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Post subject: Circulating Currents in Filters
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 3:01 pm
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:43 pm
I am looking for information (books, magazine articles, general guidelines, etc.)
about the circulating current (this is what I call it) in a filter or matching network.
example: the output of a power amplifier goes through the matching network and then a low-pass
filter. Current will "circulate" between the capacitors and inductors, sometimes very high
If my memory serves me correctly, the Q of the circuit and/or the individual
components has a direct effect on the this current.