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Metal Catalog

Metal catalog, conductors

Use Antenna Toolbox™ functions to select and customize different metals for designing an antenna. Explore different conductor materials and model the conductivity and thickness of the metal to optimize your antenna design and reduce resistive losses.

Metal Catalog

PEC
PEC
  • σ = Inf

  • d = 0

Copper
copper
  • σ = 59.6e06 S/m

  • d = 3.556e-05 m

Aluminium
aluminium
  • σ = 37.7e06 S/m

  • d = 7.62e-04 m

Gold
gold
  • σ = 41.1e06 S/m

  • d = 2e-07 m

Silver
silver
  • σ = 63e06 S/m

  • d = 2e-07 m

Custom
custom metal
  • σ = User defined

  • d = User defined

 
Zinc
zinc
  • σ = 16.9e06 S/m

  • d = 1.016e-04 m

Tungsten
tungsten
  • σ = 17.9e06 S/m

  • d = 2e-07 m

Lead
lead
  • σ = 4.55e06 S/m

  • d = 2e-07 m

Iron
iron
  • σ = 10e06 S/m

  • d = 2e-07 m

Steel
steel
  • σ = 6.99e06 S/m

  • d = 0.68e-03 m

Brass
brass
  • σ = 15.9e06 S/m

  • d = 0.68e-03 m

 

Apps

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Functions

metalConductor material
MetalCatalogCatalog of metals