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Homework Help: Voltage divider; missing capacitor

  1. Mar 28, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    I can't seem to get a start on this. Could anyone provide a hint or something to get me started? Thanks...
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  3. Mar 28, 2010 #2
    I don't entirely get this questions either...does the fact that the output is an exact reduced copy mean that if we restrict ourselves to sinusoidal input, for any input frequency, there is no phase difference between the input and output waveforms?
  4. Mar 28, 2010 #3
    Anybody? I tried setting the "right" impedance equal to 1/9th of the "left" impedance to reform the voltage divider but this is a huge mess.
  5. Mar 29, 2010 #4
    You can do it that way. It's easier to work with conductivity: 1/impedance

    The "right" conductivity is [itex] 10^{-6} + j \omega 10^{-10} [/itex]

    The conductivity between A and B should be 9 times that.
  6. Mar 29, 2010 #5
    You want the imaginary parts of the complex impedences to be in the same ratio as the real parts; 9 to 1.
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