RE: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES

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From: Degerstrom, Michael J. (degerstrom.michael@mayo.edu)
Date: Wed May 23 2001 - 14:25:16 PDT


Ken,

No problem - I was trying to do the same thing for Chandan
as my feeling was that he was trying to apply this
Zoprime formula when it wasn't apparent that he understood
its utility. I'm sure many of us have difficulty interpreting
the original posts to this bulletin board. Hopefully one
or both of our posts were beneficial.

Mike

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Cantrell [mailto:Ken.Cantrell@srccomp.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 12:02 PM
> To: Degerstrom, Michael J.
> Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES
>
>
> Mike,
> What I was getting at, if you re-examine at Chandan's
> message, is that he
> doesn't understand the basic material yet. Note his formula
> for Zoprime. I
> thought your answer was more advanced than the question that
> he asked, and I
> didn't want him to miss the fundamentals.
> Ken
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> [mailto:owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com]On Behalf Of
> Degerstrom, Michael
> J.
> Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 9:37 AM
> To: Ken.Cantrell@srccomp.com; si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES
>
>
> Ken,
>
> I'm not sure why you would recommend to use an approach that
> takes more effort to implement and then provides less accurate
> SI results. You can use this technique where lumped load
> capacitance is included into the transmission line capacitance
> only for certain net topologies. But using this approach will
> not allow you to see the capacitive reflections and any stubbing
> effects from package leads. Also, you may not be predicting
> the delay from your source to your load accurately.
>
> Mike
>
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> Mike Degerstrom Email: degerstrom.michael@mayo.edu
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>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ken Cantrell [mailto:Ken.Cantrell@srccomp.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 9:55 AM
> > To: Degerstrom, Michael J.; chandan_career@yahoo.com;
> > si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> > Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES
> >
> >
> > Chandan,
> > The receiver capacitance is modeled as part of the toal distributed
> > capacitance where the new capacitance (Cprime) is equal to the [line
> > capacitance plus (the load capacitance * the number of loads
> > divided by the
> > length of the transmission line)]. Zo prime is then equal to sqrt
> > (L/Cprime). It's effect will be to lower Zo. I refer you to Howard
> > Johnson's book, page 173, section 4.4.3.1. The only time I
> treat the
> > receiver capacitance as lumped is in a bi-directional mode where the
> > receiver capacitance introduces a group delay equal to 2*Zo*Cl.
> > Ken
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> > [mailto:owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com]On Behalf Of
> > Degerstrom, Michael
> > J.
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 7:39 AM
> > To: chandan_career@yahoo.com; si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> > Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES
> >
> >
> > Model the transmission line as a transmission line and the
> > load should be modeled as a lumped capacitance. You
> > may also want to model the package inductance and capacitance
> > depending on your application. Some of the load capacitance
> > may have series resistance due to ESD filter circuitry but
> > I rarely see vendors supplying this information unless it
> > it is factored into the IBIS model package resistance.
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > _______________________________________________________________
> > Mike Degerstrom Email: degerstrom.michael@mayo.edu
> > Mayo Clinic; 200 1st Street SW ; Rochester, MN 55905
> > Phone: (507) 538-5462 FAX: (507) 284-9171
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> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Chandan [mailto:chandan_career@yahoo.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 4:00 AM
> > > To: SI FORUM
> > > Subject: [SI-LIST] : EFFECT OF LUMPED LOAD ON TRANSMISSION LINES
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Consider a long trace - long enough for it to be
> > > considered as a transmission line. Let this trace be
> > > connected between a CMOS driver & a CMOS receiver. The
> > > receiver can therefore be modeled as a capacitive
> > > load at the end of the line.
> > >
> > > 1. Should this capacitor be considered as a lumped
> > > element or distributed?
> > > This question assumes importance when point-to-point
> > > clock traces are routed between a synthesizer & a
> > > receiver. Ideally, the value of series (or source)
> > > termination resistance that must be used is the
> > > difference between the characteristic impedance and
> > > the driver's internal resistance. I was wondering if I
> > > should use the loaded characteristic impedance or
> > > unloaded characteristic impedance. I then began to
> > > wonder if I should consider the load as distributed or
> > > lumped. Kindly comment.
> > >
> > > 2. Does the lumped capacitance affect the properties
> > > of a transmission line? If so, how?
> > >
> > > 3. The following approximation describes the
> > > relationship between the loaded characteristic
> > > impedance, unloaded characteristic impedance and
> > > the value of DISTRIBUTED capacitance:
> > >
> > > Z0' = Z0/ROOT OF (1 + CL/CO)
> > >
> > > where Z0' = Loaded characteristic impedance
> > > Z0 = Unloaded (Intrinsic) characteristic impedance
> > > CL = Load capacitance/unit length
> > > C0 = Intrinsic capacitance/unit length
> > >
> > > Is there any relationship between loaded
> > > characteristic impedance, unloaded characteristic
> > > impedance and the value of LUMPED capacitance?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Chandan
> > >
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