EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – March 9, 2015 – NI (formerly AWR Corporation) announces the immediate availability of the 11.03/.04 release of NI AWR Design Environment™ high-frequency software, inclusive of Microwave Office, Analog Office, Visual System Simulator™ (VSS), Analyst™ and AXIEM for the design of MMICs, RF PCBs, RFICs, microwave modules, communication systems, radar systems, antennas and more.
More than 100 improvements, enhancements and user interface changes are contained within this release. Highlights include:
- New VSS RF block: DHYB_22 (ideal 2-input, 2-output, 180-degree coupler)
- Schematic editor speed up for loading large element projects
- New script to generate an MDIF file from S-parameter files
- APLAC multi-rate harmonic balance simulation technology for linear circuits
- Analyst support of dielectrics with relative permittivity/permeability > 0 but < 1
- Analyst meshing improvements
- Numerous other use-model (ease-of-use and productivity enhancing) improvements
The full list of additional features, bug fixes and enhancements in V11.03/.04 can be found online at: www.awrcorp.com/whatsnew.
About NI AWR Software
The NI AWR Design Environment software portfolio includes RF/microwave electronic design automation (EDA) tools such as Visual System Simulator for system design, Microwave Office/Analog Office for microwave/RF circuit design, and AXIEM and Analyst for electromagnetic analysis. NI AWR software tools help design engineers to dramatically reduce development time and cost for components, circuits, systems and subsystems employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense, and electro-optical applications. Readers can learn more at ni.com/awr.
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Vice President of Marketing, AWR Group, NI