# IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

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Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):C1 - 169
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility publication information

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• ### Accurate Analysis of Reverberation Field Penetration Into an Equipment-Level Enclosure

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):170 - 180
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The paper focuses on the reverberation chamber method for the shielding properties evaluation of equipment-level enclosures. The enclosure under test is numerically modeled by an in-house finite-difference time-domain code that is able to predict the field inside the enclosure and the voltage captured by the probe placed inside it. The chamber fields have been modeled by applying the plane-wave su... View full abstract»

• ### An Effective Technique for System-Level Prediction of the Radiated Emissions of Unknown Sources Inside Low-${Q}$ Cavities Using Unit-Level Measurements

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):181 - 191
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A method for predicting electromagnetic emissions from unknown electronic devices and cables inside low-Q cavities is presented. This method is based on measurements at the unit level, equivalent source decomposition, and numerical electromagnetic simulation of the integrated system. The approach is also valid for the analysis of cables and conductors carrying electrical currents from the i... View full abstract»

• ### Noise Effects in Time-Domain Systems Involving Three-Axial Field Probes for the Measurement of Nonstationary Radiated Emissions

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):192 - 203
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This paper deals with three-axial systems for time-domain measurement of radiated emissions. A statistical analysis is developed in order to assess the influence of noise on the system measurement uncertainty in the case of nonstationary emissions, for which averaging techniques cannot be exploited. For a vector field with spatial components consisting of multiple sinusoids in additive white or co... View full abstract»

• ### Electromagnetic Interference Laboratory Correlation Study and Margin Determination

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):204 - 209
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Two topics that often arise in high-tech industries without any definitive resolution are: 1) electromagnetic interference laboratory correlation studies and the interpretation of the results and 2) the margin below the CISPR 22 limit that original equipment manufacturers often enforce on their products in order to minimize the risk of electromagnetic compatibility noncompliance. These two topics ... View full abstract»

• ### The International Intercomparison of SAR Measurements on Cellular Telephones

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):210 - 216
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This paper describes the results of an international intercomparison of specific absorption rate (SAR) measurements made with actual wireless telephones, following a similar program involving standard dipole antennas and flat phantoms. This study involved 17 laboratories in 11 different countries. All the participating laboratories supplied their data to the University of Maryland. The test of the... View full abstract»

• ### An Algorithm for Predicting the Change in SAR in a Human Phantom Due to Deviations in Its Complex Permittivity

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):217 - 226
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The aim of this study is to determine a robust prediction algorithm that can be used to correct the measured specific absorption rate (SAR) in a homogeneous phantom when its complex permittivity deviates from standardized reference values. Results are analyzed over a frequency range of 30-6000 MHz. Both measurements and numerical simulations are presented. Several antenna sizes and distances to th... View full abstract»

• ### Dependence of the Occupational Exposure to Mobile Phone Base Stations on the Properties of the Antenna and the Human Body

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):227 - 235
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This study assesses human exposure in the close vicinity of mobile phone base station antennas by finite-difference time-domain simulations. The peak spatial average specific absorption rate (SAR) and the whole-body average SAR are analyzed in three different anatomical models (55-101 kg) with respect to the basic restrictions for occupational exposure. The models are at distances between 0.5 and ... View full abstract»

• ### Simulation Analysis on Conducted EMD Caused by Valves in $pm$ 800 kV UHVDC Converter Station

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):236 - 244
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Wideband frequency electromagnetic (EM) noise generated during the turn-on and turn-off processes of thyristor valves in converter stations is conducted along the primary circuitry, and may interfere with secondary systems. The EM interference (EMI) problem in a plusmn800 kV ultra-HVDC converter station is an important issue that should be studied carefully in the design stage. A method to analyze... View full abstract»

• ### A Low-Power and High-Precision Spread Spectrum Clock Generator for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment Applications Using Two-Point Modulation

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):245 - 254
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A new technique utilizing two-point (TP) modulation for a spread spectrum clock generator (SSCG) for serial advanced technology attachment is presented in which the divider ratio is varied by a digital SigmaDelta modulator, and the voltage-controlled oscillator is modulated analogically. With this technique, the modulation bandwidth is enhanced in order that the modulation profile accuracy and jit... View full abstract»

• ### A Method for the Measurement of Shielding Effectiveness of Planar Samples Requiring No Sample Edge Preparation or Contact

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):255 - 262
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A method is presented for the measurement of shielding effectiveness of planar materials with nonconducting surfaces such as carbon fiber composites. The method overcomes edge termination problems with such materials by absorbing edge-diffracted energy. A dynamic range of up to 100 dB has been demonstrated over a frequency range of 1-8.5 GHz, depending on the size of the sample under test. Compari... View full abstract»

• ### An Equivalent Surface Source Method for Computation of the Magnetic Field Reduction of Metal Shields

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):263 - 273
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A numerical method for computation of the resultant quasi-static magnetic field in the vicinity of parallel wires and metal shields is presented. The primary magnetic field source is time-harmonic currents in wires. This field is modified by conducting magnetic and/or nonmagnetic shields. The material is assumed to be linear under the applied source field. The shielding effectiveness can be estima... View full abstract»

• ### Fast MoM Analysis of the Shielding Effectiveness of Rectangular Enclosures With Apertures, Metal Plates, and Conducting Objects

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):274 - 283
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The evaluation of the shielding effectiveness (SE) of rectangular metallic enclosures having apertures in their walls and loaded with conducting bodies is the subject of this paper. The conducting objects can be either modifications of the inner part of the enclosure (e.g., simple metal plates or protrusions of the walls) or elements to be protected from external fields (e.g., printed circuit boar... View full abstract»

• ### Shielding Characterization of Metallic Enclosures With Multiple Slots and a Thin-Wire Antenna Loaded: Multiple Oblique EMP Incidences With Arbitrary Polarizations

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):284 - 292
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Shielding effectiveness (SE) of metallic rectangular enclosures with thin slots and a thin-wire antenna loaded by an impedance, illuminated by multiple electromagnetic pulses (EMPs) simultaneously, is investigated using a hybrid finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. In order to enhance the simulation efficiency of the FDTD algorithm, accurate formulas for handling multiple thin slots, a thi... View full abstract»

• ### Accurate Characterization of Shielding Effectiveness of Metallic Enclosures With Thin Wires and Thin Slots

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):293 - 300
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In many electrical and electronic systems, metallic enclosures are used to provide electromagnetic shielding. These enclosures normally contain thin wires, thin slots, and frequency-selective slots (FSS) that degrade the shielding effects. In this paper, integrated FDTD formulations are developed that can model both subcellular thin slots and thin wires simultaneously. The formulations are shown t... View full abstract»

• ### A Fast Stroud-Based Collocation Method for Statistically Characterizing EMI/EMC Phenomena on Complex Platforms

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):301 - 311
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A fast stochastic collocation method for statistically characterizing electromagnetic interference and compatibility (EMI/EMC) phenomena on electrically large and loaded platforms is presented. Uncertainties in electromagnetic excitations and/or system geometries and configurations are parameterized in terms of random variables having normal or beta probability density functions. A fast time-domai... View full abstract»

• ### Full-Wave Model of Frequency-Dispersive Media With Debye Dispersion Relation by Circuit-Oriented FEM

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):312 - 319
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Dispersive materials play an important role in a wide variety of applications (e.g., waveguides, antenna structures, integrated circuits, bioelectromagnetic applications). In this paper, a full-wave finite-element method (FEM-SPICE) technique for modeling dispersive materials is proposed. A finite-element formulation employing Whitney elements capable of analyzing electromagnetic geometries with d... View full abstract»

• ### Electromagnetic Field in the Vicinity of Lightning Protection Rods at a Lossy Ground

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):320 - 330
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In this paper, the lightning discharge channel in the vicinity of vertical lightning protection rods is modeled in the frequency domain by a vertical mast antenna coupled with vertical parasitic elements. The ground is treated as linear, isotropic, and homogeneous lossy half-space. The vertical mast antenna and the rods are treated as a unique system as for boundary conditions that results in the ... View full abstract»

• ### Generalized Form of Telegrapher's Equations for the Electromagnetic Field Coupling to Buried Wires of Finite Length

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):331 - 337
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In this paper, a generalized form of telegrapher's equations for electromagnetic field coupling to buried wires is derived. The presented approach is based on thin-wire antenna theory. The effect of a dissipative half-space is taken into account via the reflection/transmission coefficient approximation. The conductor losses can be taken into account via the surface impedance per unit length. The d... View full abstract»

• ### DC Internal Inductance for a Conductor of Rectangular Cross Section

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):338 - 344
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In this paper, the dc internal inductance for conductors with rectangular cross section is investigated. Using a quasistatic Green's function, the magnetic fields inside a rectangular conductor are derived. These magnetic field expressions are used to formulate the internal inductance of the conductor. We present numerical results and closed-form expressions for the dc internal inductance for this... View full abstract»

• ### Comparison of Experimental Measurements of Current Distribution in a Flat Conductor With Simulated Results From the Partial Inductance Method

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):345 - 350
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The current distribution in a stripline is calculated by using a partial inductance formulation to produce a circuit model that is evaluated with the SPICE program. The program also simulates the signals produced in a recently invented magnetic current probe. Measurements using the current probe have been made over a wide range of frequencies and compared to the calculations. Agreement is achieved... View full abstract»

• ### Generic and Accurate Whitebox Behavioral Model for Fast Simulation of Analog Effects in Nanometer CMOS Digital Logic Circuits

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):351 - 357
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Digital CMOS circuits are praised because of their noise immunity. However, lowering power supply voltages and shrinking device sizes, in combination with the rising electromagnetic pollution, have made this statement no longer true. An accurate behavioral model is presented for the analog simulation of digital logic circuits. The model building is automated and scalable in the sense that it allow... View full abstract»

• ### Fast EMI Analysis via Transverse Partitioning and Waveform Relaxation

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):358 - 371
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High-speed interconnects are increasingly becoming susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI). Hence, there is a growing need for fast simulation of interconnect lines in the presence of incident field coupling using circuit simulators such as SPICE. However, the presence of a large number of coupled lines in modern interconnect structures is a serious limiting factor in these simulations. ... View full abstract»

• ### Coexistence Between Ultra-Wideband Radio and Narrow-Band Wireless LAN Communication Systems—Part I: Modeling and Measurement of UWB Radio Signals in Frequency and Time

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):372 - 381
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The correct modeling and measurement of ultra-wideband (UWB) radio signal are a critical issue to evaluate the electromagnetic (EM) emission of any communication system based on this technology. In this paper (Part I), UWB radio communication systems based on impulse radio (IR) and multiband orthogonal frequency division multiplex (MB-OFDM) technologies are characterized by simulations and experim... 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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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Tzong-Lin Wu
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan
tlwu@ntu.edu.tw