Trace Analyzer Benchmark of Coupled Microstrips

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The parameters for the stripline are given below:

  • w = 10 mil
  • s = 5 mil
  • t = 2.8 mil
  • h = 8 mil
  • er = 5.23

Characteristic impedance values from measurement, and LINPAR, a method of moment (MOM) tool, are listed below:

Method

Zodd (ohm)

Zeven

*LINPAR

38.47

65.67

Trace Analyzer

38.41

65.31

* NOTE: Since Trace Analyzer applet only evaluate the lossless parameters, LINPAR is configured to report only the L/C matrices in order to have to fair comparison.

A specialized version of Trace Analyzer is shown below. User can verify the result by using menu Calculate::Impedance and use it as a template to solve similar problems.

References

[1] Antonije R. Djordjevic, Miodrag B. Bazdar, Tapan K. Sarkar, and Roger F. Harrington, LINPAR manual, Artech House, 1999.

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