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ground bounce

In high-density digital circuits, ground bounce is a delay in reaching ground after a signal transition in a transistor. Caused by a design flaw in the circuit, ground bounce can create erratic logic operation. See ground.
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The direct and single ground bounce returns are observed to be present in the measured results.
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Undesired analog effects associated with parallel data busses such as crosstalk, ground bounce, ringing, and clock skew have become major design constraints for the Ultra ATA interface, which is forced to maintain compatibility with legacy parallel technology.
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Higher signal speeds and increased board densities often lead to signal integrity issues such as crosstalk, ground bounce, and ringing that manifest themselves in functional failures of the digital system.
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