What determines how effective a cable shield is going to be? And how does the decision to ground or not ground a shield impact its effectiveness?
To help answer these questions, this session will review the theory of shielding, and will discuss how the physical and electrical environment of the shield impacts its performance. Examples will be given to illustrate the theory and measurements done to support the theory. With an understanding of how shields work, conclusions can be drawn about whether or not shields should be grounded.