Abstract

Plated through-hole (PTH) vias are commonly used in printed circuit boards. They usually leave open stubs if the signal(s) does not transition the entire depth of the board. These open stubs can have a negative impact on signal transmission. This summary reports the investigation of the impact of the open via stubs in a typical backpanel design.

Meeting Name

IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2004

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

FEM; Backpanel Designs; Differential Transmission Line; Equivalent Circuits; Eye Diagram; Finite Element Analysis; Open Stubs; Plated Through-Hole Vias; Printed Circuit Boards; Printed Circuit Design; Signal Transmission; Transmission Line Theory

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2004 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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