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Post subject: Harmonic balance and ADS!
Tue Apr 12, 2005 10:27 am
Hi, I am a girl who has 2 questions
for you. What is harmonic balance? And is it possible to make ADS to
work with Matlab?
Unread postPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:53 pm
Balance is a method to solve non-linear circuits. The circuit is being
analyzed according to Kirchoff's law by injecting N tones to it. The
currents and voltages are then being calculated for each tone. This
method can be implemented for active devices only if they are provided
with their Spice model, since this model allows non-linear analysis.
Harmonic Balance lets you find out various parameters as: IP3, P1dB
Regarding ADS and Matlab, as far as I know they can't be
ADS, HB and matlab
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 1:11 am
ADS works with Matlab well in ptolemy simulation environment.
Ptolemy can be a top-level simulation co-simulating with circuit
envelope and matlab. Do you want both HB and matlab in the same simulation
There are different ways of doing things in ADS. Sometimes, it
may also be possible to save the results of one simulation in a file(sink
type=file) and then use that file as a source in 2nd simulation.