Mentor White Paper: Characteristic vs. Instantaneous Impedance


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Successful signal integrity analysis depends on a fundamental concept: impedance. Without a thorough understanding of the impedance values that a signal encounters along the way, designers cannot maintain good signal quality from source to receiver. 

This paper defines the difference between characteristic and instantaneous impedance and explores the essential principles of impedance and design-controlled impedance.

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