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open-circuit impedance[′ō·pən ¦sər·kət im′pēd·əns]
Of a line or four-terminal network, the driving-point impedance when the far end is open.
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The open-circuit impedance
parameter called Z-parameter is used to characterize the electromagnetic coupling relationship among the ports:
In order to increase maximum efficiency up to 88.4 percent, it is necessary to provide a short-circuit termination for all even harmonic voltage and an open-circuit impedance
for the third-harmonic current.
To increase maximum drain efficiency up to 88.4 percent, it is necessary to provide a short-circuit termination for all even-harmonic voltages and an open-circuit impedance
for third-harmonic currents.