Re: [SI-LIST] : PCB track length and ringing

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Tue, 23 Sep 97 09:48:27 -0700

Simply due to the reflections caused by impedance mismatch somewhere
in the trace between source and destination. Mismatch can occur for a
multitude of reasons such as vias, changing planes, stubs, tees,
capacitive inputs, inductive traces etc., etc. That is based on
transmission line theory found in elementary electromagnetics

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Subject: [SI-LIST] : PCB track length and ringing
Author: Non-HP-gkrishna ([email protected]) at HP-ColSprings,mimegw5
Date: 9/22/97 8:32 PM


Can someone explain how the PCB (printed circuit board) track (signal
trace) length causes ringing in the High Speed Digital Signal systems.