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Method and Structure to Bridge Current Return Path Discontinuities on Adjacent Reference Planes Within an Electronic Package

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000031877D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Oct-15
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Oct-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A reference plane providing a current return path for high-speed signals may have openings which cause return path deviations. A return path bridge as described here could be constructed to minimize this return path deviation.