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Impedance Mismatch Effects on Propagation Constant Measurements

Published

Author(s)

Donald C. DeGroot, Dave K. Walker, Roger Marks

Abstract

By measuring propagation constants of coplanar waveguide transmission lines, we show the significant systematic errors of common measurement techniques when the characteristic impedance of the lines does not match the reference impedance of the instrument.
Proceedings Title
Proc., 5th Topical Mtg. Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging
Conference Dates
October 28-30, 1996
Conference Location
Napa, CA

Citation

DeGroot, D. , Walker, D. and Marks, R. (1996), Impedance Mismatch Effects on Propagation Constant Measurements, Proc., 5th Topical Mtg. Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, Napa, CA, [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/EPEP.1996.564810 (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created October 1, 1996, Updated November 10, 2018