Eur. Phys. J. AP
Volume 22, Number 2, May 2003
|Page(s)||115 - 132|
|Section||Physics of Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage|
|Published online||06 May 2003|
Association of electromagnetic methods to model printed circuit board in power electronic systems
SATIE UMR 8029, ENS Cachan,
61 avenue du Président Wilson, 94230 Cachan, France
2 Dépt. Métrologie Qualité, École des Mines de Douai, 941 rue Charles Bourseul, BP 838, 59508 Douai Cedex, France
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: 24 January 2003
Accepted: 24 January 2003
Published online: 6 May 2003
The aim of this paper is to model the printed connections in static power converters. An analytical technique, based on the transmission line theory has been proposed previously (Labarre et al., Eur. Phys. J. AP 3, 169 (1998)). This paper shows that this modeling technique, named the thin wire method (TWM) is well adapted to predict the behaviour of various configuration of printed circuit board with a ground plane: isolated microstrip lines exhibiting a constant or not width, parallel or non-parallel lines of any length. New analytical formulas are proposed in any layout configuration. However, the total circuit modeling needs to combine the features of different electromagnetic models: MTL, PEEC, CTL with a numerical technique: the two dimensional transmission line matrix method (TLM2D).
PACS: 41.20.Jb – Electromagnetic wave propagation; radiowave propagation / 89.20.Bb – Industrial and technological research and development
© EDP Sciences, 2003
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