Welcome to the April edition of CST E-News, our series of regular news and feature updates. We hope that you find the contents relevant, interesting and informative. Any feedback and suggestions for future editions are welcome and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. (read more)
CST MICROWAVE STUDIO® (CST MWS) is a specialist tool for the 3D electromagnetic (EM) simulation of high frequency components. With unparalleled performance, CST MWS has become a leading tool for engineers in research and development. (read more)
CST EM STUDIO® (CST EMS) is dedicated to the simulation of static and low frequency devices. Embedded in the same user-friendly CST DESIGN ENVIRONMENT™, CST EMS features a variety of solver modules to tackle electrostatics, magentostatics, current flow, low frequency and even stationary temperature problems. (read more)
CST PARTICLE STUDIO® (CST PS) is dedicated to simulating charged particles traveling through electromagnetic fields. To accomplish this task, CST PS requires fields from other CST STUDIO SUITE® 3D EM solvers, particularly CST EM STUDIO™ and CST MICROWAVE STUDIO®, as input. (read more)
As systems and devices very rarely fall neatly into just one area of physics, multiphysics simulation is often necessary for a complete simulation of the device’s characteristics. CST MPHYSICS®STUDIO (CST MPS) is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for thermal and mechanical stress analysis. (read more)
Optenni Ltd announces a new version of the Optenni Lab matching circuit optimization and antenna analysis software featuring a unique easy-to-use simultaneous multiport matching capability for antennas and other RF applications. (read more)
With EMIT, engineers can predict cosite intereference and analyze multi-antenna platforms in complex RF environments such as commercial aircrafts and UAVs. Together with CST STUDIO SUITE®, the tool can help engineers to analyze and mitigate interference effects and build a complete system-level picture of potential problems through rapid identification and root-cause analysis of E... (read more)
CST announces winners of the CST University Publication Award 2013, an annual grant to university institutes and researchers for published papers related to 3D electromagnetic field simulation applications.
The CST University Publication Award acknowledges the importance of work from university researchers and academics by granting winners extensions and upgrades to their CST STUD... (read more)
Designing electromagnetic (EM) systems is rarely simple, but with techniques to effectively manage EM simulation projects, CST aims to make the process easier. Alongside Complete Technology, which is the availability of a range of solvers for any given component, System Assembly and Modeling (SAM) is the schematic environment used to manage entire simulation projects.
When a devic... (read more)
Why is it important to have a complete solution for your electromagnetic (EM) simulation project? Simulation performance is strongly dependent on solver selection and no one method is perfect for every project. With CST’s Complete Technology approach, users have easy access to a palette of solvers through a common user interface.
Time domain and frequency domain simulation a... (read more)
Reliable CAD interfaces are an important requirement for a smooth electromagnetic (EM)simulation workflow. CST STUDIO SUITE® is renowned for its excellent CAD-data import capabilities and the sophisticated healing mechanisms which recover the integrity of flawed or non-compliant data. CST MICROWAVE STUDIO® features a multitude of CAD import/export options.
CST CABLE STUDIO... (read more)
The interaction of high-power electromagnetic (EM) fields with the body can pose serious risks. Waves can penetrate the body and deposit significant amounts of energy in the tissues, and the resulting heating can cause serious damage to cells. These effects must be taken into consideration when designing devices that are widely used in communications and biomedicine (for eg. magnetic res... (read more)
The CST showroom gives the opportunity to not only learn about the features of electromagnetic (EM) simulation tool CST STUDIO SUITE®, but also gives the chance to witness the tool’s capabilities through various application-based webinars and tutorials. The showroom covers applications across the electromagnetic spectrum: microwaves & RF, EDA, particle dynamics and low freq... (read more)
A mesh is the representation of a structure as discrete mesh cells, and is a feature required for any electromagnetic (EM) simulation. Each additional cell increases the computational requirements of the simulation, which means that the mesh should accurately describe the model while using as few mesh cells as possible.
CST STUDIO SUITE includes hexahedral, tetrahedral and surface... (read more)
Product design cycles of electronic devices are tight, and there are many hurdles to be crossed between the concept and the final product. Electromagnetic (EM) simulation offers benefits throughout the design process, but to stay at the cutting edge, engineers, designers and researchers need their simulation results fast while still maintaining excellent accuracy.
CST offers a mul... (read more)
By channeling our understanding of complex electromagnetic simulation workflows, we developed CST STUDIO SUITE® with the interests of engineers – simplifying the electromagnetic (EM) simulation process through a tightly integrated user interface.
A 3D modeling tool and a schematic layout tool are incorporated as pre-processor features for the solvers. And for projects th... (read more)
For engineers involved in the design of electronic devices, the optimization capability of an electromagnetic (EM) simulation tool can help to get the most out of a device.
The parameterization and optimization tools in CST STUDIO SUITE® allow users to check how a device’s behavior is affected as its properties change. Engineers can find the parameters which maximize or... (read more)
Defense technology draws on expertise from many industries, including communication, sensing, automotive and aerospace, and covers land, sea, air and space. Ensuring safe, reliable operation of equipment in complex electromagnetic environments is critical, and many of the challenges faced by defense designers, such as radar cross section (RCS) and electromagnetic pulse (EMP), are unique... (read more)