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Analysis and Verification

EM solvers, analysis functions, mesh configuration, utility functions

Each element in the RF PCB Toolbox™ library has a set of analysis functions. Use these functions to analyze:

Use this category also to mesh the PCBs into discretized triangles and tetrahedrons for solving analysis equations. You can also compare RF PCB Toolbox simulations with fabricated PCBs, measured results, and technical articles.


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currentCalculate and plot current distribution
chargeCalculate and plot charge distribution
capacitanceCalculate capacitance
couplingCalculate coupling factor of coupler
designDesign PCB component around particular frequency
dgsCreate defected ground structure of PCB element
directivityCalculate directivity of coupler
feedCurrentCalculate current at feed port
getZ0Calculate characteristic impedance of transmission line
getZEvenCalculate even mode impedance of differential PCB transmission line
getZOddCalculate odd mode impedance of differential PCB transmission line
inductanceCalculate inductance
isolationCalculate isolation of coupler
propagationDelayCompute propagation delay of transmission line
rlgcCompute resistances, inductances, conductances, and capacitances
sparametersCalculate S-parameters for RF PCB objects
meshChange and view mesh properties of metal or dielectric in PCB component
meshconfigChange mesh mode of PCB component or shape structure
cylinder2stripCylinder equivalent width approximation
dielectricDielectric material for use as substrate
DielectricCatalogCatalog of dielectric materials
metalConductor material
MetalCatalogCatalog of metals
voltagePortCreate voltage source with N-ports


Fundamental RF PCB Analysis