National Physical Laboratory

A Proposed Standard for Loss Measurements on Printed Circuit Boards

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Published: 22 May 2012

Authors: M. R. Harper, N. M. Ridler, M. J. Salter

Related: Electromagnetics

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As components increase their rate of data
processing the Printed Circuit Board is expected
to transfer data at ever faster rates to keep
pace. Beyond 2 Gb/s the impact of dielectric loss
becomes a critical factor in the design process [1].

Agreement of loss measurements between PCB
manufacturers and their customer base can be
crucial in ensuring that design tolerances are met.

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Created: 22 May 2012


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