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 Post subject: Measuring and simulating antenna efficiency
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:20 pm 
 
Lieutenant
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Joined: Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:20 pm
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Location: Arizona
I am using HFSS to simulate antenna efficiency for small planar antennas on 2.4GHz, but I tend to not trust the results.
Is there a way of measuring or at least trustily simulating the antenna efficiency?
Links, books or personal experience will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance!
HS


 
   
 
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Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:52 pm 
 
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Hi Humane Society,

You may try to simulate it in ADS momentum, the result is much better than HFSS.






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