Chapter 12 Summary: Capacitance Chapter 12 provides a background in capacitance, including its definition, measurement, and typical sources of capacitance in a printed circuit board. Readers will learn details about parasitic capacitance, including its ability to slow the speed of logic operations, and designers’ techniques for reducing parasitic capacitance. As with inductance, readers will learn about the beneficial as well as problematic aspects of capacitance.
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