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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is the capability of electronic devices and systems to operate effectively in their designated electromagnetic surroundings, without causing interference to other devices or being affected by external…

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PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design is at the heart of modern electronics. It’s the intricate process of transforming ideas into functional circuitry that powers our devices. In this comprehensive guide,…

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The growth of IoT among multiple verticals has led to the surge in demand for cutout and customized PCB assemblies. These PCB assemblies have complex and intricate design with multiple…

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As technology continues to evolve, there is an increasing demand for smaller and lighter devices that can deliver optimum level of performance, without adding to the overall device footprint. Among…

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Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and microcontrollers are two critical building blocks in modern electronic systems. They provide programmable logic, processing capabilities and integrated computing and control functions, allowing designers…

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Fifth generation or 5G is a new generation mobile network and a wireless standard after 4G. This technology goes beyond phones and connects various types of devices at a high…

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Radio frequency waves clash against each other in a circuit with cluttered wiring and components, and this results in RFI radio frequency interference. This is similar to yet different than…

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Conducted Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) is an issue that arises when unwanted electrical noise travels along the conductors of a printed circuit board (PCB). These paths can include power and ground…

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With the increasing requirement for performance-driven portable electronic devices, the need to reduce power consumption and extend battery life has become the utmost necessity. There are several ways of achieving…

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Board level shields help protect the components and circuits on a PCB and control electromagnetic interference. This helps the board and final device to function normally, and which is why…

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Radio frequency interference (RFI) has existed way before the advent of electronics and digital signals. This is a type of interference that occurs with telephone lines, radios, and the old…

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Industry standards and regulations play an important role in setting manufacturing, testing, and other guidelines, laying a common ground for all manufacturers, devising safety pointers, and so on. This helps…

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At the heart of every electronic device lies a printed circuit board. These boards are made of several electronic components that emit electromagnetic signals. These signals can cause interference with…

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There are various types of EMI, out of which radiation EMI signals travel freely in air. Radiated emissions or electromagnetic waves of varied frequencies from a printed circuit board may…

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Electronics manufacturers understand the importance of designing electromagnetic interference shielded enclosures for a circuit board. These enclosures are designed using various materials such as pre-tin plated steel, copper alloy 770/nickel…

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Board level shields have emerged as one of the popular choices for shielding PCBs from electromagnetic interference (EMI). These shields are applied onto PCBs in such a way that they…

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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) are crucial design considerations when designing Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs). EMC ensures that your device functions without interference from other devices in its…

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Coatings and shields are an important part of electronic devices, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and so on. Both these techniques offer protection to the board components, wires, and so on…

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Copper shielding tape is a type of EMI shielding solution that can be applied to enclosures, PCBs and cables. It offers excellent performance as compared to other types of shielding…

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EMI shielding helps protect electronic devices, systems, and components from electromagnetic interference. This type of interference can come from a variety of sources, like power lines, radio waves, and electrical…

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Electromagnetic interference (EMI) whether on board or device level must be either managed or eliminated. This is because it interferes with the functioning of the PCB or device and may…

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Printed circuit boards nowadays are complex with multiple layers, components, and so on. Additionally, the size of these boards is shrinking, these components need to be mounted carefully in a…

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Electromagnetic interference (EMI) or noise is a phenomenon that occurs when signals from two components in a circuit or two devices on different circuits clash with each other. This leads…

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When current flows in a charged conductor, it produces an electromagnetic field at about 90 degrees to the conductor. This current changes the direction of flow a number of times…

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Electronic devices are a part of everyday life and hence it is essential that they have good quality PCBAs incorporated within for proper functioning. Often at device as well as…

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A system-in -a-package (SiP) or system-in-package has gained immense popularity in recent years, as it supports miniaturization and performance. It features several integrated packages, which are enclosed in carrier chips…

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Electromagnetic interference or EMI is a known term, and it means the disturbance caused by mixing of signals coming from various nearby or connected devices. However, nowadays, electronic components and…

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Electromagnetic interference or EMI is the noise or disturbance caused by mixing of signals or waves generated from electrical and electronic devices. This may happen through conduction which is when…

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A PCB is a core to any electronic device. It is usually designed for electromagnetic field interactions. At times, these electromagnetic interactions may interfere with the working of other circuits…

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Speed, performance, cost, and portability have emerged as the high design parameters for PCB designers today. Densely populated printed circuit boards form the core of most electronic devices we use…

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As digital electronic devices play a central role in our lives, electromagnetic interference is becoming a concern. Electronic OEMs are implementing various techniques to reduce the effects of EMI on…

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Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a property of the device to maintain its compatibility in the electromagnetic environment. The EMC-compatible device is the one that doesn’t emit electromagnetic waves to the…

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The demand for compact, dense, and feature-rich electronic devices is increasing every year. These devices feature printed circuit boards (PCBs), which are designed to meet their stringent performance requirements and…

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You must be very creative today to effectively match the shielding solution to the size of the components and circuits on the PCB. Today’s RF engineers are faced with new…

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SnapShot® board level shields by XGR Technologies were introduced in the market in 2002 by W.L. Gore & Associates. These shields have been successfully installed across industries, including industrial, medical,…

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Electrical devices operated in close proximity may sometimes interfere with one another. This interference may hamper the signals and create disturbances in their function. For instance, this type of interference…

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Electricity and magnetism are closely associated as the flow of current in a device forms an electromagnetic field around it. Also, a rotating magnetic field produces electric signals. However, the…

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Jon Buchwald

Jon Buchwald

Jon Buchwald is the VP of Sales & Marketing at XGR Technologies, specializing in board level EMI shields. Jon is passionate about delivering innovative EMI shielding solutions to address unique design challenges. He is dedicated to providing top-notch customer service and building strong partnerships within the electronics and engineering community. For inquiries or collaborations, connect with Jon on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-buchwald/  or email at sales@xgrtec.com.