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as I am having some trouble with my antenna design, I started splitting it up in small problems:
My very first problem is about designing a slot line and determining it's characteristic impedance Z_0.
My simulation is quite easy:
I have defined a slot line on a low dielectric...
I'm trying to calculate the impedance along a line as described in the field calculator cook book (rev 091300). In the output section in HFSS v13 I can only find:
In the cook book there are also the buttons
I already typed the...
I'm trying to understand the design process of a microstrip to slotline transition for a vivaldi antenna.
The microstrip width at the antenna port can be calculated to meet the desired \[Z_0\] value of e.g. 50 Ohms using one of the online microstrip calculators. In my case this is way...
I'm searching for "the best tool" to design ultra-wideband antennas and antenna arrays with a highly directional response pattern.
Possible geometries are e.g. bow-tie, vivaldi or horn antennas.
The frequency range to be simulated is DC to 10 GHz.
Later I also want to analyze...