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Series Combination of One-Ports

Figure 7.6 shows the series combination of two one-ports.

Figure 7.6: Two one-port networks combined in series. The impedance of the series combination is $ R(s) = F(s)/V(s) = R_1(s) + R_2(s)$.

Impedances add in series, so the aggregate impedance is $ R(s) = R_1(s) + R_2(s)$, and the admittance is

$\displaystyle \Gamma(s) = \frac{1}{\frac{1}{\Gamma_1(s)} + \frac{1}{\Gamma_2(s)}} =
\frac{\Gamma_1(s) \Gamma_2(s) }{\Gamma_1(s) + \Gamma_2(s)}

The latter expression is the handy product-over-sum rule for combining admittances in series.

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