Transmission Lines in Digital and Analog Electronic Systems: Signal Integrity and CrosstalkISBN: 9780470592304
298 pages
September 2010

1 Basic Skills and Concepts Having Application to Transmission Lines.
1.1 Units and Unit Conversion.
1.2 Waves, Time Delay, Phase Shift, Wavelength, and Electrical Dimensions.
1.3 The Time Domain vs. the Frequency Domain.
1.3.1 Spectra of Digital Signals.
1.3.2 Bandwidth of Digital Signals.
1.3.3 Computing the TimeDomain Response of Transmission Lines Having Linear Terminations Using Fourier Methods and Superposition.
1.4 The Basic Transmission Line Problem.
1.4.1 TwoConductor Transmission Lines and Signal Integrity.
1.4.2 Multiconductor Transmission Lines and Crosstalk.
Problems.
PART I TWOCONDUCTOR LINES AND SIGNAL INTEGRITY.
2 TimeDomain Analysis of TwoConductor Lines.
2.1 The Transverse ElectroMagnetic (TEM) Mode of Propagation and the TransmissionLine Equations.
2.2 The PerUnitLength Parameters.
2.2.1 WireType Lines.
2.2.2 Lines of Rectangular Cross Section.
2.3 The General Solutions for the Line Voltage and Current.
2.4 Wave Tracing and Reflection Coefficients.
2.5 The SPICE (PSPICE) Exact TransmissionLine Model.
2.6 LumpedCircuit Approximate Models of the Line.
2.7 Effects of Reactive Terminations on Terminal Waveforms.
2.7.1 Effect of Capacitive Terminations.
2.7.2 Effect of Inductive Terminations.
2.8 Matching Schemes for Signal Integrity.
2.9 Bandwidth and Signal Integrity: When Does the Line Not Matter?
2.10 Effect of Line Discontinuities.
2.11 Driving Multiple Lines.
Problems.
3 FrequencyDomain Analysis of TwoConductor Lines.
3.1 The TransmissionLine Equations for Sinusoidal, SteadyState Excitation of the Line.
3.2. The General Solution for the Terminal Voltages and Currents.
3.3 The Voltage Reflection Coefficient and Input Impedance to the Line.
3.4 The Solution for the Terminal Voltages nad Currents.
3.5 The SPICE Solution.
3.6 Voltage and Current as a Function of Position on the Line.
3.7 Matching and VSWR.
3.8 Power Flow on the Line.
3.9 Alternative Forms of the Results.
3.10 The Smith Chart.
3.11 Effects of Line Losses.
3.12 LumpedCircuit Approximations for Electrically Short Lines.
3.13 Construction of Microwave Circuit Components Using Transmission Lines.
Problems.
PART II THREECONDUCTOR LINES AND CROSSTALK.
4 The TransmissionLine Equations for ThreeConductor Lines.
4.1 The TransmissionLine Equations for ThreeConductor Lines.
4.2 The PerUnitLength Parameters.
4.2.1 WideSeparation Approximations for Wires.
4.2.2 Numerical Methods.
Problems.
5 Solution of the TransmissionLine Equations for ThreeConductor Lossless Lines.
5.1 Decoupling the TransmissionLine Equations with Mode Transformations.
5.2 The SPICE Subcircuit Model.
5.3 LumpedCircuit Approximate Models of the Line.
5.4 The InductiveCapacitive Coupling Approximate Model.
Problems.
6 Solution of the TransmissionLine Equations for ThreeConductor Lossy Lines.
6.1 The TransmissionLine Equations for ThreeConductor Lossy Lines.
6.2 Characterization of Conductor and Dielectric Losses.
6.2.1 Conductor Losses and Skin Effect.
6.2.2 Dielectric Losses.
6.3 Solution of the Phasor (FrequencyDomain) TransmissionLine Equations for a ThreeConductor Lossy Line.
6.4 CommonImpedance Coupling.
6.5 The TimeDomain to FrequencyDomain (TDFD) Method.
Problems.
Appendix. A Brief Tutorial on Using PSPICE.
Index.