Surface Current Distribution for PCB PDNGeometry
Surface current distribution provides an intuitive perspective on how the current flows, which is critical for high speed design. The surface current distribution for the power distribution network (PDN) in printed circuit board (PCB) is related to the input impedance observed by the IC looking into the PCB PDN. Two different principle methods are used to describe the current distribution, namely plane-pair PEEC (PPP) and resonant cavity model.
B. Zhao and S. Bai and C. Huang and J. Fan and A. E. Ruehli and J. L. Drewniak and B. Achkir and H. Ye and E. Li and B. Archambeault and S. Connor and M. Cracraft and M. Cocchini, "Surface Current Distribution for PCB PDNGeometry," Proceedings of the IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium (2015, South Korea), pp. 113-116, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Dec 2015.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/EDAPS.2015.7383680
IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium (2015: Dec. 14-16, Seoul, South Korea)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Center for High Performance Computing Research
Second Research Center/Lab
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory
Keywords and Phrases
Design; Electric current distribution measurement; Electric network analysis; Printed circuits; High speed designs; Input impedance; plane-pair PEEC; Power distribution network; Power Distribution Network Design; Printed circuit boards (PCB); Surface current distributions; Printed circuit boards
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Article - Conference proceedings
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