The characteristic impedance (Z_{o}) of a microstrip transmission line can be calculated using the active calculator or the equations at the bottom of the page.

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The following equations are from an article by Rick Hartley page 27 http://www.jlab.org/accel/eecad/pdf/050rfdesign.pdf

The equations give results within 3% of the results obtained in http://www.polarinstruments.com/support/cits/IPC1999.pdf

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Where ε_{r} is the Relative Dielectric Constant

W is the Width of track

t is the Thickness of track (1 oz/ft^{2} = 0.035 mm)

h is the Thickness of dielectric

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