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by PaulUK
Wed 18 Nov 2020, 14:32
Forum: Usage
Topic: Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide

openEMS with PEC boundaries in x and y directions, vacuum inside. PEC BC as WG Walls in x and y PML_8 S11_S21.png openEMS results when finite thickness model PEC is replaced with a material with conductivity "kappa". Silver PML_8 S11_S21.png End of post. I hope that someone can shed some light on th...
by PaulUK
Wed 18 Nov 2020, 14:27
Forum: Usage
Topic: Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide

Continued images...

CST Results
CST WG20 SParameters.png
CST Results
CST WG20 SParameters.png (36.25 KiB) Viewed 143 times
openEMS Model
3DWG20.png
openEMS model
3DWG20.png (392.81 KiB) Viewed 143 times
openEMS Results for finite wall thickness PEC.
PML_12 S11 S21.png
openEMS Results for finite wall thickness PEC
PML_12 S11 S21.png (44.48 KiB) Viewed 143 times
by PaulUK
Wed 18 Nov 2020, 14:24
Forum: Usage
Topic: Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Strange behavior from rectangular waveguide

I will post some images comparing a length of WG20 (WR42) simulated with both CST and openEMS. There are a number of discrepancies which I will list. I don't know if the issues are caused by incorrect use of openEMS or if it's a consequence of numerical noise or limitations of the software. I'm hopi...
by PaulUK
Sat 20 Jun 2020, 09:49
Forum: Usage
Topic: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS
Replies: 6
Views: 8404

Re: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS

Hello Paul Thanks, then it is clear. I found a typo in the middle of page 36. "-wgl-10 is the location" -> -wgl+10 Here it is correct mesh.z = [-wgl-lambda_max-9 -wgl-1 -wgl -wgl+10 0 len(1:2:z_number) length+2*lambda_max+9 ]; It is indeed +10 not -10. Thank you for pointing that out. That's anothe...
by PaulUK
Wed 17 Jun 2020, 17:50
Forum: Usage
Topic: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS
Replies: 6
Views: 8404

Re: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS

or should the "9" be inside the brackets because we speak about 9 cells/layer for MPL_8 and not about 9 mm. mesh.x = [( -a_offset(end-9) -lambda_max) -radmsh(1:4:end) 0 radmsh(1:4:end) ( a_offset(end+9) +lambda_max)]; Hello Gerald, I had a look at this and yes, the "9" would have been distance rath...
by PaulUK
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 17:56
Forum: Usage
Topic: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS
Replies: 6
Views: 8404

Re: Corrugated Horn Antenna Tutorial for openEMS

Thanks for pointing this out. It may be that the 9 can be left out all together, but I will check this once I get some time and get the computer set up again (I'm setting up after moving at the moment). It may well be an error but if so, it should have no impact on the meshing where it's important. ...
by PaulUK
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 09:23
Forum: Usage
Topic: Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers
Replies: 4
Views: 2602

Re: Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers

the answer is in your question. circular waveguide requires non-orthogonal meshing I've used the rectangular mesh with circular waveguide before, but I apply the appropriate circular waveguide port and had no problems. I didn't use the cylindrical mesh because the slots in the waveguide walls of th...
by PaulUK
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 09:18
Forum: Usage
Topic: Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers
Replies: 4
Views: 2602

Re: Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers

I shall post the examples that I have done and show their results either later or within a few days. I've just moved to Germany from the UK so things are a bit of a mess at the moment. As soon as I get my computer setup I will post what I have. I previously did these simulations with CST and HFSS an...
by PaulUK
Sun 14 Jun 2020, 13:01
Forum: Usage
Topic: Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers
Replies: 4
Views: 2602

Problem with phase accuracy in waveguide polarisers

Does anyone know why it requires an extremely fine mesh to get sensible results when simulating various waveguide polarisers? I'll post some examples when I get chance bit for square cross section corrugated polarisers I require about 80 to 100 cells per wavelength. For circular cross section wavegu...
by PaulUK
Wed 22 Jan 2020, 11:01
Forum: Usage
Topic: Problems calculating characteristic impedance for Microstrip line
Replies: 11
Views: 7035

Re: Problems calculating characteristic impedance for Microstrip line

When you setup your mesh, do you have mesh lines on the edge of the metal strip or are you following the 1/3 2/3 rule? Although initially counter intuitive, you should not have mesh lines on the edge of planar tracks but have one line 1/3 of the mesh resolution inside the track and a mesh line 2/3 o...