Re: [SI-LIST] : Design Note on Right Angle Bends

Doug Brooks (doug@eskimo.com)
Fri, 10 Jul 1998 15:08:20 -0700

Actually, for the ABSLUTE LATEST info -------------

see "90 Degree Corners, The Final Turn"

in the January 98 issue of PC Design Mag
(reprinted on our web site). This was a CONTROLLED study
that discusses both the geometric (impedance) and
antenna (EMI) effects of 90 deg. corners and measures
their effects.

Doug Brooks

At 01:17 PM 7/10/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I am puzzled by a design note on the Ultracad web site:
>
>http://www.ultracad.com/tech.htm
>
>It states that:
>
> THE REASON YOU DON'T USE RIGHT ANGLE TURNS ON CIRCUIT BOARDS IS
> THAT RIGHT ANGLE CORNERS BEGIN TO LOOK LIKE ANTENNAS.
>
>There are no references given or any further explanation. Can anyone
>explain what they mean?
>
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