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Analyzing Power Integrity Issues from Power Plane Interactions

PI When a printed circuit board (PCB) includes a power plane that is near to signal traces or other power planes, there is a significant risk of energy transfer between parts of the system. Not only does this coupling lead to power switching noise being transferred into data signals, it also means that power supply systems may demonstrate additional resonances that are not seen in the individual components. This can affect the power integrity of the PCB and may reduce its speed or reliability. This paper will explore some of the potential power integrity issues that can affect a PCB and explain how simulation can be used to help reduce these effects. 詳細下載..

Whitepaper - CST STUDIO SUITE 2012 and the EDA workflow

eda- Ensuring good Signal Integrity (SI) in high-speed communication PCBs is becoming more challenging as layouts become more complex, the number of layers increases and the boards get smaller. A full-wave three dimensional (3D) electromagnetic simulator can be used to simulate and visualize the propagation of electromagnetic fields across PCBs. This article will describe how CST MICROWAVE STUDIO® can be successfully used to characterize the response of high-speed channels, and how typical SI results such as S-parameters, Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) data and eye diagrams can be numerically calculated to predict the response of a channel. The article will also discuss how to modify layouts in order to improve channel performance, and provide some design guidelines. 詳細下載..
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