4. Ideal Models vs Real-World Systems

  1. Paul G. Huray

Published Online: 28 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470543481.ch4

The Foundations of Signal Integrity

The Foundations of Signal Integrity

How to Cite

Huray, P. G. (2009) Ideal Models vs Real-World Systems, in The Foundations of Signal Integrity, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470543481.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470343609

Online ISBN: 9780470543481



  • ideal models vs. real-world systems;
  • ideal model transmission line input and output;
  • electrodeposited Cu film microporosity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ideal Transmission Lines

  • Ideal Model Transmission Line Input and Output

  • Real-World Transmission Lines

  • Effects of Surface Roughness

  • Effects of the Propagating Material

  • Effects of Grain Boundaries

  • Effects of Permeability

  • Effects of Board Complexity

  • Final Conclusions for an Ideal versus a Real-World Transmission Line

  • Endnotes