IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

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• Research on Shielding Effectiveness Test of Bulkhead in a Compartment Shelter

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 4
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Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness (SE) measurement method for electronic equipment shelters is specified in the standards. However, the SE measurement of the bulkhead for the compartment type of shelters may be influenced by the shelter panel as the test position is close to the shelter panel, which will lead to undesirable results in some cases, especially in some low-frequency magnetic fie... View full abstract»

• Electric Field During Upward Connecting Leader Initiation in Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Measured at a 50-m Distance

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 4
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Original results of close electric field at ground upon the positive upward connecting leader initiation in nine negative cloud-to-ground lightning strikes to the tower of Morro do Cachimbo Station are reported. The geometric mean and standard deviation of the E-field measured 50 m away from the tower were found to be 64.2 and 4.8 kV/m. These parameters change to 63 and 8.4 kV/m, whe... View full abstract»

• Performance Investigation of VCSEL-Based Voltage Probe and Its Applications to HPEM Effects Diagnosis of Embedded Systems

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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The achievable performances of bias-free vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL)-based voltage probe for high-power electromagnetic (HPEM) effects diagnosis of embedded systems are investigated. The minimum driving current needed by VCSEL is calculated to design the probes with high input impedance and high applicable data bit rate (BR) simultaneously. The VCSEL-based probes for 5 V&... View full abstract»

• Numerical Investigation of Slow Light Propagation in Graphene-Based Waveguides

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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In this paper, electronic modeling and electromagnetic modeling of graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) are rigorously investigated. From the electronic point of view, a GNR is modeled through its linear band diagram; in this regard, the GNR is doped electrostatically in a waveguide configuration. Then, the capacitance of this waveguide is computed according to the associated band diagram. From the electro... View full abstract»

• Modeling and Analysis of TSV Noise Coupling Effects on RF LC-VCO and Shielding Structures in 3D IC

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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In this paper, we proposed through silicon via (TSV) to active circuit noise coupling model based on 3-dimensional transmission line matrix method and analyzed the noise coupling paths. When a TSV is located near the active circuit, the noise can easily travel through various coupling paths. With the proposed model, the noise coupling coefficient between TSV and the active circuit in a 3D IC can b... View full abstract»

• An Efficient High-Speed Channel Modeling Method Based on Optimized Design-of-Experiment (DoE) for Artificial Neural Network Training

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 7
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This paper studies the optimized setup in the design-of-experiment (DoE) method to efficiently construct precise artificial neural network (ANN) model for high-speed channel. The accuracy of an ANN model is in general determined by the number of the training sets used in constructing the model. The more the training sets, the better the accuracy is. However, a large number of training sets can sig... View full abstract»

• Properties of Three Types of M-Components and ICC-Pulses From Currents of Negative Upward Lightning Measured at the Peissenberg Tower

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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• Extension of the Unmatched-Media Time Reversal Method to Locate Soft Faults in Transmission Lines

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 7
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An alternative method based on time reversal to locate solid faults in transmission line networks was recently proposed by Codino et al. in the paper “An alternative method for locating faults in transmission line networks based on time reversal” (IEEE Trans. Electromagn. Compat., vol. 59, pp. 1601–1612, 2017), in which different media for the forward and backward propagation ... View full abstract»

• A Method of Extracting the Effective Copper Surface Roughness of a PCB Laminate In Situ

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 10
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A method for extracting the effective copper surface roughness of a laminate in situ is introduced. The rough copper attenuation as a function of surface roughness is removed from the total attenuation. The residual loss is fit to coefficients, and an error is calculated based on the remaining apparent surface roughness contribution. When the error is minimized or when the apparent surface roughne... View full abstract»

• Unconditionally Stable CFS-PML Based on CNAD-BOR-FDTD for Truncating Unmagnetized Plasma

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 4
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The unconditionally stable complex frequency-shifted perfectly matched layer (CFS-PML) based on Crank–Nicolson approximate decoupling is introduced to the body of revolution finite-difference time-domain for truncating unmagnetized plasma. The proposed algorithm not only removes the Courant–Friedrichs–Lewy stable constraint, but also saves much CPU time. Its implementation tak... View full abstract»

• Machine Learning Based Source Reconstruction for RF Desense

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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In radio frequency interference study, equivalent dipole moments are widely used to reconstruct real radiation noise sources. Previous reconstruction methods, such as least square method (LSQ) and optimization method are affected by parameter selections, such as number and locations of dipole moments and choices of initial values. In this paper, a new machine learning based source reconstruction m... View full abstract»

• Codesign of Electrostatic Discharge Protection Device and Common Mode Suppression Circuit on Printed Circuit Board

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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A codesign of an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device and a common-mode suppression circuit on printed circuit board (PCB) for high-speed input/output interfaces is introduced in this paper. The characteristic and the circuit model of the ESD protection device are investigated and applied into the design of the common-mode suppression circuit. The proposed one-stage design of two-layere... View full abstract»

• A Novel Method for Intelligent EMC Management Using a “Knowledge Base”

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 7
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Management of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a key aspect of product manufacturing. The fierce industry competition and numerous regulations (guidelines) make EMC architects, engineers, and manufacturers increasingly anxious to apply EMC management in each phase (design, validation, development, production, deployment, and monitoring) by depending mainly on their experience. To organize th... View full abstract»

• Investigation of Overvoltages in HV Underground Sections Caused by Direct Strokes Considering the Frequency-Dependent Characteristics of Grounding

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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Nowadays, the analysis of the lightning performance of high-voltage (HV) underground sections has become increasingly important, thanks to their increasing usage with overhead transmission lines. In this way, the objective of this paper is to investigate the sensitivity of the overvoltages, at the terminal of underground cables (UCs), due to the incidence of negative lightning flashes at the shiel... View full abstract»

• Differential Evolutionary Optimization of an Equivalent Dipole Model for Electromagnetic Emission Analysis

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 6
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A near-field scanning based equivalent dipole model is introduced to simplify the analysis of the emission from an electronic component at its nearby receivers. The model consists of a set of infinitesimal magnetic dipoles, with the number, position, and moment of the dipoles being unknowns. A nonlinear optimization problem in terms of the unknown parameters is established through minimizing the d... View full abstract»

• Fast and Accurate Decomposition of Deterministic Jitter Components in High-Speed Links

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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In a high-speed digital communication system, jitter performance plays a crucial role in bit-error rate. It is important to accurately derive each type of jitter as well as total jitter and to identify root causes of jitter by jitter decomposition as a key tool. In this paper, we extend our previously reported algorithm to decompose duty cycle distortion as well as other deterministic jitter compo... View full abstract»

• Investigating CM Voltage and Its Measurement for AC/DC Power Adapters to Meet Touchscreen Immunity Requirement

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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The common-mode (CM) noise at the output of ac/dc power adapters can interfere with touchscreen's normal operation in consumer electronic products. Existing power adapter's output CM voltage measurement used in power electronics industry does not align with the touchscreen's sensitivity test used by touchscreen manufacturers. This paper first reviews existing measuremen... View full abstract»

• Review of the Feature Selective Validation Method (FSV). Part II—Performance Analysis and Research Fronts

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 7
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After the inclusion of the feature selective validation method into the IEEE Std. 1597.1/2, more and more attention has been paid to the performance evaluation and enhancements of this technique as well as broadening of applications. This paper reviews the progresses in these domains by first considering the body of work and the virtual team that is responsible for the method development, a... View full abstract»

• Series Impedance and Losses of Magnetic Field Mitigation Plates for Underground Power Cables

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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This paper deals with magnetic field mitigation techniques for underground power systems by using conductive or ferromagnetic shielding plates. Two new aspects are considered in this paper beside the shielding effectiveness analysis: the contribution to the series impedance and power losses due to the conducting set formed by the shielding plate/earth return path. A finite thickness ferroma... View full abstract»

• An Equivalent Circuit Model to Analyze Passive Intermodulation of Loose Contact Coaxial Connectors

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 10
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Loose contact coaxial connectors are significant sources of passive intermodulation (PIM) in high-power and high-frequency communication systems. In this paper, a circuit model is presented to analyze PIM distortion in loose contact coaxial connectors. First, the loose contact surface model is built to calculate metal–insulator–metal and metal–metal contact resistance; and a m... View full abstract»

• Machine Learning for the Performance Assessment of High-Speed Links

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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This paper investigates the application of support vector machine to the modeling of high-speed interconnects with largely varying and/or highly uncertain design parameters. The proposed method relies on a robust and well-established mathematical framework, yielding accurate surrogates of complex dynamical systems. An identification procedure based on the observation of a small set of system respo... View full abstract»

• Suppressing EMI Peaks Through Auto-Screening Carrier Phase-Shift Scheme in a PV System Composed of Parallel Single-Phase Inverters

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 8
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Most photovoltaic (PV) systems are composed of series and parallel inverters. The electromagnetic interference (EMI) mainly comes from the off–on of inverter switches with pulsewidth modulation (PWM). The output EMI peaks of PV systems would increase markedly due to the interference superposition effect caused by parallel inverters, whose carrier initial phases are in phase or close to each... View full abstract»

• Extension of the Unmatched-Media Time Reversal Method to Locate Longitudinal Soft Defects in Transmission Lines

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 7
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This paper applies the electromagnetic time reversal method to the identification of the location and to the quantification of the impedance Z$_{rm {d}}$ of longitudinal defects along transmission lines. A closed-form expression for the time-reversal current transfer function is derived. This new transfer function benefits from the same properties of that for solid or... View full abstract»

• Analysis of Finite Size Nonuniform Stable and Multiband FSS Using a Generalization of the WCIP Method

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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A generalization of the wave concept iterative procedure method is proposed and used in the analysis of finite size and nonuniform frequency selective surfaces (FSS). The nonuniformity of the FSS is obtained by mixing different shapes of elements in the finite size FSS structures consisting of circular patch elements with and without radial slits. The shapes of the radial slit elements are defined... View full abstract»

• VNA Measurement of Common-Mode Impedance of Coupling/Decoupling Networks in Conductive Immunity Testing

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 6
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Different methods to determine the common-mode impedance of coupling/decoupling networks (CDNs) are investigated. They are based on vector network analyzer (VNA) measurements by using a test adapter between the coaxial 50 $Omega$ VNA test port and the equipment under test port of the CDN. It is shown that the influence of the test adapter should be taken into a... View full abstract»

Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility publishes original and significant contributions related to all disciplines of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and relevant methods to predict, assess and prevent electromagnetic interference (EMI) and increase device/product immunity.

The scope of the publication includes, but is not limited to Electromagnetic Environments; Interference Control; EMC and EMI Modeling; High Power Electromagnetics; EMC Standards, Methods of EMC  Measurements; Computational Electromagnetics and Signal and Power Integrity, as applied or directly related to Electromagnetic Compatibility problems; Transmission Lines; Electrostatic Discharge and Lightning Effects; EMC in Wireless and Optical Technologies; EMC in  Printed Circuit Board and System Design.

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University of L'Aquila
Email: antonio.orlandi@univaq.it