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Modelling electromagnetic radiation from digital electronic systems by means of the finite difference time domain method

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  • CJ Railton
  • KM Richardson
  • JP McGeehan
  • KE Elder
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Symposium on EMC, Anaheim, USA, Aug. 1992
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages38 - 43
ISBN (Print)0780307135
StatePublished - Aug 1992
EventInternational Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility - Anaheim, California, United States


ConferenceInternational Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, California


The necessity for the control and minimisation of unintentional electromagnetic emissions from electrical systems has long been appreciated and much skilled effort is spent on EMI suppression. Due to the complexity of the problem, however, very little in the way of CAD tools is available to help the designer. In this contribution, a method is described, based on the Finite Difference Time Domain technique, whereby the radiation levels from digital circuits may be predicted. The predicted results are compared to measurements from some trial configurations.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: Part of this work was funded by GPT Limited. Terms of use: Copyright © 1992 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 1992. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

    Research areas

  • Finite Difference Time Domain


International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility

Duration17 Aug 199221 Aug 1992
CityAnaheim, California
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference

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