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I'm designing a BoosterPack to evaluate GaN devices with the help of a microcontroller. This double post (a+b) documents the PCB layout, specific for significant currency and high switching frequency.     Custom Schematic Elements and Footprints Strategy I rule and live by the law of laziness. I do as little as possible and try to simplify anything that pops up. That's reflected in my 'custom element creation' strategy: whenever there's a schematic or footprint available, I use it. ...
I'm designing a BoosterPack to evaluate GaN devices with the help of a microcontroller. This double post (a+b) documents the PCB layout, specific for significant currency and high switching frequency.     The SchematicThe EVM User Guide has the schematics for this board. I removed the discrete deadband generator and bias voltage provider. The deadband generator is replaced by a connection to Hercules LaunchXLII PWM outputs. The bias will come from that same LaunchPad's 5V power. Her ...
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