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    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): C1 - 713
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  • Early Time Behavior in Reverberation Chambers and Its Effect on the Relationships Between Coherence Bandwidth, Chamber Decay Time, RMS Delay Spread, and the Chamber Buildup Time

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 714 - 725
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    Reverberation chambers are emerging as a test facility for testing wireless devices and for emulating different wireless multipath environments. The commonly used quantities for characterizing the chambers in wireless applications are 1) the chamber quality factor, 2) the chamber decay time (τRC), 3) the RMS delay spread of the time-domain chamber response τrm s, and 4) the coherence bandwidth BW of the frequency-domain transfer function of the chamber. Analytic expressions that relate τRC and BW and the relationship between τrms and BW are given in the literature. However, these expressions neglect the early-time behavior of the chamber (the time before a chamber reaches a reverberant condition), and hence can give inconsistent results when one is analyzing experimental data. In this paper, we discuss the relationship between BW, τRC, and τrms for realistic chamber behaviors, and we present expressions for these relationships when one takes into account the early-time behavior of the reverberation chamber. This early-time behavior is crucial when one tries to assess and compare these different quantities in experimental data, and as we will see, the relationship between these quantities can be different for different chambers (i.e., different chamber sizes and loading conditions). The model presented here illustrates how the early-time behavior can affect these chamber characteristic quantities for loaded and unloaded chambers, and it also illustrates the problems that can occur when the early-time behavior is not considered. View full abstract»

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  • Mutual Influence Between the Equipment Under Test and TEM Cells

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 726 - 737
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    This paper provides a generalized approach for investigating the reactive effects of the gigahertz transversal electromagnetic cell using the method of moments. This method is based on a framework recently developed. Thin dipoles are used as canonical equipment under test (EUT) to provide a basic understanding of the effects of the interaction between the cell and EUT. Emphasis is put on the impedance variation and on the overall current distribution on the EUT, which are a measure par excellence of this coupling. The impact of the phenomenon of illumination and re-illumination along with the role of evanescent modes on the EUT has been demonstrated. It is shown that even for small EUTs the contribution of the fields excited by induced currents on the EUT and scattered back from cell walls cannot be, in general, neglected, as they contribute to the total field. The appeal of the approach resides in its simplicity and in imparting deep insights into the physics behind the mutual influence between the cell and the EUT. View full abstract»

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  • Device Modeling for Nonstationary Conducted Emissions Based on Frequency- and Time-Domain Measurements

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 738 - 746
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    In this paper, a new circuit model and measurement methodology for the characterization of electric and electronic devices emitting nonstationary (as well as stationary) conducted emissions (CEs) are presented. The new circuit model combines a frequency-domain characterization of the passive behavior of a device, obtained from its S-parameter measurements, with a characterization of the CE sources obtained from time-domain measurements. It overcomes limitations of previous works providing a robust, efficient, and mathematically accurate description of the interference generation process, in particular in the nonstationary case. The validity and utility of this methodology are assessed by comparing its predictions with measurements performed according to standard procedures. Finally, it is shown how it can be effectively used in the computer-aided design of power-line filters for devices emitting nonstationary CE. View full abstract»

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  • Experimental Assessment of Specific Absorption Rate Using Room Electromagnetics

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 747 - 757
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    A closed room environment is viewed as a lossy cavity, characterized by possibly a line-of-sight component and diffuse scattering parts from walls and internal obstacles. A theory used in acoustics and reverberation chambers is applied for the electromagnetic case, and main issues related to measurement systems, antennas characteristics, diffuse energy properties, and human exposure are investigated. The goal of this paper aims first toward validation of the assessment of the reverberation time in an environment using a virtual multiple-input-multiple-output channel system. Second, the reverberation time in an adjacent room is investigated, and hence, a measurement-based method is readily developed to assess the absorption cross section and the whole-body specific absorption rate of humans at 2.3 GHz in a realistic closed environment. View full abstract»

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  • Statistical Prediction and Measurement of Induced Voltages on Components Within Complicated Enclosures: A Wave-Chaotic Approach

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 758 - 771
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    We consider induced voltages on electronic components housed inside complicated enclosures and subjected to high-frequency radiation. The enclosure is assumed to be large compared to the wavelength in which case there is strong dependence of wave properties (eigenvalues, eigenfunctions, scattering, and impedance matrices, etc.) on small perturbations. The source(s) and sink(s) of radiation are treated as generalized ports and their coupling to the enclosure is quantified by an appropriate nonstatistical radiation impedance matrix. The field fluctuations within the enclosure are described in a statistical sense using random matrix theory. The random matrix theory approach implies that the wave fluctuations have “universal” properties in the sense that the statistical description of these properties depends only upon the value of a single, experimentally accessible, dimensionless loss parameter. We formulate a statistical prediction algorithm for the induced voltages at specific points within complicated enclosures when subjected to short-wavelength electromagnetic (EM) energy from either external or internal sources. The algorithm is tested and verified by measurements on a computer box. The insights gained from this model suggest design guidelines for enclosures to make them more resistant to disruptive effects produced by a short-wavelength EM radiation. View full abstract»

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  • Degradation of the Conducted Radio Frequency Immunity of Microcontrollers Due to Electromagnetic Resonances in Foot-Point Loops

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 772 - 784
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    The response of the microcontrollers to conducted radio frequency interference depends strongly on the frequency of the interference signals. As a symbol of the strong frequency dependence, dips appear on the immunity-frequency curve of the microcontrollers. This paper discovers that some of the immunity dips are due to resonances in the current loops through the input and output pins of the oscillator amplifier. Those dips are called foot-point immunity dips. With theoretical analysis, measurements, simulations, and optimizations, this paper gives a systematic description and treatment on the foot-point immunity dips. View full abstract»

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  • Nanocrystalline Core Material for High-Performance Common Mode Inductors

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 785 - 791
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    Modern power electronic semiconductors are switching very fast to reduce heat dissipation. Due to parasitic capacitances in the system, for instance, in a motor driven by an adjustable speed electrical power drive system, common mode currents are developed creating electromagnetic interference. The high common-mode current can saturate the core of conventional common mode inductors. Nanocrystalline material shows excellent properties, with high saturation, and high permeability in a broad frequency range. This combination makes them more suitable for common mode inductors than laminated or powder iron, and ferrites. Nanocrystalline material properties are discussed and compared with conventional materials. Common mode inductors for power drives systems have been designed and electromagnetic interference tests have been carried out. View full abstract»

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  • Shielding Effectiveness of an Enclosure With Finite Wall Thickness and Perforated Opposing Walls at Oblique Incidence and Arbitrary Polarization by GMMoM

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 792 - 805
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    An efficient and accurate technique based on a modal method of moments (MoM) is introduced to evaluate shielding effectiveness (SE) of a rectangular enclosure with apertures at opposing walls. The perforated walls are obliquely illuminated by arbitrary polarized incident plane waves. This technique takes the effect of the perforated wall thickness into account as well. The method is validated by comparing the results with measurements and fully numerical methods for an enclosure with various apertures illuminated by an arbitrary incident plane wave. It is shown that wall thickness affects SE for different polarized incident waves. View full abstract»

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  • Exact Solution of Pollaczek's Integral for Evaluation of Earth-Return Impedance for Underground Conductors

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 806 - 814
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    Calculation of earth-return impedance for underground conductors is based on the efficient evaluation of Pollaczek's integral. So far, the established practice involved either approximate expressions or numerical integration algorithms. Apart from extensive comments on the latter, this paper presents for the first time three exact solutions in the form of converging series. One of the series guarantees a specific relative accuracy for any parameter range with a specific number of terms and can be regarded as the definite solution that will hopefully settle the issue of computing Pollaczek's integral both rapidly and accurately. The exact solution provides the means to assess the validity of the impedance formula. View full abstract»

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  • An Efficient SPICE-Compatible Model for Striplines Including Cavity Resonant Effect

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 815 - 825
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    In this paper, an efficient SPICE-compatible cavity resonant model for nonideal striplines including power noise coupling is proposed based on mode decomposition theory. According to the mode decomposition theory, the model for nonideal striplines includes two parts-transmission lines and power plane pairs-which are modeled by cavity resonant model purely. Two efficient methods, the double-frequency approximation for power plane pairs, and the Padé approximation for transmission lines, are proposed for model simplification, which are verified by rigorous error analysis and comparison with the typical modeling method available. Finally, an efficient SPICE-compatible cavity resonant model for nonideal striplines including power noise coupling is given and verified in the time and frequency domains by comparison with the typical modeling method available. View full abstract»

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  • Investigation of Models of Grid-Like Shields Subjected to Lightning Electromagnetic Field: Experiments in the Frequency Domain

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 826 - 836
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    In this paper, frequency-domain measurements of magnetic and electric field shielding effectiveness of grid-like spatial shield models exposed to lightning action are presented. Scaled experimental models of nearby and direct lightning strikes are proposed. Models of single-layer and double-layer wire shields of two different mesh widths are examined. Differences between the shielding effectiveness of magnetic and electric fields are discussed. The measurement results are compared to the results of numerical simulations. View full abstract»

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  • Calculation of Lightning-Induced Overvoltages on Overhead Lines Based on DEPACT Macromodel Using Circuit Simulation Software

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 837 - 849
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    One of the simple and accurate methods for calculating the lightning-induced overvoltages is based on the Agrawal et al. held-to-wire model, in which the coupling mechanisms are presented by distributed voltage sources along the lines. There is a difficulty in calculating the lightning-induced overvoltages with the built-in transmission line models or other circuit elements of various circuit simulation software such as the PSCAD/EMTDC, EMTP/ATP, PSpice, etc., as the distributed voltage sources due to the horizontal component of the electric held caused by the lightning channel are in series with the line and not in between two transmission-line segments. In this paper, a simple circuit approach for efficient calculation of the lightning-induced overvoltages using the circuit simulation software is proposed. The delay extraction passive compact circuit (DEPACT) macromodel is applied and the transmission line is divided into a cascade of DEPACT subnetworks which can be represented by a cascade of two lossless transmission lines and a lossy network. By assuming the incident held only couples with the lossless transmission line sections, the distributed equivalent voltage sources due to the horizontal component of the incident electric held can be lumped at the termination of the lines, which makes it convenient for the engineering technologist to calculate the lightning-induced overvoltages in various circuit simulation software. Furthermore, in order to treat the nonlinear element such as metal oxide arrester (MOA) directly, the DEPACT macromodel is improved and the macromodel of multiconductor transmission lines excited by the external electromagnetic held can be solved in the actual phase domain instead of in the modal domain. Compared with the existing method for calculating the lightning-induced overvoltages, the benefit of the proposed algorithm is that it can be used to calculate the transients of the transmission line more efficiently. Considering the PSCAD/E- TDC is a powerful simulation software which providing lots of equipment models in power system, such as transformer, generator, and protection modules et al., an implementation procedure in the PSCAD/EMTDC is provided in this paper, which makes it more convenient for the electrical engineering technologists to analyze the lightning-induced overvoltages problems in the power system. Several numerical calculations of the line transient responses are provided and the CPU time is compared, which indicate the validity and efficiency of the algorithm proposed in the paper. At last, this algorithm is applied to analyze the influence of the ground wire and the MOA on the lightning-induced overvoltages of the overhead lines. View full abstract»

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  • EMI Analysis in Electrical Drives Under Lightning Surge Conditions

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 850 - 859
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    In this paper, a complete model of a power drive system including the earth electrodes is proposed to evaluate electromagnetic conducted interference due to lightning pulses. Circuit model of a power drive system is joined with a full-wave approach for the simulation of the time behavior of the grounding system. The proposed model enables to predict the electromagnetic conducted interference generated in the power drive system when lightning conditions involve the earth electrodes. View full abstract»

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  • Calculation of Voltages Induced on Overhead Conductors by Nonvertical Lightning Channels

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 860 - 870
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    Effects of lightning channel tortuosity and tilt on lightning electric fields and voltages induced on overhead conductors are examined. Overall inclination of the bottom few hundred meters of the lightning channel can appreciably change both the ground-level vertical electric held at distances less than 1 km or so and induced voltage peak relative to the vertical-channel assumption. Smaller-scale tortuosity is responsible for the fine structure of held and induced voltage waveforms. This fine structure can be pronounced at some hundreds of meters and beyond, but is insignificant at shorter ranges. View full abstract»

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  • Circuit Parameters of Vertical Wires Above a Lossy Ground in PEEC Models

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 871 - 879
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    This paper presents an investigation into circuit parameters of vertical wires over a lossy ground in partial element equivalent circuit (PEEC) models. The full-wave PEEC formulation of the vertical wires is presented, and formulas of circuit parameters for the vertical wires are derived using the Sommerfeld integral. Frequency responses of circuit parameters are discussed for both poor and good grounds, respectively. The results are validated numerically using the numerical electromagnetic code (NEC2). It is found that the lossy ground can be replaced with the weighted images in the electromagnetic analysis for the vertical wires. The lossy ground can be even replaced with the perfect conducting ground for the closely spaced vertical wires. The difference of the current and potential on the wires might not be significant if the imaginary part of ground dielectric constant is much greater than its real part. Using the perfect conducting ground can reduce computing resources significantly in the electromagnetic analysis. The complex plane method could lead to a large error if it is applied for vertical wires. View full abstract»

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  • Current Waveforms for Lightning Simulation

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 880 - 888
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    From a survey of the literature on lightning characteristics, we present and discuss our recommendations for the median (50%) and severe (1%) values of the salient parameters of lightning current in both positive and negative cloud-to-ground discharges. We present general expressions, suitable for numerical simulation of lightning effects, for lightning current versus time, current derivative versus time, second current derivative versus time, charge transfer versus time, and action integral (specific energy) versus time. We give sets of constants for these expressions such that the resultant waveforms for positive and negative flashes and for their component strokes and continuing current exhibit approximately the median and severe lightning current parameters recommended, and otherwise resemble the measured waveforms found in the literature. View full abstract»

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  • Lightning Return Strokes to Tall Towers: Ability of Engineering and Electromagnetic Models to Reproduce Nearby Electromagnetic Fields

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 889 - 897
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    We present measurements of nearby vertical and horizontal electric fields from leaders and return strokes associated with lightning strikes to the 100-m-tall Gaisberg Tower in Austria obtained in 2007 and 2008. The fields were measured at a distance of about 20m from the tower's vertical axis. Simultaneously with the fields, return-stroke currents were also measured at the top of the tower. The measured data are used to test engineering and electromagnetic models for the return stroke. In general, the agreement between measured waveforms and model-predicted ones is satisfactory. View full abstract»

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  • A Review of Field-to-Transmission Line Coupling Models With Special Emphasis to Lightning-Induced Voltages on Overhead Lines

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 898 - 911
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    We discuss the transmission line (TL) theory and its application to the problem of lightning electromagnetic field coupling to TLs. We start with the derivation of the general field-to-TL coupling equations for the case of a single-wire line above a perfectly conducting ground. The derived equations are solely based on the thin-wire approximation and they do take into account high-frequency radiation effects. Under the TL approximation, the general equations reduce to the Agrawal et al. field-to-TL coupling equations. After a short discussion on the underlying assumptions of the TL theory, three seemingly different but completely equivalent approaches that have been proposed to describe the coupling of electromagnetic fields to TLs are presented. The derived equations are then extended to deal with the presence of losses and multiple conductors and expressions for the line parameters, including the ground impedance and admittance, are presented. The time-domain representation of the field-to-TL coupling equations, which allows for a straightforward treatment of nonlinear phenomena as well as the variation in the line topology, is also described. Solution methods in the frequency domain and in the time domain are given and application examples with reference to lightning-induced voltages are presented and discussed. Specifically, the effects of ground losses and corona are illustrated and discussed. When the traveling voltage and current waves are originated from lumped excitation sources located at a specific location along a TL (direct lightning strike), both the corona phenomenon and ground losses result, in general, in an attenuation and dispersion of propagating surges along TLs. However, when distributed sources representing the action of the electromagnetic field from a nearby lightning illuminating the line are present, ground losses and corona phenomenon could result in important enhancement of the induced voltage magnitude. View full abstract»

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  • GPU-Based Massively Parallel 3-D HIE-FDTD Method for High-Speed Electromagnetic Field Simulation

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 912 - 921
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    This paper describes the implementation and estimation of a hybrid implicit-explicit (HIE)-finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method on graphics processing unit (GPU) for massively parallel electromagnetic field simulation. The HIE-FDTD method was proposed for the analysis of the shielding effectiveness of an enclosure and is very useful for the simulation of computational domain with thin unit cell such as printed circuit board. Since the computational domain can be divided arbitrarily along the x- and y-directions in the HIE-FDTD method, this method can be suitable for the parallel computing. Thus, the HIE-FDTD method is implemented on GPU and applied to the large-scale problems. Finally, it is shown that the performance of the HIE-FDTD method on GPU is drastically superior to the HIE-FDTD method on single CPU. View full abstract»

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  • Transient Response of Nonlinearly Loaded Antennas Above a Lossy Dielectric Half-Space: A Modified MoM-AOM Approach

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 922 - 930
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    This paper proposes an entirely frequency-domain technique for the transient analysis of electromagnetic systems involving nonlinearly loaded wire antennas over a lossy dielectric half-space. The analysis involves two stages. In the first stage, the problem is transformed into a nonlinear microwave equivalent circuit with the circuit parameters of antenna extracted by the method of moment (MoM). The effect of lossy dielectric half-space is considered by proper implementation of the Sommerfeld asymptotic method in the MoM. In the second stage, the nonlinear microwave equivalent circuit is treated using the arithmetic operator method. To efficiently perform basic arithmetic operations in the frequency domain, a linear matrix transformation of respective spectra is introduced. To construct the transformation matrix for a transient excitation involving a large number of excitation frequencies, a fast algorithm is developed. The algorithm is based on the frequency arrangement of transformation matrix obtained by matrix multiplication property. The proposed technique is well suited for direct inclusion in the kernel of computational tools for solving problems involving the electric field integral equation. The accuracy of the proposed method is confirmed by comparing the simulation results of several case studies with those obtained using the time-domain methods available in the literature. View full abstract»

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  • Electromagnetic Equivalent Models for Printed Circuit Boards Inside a Metallic Enclosure Using a Coaxial-to-Waveguide Transition Calibration

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 931 - 939
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    Equivalent models of printed circuit boards (PCBs) are useful to simplify electromagnetic problems by reducing the computational costs of numerical simulations. In this paper, a new procedure for obtaining a simple equivalent model of PCBs inside metallic enclosures is presented. The equivalent model is obtained in two steps: first we precisely characterize the coaxial to waveguide transitions used during measurements by means of an inverse procedure and then during a second inverse procedure, we carry out simulations by concatenating these transitions and the equivalent model and comparing to measurements. The optimized parameters for the equivalent model are: thickness, dielectric constant, and the electric conductivity. Results for a PCB in three scenarios have been obtained by using a sweep and two different optimization techniques. Benefits and drawbacks of the model are discussed. Results indicate that this procedure produces very precise characterization of the equivalent model of PCBs depending on the position and orientation of this device within the enclosure. View full abstract»

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  • A New Simplification Scheme for Crosstalk Prediction of Complex Cable Bundles Within a Cylindrical Cavity

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 940 - 943
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    In this letter, a new simplification scheme is proposed to extend the “equivalent cable bundle method” (ECBM) for modeling electromagnetic crosstalk of complex cable bundles within a cylindrical cavity. Anew six-step procedure is established to define the electrical and geometric characteristics of the reduced cable bundle model in the cylindrical cavity which is considered as the ground return. Numerical simulations performed on a simple cable bundle illustrate the efficiency and the advantages of the method. This study is a further step of the original ECBM and can find wide applications in a realistic environment. View full abstract»

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  • Comparison of ESD Immunity Between GaAs-Based LNA and SiGe-Based LNA

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 944 - 946
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    The comparison of electrostatic discharge (ESD) immunity is studied between a GaAs-based low-noise amplifier (LNA) and SiGe-based LNA, both operating at 850 MHz, a typical application being a mobile communications system. It analyzes the ESD effect, which occurs within communication components, such as LNA, and describes testing standard and methods. ESD test was done according to IEC61000-4-2 and MIL-Std 1686 standards in the contact mode. For further analysis on ESD test result of LNA, the effectiveness of ESD waveform into LNA was validated, using a commercial program. After the ESD test, the failed samples were carefully examined with optical microscope and environmental scanning electron microscope. View full abstract»

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