As device performance is pushed to new levels by the increasing demands of 5G high frequency systems, the need for more comprehensive analysis tools for complex antenna systems continues to grow. Remcom’s XFdtd® Electromagnetic Simulation Software contains analysis tools for rapidly characterizing the performance of arrays of antennas for beamforming and beam steering applications. In this article from the July 2020 issue of Microwave Journal, we demonstrate how XF’s superposition and array optimization features simplify the process for understanding device performance by providing efficient ways to validate array coverage.
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In this presentation, we discuss analyzing and optimizing an aperture coupled 1x4 patch antenna array with a compact, fan-shaped feeding network for operation in 60 GHz band using XFdtd.
In this presentation, we analyze and optimize an aperture coupled 1x4 patch antenna array with a compact, fan-shaped feeding network for operation in 60 GHz band using XFdtd.
This webinar introduces XF’s collection of ESD simulation features and demonstrates how to minimize the chance of undetected damage prior to hardware testing.
This paper outlines the advantages of FDTD EM simulation for analyzing antenna-in-system designs that include both the antenna package and the automobile body features surrounding the device.
Various designs of a dual-band antenna constructed from textile fabrics for use in a wearable application are evaluated using XFdtd.
Wireless power transfer is an emerging technology used in many applications. This presentation shows how XFdtd can be used to simulate and analyze wireless charging systems.
Modern antennas utilize MIMO technology in order to meet consumer demands for high data rates. As such, throughput is a required design metric when evaluating one antenna design versus another.
This example demonstrates simulation results for beams and possible plots of coverage from the full array and combinations of sub-arrays.
This article uses a simple example of an 8x8 patch antenna array to demonstrate the usefulness of the CDF of EIRP to characterize the ability of an array to provide good EIRP in all directions.
The following example investigates WiFi throughput coverage in a house provided by 802.11ac routers operating at 5 GHz using an 80 MHz bandwidth.
An antenna based on a transverse slotted rectangular waveguide design is realized in a substrate integrated waveguide structure and simulated in XFdtd EM Simulation Software.
XF’s Circuit Element Optimizer allows design engineers to optimize matching circuit lumped element values directly in the EM layout. This whitepaper gives an overview of the feature and its benefits.
In this video from Remcom's booth at IMS 2019, Jeff Barney introduces the CDF of EIRP metric for antenna phased array analysis in XFdtd.
This presentation summarizes XFdtd's collection of features to mitigate ESD risk.
This collection of application examples demonstrates how REmcom's EM simulation software solves challenges related to 5G and MIMO.
A 60 GHz antenna array design is simulated in XF to demonstrate suitability for use on wireless Virtual Reality headsets. The final design is simulated mounted on a section of a virtual reality visor.
In this example, XFdtd and RLD are used to design and analyze a 28 GHz antenna array capable of forming multiple beams for 5G network base stations.
Using XF's circuit co-simulation capability, we demonstrate importing broadband circuit models, optimizing the design, and calculating S-parameters, radiation patterns, and system efficiency.
This article describes Remcom's full wave matching circuit optimization approach for determining which component values provide the desired match for a given matching network layout.
This whitepaper demonstrates how XFdtd's time-domain approach enables rapid development of automotive radar sensors by allowing engineers to determine performance without needing to build prototypes.