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Loop Connection of Unterminated Printed Circuit Wire Nets

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061393D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Timmer, MR [+details]

Abstract

A method is described to curtail mismatches and reflections in transmission lines in high performance semiconductor systems. Addition of a parallel line from the driver effectively reduces the characteristic impedance to half the value and provides an a.c. termination at the far end of the line.