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Zhi-zhong Tan


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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2017 Vol.18 No.8 P.1186-1196


A fractional-order multifunctional n-step honeycomb RLC circuit network

Author(s):  Ling Zhou, Zhi-zhong Tan, Qing-hua Zhang

Affiliation(s):  Department of Physics, Nantong University, Nantong 226019, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zl7103@163.com, tanz@ntu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Honeycomb network, Equivalent transformation, Fractional differential equation, Impedance characteristics

Ling Zhou, Zhi-zhong Tan, Qing-hua Zhang. A fractional-order multifunctional n-step honeycomb RLC circuit network[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2017, 18(8): 1186-1196.

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We investigate a multifunctional n-step honeycomb network which has not been studied before. By adjusting the circuit parameters, such a network can be transformed into several different networks with a variety of functions, such as a regular ladder network and a triangular network. We derive two new formulae for equivalent resistance in the resistor network and equivalent impedance in the LC network, which are in the fractional-order domain. First, we simplify the complex network into a simple equivalent model. Second, using Kirchhoff’s laws, we establish a fractional difference equation. Third, we construct an equivalent transformation method to obtain a general solution for the nonlinear differential equation. In practical applications, several interesting special results are obtained. In particular, an n-step impedance LC network is discussed and many new characteristics of complex impedance have been found.




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