Closed-Form Expressions for the Noise Voltage Caused by a Burst Train of IC Switching Currents on a Power Distribution Network
A burst stimulus of data is a common activity in circuits and systems. The supply noise voltage waveform induced by a burst train of integrated circuit (IC) switching currents is rigorously derived for a power distribution network (PDN) with power traces, commonly used in handheld devices. Closed-form expressions are proposed to quickly estimate the amount of voltage drop and overshoot and to develop more complete PDN design methodology as improved target impedances. The proposed PDN noise expressions are also validated with SPICE simulation and measurements using a fabricated IC and PCB.
J. Kim et al., "Closed-Form Expressions for the Noise Voltage Caused by a Burst Train of IC Switching Currents on a Power Distribution Network," IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 1585-1597, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Dec 2014.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2014.2315837
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Center for High Performance Computing Research
Keywords and Phrases
Electric network analysis; Burst noise; Burst patterns; overshoot; Power distribution network; Switching currents; Target impedances; Transient noise; SPICE
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