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Issue 1 • Date Feb. 2011

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    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): C1 - 1
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  • Frequency-Domain Probe Characterization and Compensation Using Reciprocity

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 2 - 10
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    Near-electric-field and magnetic-field probes are used for a wide variety of applications. Accurate measurement of the fields, however, requires an accurate model of the receiving characteristic of the probe. The receiving characteristic for a reciprocal near-field probe can be calculated from its transmitting characteristic. This receiving characteristic can be used to evaluate the quality of the probe and to compensate for the effect of the probe on the measured field, thereby allowing the electric and magnetic fields to be found accurately from the measurements. In the following paper, methods of evaluating near-field probes using reciprocity are derived and are applied to a typical loop probe in order to compensate near-field measurements over a device under test. View full abstract»

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  • Effect of Antenna Noise on Angle-of-Arrival Estimation of Ultrawideband Receivers

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 11 - 17
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    This paper presents a method for predicting the angle-of-arrival (AOA) using ultrawideband time-difference-of-arrival technique, when the received signal is corrupted by antenna noise. To predict the accuracy of the AOA, the probability density function of the estimated AOA and the standard deviation (rms error) are derived. Numerical simulations and measurements for AOA, in thermal noise conditions, are carried out for three different SNRs. The rms error of the measured and simulated AOAs is then compared with the theoretical standard deviation. The measurements are done with two ridged-horn antennas placed on a turn-table and the received signals are recorded (50 times) at intervals of 1° between -20° and +20°. Accuracy of the proposed AOA estimation model is validated by simulations and measurements. View full abstract»

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  • DC Component From Pantograph Arcing in AC Traction System—Influencing Parameters, Impact, and Mitigation Techniques

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 18 - 27
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    Pantograph arcing in ac traction system generates transients, and causes asymmetries and distortion in supply voltage and current waveforms. These asymmetric voltage and current lead to a net dc component and harmonics that propagate within the traction power and signalling system and cause electromagnetic interference. This problem is enhanced during winter because of the layer of ice/snow on the overhead contact wire. The sliding contact becomes poor and a visible arc moves along with the pantograph. In this paper, it is shown how different parameters like traction current, line speed, power factor, and supply voltage influence the arcing, its characteristics, and the dc components. It is shown that the dc current component increases with increasing train speed and traction current, and reduces at a lower power factor. It is also discussed how the presence of an ice layer influences the arcing and the dc components. It is found that running the trains below the normal operating power factors is an effective choice to mitigate this problem. The findings presented in this paper could be beneficial to estimate the probable limit of the dc component at the planning stage so that proper precautions can be taken at the design stage itself. View full abstract»

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  • Full-Wave Simulation of an Electrostatic Discharge Generator Discharging in Air-Discharge Mode Into a Product

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 28 - 37
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    This paper introduces a methodology to simulate the currents and fields during an air discharge electrostatic discharge (ESD) into a product by combining a linear description of the behavior of the DUT with a nonlinear arc resistance equation. The most commonly used test standard IEC 61000-4-2 requires using contact-mode discharges to metallic surfaces and air-discharge mode to nonconducting surfaces. In the contact mode, an ESD generator is a linear system. In the air-discharge mode, a highly nonlinear arc is a part of the current loop. This paper proposes a method that combines the linear ESD generator full-wave model and the nonlinear arc model to simulate currents and fields in air-discharge mode. Measurements are presented comparing discharge currents and fields for two cases: ESD generator discharges into a ground plane, and ESD generator discharges into a small product. View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of Adult and Child Exposure to Uniform Plane Waves at Mobile Communication Systems Frequencies (900 MHz–3 GHz)

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 38 - 47
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    The problem of adult and child exposure to uniform plane waves in the frequency range from 900 MHz to 3 GHz, employed by the fixed stations of the most widely used mobile communication systems, is investigated. Anatomically scaled models of a 7-year-old child, a 13-year-old child, and an adult were developed, starting from the visible-human dataset. The dosimetric analysis was performed using a parallel implementation of the finite-difference time-domain method. A uniform plane wave of either vertical or horizontal polarization was used as the incident field. The results showed that the whole-body averaged SARs are higher in the smaller (child) models. Specifically, for adult exposure to fields in compliance with reference levels promulgated by International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection and IEEE-2005 guidelines, the resulting SAR values are lower than the basic restrictions, as expected. However, the basic restrictions are exceeded for child exposures between 1.8 and 2.4 GHz. A comparison between SAR values in child models, derived from accurate anatomical scaling and those using simple uniform scaling, showed that the anatomical models are required only for accurate local SAR evaluation at the organ level, but are not necessary for compliance assessments, where whole-body averaged SAR is generally the limiting parameter. Simple empirical formulas to relate the whole-body averaged SAR to body dimensions are proposed. Their validity was confirmed by considering results obtained in this paper and SAR results available in the literature. Finally, a comparison between the Federal Communications Commission and IEEE-2005 exposure guidelines is provided. View full abstract»

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  • Influence of Plane-Wave Incidence Angle on Whole Body and Local Exposure at 2100 MHz

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 48 - 52
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    Exposure of human population to electromagnetic waves remains an important issue. Many studies have considered exposure to plane waves with only one incidence angle. This paper investigates the exposure of the anthropomorphic model visible human (VH) induced by plane waves with different incidence angles. The incident-field-propagation direction describes in 10° steps all the azimuth around the model (0°-360°) for three elevation angles (90° and 90 ± 20°). Both vertical and horizontal polarizations are considered. Tilt at ±20° does not involve a significant difference on the exposure. Whole-body-exposure levels vary periodically with the azimuth as well as the illuminated surface of the model. A good correlation between the whole-body exposure and the illuminated surface is noted. Moreover, the illuminated surface of the VH can be quite accurately assessed by substituting the VH with an ellipsoid. Concerning the local exposure, the localization of 10 g peak spatial-averaged specific absorption rate is highly depending on the incidence angle. However, the most common position is located in the limbs or in the genital parts. View full abstract»

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  • High-Voltage PMOS Transistor Model for Prediction of Susceptibility to Conducted Interference

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 53 - 62
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    This paper presents a circuit-based high-voltage p-channel metal-oxide-semiconductor (HV-PMOS) transistor model that includes a vertical parasitic p-n-p bipolar transistor and a procedure for extraction of its model parameters. HV-PMOS transistors are subjected to conducted radio frequency (RF) interference at the source pin by using the direct power-injection method. The results reveal complex behavior when the power level of RF interference is varied. This behavior is caused by both nonlinear characteristics of the intrinsic MOS transistor and turn-on of the parasitic p-n-p bipolar transistor at higher RF power levels. The impact of strong conducted RF interference up to 20 dBm is modeled accurately in the frequency range from 1 MHz up to 1 GHz. View full abstract»

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  • Design of Miniaturized Narrowband Absorbers Based on Resonant-Magnetic Inclusions

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 63 - 72
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    In this paper, we present the design of miniaturized narrowband-microwave absorbers based on different kinds of magnetic inclusions. The operation of the proposed components originates from the resonance of a planar array of inclusions excited by an incoming wave with a given polarization. As in common absorber layouts, a 377 Ω resistive sheet is also used to absorb the electromagnetic energy of the impinging field. Since the planar array of magnetic inclusions behaves at its resonance as a perfect magnetic conductor, the resistive sheet is placed in close proximity of the resonating inclusions, without perturbing their resonance condition. In contrast to other typical absorber configurations presented in the literature, the absorber proposed in this paper is not backed by a metallic plate. This feature may be useful for stealth applications, as discussed thoroughly in the paper. The other interesting characteristic of the proposed absorbers is the subwavelength thickness, which has shown to depend only on the geometry of the basic resonant inclusions employed. At first, regular split-ring resonators (SSRs) disposed in an array configuration are considered and some application examples are presented. Absorbers based on SRRs are shown to reach thickness of the order of λ0/20. In order to further squeeze the electrical thickness of the absorbers, multiple SRRs and spiral resonators are also used. The employment of such inclusions leads to the design of extremely thin microwave absorbers, whose thickness may even be close to λ0/100. Finally, some examples of miniaturized absorbers suitable for a practical realization are proposed. View full abstract»

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  • Study of the Shielding Properties of Enclosures With Apertures at Higher Frequencies Using the Transmission-Line Modeling Method

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 73 - 81
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    The transmission-line modeling method and an analytical formulation are employed in this paper to investigate the electromagnetic shielding performance of enclosures with apertures. The effects of some related parameters, which are neglected in the formulation, are analyzed over a broad-band (0-3 GHz) to make the formulation optimal, and the shielding performance at some frequency points is studied in detail. Finally, approaches to improve shielding effectiveness are proposed. For the enclosures we studied, the theoretical analysis and simulation results illustrate that the analytical formulation can predict shielding effectiveness accurately when the frequency of the incident wave is less than 1 GHz, while when the frequency is more than 1 GHz, its applicability declines remarkably. Fortunately, the simulation results indicated that the shielding effectiveness can be improved to a certain extent by adjusting the spacing between apertures, selecting appropriate shapes of apertures, ensuring the longer side of apertures is not perpendicular to the polarization direction of the incident wave, and installing sensitive equipment according to the propagation direction in the case of that these properties of the incident wave are known. View full abstract»

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  • Formula for the Field Excited in a Rectangular Cavity With a Small Aperture

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 82 - 90
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    A formula is derived for the field excited in a perfectly conducting rectangular cavity by an external field incident on a small aperture or localized group of apertures in a cavity wall. It is assumed that the cavity is part of a larger system and that a separate estimate has been made of the external field near the aperture. The formula is shown to produce results in good agreement with results derived using specialized codes. View full abstract»

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  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Benchmark-Modeling Approach for a Dual-Die CPU

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 91 - 98
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    The traditional challenging problem 2000-4 of electromagnetics (as indicated by the IEEE) proposed a benchmark model of a conventional CPU with a heatsink. However, after CPU entered the multiple-die century, the original model is no longer effective for the new generation multiple-die package. A novel model is proposed in this paper for electromagnet radiation modeling of the CPU with dual dies as a new electromagnetic compatibility benchmark-modeling approach. The modeling method is validated by the measurement, and the simulation and measurement results showed a good agreement, and demonstrated it is an effective modeling technique. View full abstract»

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  • Models of Wind-Turbine Main-Shaft Bearings for the Development of Specific Lightning Protection Systems

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 99 - 107
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    One of the main causes of damages for wind-turbine power plants is lightning. Direct and indirect events, indeed, can produce damages and malfunctions of electrical and mechanical components. Concerning mechanical components, blades and bearings are the most involved parts. In particular, lightning damages to main-shaft bearings can result in high costs of maintenance, due to the inherent burden in the replacement of these components. The paper focuses on the modeling of wind-turbine main-shaft bearings. Two models are presented and experimentally validated: one numerical and one analytical, both conceived in a way to make the calculation of the bearing electrical impedance possible. The paper shows how these models are helpful for the design of wind-turbines lightning protection systems (LPSs). In this respect, it illustrates the criteria for the design of such an LPS and assesses the validity of design solutions by means of experimental tests. View full abstract»

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  • An Analytical Formulation of the Electromagnetic Field Generated by Lightning Return Strokes

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 108 - 113
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    The evaluation of the lightning performance of overhead lines requires, mainly for distribution lines, the calculation of the voltages induced by nearby lightning strokes hitting the ground. Generally, when calculating lightning-induced voltages using the time-domain approach and the TEM assumption, the most time-consuming stage is the calculation of the source terms of the coupling equations, which means, in turn, the electromagnetic field radiated by the lightning channel. Hence, simplified approaches are still desirable in order to save computational time. Analytical solution of the lighting-originated electric- and magnetic field is available in literature for the case of an ideal transmission-line (TL) return-stroke model with channel-base current having a stepwise waveshape. This paper describes an analytical approach that applies to the case of a general waveshape of the channel-base current, based on the piecewise straight-line approximation, in cylindrical coordinates, which is functional when using the TL return-stroke current model and the Agrawal et al. coupling model. This paper reports the exact solution for the case of trapezoidal waveshape of the current at the base of the channel and the analytical solution for the case of piecewise linear waveform. View full abstract»

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  • Field Analysis of the Occurrence of Distribution-Line Faults Caused by Lightning Effects

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 114 - 121
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    Electric supply reliability is an issue of wide importance to both an information-oriented society and electric power companies. This paper focuses on lightning effects on distribution lines. Field research is now underway in the northern part of the Kanto Plain in Japan, and voltage and current waveforms in distribution lines due to lightning hits have been observed since 1996. There are now 284 datasets; these include data on 62 direct flashes to lines. This research reveals that a distribution line can be protected from direct lightning strokes. In some cases, no power follow current was confirmed after a multiple phase flashover, and a statistical analysis was conducted to investigate factors affecting the generation of power follow current. These results can serve as a valuable resource to help clarify the mechanisms underlying the production of distribution-line faults caused by lightning effects. View full abstract»

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  • Return-Stroke Model Segmentation and its Application to Lightning-Induced Surges Calculation

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 122 - 130
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    This paper proposes an analytical formula for calculating lightning-induced voltages on an infinitely long overhead line generated by a lightning stroke departing from an arbitrary altitude. A calculation method of the lightning-induced voltages to consider various engineering return-stroke models that can account for the variation of both current amplitude and velocity in a lightning channel is proposed. The lightning stroke is divided into a number of segments, and the analytical formula of the lightning-induced voltage is applied to each segment. This paper discusses the influence of parameters of return-stroke models on lightning-induced voltages. The proposed method is applied to a case of lightning strike to a tall stack. View full abstract»

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  • Determination of Current Within the Lightning Path in the Case of Lightning to a Tall Object

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 131 - 139
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    Four model types that could be used to theoretically approximate lightning events currently exist. These are namely gas dynamic (physical) models, electromagnetic models, distributed-circuit models, and “engineering” models. In this paper, a modified transmission line (TL) “engineering” modeling approach, which incorporates the presence of a tall object in the lightning path is adopted. The associated discontinuity at the lightning channel front is treated by introducing reflected and transmitted components, with constituents that are less influential omitted. All computations are performed in the time domain. The considered tall structure is the CN Tower and it is represented by either one, three, or five transmission line sections connected in series. The lightning channel is represented by two more transmission line sections of variable length. The models allow for calculation of current at any height of the CN Tower or the lightning channel and at any time, as needed for determination of the electric and magnetic fields at a distance. The approach is applicable to any other tall structure. View full abstract»

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  • An Extended Cavity Method to Analyze Slot Coupling Between Printed Circuit Board Cavities

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 140 - 149
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    In high-speed multilayer printed circuit boards, gaps are commonly used in planes, where different areas are utilized for different logic levels or where noise isolation from one area to another is necessary. However, these gap structures could present serious signal integrity and electromagnetic interference issues. In this paper, an extended cavity method is developed to characterize noise coupling caused by slots or gaps in the middle plane of a three-plane structure. According to the equivalence principle, the entire structure can be divided into two plane pairs without any slot in the middle plane, and then, equivalent magnetic currents are needed in both plane pairs in the slot region to retain the same field distributions. Dyadic Green's functions of a rectangular cavity with perfect electric conductor top and bottom surfaces and perfect magnetic conductor sidewalls are derived for both electric and magnetic current excitations. Magnetic auxiliary ports with “magnetic voltage” and “magnetic current” are defined in the slot region to enable vertical connections of two plane pair. The conventional cavity model and segmentation technique are extended in this paper to handle such magnetic auxiliary ports. The proposed method can be used to effectively analyze the apertures with arbitrary shapes and is validated by full-wave simulations. View full abstract»

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  • Imbalance Difference Model for Common-Mode Radiation From Printed Circuit Boards

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 150 - 156
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    The differential-mode signals in printed circuit board (PCB) traces are unlikely to produce significant amounts of radiated emissions directly; however these signals may induce common-mode currents on attached cables, enclosures, or heat sinks that result in radiated electromagnetic (EM) interference. Full-wave EM modeling can be performed in order to determine the level of radiated emissions produced by a PCB, but this modeling is computationally demanding and does not provide the physical insight necessary to explain how differential signals induce common-mode currents on distant objects. This paper describes a model for determining the common-mode currents on cables attached to a PCB that is based on the concept of imbalance difference . The imbalance difference model is derived from research that shows that changes in geometrical imbalance cause differential- to common-mode conversion. This paper applies an imbalance difference model to PCB structures and compares the resulting equivalent source configurations to those obtained with traditional voltage- and current-driven models, as well as full-structure simulations. View full abstract»

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  • An On-Chip Power Supply Regulator to Reduce the Switching Noise

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 157 - 168
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    In a synchronous clock-distribution network of typi cal automotive chips, digital circuits switch simultaneously on the clock edge; therefore, they generate high-switching (or di/dt) noise on the power supply lines due to sharp peaks of the supply cur rent, which is the source for electromagnetic emissions (EME). In this paper, we demonstrate an effective combination of two design techniques for di/dt noise reduction based on the supply current-shaping technique: 1) introducing an EME-suppressing regulator (EME-SR) with a digital feedback loop and 2) FM of the discrete-time EME-SR's clock. The former technique reduces the time-domain peaks as well as the spectral power of the supply cur rent by a discrete-time EME-SR and a tank capacitor. The latter technique reduces the peak spectral power of the supply current by spreading this power into the sidelobes. View full abstract»

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  • A Synchronization-Free Spread Spectrum Clock Generation Technique for Automotive Applications

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 169 - 177
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    A synchronization-free, and all digital design technique for the generation of a spread spectrum clock is presented and simulated in 0.35 μm CMOS technology with a low power consumption of 1.45 mW at 10 MHz. The proposed technique uses a period locking delay-locked loop, multiple phase generator, and a digital controller to modulate the input clock frequency. The peak power of the clock and the supply current are reduced up to 8.5 and 11 dB without any interface circuit for the synchronization between the nonspread spectrum and spread spectrum clock domains. View full abstract»

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  • Worst-Case Induced Disturbances in Digital and Analog Interchip Interconnects by an External Electromagnetic Plane Wave—Part I: Modeling and Algorithm

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 178 - 184
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    This paper deals with the susceptibility of electronic units to radiated electromagnetic (EM) interference and specifically, it focuses on the parasitic coupling of EM fields with printed circuit board interconnects like microstrip lines. To this purpose, a uniform lossless microstrip line illuminated by an EM plane wave is considered and the voltages at the line terminations are evaluated referring to the Baum-Liu-Tesche equations. Based on this, a new algorithm to identify, frequency-by-frequency, the incidence angles and the polarization of the impinging field that gives rise to the maximum induced voltages at the line terminations is presented. View full abstract»

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  • SPICE Models for Prediction of Disturbances Induced by Nonuniform Fields on Shielded Cables

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 185 - 192
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    This paper presents SPICE models for the prediction of effects on shielded cables induced by nonuniform fields. Based on the transmission line theory, these models can be utilized to analyze shielded cables terminated with nonlinear or time-varying loads excited by nonuniform fields in the time domain. Two examples, a coaxial shielded cable and a two-parallel-wire shielded cable, both inside a cavity with a slot excited by an incident wave, are studied with the proposed models. The finite-difference time-domain method is employed to calculate the excitation fields of the cables, and then, the SPICE models are utilized to obtain the disturbances induced by the incident wave on the cables. The results obtained by the proposed models agree well with those obtained through other methods. View full abstract»

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  • Block-Latency Insertion Method (Block-LIM) for Fast Transient Simulation of Tightly Coupled Transmission Lines

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 193 - 201
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    This paper describes a block-latency insertion method (LIM) for the fast transient simulation of the large networks with many coupling elements. First, the basic formulation of LIM is reviewed. Next, the block-LIM formulation for the network with many coupling elements, such as the mutual inductance, the mutual capacitance, and controlled sources is described. Then, the block-LIM algorithm is applied to the tightly coupled transmission lines, which are connected to each other by a number of mutual inductors and capacitors. Finally, some numerical results are shown, and it is confirmed that the proposed technique is useful and efficient for the simulation of the tightly coupled transmission lines. View full abstract»

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