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Frequency-Dependent Noise Figure for Amplifiers

Frequency-Dependent Noise Figure for Amplifiers

Specify the noise figure of an amplifier using Touchstone files

Random Seed for Noise Simulation

Random Seed for Noise Simulation

Reproduce thermal noise Circuit Envelope simulation results by specifying random seed

Attenuator Block

Attenuator Block

Model RF attenuators that generate thermal noise

Variable Attenuator Block

Variable Attenuator Block

Build tunable RF systems by varying the attenuation at run time

Variable Phase Shifter Block

Variable Phase Shifter Block

Build tunable RF systems by varying the phase shift at run time

Variable LC Blocks

Variable LC Blocks

Build tunable RF networks by varying the capacitance and inductance of lumped components at run time

Automatic Testbench Generation

Automatic Testbench Generation

Validate Circuit Envelope simulation results of gain, noise figure and IP3 of cascaded RF components

Latest Releases

R2016b (Version 5.1) - 14 Sep 2016

Version 5.1, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Frequency-Dependent Noise Figure for Amplifiers: Specify the noise figure of an amplifier using Touchstone files
  • Random Seed for Noise Simulation: Reproduce thermal noise Circuit Envelope simulation results by specifying random seed
  • Attenuator Block: Model RF attenuators that generate thermal noise
  • Variable Attenuator Block: Build tunable RF systems by varying the attenuation at run time
  • Variable Phase Shifter Block: Build tunable RF systems by varying the phase shift at run time
  • Variable LC Blocks: Build tunable RF networks by varying the capacitance and inductance of lumped components at run time

See the Release Notes for details.

R2016a (Version 5.0) - 3 Mar 2016

Version 5.0, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Automatic Testbench Generation: Validate Circuit Envelope simulation results of gain, noise figure and IP3 of cascaded RF components

See the Release Notes for details.

R2015b (Version 4.5) - 3 Sep 2015

Version 4.5, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • VGA Block: Tune the gain, IP2, and IP3 of a variable gain amplifier at run time
  • RF Switch Blocks: Build dynamically configurable networks with potentiometer, single-pole single-throw (SPST), and single-pole double-throw (SPDT) switches
  • Noise Option in S-Parameters Block: Simulate the passive noise calculated from S-parameter data

See the Release Notes for details.

R2015a (Version 4.4) - 5 Mar 2015

Version 4.4, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Colored noise option in Noise Source block: simulate frequency dependent noise profiles

See the Release Notes for details.

R2014b (Version 4.3) - 2 Oct 2014

Version 4.3, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Impulse response option for modeling S-parameters in Circuit Envelope
  • Analog filter block that includes lumped component implementations for Circuit Envelope

See the Release Notes for details.