Frequency Measurements Web Page
Douglas C. Smith
Address: P. O. Box 1457, Los Gatos,
High Frequency Measurements and Noise In Electronic Circuits, 1992,
published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, ISBN #0-442-00636-5, 231 pages
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"A Method of Accurately
Measuring Shielding Efffectiveness of Materials in Electronic Products", June 2002 white paper written for Wavezero, Sunnyvale, CA
- "Sources of Impulsive EMI in Large Server Farms", 2002 EOS/ESD Symposium paper
- "Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Inside a Hard Disk Drive Due to External ESD", 2002 EOS/ESD Symposium paper
"The EMI/ESD Environment of Large Server Installations", 2001 EOS/ESD Symposium paper
"ESD Immunity in System Designs, System Field
Experiences and Effects of PWB Layout", 2000 EOS/ESD Symposium paper
System-Level ESD Problems", Test & Measurement World Magazine,
November 1999, cover story.
"Unusual Forms of ESD and Their Effects",
1999 EOS/ESD Symposium Proceedings, pp.329-333.
"Signal and Noise Measurement
Techniques Using Magnetic Field Probes," 1999 IEEE EMC Symposium Proceedings,
"Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Damage to Giant Magnetoresistive (GMR)
Recording Heads", 1998 EOS/ESD Symposium (jointly authored with A. Wallash).
"Metrology and Methodology of System Level ESD Testing", 1998 EOS/ESD Symposium
(jointly authored with D. Lin, D. Pommerenke, J. Barth, L. G. Henry, H.
Hyatt, M. Hopkins, and G. Senko).
"Damage to Magnetic Recording Heads Due to Electromagnetic Interference",
1998 IEEE EMC Symposium (jointly authored with A. Wallash).
"Current Probes, More
Useful Than You Think", 1998 IEEE EMC Symposium.
"A Method of Assessing Disk Drive EMI Performance for Large Arrays of Disks",
1998 IEEE EMC Symposium (jointly authored with G. Dutrow and G. Seebruch).
"A Method for Troubleshooting
Noise Internal to an IC", 1997 IEEE EMC Symposium.
"Measurements of ESD HBM Events, Simulator Radiation and Other Characteristics
Toward Creating a More Repeatable Simulation or; Simulators Should Simulate",
1996 EOS/ESD Symposium (jointly authored with J. Barth, D. Dale, K. Hall,
D. McCarthy, H. Hyatt, and J. Nuebel).
"An Investigation into the Performance of the
IEC 1000-4-4 Capacitive Clamp", 1996 EOS/ESD Symposium.
"A New Method for Measuring the Shielding Effectiveness of Interconnections
in Shielding Technologies: Application to Cellular Phone Gaskets for the
Housing", 1996 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility
(jointly authored with Richard Haynes and Philip J. Muniz).
"Measure Noise in Switching Supplies", Test & Measurement World, April
1996, pp. 11-12.
"Coaxial Magnetic Probes and Applications", ITEM 1996, pp. 128-129 (jointly
authored with Richard Haynes).
"Balanced Probe Extends High-Frequency Measurements",
IEEE Circuits & Devices, Vol. 10, No. 6, November 1994, pp. 19-23.
"EMC Performance Comparison of Shielded and Unshielded Data Transmission
Systems", EMC '94 Roma, International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility,
University of Rome "La Sapienza".
"CISPR Conducted Emissions Measurements on Telecommunications Leads: An
Improved Test Proposal", 1994 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic
"An Improved Method of Characterizing Shielding Materials", 1994 IEEE International
Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (jointly authored with Chauncey
Herring and Richard Haynes both of the AT&T Engineering Research Center
at Princeton, NJ).
"Troubleshooting Using a Differential Coax Probe", IEEE Santa Clara Valley
"A New Type of Furniture ESD and Its Implications", 1993 EOS/ESD Symposium.
"Techniques and Methodologies for Making System Level ESD Response Measurements
for Troubleshooting or Design Verification", 1992 EOS/ESD Symposium.
"A Comparison of the Susceptibility Performance of Shielded and Unshielded
Twisted Pair Cable for Data Transmission", 1992 International Symposium
on Electromagnetic Compatibility (jointly authored with Bob Pritchard of
AT&T Network Cable Systems).
"Applying High Frequency Techniques to Measuring ESD Phenomena and its
Effects", 1989 EOS/ESD Symposium.
"Computer Simulation of ESD and Lightning Events", 1986 EOS/ESD Symposium.
"Transmission Improvements on Local Loops by Using Active Terminations",
1978 International Symposium on Subscriber Loops and Services.
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