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Unified Approach For Time Domain Simulation Of Transmission Lines With Loss

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067710D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gruodis, AJ [+details]

Abstract

The method of characteristics [1] has been successfully applied to the analysis of ideal transmission lines. This is possible because for the ideal lines the characteristic impedance (Z(o) = (the square root) L/C) is real and the time delay (T(o) = (the square root of)L/C) is independent of the frequency of the input signal. The equivalent circuit using the method of characteristics is shown in Fig. 1.