TITLE

Shorted-end probes for accurate permittivity measurements with time-domain reflectometry

AUTHOR(S)
Cereti, Annamaria; Pettinelli, Elena; Galli, Alessandro; Bella, Francesco
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/4/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p1050
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An investigation is presented on the use of short-circuit terminations in two-wire transmission lines employed as probes in standard time-domain-reflectometry (TDR) setups. Experimental permittivity results are given for different configurations and materials, and these data are compared with those achievable using conventional open-type terminations. The possibility of both improving the accuracy and simplifying the procedures of TDR measurements using shorted-end probes is illustrated.
ACCESSION #
10404880

 

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