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Meander Inductor better?

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MobiNaz

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Hi all,

Could anyone please advice which inductor is better and why?

1. Meander Line
2. High impedance (straight line)

I know that Meander is not better than spiral ones.

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Usually meander inductors have low inductance per unit area and large AC resistance because the length of the trace is large, causing large DC resistance, so lower Q-factor.
Meander inductance not give much better inductance per unit area than straight line, but gives lower quality factor.
 

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