Construct, visualize and analyze the antenna elements in the Antenna Toolbox.
Construct, visualize, and analyze an antenna array from the Antenna Toolbox.
Visualize surface currents on the half- wavelength dipole and how to observe the individual current components. Finally, it shows how to interact with the colorbar to change its dynamic
Quantifies terminal antenna parameters, with regard to the antenna port. The antenna is a one-port network. The antenna port is a physical location on the antenna where an RF source is
Calculate and visualize the near-fields for antennas. Near fields can be plotted in Antenna Toolbox™ using the EHfields function. This function can also be used to calculate and plot the
Construct, visualize, and analyze antenna elements using the Antenna Designer App.
Demonstrates the use of infinite array analysis to model the behavior of a single element - the unit cell embedded in the array - . The array is assumed to be of infinite extent in two
Uses infinite array analysis to model large finite arrays. The infinite array analysis on the unit cell reveals the scan impedance behavior at a particular frequency. This information is
Create and analyze resonant coupling type wireless power transfer(WPT) system with emphasis on concepts such as resonant mode, coupling effect, and magnetic field pattern. The analysis
A switched beam array of 4 resonant dipoles. The beam switching is accomplished by using a 4 X 4 Butler matrix. The effect of the beam switching is shown by observing the outputs of 4 reciving
The spiral antenna is an inherently broadband, and bidirectional radiator. This example will analyze the behavior of an equiangular spiral antenna backed by a reflector . The spiral and
This example, optimizes a 6 element Yagi-Uda antenna for higher directivity at zenith (elevation = 90 deg). The design frequency and typical dimensions of the metal structures are chosen
Demonstrates the embedded element pattern approach to model large finite arrays. Such an approach is only good for very large arrays so that the edge effects may be ignored. It is common to
Analyzes a 2-antenna diversity scheme to understand the effect that position, orientation and frequency have on received signals. The analysis is performed under the assumptions that
Discusses the PIFA designed for Wi-Fi™ applications . The Planar Inverted-F Antenna(PIFA) is basically a grounded patch antenna with the patch length of /4 (open-short microstrip
In it's most basic form, a microstrip patch antenna consists of a radiating patch on one side of a dielectric substrate and a ground plane on the other side. Microstrip patch antennas radiate
Describes the modeling of a 77 GHz 2 X 4 antenna array for Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave (FMCW))applications. The presence of antennas and antenna arrays in and around vehicles has
How the antenna mutual coupling affects the performance of an orthogonal space-time block code (OSTBC) transmission over a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) channel. The
Create a crossed-dipole or turnstile antenna and array using the Conformal array. The turnstile antenna invented in 1936 by Brown  is a valuable tool to create a circularly-polarized
Compares the results published in  for an Archimedean spiral antenna with those obtained using the toolbox model of the spiral antenna. The two-arm Archimedean spiral antenna( r = R ) can
Compares the impedance of a monopole analyzed in Antenna Toolbox™ with the measured results. The corresponding antenna was fabricated and measured at the Center for Metamaterials and
Compares results published in  for a two-arm equiangular spiral antenna on foamclad backing( 1), with those obtained using the toolbox model of the spiral antenna of the same dimensions.
Studies a helical antenna designed in  with regard to the achieved directivity. Helical antennas were introduced in 1947 . Since then, they have been widely used in certain
Analyzes the impedance behavior of a monopole at varying mesh resolution/sizes and at a single frequency of operation. The resistance and reactance of the monopole are plotted and compared
Design a double tuning L-section matching network between a resistive source and capacitive load in the form of a small monopole. The L-section consists of two inductors. The network
Calculates and compares the transmit and receive manifolds for a basic half-wavelength dipole antenna array. The array manifold is a fundamental property of antenna arrays, both in
Calculates the performance of the two linearly-polarized rectangular patch antennas with results published in . The first antenna has a low-epsilon thin dielectric substrate while
Read a MSI Planet antenna file (.MSI or .PLN). You can read an MSI file using the msiread function and visualize the data using the polarpattern function. You can also write the data back into
Model an infinite ground plane and calculate fundamental antenna parameters for balanced antennas.
The analysis of a blade dipole as a single element and in a 2 X 2 array with emphasis on its wideband behavior.
Create a custom slot cavity patch using custom antenna geometry and thick dielectirc substrate. A double slot cavity patch consist of a double slot patch, backed by a cavity and probe-fed.
This example, creates a commercially available RFID tag operating at 915 MHz. The planar antenna is drawn and meshed using PDE Toolbox™. The meshed structure is then imported into Antenna
Demonstrates the process of using a photograph of a planar antenna to generate a viable antenna model and its subsequent analysis for port, surface and field characteristics. The Image
The standard retangular microstrip patch is a narrowband antenna and provides 6-8 dBi Gain with linear polarization. This example based on the work done in ,, models a broadband patch
Builds a model of a microstrip-fed printed wide slot antenna on FR4, analyzes it and finally enables prototyping by generating Gerber files. The design is intended for operation in the
Visualize the changing coverage map of an antenna array as it scans a sweep of angles. The antenna array is created using Antenna Toolbox™ and Phased Array System Toolbox™. The array is
Calculate and visualize signal strength between a transmitter and multiple receivers. The visualizations include an area coverage map and colored communication links. The example also
Will use an elementary dipole and loop antenna and analyze the wave impedance behavior of each radiator in space at a single frequency. The region of space around an antenna has been defined in
Create and analyze antenna arrays in Antenna Toolbox™, with emphasis on concepts such as beam scanning, sidelobe level, mutual coupling, element patterns, and grating lobes. The analyses
Explains how to excite an antenna using a plane-wave. The antenna in this case can be thought of as a receiving antenna. A receiving antenna may be viewed as any metal object that scatters an
Illustrates modeling of antennas and arrays with infinite ground plane. The main advantage of modeling the ground plane as infinite is that the ground plane is not meshed. This helps in
Showcases the analysis of an inset-feed patch antenna on a low-epsilon, low-loss, thin dielectric substrate. The results are compared with the reflection coefficient and surface