90 Degree microstrip trace bend L and C equivalents

As indicated in an earlier post when a microstrip trace bends at 90 Degrees it effectively generates a parasitic inductor and two parasitic capacitances at the site of the bend.. This may not be a big problem at low frequencies or at low power but as the frequency rises these parasitics can give rise to erroneous operation. A javascript/HTML calculator is available for quick calculations and can be found on the Signal Processing Group Inc., website at http://www.signalpro.biz/bend_lc_calc.html. 

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