Decoupling capacitor calculations for CMOS circuits

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CMOS circuits on printed circuit boards with continuous power planes require decoupling capacitors to keep power supply within specification, provide signal integrity and reduce EMC/EMI radiated noise. Capacitor values and quantities are calculated using time and frequency domain techniques

Author-supplied keywords

  • CMOS circuits
  • Capacitance
  • Capacitors
  • Circuit noise
  • Clocks
  • EMC/EMI radiated noise
  • Frequency
  • Impedance
  • Inductance
  • Low-frequency noise
  • Packaging
  • Power supplies
  • continuous power planes
  • decoupling capacitor
  • frequency domain techniques
  • power supply
  • printed circuit boards
  • printed circuits
  • signal integrity
  • time domain techniques

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