Key Features

  • Powerful model editor
  • Analysis of single cables, cable bundles, twisted pairs, ribbon and shielded cables (coaxial, complex shielded)
  • Schematic editor for circuit creation
  • SPICE 3F5, PSPICE, HSPICE circuit calculation module
  • DOLPHIN – SMASH VHDL – AMS circuit simulation interface
  • Standard CAD formats processing (ACIS SAT, IGES, CATIA V4 and V5)
  • PCB data processing
  • Advanced CAD and meshing functions
  • Point-and-click drawing and editing
  • Frequency domain analysis from DC up to several GHz
  • Time domain analysis with powerful FFT functions
  • Comfortable pulse construction and pulse shape influence analysis features
  • Arbitrary complex linear circuits in MoM analysis
  • Dielectric material support
  • PO (Physical Optics) calculation core for very high frequencies
  • Matrix-Partitioning for extremely fast and accurate optimization calculations
  • 3D and 2D post processing tools to present comfortable models and results
  • Parallel solvers for Linux and Windows
  • ReMesh link
  • MATLAB link
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
Graphical User Interface


  • Construction of computational model from separate components (objects)
  • Full control of computational cores
  • Calculation stages ideology for Hybrid MoM/MTL problems
  • User defined views
  • Analysis types for different classes of problems
  • Customization of shortcut keys


  • Geometry-Model-Mesh modes for preparation of computational model
  • Definition of geometrical and physical properties via variables
  • Definition of frequency dependent physical properties
  • Large array of primitives for model creation
  • Boolean operations
  • Object transformation operations
  • User defined libraries (3D models, hybrid cables, schematic elements)
  • Automatic and manual control of mesh
  • Different types of?cables (single, twisted, multi, cables with PEC shield, cables with solid shield, cables with braided)
  • Support of different types of cable shield: solid, braided, multi-shield
  • Support of multi-area request for Near Field Distribution
  • Validation of computational model


  • 2D post-processing
    • Current, voltage and charge on wire segments
    • Current and charge?on triangles
    • Calculation Error estimation on triangles
    • Source data (impedance, admittance, S11, VSWR, power ballance etc.)
    • Near Electric and Magnetic?field in observation points
    • Far Field pattern for fixed directional angle
    • Frequency Response to Time Domain
    • S, Z, Y matrix observation (Touchstone data)
    • Linear, polar and Smith chart data representation
    • Linear, logarithmic and dB scales support
    • IFFT option for fast data transformation to Time Domain
    • Import/export data from/to 2D plot
    • Export data to MATLAB
  • 3D post-processing
    • Current and charge distribution on surface and wire segments
    • Near Electric and?Magnetic field distribution on arbitrary surface
    • Analysis of near field distribution based on defined reference level
    • Calculation Error distribution on surface
    • Arrow plot for current and field distribution
    • Far Field pattern
Supported Formats

Discrete Model

  • NAS, ASCII STL and IGES file formats

Analytical Model

  • SAT (*.sat) - ACIS geometry solid model files
  • IGES (*.igs) - Industry standard Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) files
  • STEP (*.stp, *.step)?- Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data (STEP) files
  • CATIA V4 (*.model) - CATIA V4 files
  • CATIA V5 (*.CATPart) - CATIA V5 files
OS Compatibility and Licensing

Graphical User Interface

  • Microsoft Windows Platform
    • Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Server 2003
    • Windows Server 2008

Computational cores (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows Platform
    • Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Server 2003
    • Windows Server 2008
  • Linux Platform
    • Asianux 3.0
    • Debian 4.0
    • Fedora 10
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5
    • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9, 10, 11
    • TurboLinux 11
    • Ubuntu 9.04
  • 32-bit cores can only address 2 GBytes of RAM per process < li>6 4-bit cores can address more than 2 GBytes of RAM per process


  • Microsoft Windows Platform
    • Hardware based license
    • Floating license via single or redundant licence server configurations
    • CPU and CPU core based licensing for compuational cores
    • Free 45 days evaluation license