What is meant by “Ground Via” in PCB? Why is it required?

A lot of DIY video mentions about ground via. I am just very curious about its function and necessity.

It means lC and component which is connected to Ground. If a Ground plane is made as a separate layer, all these pins are to be connected. It  can boost the performance of circuitry in certain conditions.

Sometimes vias are used for connections to ground planes.

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Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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