An alternate solution which Henri Merkelo has demonstrated in the past is the
Transmission Line Matrix (TLM) method. What I saw was a 3D TLM method solution
for the transmission line fields which again were subsequently displayed by an
>I have seen a demostration by Henri Merkelo, Professor of U of Illinois,
>during a symposium and it showed an excellent animation on reflection on
>wires, PCB tracks, etc.. The program is CPU intensive and I don't
>believe it can run on a PC. I don't think it is for sale either.
>You may contact Henri at firstname.lastname@example.org. I have talked to him
>on some other problems and he was very helpful. Just keep in mind that
>he is very busy as well.
>Nortel, Wireless Networks
> I study SI problems on PCB board level. I am interested in studying the
> behavior of wave travelling on a wire and reflected because of impedance
> It is great helpful to have a visual aid,an animation program on PC, to
> show wave's travelling.
> Can anyone provide me a informatin/point for any animation programs to
> wave travelling on a wire -- reflection due to impedance mismatch?
> Thanks in advance.