# IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

## Issue 4  Part 1 • Aug. 2016

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• ### Table of Contents

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):C1 - 946
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• ### Cover

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): C2
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• ### From the Editor-in-Chief

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): 947
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• ### T-EMC Regulations

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):948 - 949
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• ### The Use of Equivalent Model and Numerical Simulation for EMC Analysis in Hospital Environments

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):950 - 955
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This paper promotes the use of prediction methods as an alternative tool for evaluating and managing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in hospital environments. Radiated emissions originated from medical equipment are modeled based on open area test site measurements, and they are applied to numerical simulation using transmission line matrix method (TLM). TLM simulation is performed to include ... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling of Anechoic Chambers With Equivalent Materials and Equivalent Sources

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):956 - 963
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Numerical simulation of anechoic chambers is an important topic nowadays, since it can provide useful data about the performance of an electromagnetic compatibility site. However, the mathematical nature of the problem, the physical dimensions of the simulated sites, and the frequency ranges pose nontrivial challenges to the numerical simulation. Computational requirements, in particular, will qui... View full abstract»

• ### The Research and Application of a Novel Time Domain Hybrid Method for EMI Analysis of Lumped Circuits in a Shielded Device

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):964 - 970
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This paper presents a novel time domain hybrid method consisting of finite-difference time domain (FDTD) method, transmission line (TL) equations, and circuit-based method, which can be directly applied in time domain for the electromagnetic interference (EMI) analysis of the lumped circuits in a shielded device excited by ambient electromagnetic wave. The FDTD method coupled with the TL equations... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient Circuit Modeling Technique for the Analysis and Optimization of ISO 10605 Field Coupled Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Robustness of Nonlinear Devices

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):971 - 980
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In this paper, we propose a circuit modeling technique for the ISO 10605 field-coupled electrostatic discharge (ESD) test, often used in the automotive sector. First, a novel circuit model of the ESD gun is proposed. Second, a circuit model is developed for the ISO 10605 field-coupled ESD test bench and concatenated with models for the load box and the device under test (DUT). To validate the advo... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Dosimetry in a Mode-Stirred Reverberation Chamber in the 60-GHz Band

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):981 - 992
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This paper aims at introducing a calibration procedure for experimental dosimetry in a millimeter wave reverberation chamber. The proposed procedure is based on surface temperature measurements performed on a parallelepiped phantom using an infrared camera. The temperature rise measurement is compared to the value predicted by an analytical model. The latter is based on heat transfer formulation u... View full abstract»

• ### Interference Emission Estimation of Domestic Induction Cookers Based on Finite-Element Simulation

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):993 - 999
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In this paper, the interference emission levels of domestic induction heating appliances, which are tested out by the triple-loop antenna proposed by Van Veen and Vergerboet, are analyzed to estimate the measured values from numerical simulations. The purpose of this study is to propose an alternative method to evaluate the emission level of consumer goods in the early stages of the development pr... View full abstract»

• ### On the Susceptibility of Chopper Operational Amplifiers to EMI

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1000 - 1006
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This paper focuses on the susceptibility to electromagnetic interference (EMI) of chopper operational amplifiers, which are usually preferred to common ones when low-noise and low-offset features are required. The demodulation of EMI carried out by such devices is investigated analyzing the linear distortion that results from the modulation and the demodulation of the signal to be amplified, as we... View full abstract»

• ### Lumped and Distributed-Parameter Circuit Models of the Electromagnetic Clamp

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1007 - 1015
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This paper presents two circuit models of the electromagnetic (EM) clamp defined in Standard IEC 61000-4-6 for conducted-immunity (CI) testing. First, a lumped-parameter circuit model is extracted from measurements of scattering parameters. This model is merely behavioral since it provides a valid representation of the EM clamp at external ports up to 1 GHz, whereas physical interpretation of the ... View full abstract»

• ### Nonlinear Behavior Immunity Modeling of an LDO Voltage Regulator Under Conducted EMI

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1016 - 1024
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This paper presents a nonlinear behavior modeling method committed to the immunity of low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulator to conducted electromagnetic interference (EMI). A nonlinear behavior model is proposed to predict the immunity of LDOs, where the nonlinear characteristics of an LDO voltage regulator are described as a cascade of Taylor series and linear filter system. A test printed circuit ... View full abstract»

• ### EMI Shielding Effectiveness of Polyacrylonitrile Fabric With Polyaniline Deposition by Reactive Ink-Jet Printing and Model Approach

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1025 - 1032
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This study reports the simple, inexpensive, and in situ deposition of polyaniline (PANI) on polyacrylonitrile (PAN) woven fabric with the reactive ink-jet printing technique aimed at the manufacturing of multilayered electromagnetic interference (EMI) shields. The electrical characteristics of fabric samples are measured by the van der Pauw method. The surface resistance value of ... View full abstract»

• ### A Fast Calculation Approach for the Shielding Effectiveness of an Enclosure With Numerous Small Apertures

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1033 - 1041
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In this paper, we present an efficient and accurate approach to predict the shielding effectiveness (SE) of an enclosure with numerous small apertures, which involves two methods: the equivalent model of aperture array and waveguide equivalent circuit model. First, the equivalent model of aperture array is derived from the numerical simulation that simplifies the aperture array into a single apert... View full abstract»

• ### Shielding Methods for Gigahertz-Frequency Wideband Analog-Integrated Circuits

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1042 - 1051
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Coupling between closely spaced wideband analog radio frequency integrated circuits can cause degradation in device performance. Methods for reducing the coupling between packages were tested, with a strong focus on maintaining manufacturability and minimizing any increase in coupling between structures within the package. Methods include the application of magnetic absorbing material or resistive... View full abstract»

• ### Study on Corrosion-Induced Shielding-Degradation of EMI Gaskets

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1052 - 1059
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The deterioration of the shielding performance of electromagnetic interference finger stock gaskets in a corrosive environment is investigated. The visualization of the real contact area shows a drastic reduction of the engaged active contact region between fingers and their mating surfaces in presence of corrosives residues. In fact, additional openings occur besides the “T-like” ho... View full abstract»

• ### Formula for the Shielding Effectiveness of a Rectangular Cavity With a Penetrating Cable

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1060 - 1063
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A formula is derived for the plane wave shielding effectiveness of a spacecraft Faraday cage with a penetrating cable. The potentially disastrous effects of space radiation, corrosion, and thermal cycling are described. View full abstract»

• ### An Efficient Time-Domain Integral Solution for a Loaded Rectangular Metallic Enclosure With Apertures

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1064 - 1071
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This paper proposes an efficient time-domain mixed potential integral equation (TD-MPIE) technique to analyze the penetrated transient electromagnetic field into a perforated rectangular metallic enclosure loaded with conducting objects. To this end, the surface equivalent principle is applied, and the fields in the interior and the exterior regions of the enclosure are formulated by using the tim... View full abstract»

• ### Impulse Response Optimization of Band-Limited Frequency Data for Hybrid Field-Circuit Simulation of Large-Scale Energy-Selective Diode Grids

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1072 - 1080
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Recently, large-scale diode grids have received much attention with regard to spatial electromagnetic (EM) field protection of electronic systems. The distributed nature of diode grids and the large number of elements (usually hundreds or even more) pose a challenging problem for numerical modeling. In this paper, a hybrid field-circuit simulation combining the method of moments and a causal convo... View full abstract»

• ### Modifications to Improve the Time-Domain Performance of the Van Veen Loop

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1081 - 1089
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The Van Veen loop is intrinsically well adapted to time-domain measurements of net magnetic dipole moment. That is, the system comes very close to preserving the shape of the time-domain waveform of the net or residual magnetic dipole moment produced by the device under test. This property makes the Van Veen Loop very useful in the characterization of magnetic field wireless power transfer systems... View full abstract»

• ### Electromagnetic Field Due to Lightning Strike to a Tall Tower Sitting on a Mountainous Terrain

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1090 - 1099
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This paper presents the results of a radiated electromagnetic field due to lightning strike to a tall tower sitting on a mountainous terrain when considering both the first and subsequent return strokes. A cone-shaped ground with finite conductivity represents the mountainous terrain; and a cylindrical two-dimensional finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) scheme is used to determine the lightning-g... View full abstract»

• ### EMC Planning for High-Energy Physics Experiments

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1100 - 1109
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During the last years, the large hadron collider (LHC), the most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has been running at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. It includes four large high-energy experiments and the compact muon solenoid (CMS) is one of them. The electronic read-out for the CMS experiment is designed to process signals in the range of $\mu$<... View full abstract»

• ### Assessment of Compliance With RF EMF Exposure Limits: Approximate Methods for Radio Base Station Products Utilizing Array Antennas With Beam-Forming Capabilities

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1110 - 1117
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The importance of antenna arrays with beam-forming capability is expected to increase in future mobile communication systems with the ongoing development of new radio access technologies involving higher frequency bands and massive MIMO concepts. In this paper, various approximate methods for radio frequency electromagnetic field compliance assessments of radio base station products utilizing thes... View full abstract»

• ### Methodology for Coupling and Interference Prediction in Integrated-Circuit Substrates

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1118 - 1127
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This paper presents a methodology to evaluate different integrated-circuit substrate technology options in terms of interference coupling. It is based on the electromagnetic characterization of the different substrate configurations as radial multilayered dielectric lossy open waveguides and the selection of the propagation modes that effectively contribute to substrate coupling. In addition, atte... 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