Computational Cores
Numerical Methods
- Method of Moments for 3D electrostatic and electrodynamic problems
- Method of Auxiliary Sources for 2D electrostatic problems
- Lumped Circuit Transmission Line approach for simulations of cable bundles
- Hybrid MoM/MTL for modeling of cables in complex environment
- Physical Optics method for very high frequencies
Calculation Domains, Objects and Sources
- Frequency and Time Domain calculations for fullwave EM
- Frequency and Time Domain circuit calculations (Spice3, EM Spice, PSpice, DOLPHIN-SMASH VHDL-AMS)
- Thin metallic and dielectric surfaces
- Thin wires (coated and not coated, representing metal strips on surface of dielectric)
- Arbitrary shaped dielectric objects (Surface Integral approach) partially covered with metal
- Dielectric layers with small curvature modelled using Green Function approach
- Simple RLC loads for MoM calculations
- Thevenin equivalent devices
- Port on wire segment and in circuit devices?for calculation of scattering matrix
- Complex devices?at bundle terminations for MoM/MTL hybrid approach
- Non-radiated network objects (TL, S-matrix from Touchstone)
- Physical properties of ground and system environment
- Voltage/Current source on wire segment
- Impressed Current source
- Plane Wave source
- Electrical/Magnetic Dipole source
- Radiation Pattern source
- Near Field Radiation?source
Calculation Options
- Automated Adaptive Meshing option for accurate simulation results
- Adaptive Frequency Sampling for effective frequency domain calculations
- Matrix Partitioning option for optimization calculations
- Multi-Excitation option for optimization calculations
- S, Z, Y matrix calculations for multiport systems
- Recalculate and Continue options
- Normalization of power
- Out-of-core solution for large problems
Cable Analysis Options (MoM/MTL approach)
- Consideration of stochastic placement of cables in bundle
- Consideration of skin effect and dielectric loss in cables
- Common mode current option in radiation problems
- Transfer impedance and admittance calculation for shielded cables
Parallel Calculations
- Parallel cores for fullwave and hybrid MoM/MTL calculations
- Optimized calculations for small problems