Inductor Toolkit Generic – Evaluation Version

Published on 11, Jan

Inductor Toolkit Generic – Evaluation Version is now available. New in release 2.1: Technology customization is enabled and fully documented, for testing the use of Inductor Toolkit with other RFIC technologies. Note that this software is only licensed for testing the workflow. Any production use and product development using the evaluation license is not permitted. For […]

RFIC Inductor Model Fit now ready for ADS 2017

Published on 29, Dec

RFIC Inductor Model Fit version 1.4.0 is now available and compatible with ADS 2017. Previous versions will not start simulation automatically with ADS 2017, and give an error message “The specified window does not contain a design (no application data). A schematic, symbol or layout window is must be specified.” This issue is fixed with […]

New phone number

Published on 25, Sep

Our office phone number has changed, new number:  +49 2302 185 2937

Inductor Toolkit Generic: Technology Customization Tutorial

Published on 6, Aug

This tutorial video shows how to configure/customize Inductor Toolkit Generic for a different RFIC technology.    

ADS: RFIC Inductor models from S-parameters

Published on 21, Jul

Mühlhaus Circuit Model Fit is an ADS add-on to create accurate, reliable circuit models from silicon RFIC inductor S-parameters. The workflow is fast, easy to use and fully automated. Symmetric and asymmetric inductors are supported, with or without center tap. Go to product page – free license until Dec 2018! Video Tutorial

ADS: Sweep over many S-Parameter files: look up table or sprintf()?

Published on 21, Jun

In this application note, we look at two methods of sweeping over a list of S-parameter files: using a look up table and using sprintf() string function to build filenames. Sweep over many S-Parameter files: look up table or sprintf()?

Inductor Synthesis for III-V Technologies

Published on 2, Jun

Inspired by our popular RFIC Inductor Toolkit for Silicon technologies, several ADS users have been asking for an MMIC version that addresses III-V technologies. This new MMIC Inductor Toolkit is ready for release now, with special early bird discounts: Inductor Synthesis for III-V Technologies

ADS: Using Equations and User Defined Functions in ADS

Published on 5, Apr

In this appnote, we will look at different ways of using equations in ADS: simple equations “on the fly” in the ADS data display and user defined functions that you can use in data display or optimization for target definitions. We will also discuss the re-use of custom equations/functions. All these concepts are shown with […]

ADS: Miniaturized Bandpass Filter (AEL layout example)

Published on 30, Mar

In this application note, AEL programming is applied to create a fully scalable layout of to the miniaturized band pass filter by Sheng Zhang et al, published in Microwave Journal March 2017 Miniaturized Bandpass Filter Using Quarter SIW Resonator With Elliptic Defected Structure This fully parametric layout cell can then be used in ADS for […]

ADS Momentum: SMD Port Calibration

Published on 13, Mar

This application note is a simplified version of an earlier global-ground-or-differential-ground appnote, with a special focus on SMD port calibration in ADS Momentum, and how to use it properly. ADS Momentum: SMD Port Calibration