RE: [SI-LIST] : voltage measurements using a current probe

Ingraham, Andrew (Andrew.Ingraham@compaq.com)
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 11:45:17 -0500

> To
>measure the VDD current, I'd route a track around the VDD
>supply via on an inner layer. I'd then measure the
>current using a standard voltage probe across the ends of
>this track.

I don't think this works. The sense track would run perpendicular to the
current through the via. It would enclose no "lines of flux".

Andy

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