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last updated: June 16, 1999

M. S. Islam, A. J. Tsao, and D. P. Neikirk, "GaAs
on Quartz Coplanar Waveguide Phase Shifter," *IEEE Microwave
and Guided Wave Lett.*, vol. 1, pp. 328-330, 1991.

N. Gopal, D. P. Neikirk, and L. T. Pillage, "Evaluating RC-Interconnect
using Moment-Matching Approximations," *Conference Proceedings of
the IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design*, Santa Clara,
CA, Nov. 10-14, 1991.

N. Gopal, E. Tuncer, Dean P. Neikirk, and L. T. Pillage, "Non-uniform lumping models for transmission line analysis," IEEE Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, Tucson, AZ, April 22-24, 1992, pp. 119-121.

Emre Tuncer and Dean P. Neikirk, "Highly
Accurate Quasi-Static Modeling of Microstrip Lines Over Lossy Substrates,"
**IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters 2**, Oct. 1992, pp. 409-411.

E. Tuncer and D. P. Neikirk, "Highly
Accurate Quasi-Static Modeling of Microstrip Lines Over Lossy Substrates,"
*IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Lett.*, vol. 2, pp. 409-411, 1992.

M. S. Islam, E. Tuncer, and D. P. Neikirk, "Calculation of Conductor
Loss in Coplanar Waveguide using Conformal Mapping," *Electronics
Letters*, vol. 29, pp. 1189-1191, 1993.

M. S. Islam, E. Tuncer, and D. P. Neikirk, "Accurate
Quasi-Static Model for Conductor Loss in Coplanar Waveguide," *1993
IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest*, Atlanta, GA, June
15-18, 1993, pp. 959-962.

Tuncer, E., and Neikirk, D. P.: 'Efficient
Calculation of Surface Impedance for Rectangular Conductors,' *Electron.
Lett.*, 1993, 29, pp. 2127-2128.

E. Tuncer, S. Y. Kim, L. T. Pillage, and D. P. Neikirk, "A new, efficient
circuit model for microstrip lines including both current crowding and skin
depth effects," *IEEE 2nd Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance
of Electronic Packaging*, Monterey, CA, Oct. 20-22, 1993, 1993, pp. 85-88.

M. S. Islam, E. Tuncer, and D. P. Neikirk, "Accurate
Model for Schottky-Contacted Coplanar Waveguide Including Finite Epilayer
Resistance Effects," *Electronics Letters*, vol. 30, pp. 712-713,
1994.

E. Tuncer, B.-T. Lee, M. S. Islam, and D. P. Neikirk, "Quasi-Static Conductor Loss Calculations
in Transmission Lines using a New Conformal Mapping Technique,"
*IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech.*, vol. 42, pp. 1807-1815, 1994.

E. Tuncer, B.-T. Lee, and D. P. Neikirk, "Interconnect
Series Impedance Determination Using a Surface Ribbon Method,"
*IEEE 3rd Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*,
Monterey, CA, Nov. 2-4, 1994, pp. 249-252.

M. S. Islam, "Modeling and Experimental Studies of Schottky-Contacted Coplanar Waveguide Transmission Lines on Semiconductor Substrates," 1994, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin.

D. P. Neikirk, E. Tuncer, and B.-T. Lee, "The Use of Effective Internal
Impedance Approximations in Lossy Transmission Line Modeling," Progress
in Electromagnetics Research Symposium PIERS 95, The Universtity of Washington,
Seattle, Washington, July 24-28, 1995, p. 955.

D. P. Neikirk, M. S. Islam, and E. Tuncer, "Accurate Quasi-Static Modeling
of Transmission Lines on Semiconducting Substrates," Progress in Electromagnetics
Research Symposium PIERS 95, The Universtity of Washington, Seattle, Washington,
July 24-28, 1995, p. 929.

B. Krauter, D. P. Neikirk, and L. T. Pillage, "Sparse Partial Inductance
Matrix Formulation," Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium
PIERS 95, The University of Washington,Seattle, Washington, 1995, p. 957.

B.-T. Lee, E. Tuncer, and D. P. Neikirk, "Efficient 3-D Series Impedance Extraction using Effective Internal Impedance," IEEE 4th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, Portland, OR, October 1-4, 1995, pp. 220-222.

Emre Tuncer (currently at Monterey design Systems), dissertation title: "Extraction of Parameters for High Speed Digital Interconnects," Dec. 1995.

S. Kim and D. P. Neikirk, "Compact Equivalent Circuit Model for the Skin Effect," 1996 IEEE-MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, San Francisco, California, June 17-21, 1996, pp. 1815-1818.

Beom-Taek Lee (currently at Intel), dissertation title: "Efficient Series Impedance Extraction Using Effective Internal Impedance,"Aug. 1996.

B.-T. Lee and D. P. Neikirk, "Minimum
Segmentation in the Surface Ribbon Method for Series Impedance Calculations
of Microstrip Lines," *IEEE 5th Topical Meeting on *Electrical
Performance of Electronic Packaging, Napa, CA, October 28-30, 1996, pp.
233-235.

Sangwoo Kim and Dean P. Neikirk, "Time
Domain Multiconductor Transmission Line Analysis Using Effective Internal
Impedance," *IEEE 6th Topical Meeting on Electrical *Performance
of Electronic Packaging, San Jose, CA, October 27 - 29, 1997, pp 255-258.

S. Kim and D. P. Neikirk, "Time Domain Multiconductor Transmission Line Analysis Using Effective Internal Impedance," IEEE 6th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, IEEE Cat. Number 97TH8318, San Jose, CA, October 27-29, 1997, pp. 255-258.

Beom-Taek Lee, Sangwoo Kim, Emre Tuncer, and Dean P. Neikirk, "Effective Internal Impedance Method for Series Impedance Calculations of Lossy Transmission Lines: Comparison to Standard Impedance Boundary Condition," submitted to: IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, June 1997.

manuscript for "Effective Internal Impedance Method for Series Impedance Calculations of Lossy Transmission Lines: Comparison to Standard Impedance Boundary Condition," Sangwoo Kim, Beom-Taek Lee, Emre Tuncer, and Dean P. Neikirk, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Jan., 1999.

manuscript for "Accurate Time Domain Multiconductor Lossy Transmission Line Analysis Including the Skin Effect," Sangwoo Kim and Dean P. Neikirk.

R. J. Friar and D. P. Neikirk, "Experimental
Determination of the Importance of Inductance in Sub-Micron Microstrip Lines,"
IEEE 1999 International Interconnect Technology Conference, San Francisco,
May 24-26, 1999, pp. 176-177.

Please also see information on our research summary page.