AN 875: Intel® Stratix® 10 E-Tile PCB Design Guidelines

ID 683262
Date 3/12/2019
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2.3.3. FPGA PCB Design

PCB design involves end-to-end high-speed paths design from the FPGA to the connectors/chips/other devices. It starts with the FPGA breakout region, and the design strategy should include single-ended or neck-down differential pin scape routings. PCB design also covers differential P/N de-skewing strategy, crosstalk minimization with staggered break-out layers between adjacent pairs as well as proper design for probing by adding ground vias next to signal pins for impedance control and via reference ground path.