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Improved Numerical Method for Computing Internal Impedance of a Rectangular Conductor and Discussions of Its High Frequency Behavior

By Makoto Matsuki and Akira Matsushima
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 23, 139-152, 2012


An efficient numerical solution is been developed to compute the impedances of rectangular transmission lines. Method of moments is applied to integral equations for the current density, where the cross section is discretized, to improve the convergence, by a nonuniform grid that obeys the skin effect. Powerfulness of this approach up to rather high frequencies is verified by comparing with asymptotic formulas and other references. Detailed discussion is given for the current density distribution and its effect to the impedance, especially for a high frequency range.


Makoto Matsuki and Akira Matsushima, "Improved Numerical Method for Computing Internal Impedance of a Rectangular Conductor and Discussions of Its High Frequency Behavior," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 23, 139-152, 2012.


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