A method for selecting a set of coupling and by-pass capacitors is presented. The approach uses short-circuit time-constant analysis and for a given −3 dB cut-off frequency minimises the total capacitance used. This study offers a derivation of design formulas and shows their use via examples.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

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This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in The Journal of Engineering and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available in the IET Digital Library at http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/joe.2017.0377.



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