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MODELING OF IMBALANCE IN DIFFERENTIAL LINES TARGETED TO SPICE SIMULATION

By F. Grassi, X. Wu, Y. Yang, G. Spadacini, and S. A. Pignari

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Abstract:
In this paper, a SPICE model representative for the mode conversion occurring in differential lines affected by imbalance either of the line cross-section and the terminal networks is developed. The model is based on the assumption of weak imbalance and allows approximate prediction of modal quantities, through separate modeling of the contributions due to line and termination imbalance by controlled sources with (possibly) frequency dependent gain. The proposed SPICE model is used to perform worst-case prediction of undesired modal voltages induced at line terminals by mode conversion.

Citation:
F. Grassi, X. Wu, Y. Yang, G. Spadacini, and S. A. Pignari, "Modeling of Imbalance in Differential Lines Targeted to SPICE Simulation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 62, 225-239, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERB15012304

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