Simulation Software Provides Multiple Views

June 4, 2014
This system-level simulation software can model designs at layout and EM levels for predicting performance through millimeter-wave frequencies.

When building a system, having simulation software such as the Advanced Design Software (ADS) from Agilent Technologies (soon to be renamed Keysight Technologies) can be invaluable. In fact, Agilent will be offering a number of different MicroApps at the 2014 IMS (Booth No. 1133) based on the use of the ADS for commercial and military system simulations. ADS allows verification of design layouts and can perform automatic electromagnetic (EM) simulations on RF/microwave designs. In addition to the design software, the booth will offer numerous hardware test solutions, for characterizing power amplifiers, for performing microwave and millimeter-wave vector network analysis (VNA), and for making noise-figure measurements on low-noise amplifiers (LNAs).

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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