TY - JOUR

T1 - Analysis of Arbitrarily Oriented Microstrip Transmission Lines in Arbitrarily Shaped Dielectric Media Over a Finite Ground Plane

AU - Venkataraman, Jayanti

AU - Rao, Sadasiva M.

AU - Djordjevic, Antonije R.

AU - Sarkar, Tapan K.

AU - Naiheng, Yang

PY - 1985/10

Y1 - 1985/10

N2 - A numerical analysis is presented for a multiconductor transmission line in multilayered lossy, dielectric regions where the ground plane is of finite extent. The transmission lines are infinitely long and vary in cross section from finite to infinitesimally thin. The Green's function for such a two-dimensional transmission line involves an arbitrary constant. If the ground plane is infinite, the method of images could be used where this constant cancels out. However, in the case of a finite ground plane, the constant has to be evaluated. Here a numerical method is presented where the constant could be eliminated rather than evaluated by imposing the condition for the total charge to be zero. The transmission lines, dielectric regions, and the ground plane can have arbitrary cross sections.

AB - A numerical analysis is presented for a multiconductor transmission line in multilayered lossy, dielectric regions where the ground plane is of finite extent. The transmission lines are infinitely long and vary in cross section from finite to infinitesimally thin. The Green's function for such a two-dimensional transmission line involves an arbitrary constant. If the ground plane is infinite, the method of images could be used where this constant cancels out. However, in the case of a finite ground plane, the constant has to be evaluated. Here a numerical method is presented where the constant could be eliminated rather than evaluated by imposing the condition for the total charge to be zero. The transmission lines, dielectric regions, and the ground plane can have arbitrary cross sections.

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U2 - 10.1109/TMTT.1985.1133155

DO - 10.1109/TMTT.1985.1133155

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0022137427

VL - MTT-33

SP - 952

EP - 960

JO - IRE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

JF - IRE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

SN - 0018-9480

IS - 10

ER -