A novel parallel processing synchronization method for observing electric fields in and around PCBs.

Buchanan, William J and Gupta, Naren K (1997) A novel parallel processing synchronization method for observing electric fields in and around PCBs. International Journal of Electronics, 82 (1). pp. 61-76. ISSN 0020 7217

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The authors have taken the 3D FDTD approach to simulate the propagation of electrical signals within and around printed circuit boards (PCBs). This relates to the work currently being carried out into the propagation of very high speed digital pulses in PCBs for high bandwidth systems. The authors have further demonstrated the use of parallel processing to reduce simulation time. Visualization of an applied gaussian pulse from multiple sources within and outside a PCB are shown and the techniques used to determine the system characteristics are discussed in the paper.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0020 7217
Electronic ISSN: 1362 3060
Uncontrolled Keywords: 3D FDTD; electrical signals; printed circuit boards; digital pulses; parallel processing; simulation; visualization;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works >
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Item ID: 3951
Depositing User: Professor Bill Buchanan
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2011 15:07
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2013 16:40

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