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Appendix G: Transformed Frequency Domain Measurements Using Spice

  1. W. Alan Davis PhD1 and
  2. Krishna K. Agarwal PhD2

Published Online: 9 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471200689.app7

Radio Frequency Circuit Design

Radio Frequency Circuit Design

How to Cite

Davis, W. A. and Agarwal, K. K. (2001) Appendix G: Transformed Frequency Domain Measurements Using Spice, in Radio Frequency Circuit Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471200689.app7

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas at Arlington

  2. 2

    Raytheon Systems Company

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 OCT 2001

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471350521

Online ISBN: 9780471200680



  • measurements;
  • transformed frequency domain;
  • time domain;
  • reflectometry analysis;
  • circuit elements;
  • identification;
  • multiple discontinuities;
  • sample SPICE list;
  • impulse response;
  • modification


Time domain measurements taken on an automatic network analyzer can be easily replicated theoretically for dispersionless transmission lines using the SPICE time domain program simulation. A technique is presented here that gives the type, value, and position of the measured discontinuity directly from time domain measurements. Furthermore the effect of multiple discontinuities can be replicated by SPICE.