NI AWR Updates AntSyn - Its Antenna Design Software

ANTSYNThe latest release of the antenna design, synthesis and optimization module, AntSyn™ 3.1, is now available for use by current customers and evaluators. AntSyn™ is an automated antenna design, synthesis, and optimization tool that takes antenna engineering requirements as input and produces antenna designs as outputs. AntSyn was designed by antenna engineers to be used by all levels of experience, from experts to those who are relatively new to antenna design. A number of companies use this innovative EM-based synthesis tool valuable for designing antenna solutions for their products.

Highlights of the release include:

  • Additional antennas added to the library bringing the total number of templates to 537.
  • New antenna types for series-fed patch arrays, as well as new waveguide-fed, dual-ridge, transverse electromagnetic (TEM) and multifunction horn antennas.
  • Ability to specify waveguide feeds, enabling the use of dozens of different commercially-available waveguides to feed many types of horns.
  • Timing information to guide users on expected simulation times for certain classes of antennas and the ability to sort/queue by expected time run.
  • Advance library search feature to narrow the number of displayed antennas according to user-specified attributes and/or descriptions.

In addition to the latest release, designers can also pursue expert AntSyn software and antenna design consulting with Dr. Derek Linden, director of technology for AWR Group, NI, by reaching out to a local NI AWR software representative.

Click here to see the new features in AntSyn™ 3.1.