However, its low inductance would make it a
good aid in filtering out high frequency noise (200MHz+ compts)
and thus help reduce EMI.
On Jul 29, 17:49, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Subject: [SI-LIST] : Buried Capacitors
> I am trying to gain a better understanding on the concept of the buried
> capacitors, made of two (2) internal planes on a printed circuit board.
> We do not have a general agreement within the design community on the
> of this technique, so I just wanted to bounce it off of this reflector.
> Multi-layer PCB's have power and ground planes as a norm. This technique
> stacks some of these planes very close together (2 mil thin dielectrics)
> to act as a giant capacitor.
> The design uses thru-hole vias only.
> Are we:
> 1) reducing noise
> 2) using this as an alternative to filter-caps
> 3) using this in conjunction with filter-caps.
> 4) At what frequencies is this practice appropriate.
> 5) anything else you can add.
> Bob Harrison
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