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Post subject: SMA-connector at the solderside Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:34 am
has anyone experience with sma-connectors mounted on the solderside of an rf-circuit. By doing this I can place the connectors at the optimal places on the board. But I don't know how to simulate the sma-to-microstrip transitions with sonnet.
Thank you fpr your help
Post subject: Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 11:13 am
Unfortunately you need a 3-D simulator. But the lumped element euivilent circuit is a inductor with a capacitor to ground. Inductor for the connector. The shunt capacitor models the coupling capacitanec to ground.
Post subject: Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 1:18 pm
I don't have a 3D-Simulator. And the time to get familiar with such a tool may not be short. Or is there any 3D-simulator for free?
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