Inclusion of microstrip and wire circuits in the FDTD method

CJ Railton, DL Paul

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With the increasing requirement to analyse structures with great complexity and significant size, existing electromagnetic analysis tools are showing their limitations. For instance, an integrated circuit together with its interconnects and package presents a considerable challenge. Methods which can be used include the finite difference time domain (FDTD) method which is versatile and general but which has impracticable computational requirements for structures with fine detail. In this contribution, an existing thin wire formalism is generalised in order to allow complete microstrip and printed circuits to be modelled in an efficient and rigorous manner
Translated title of the contributionInclusion of microstrip and wire circuits in the FDTD method
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorkshop on Computational Electromagnetics in Time-Domain (CEM-TD)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781424411702
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007
EventWorkshop on Computational Electromagnetics in Time-Domain - Perugia, Italy
Duration: 1 Oct 2007 → …


WorkshopWorkshop on Computational Electromagnetics in Time-Domain
Period1/10/07 → …

Bibliographical note

Name and Venue of Event: Perubia, Italy
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation

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  • printed circuits
  • PEEC
  • wire
  • microstrip circuits
  • FDTD methods


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