Simulation of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation on a Printed Circuit Board with Linear and Nonlinear Discrete Loads

  • M. Witting
  • T. Pröpper


This paper presents a method to co-simulate electromagnetic fields and electrical cire domain. On the one hand the approach is based on the time domain the Finite Integration Method — which is almost identical to the wellnite-Difference Time-Domain Method — for the simulation of electromag1 on the other hand it is based on the numerical integration of network formulated by means of the Modified Nodal Approach.

The essentials of the two basic methods are outlined. The interrelation between the magnetic fields on the one hand and currents and voltages on the other r with the dynamical coupling of the two methods is explained. An ation, based on the time domain solver of the Electromagnetic CAE package MAFIA and the circuit simulator SPICE, is described. Results of the co-simulation for some examples are presented and compared to that of other simulation methods.


Print Circuit Board FDTD Method Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Transmission Line Model Amplifier Circuit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Witting
    • 1
  • T. Pröpper
    • 1
  1. 1.SICAN F&E GmbHHannoverGermany

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