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Planar electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) structures with novel meandered lines and super cell configuration are proposed for mitigating simultaneous switching noise propagation in high-speed printed circuit boards. An ultrawide bandgap extending from 250 MHz to 12 GHz and beyond is demonstrated by both simulation and measurement, and a good agreement is observed. These perforated EBG-based power planes may cause spurious and unwanted radiation. In this paper, leakage radiation through these imperfect planes is carefully investigated. It is found that the leakage field from these planar EBG structures is highly concentrated around the feed point, and the field intensity is attenuated dramatically when passing across several periods of patches. A novel concept of using these EBG structures for electromagnetic interference reduction is also introduced. Finally, the impact of power plane with EBG-patterned structures on signal integrity is studied.