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Potential Worst-case System for Testing EMI Filters Tested on Simple Filter Models

By Z. Raida, J. Svacina and J. Drinovsky


This paper deals with the approximate worst-case test method for testing the insertion loss of the EMI filters. The systems with 0.1 Ω and 100 Ω impedances are usually used for this testing. These systems are required by the international CISPR 17 standard. The main disadvantage of this system is the use of two impedance transformers. Especially the impedance transformer with 0.1 Ω output impedance is not easy to be produced. These transformers have usually narrow bandwidth. This paper discusses the alternative system with 1 Ω and 100 Ω impedances. The performance of these systems was tested on several filters’ models and the obtained data are depicted, too. The performance comparison of several filters in several systems is also included. The performance of alternate worst-case system is discussed in the conclusion

Topics: Electromagnetic compatibility EMC, EMI mains filter, insertion loss, impedance termination, filter model, modified nodal voltage method, current compensated inductors, Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering, TK1-9971, Technology, T, DOAJ:Electrical and Nuclear Engineering, DOAJ:Technology and Engineering
Publisher: Spolecnost pro radioelektronicke inzenyrstvi
Year: 2008
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