RE: [SI-LIST] : Selection of Optimum Termination

Abe Riazi (
Tue, 20 Oct 1998 14:58:06 -0700

Gregg Fokken Wrote:

>If you don't mind sharing, could you give me the titles and publications of
>papers on termination which you thought were worthwhile? I haven't been able
>to keep up on the literature in this area and would like to take advantage of
>the literature searching you've done if you don't mind. Thanks in advance.

Hi Gregg:

In my opinion the following publication list (together with some of
their references) provide valuable reading related to termination:

1. Kaufer, S. and Crisafulli, K. "Terminating Traces on High-Speed
PCBs", Printed Circuit Desing, March 1998, PP. 24-27.
2. Ethirajan, K. and Nemec, J. "Termination Techniques for High
Speed Buses", EDN, February 16, 1998, PP. 135-143.
3. Vu, M. "Choose Termination and Topology to Maximize Signal
Integrity and Timing", EDN, 1996.
4. Johnson, H.W. and Graham M. " A Handbook of Balck Magic", Prentice
Hall, 1993., pp. 165-248.
5. "Transmission line effects in PCB applications" Motorol
Semiconductor Application Note, Document AN1051/D, 1990.

In addition, the following two web sites include several articles
related to various transmission line issues:


Abe Riazi
Anigma, Inc.


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