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White Paper: Understanding and Correctly Predicting Critical Metrics for Wireless RF Links

AWR published a white paper about correctly predicting cellular, radar, or satellite RF link performance early in the design cycle. The article highlights the advantages of using Visual System Simulator (VSS) RF system simulation software for detailed insight into the full performance of an RF link in next-generation wireless products. The title of the technical paper is: Understanding and Correctly Predicting Critical Metrics for Wireless RF Links.

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AWR Upgrades AWR Design Environment

AWR released version 10.04 of AWR Design Environment. AWR V10.04 includes many new features and enhancements to Microwave Office/Analog Office circuit design software and Visual System Simulator (VSS) system design software, as well as AXIEM 3D planar electromagnetic (EM) software and Analyst 3D finite element method (FEM) EM software. AWR V10.04 is available now.

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Application Note: Linking RF Design and Test through AWR Software and LabVIEW

AWR has a new application note that explains how EDA tool integration benefits designers of circuits for 3G and 4G wireless systems. The app note describes the benefits of using AWR’s Microwave Office and Visual System Simulator (VSS) high-frequency design software with National Instruments’ LabVIEW signal processing software and virtual instruments. The title of the paper is Using LabVIEW in the AWR Design Environment To Design Complex Circuits for Wireless Applications.

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AWR Visual System Simulator 2010

AWR launched 2010 Visual System Simulator (VSS) software. VSS 2010 increases productivity for RF system designers. The tool features time delay neural network (TDNN) advanced amplifier behavioral models for capturing memory effects and measurement data interchange format (MDIF) model support. AWR VSS 2010 also includes a new phased array element for radar design engineers. In addition, enhancements have been made to the VSS RFA architect tool plus new communication models and signal processing blocks have been added.

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White Paper ~ End-To-End System Design: Advantages of an Integrated Tool

AWR Corporation published a new system planning white paper. The AWR white paper outlines the benefits of using a commercial, specialized software program such as Visual System Simulator (VSS) for end-to-end system design, while also embracing legacy approaches with the incorporation of spreadsheet views. The technical paper is available now for AWR.

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AWR Visual System Simulator Software Version 2009

AWR launched Version 2009 of their Visual System Simulator (VSS) software for the end-to-end design and optimization of communications systems. VSS Version 2009 supports AWR Connected for Rohde & Schwarz that adds real-world test signals from the company’s R&S WinIQSIM2 instrument software to the simulation to produce much greater accuracy than generic waveforms. The AWR simulation tool also features a new LTE communication library, new RF component models, and measurement enhancements that give engineers gain greater insight into performance of the designs throughout the design cycle.

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