skin depth

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skin depth

[′skin ‚depth]
(electromagnetism)
The depth beneath the surface of a conductor, which is carrying current at a given frequency due to electromagnetic waves incident on its surface, at which the current density drops to one neper below the current density at the surface.
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The typical depth, [delta], of the EM field penetration for a given period, T, can roughly be estimated by the well-known relation of the skindepth, which is given as
Substrate resistors tend to be thin-film and less than a skindepth thick.