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# IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

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Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):C1 - 1
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility publication information

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C2
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• ### From the Incoming Editor-in-Chief

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 2
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• ### Electromagnetic Compatibility Uncertainty, Risk, and Margin Management

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):3 - 10
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A global methodology of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) physics and risk analysis is presented in this paper. In order to manage the uncertainties of complex systems, the nine steps of the methodology based on statistics are described. A simple but representative EMC failure mode illustrates the methodology: the failure due to interference resulting from a lightning impact to the terminal equi... View full abstract»

• ### New Advances on Correlating TEM Cell and OATS Emission Measurements

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):11 - 20
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This paper proposes an improvement for the standard algorithms used to correlate the radiated emission measurements performed in a gigahertz transverse electromagnetic (GTEM) cell to measurements performed at an open area test site (OATS). The improvement compared with standard correlation algorithms lies in the ability to use literally all data measured. This is achieved by using nonlinear regres... View full abstract»

• ### Characterization of a Far-Field Microwave Magnetic Field Strength Sensor Based on Double Radiooptical Resonance

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):21 - 31
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We experimentally investigated the resonance interaction of laser and microwave fields with 133Cs atomic gas in far-field and free-space conditions. The observed double radiooptical resonance (DROR) on the D2 line of Cs atoms was used as a novel-type field sensor, based on the laser spectroscopy technique, for the detection and investigation of the time-varying magnetic field... View full abstract»

• ### Power Absorption and Temperature Elevation Produced by Magnetic Resonance Apparatus in the Thorax of Patients With Implanted Pacemakers

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):32 - 40
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In this paper, power absorption and temperature elevation in the thorax of a pacemaker (PM) holder exposed to the field generated by a 1.5-T (64 MHz) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus have been studied. An anatomical body model has been placed in two different positions inside the birdcage MRI antenna. Various PM models, constituted by a metallic box equipped with different kinds of cathe... View full abstract»

• ### Estimation of Whole-Body Average SAR in Human Models Due to Plane-Wave Exposure at Resonance Frequency

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):41 - 48
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This study proposes an equation for estimating whole-body average specific absorption rate (WBSAR) in human body models for plane-wave exposure at whole-body resonance frequency. This study is important because the WBSAR takes maximal at this frequency and approaches the basic restrictions in the international guidelines/standards for human protection. Therefore, the variability of the WBSAR at th... View full abstract»

• ### Effect of Time-Averaging of Pulsed Radio-Frequency Signals on Specific Absorption Rate Measurements

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):49 - 55
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The effect of the time-averaging of pulsed radio-frequency (RF) signals on the specific absorption rate (SAR) measurements is studied. Probes employed for SAR measurements are usually calibrated using continuous wave (CW) signals. The response of such probes is different when measuring pulsed RF waveforms. The CW probe calibration data are applicable to the average power of the pulsed RF signal. T... View full abstract»

• ### Suppression of Spurious Emissions From a Spiral Inductor Through the Use of a Frequency-Selective Surface

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):56 - 63
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In this paper, a new concept of adding a band-stop frequency-selective surface (FSS) to suppress spurious emissions from a spiral inductor is proposed. These emissions are especially serious, when the inductor has a wide impedance-matching band. The added FSS is designed to narrow the impedance-matching bandwidth, and lower the radiation efficiency without sacrificing the series inductance and qua... View full abstract»

• ### Potential of Interresonator Tapped-In Coupling in the Design of Compact Miniaturized Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Filters

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):64 - 74
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In this paper, we present for the first time the realization of interresonator coupling through a tapped-in structure. This new coupling structure is used to design miniaturized filters. This coupling is of inductive nature, and it is created through transmission line directly tapped into resonators. This transmission line operates in its fundamental transverse electromagnetic (TEM) or quasi-TEM m... View full abstract»

• ### A Wide-Frequency Model of Metal Foam for Shielding Applications

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):75 - 81
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The use of metal foam continues to grow in terms of research and application. Recently, new developments in the electromagnetic (EM) environment, such as shielding applications, have been proposed. A model of metal foam shielding is developed and discussed in this paper to characterize and simulate the EM shielding behavior. More specifically, the EM characterization has been considered, and exper... View full abstract»

• ### Far-Field Approximation of Electrically Moderate-Sized Structures by Infinitesimal Electric and Magnetic Dipoles

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):82 - 88
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The far field (FF) of electrically moderate-sized structures can be reconstructed by a small number of infinitesimal electric and magnetic dipoles. As an example, the field of a current loop with a perimeter up to 1.5 Â¿ is approximated with two dipoles, the parameters of which are found analytically and using a genetic algorithm, respectively. The radiation of a rectangular power-ground plane pai... View full abstract»

• ### Electromagnetic Noise Source Approximation for Finite-Difference Time-Domain Modeling Using Near-Field Scanning and Particle Swarm Optimization

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):89 - 97
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This paper presents an electromagnetic noise source approximation method based on a 2-D array of electric dipoles for use in finite-difference time-domain simulations. The currents (both magnitude and phase) of these dipoles are optimized via a particle swarm algorithm so as to minimize the difference between the magnetic near-field produced by the dipole array and the magnetic near-field produced... View full abstract»

• ### Wideband Pulse Responses of Fractal Monopole Antennas Under the Impact of an EMP

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):98 - 107
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A generalized mathematical procedure is developed for investigating wideband transient pulse responses of some fractal antennas mounted on a perfectly electrically conducting platform illuminated by an electromagnetic pulse. The numerical algorithm employed is based on the technique of time-domain integral equation solved with the method of moments. To model the junction between a monopole and a g... View full abstract»

• ### Transient Response of Straight Thin Wires Located at Different Heights Above a Ground Plane Using Antenna Theory and Transmission Line Approach

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):108 - 116
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Transient electromagnetic field coupling to straight thin wires parallel to each other and located at different heights above a perfectly conducting or dielectric ground plane is analyzed using wire antenna theory and a transmission line method. The time-domain antenna theory formulation is based on a set of the space-time Hallen integral equations. The transmission line approximation is based on ... View full abstract»

• ### Lightning-Induced Current and Voltage on a Rocket in the Presence of Its Trailing Exhaust Plume

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):117 - 127
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This paper presents time-domain characteristics of induced current and voltage on a rocket in the presence of its exhaust plume when an electromagnetic (EM) wave generated by a nearby lightning discharge is incident on it. For the EM-field interaction with the rocket, the finite-difference time-domain technique has been used. The distributed electrical parameters, such as capacitance and inductanc... View full abstract»

• ### A Time-Domain Multiport Model of Thin-Wire System for Lightning Transient Simulation

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):128 - 135
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In order to analyze the lightning transient of a thin-wire system, a time-domain method of reducing the thin-wire conductor system into an equivalent active multiport network based on the partial-element electric-circuit model is presented in this paper. A modified-mesh-current (MMC) approach is developed, uses node charge and mesh current as its variables, and takes into account both capacitive c... View full abstract»

• ### Measurement and Modeling of the Indirect Coupling of Lightning Transients into the Sago Mine

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):136 - 146
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This paper describes measurements and analytical modeling of the indirect coupling of electromagnetic fields produced by horizontal and vertical lightning currents into the Sago mine located near Buckhannon, WV. Two coupling mechanisms were measured: direct and indirect drive. Only the results from the indirect drive and the associated analysis shall be covered in this paper. Indirect coupling res... View full abstract»

• ### Fast Calculation of the Electromagnetic Field by a Vertical Electric Dipole Over a Lossy Ground and Its Application in Evaluating the Lightning Radiation Field in the Frequency Domain

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):147 - 154
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The evaluation of the electromagnetic field radiated by a lightning stroke is of essential importance for the study of the interaction between lightning electromagnetic fields and power lines, or other sensitive installations. A fast algorithm for calculating the fields generated by a vertical electric dipole over a lossy ground, which can be expressed by the well-known Sommerfeld integrals, is pr... View full abstract»

• ### Uncertainty Analyses in the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):155 - 163
Cited by:  Papers (30)
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Providing estimates of the uncertainty in results obtained by Computational Electromagnetic (CEM) simulations is essential when determining the acceptability of the results. The Monte Carlo method (MCM) has been previously used to quantify the uncertainty in CEM simulations. Other computationally efficient methods have been investigated more recently, such as the polynomial chaos method (PCM) and ... View full abstract»

• ### Validation of Hybrid MoM Scheme With Included Equivalent Glass Antenna Model for Handling Automotive EMC Problems

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):164 - 172
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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In this paper, based on the refined modified image theory, an equivalent model of the layered glass antenna structure is suggested and validated by comparison with Sommerfeld's traditional solution to Green's function. Using this model, a hybrid method of moments (MoM) scheme is derived to handle the full MoM geometries including finite-sized and curved glass antenna structures. This scheme is val... View full abstract»

• ### Using Transfer Function Calculation and Extrapolation to Improve the Efficiency of the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method at Low Frequencies

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):173 - 178
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The finite-difference time-domain method (FDTD) needs a long computation time to solve low-frequency (LF) problems. In this paper, we suggest a new way to improve the efficiency of the FDTD method, especially for LF problems such as lightning indirect effects studies. The procedure consists in first calculating the system's response to a quasi-impulse excitation. The quasi-impulse response is extr... View full abstract»

• ### Gigahertz-Range Analysis of Impedance Profile and Cavity Resonances in Multilayered PCBs

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):179 - 188
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As is known, undesired simultaneous switching noise produced by high-speed digital integrated circuits (ICs) and power vias may propagate along parallel-plane structures of multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs) and IC packages, which act as parallel-plane cavity resonators. To minimize effects of the parallel-plane cavities, we need to minimize the impedance profile of a PCB power bus in the fr... View full abstract»

• ### Causal RLGC($f$ ) Models for Transmission Lines From Measured $S$ -Parameters

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):189 - 198
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Frequency-dependent causal RLGC(f) models are proposed for single-ended and coupled transmission lines. Dielectric loss, dielectric dispersion, and skin-effect loss are taken into account. The dielectric substrate is described by the two-term Debye frequency dependence, and the transmission line conductors are of finite conductivity. In this paper, three frequency-dependent RLGC models are studied... 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.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Ing. Antonio Orlandi
University of L'Aquila
Email: antonio.orlandi@univaq.it