Title

Maximum Radiated Emissions Evaluation for the Heatsink/IC Structure using the Measured Near Electrical Field

Abstract

Creating an equivalent field source is an efficient method for predicting radiated emissions from IC structures. In this paper, the maximum radiated emissions for a heat-sink/IC structure is predicted by creating an equivalent source from the measured electrical field (E-field) in the gap between the heatsink and IC. The E-field is detected by an E-field probe made of an open coaxial cable coated with absorbing material. A numerical model is built in the computer simulation technology microwave studio to obtain the maximum radiated field, where the measured E-field is used as a source to excite the heat-sink model. The evaluated maximum radiated field is in good agreement with the measured value; the error is within 7 dB up to 40 GHz for the source with phase, and 7 dB up to 10 GHz for the phaseless measurement.

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Center/Lab(s)

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory

Keywords and Phrases

Equivalent principle; field transformation; maximized radiated field; probe calibration

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

0018-9375

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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