5G Millimeter Wave Frequencies and Mobile Networks Technology Whitepaper

5G Millimeter Wave Frequencies and Mobile Networks Technology Whitepaper

Drawing on expertise from participants at 14 technology leaders in the wireless industry, including carriers, operators, device manufacturers, and providers of wireless simulation tools, the International Wireless Industry Consortium (IWPC) created a comprehensive report that identifies the key features, obstacles, and potential solutions for deployment of mmWave for 5G.

Using EM Simulation for 5G Design E-Book

Using EM Simulation for 5G Design E-Book

Download examples that demonstrate how EM simulation software solves challenges related to 5G and MIMO. Examples include MIMO and array design, 5G urban small cells, mmWave and beamforming

Wireless Charging Applications using XFdtd® EM Simulation Software

Wireless Charging Applications using XFdtd® EM Simulation Software

Wireless power transfer is an emerging technology used in many applications, including consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and biomedical implants, and will undoubtedly see continued growth over the next decade and beyond. This presentation demonstrates how XFdtd can be used to simulate and analyze wireless charging systems.

Using Modeling and Simulation to Assess Challenges and Solutions for 5G Fixed Wireless Access

Using Modeling and Simulation to Assess Challenges and Solutions for 5G Fixed Wireless Access

One of the planned technologies that may change the digital landscape in the early rollouts of 5G is fixed wireless access (FWA), which will provide new and more flexible wireless solutions for broadband for the last mile to the home. In this paper, we use new modeling and simulation techniques to investigate some of the most critical challenges that FWA faces for operation in the physical environment at millimeter waves.

Time Domain Electromagnetic / Circuit Co-Simulation

Time Domain Electromagnetic / Circuit Co-Simulation

Using a new electromagnetic/circuit co-simulation capability based on the FDTD method, the process of importing broadband circuit models into an EM simulation project, optimizing the overall design, and calculating important quantities such as S-parameters, radiation patterns, and system efficiency is demonstrated in this MicroApps presentation from IMS 2018.

Simulation of Beamforming using FD-MIMO for LTE-Advanced Pro in an Urban Small Cell

Simulation of Beamforming using FD-MIMO for LTE-Advanced Pro in an Urban Small Cell


This presentation demonstrates a new predictive tool for simulating Full Dimension Multiple Input, Multiple Output (FD-MIMO) in urban environments.  We evaluate a hypothetical small cell base station employing FD-MIMO for cases using different numbers of transmit antennas, then analyze predicted multipath in the environment and compare performance of beamforming techniques for each of the simulated cases. 

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Simulation and Prediction for RF Devices

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Simulation and Prediction for RF Devices

This presentation demonstrates a new multiphysics-based ESD analysis capability which allows the ESD testing process to be analyzed via computer simulation. This will save companies time and money by allowing ESD protection to be optimized during the design phase, thus reducing the number of prototypes required to be built and tested.

Simulation of Beamforming by Massive MIMO Antennas in Dense Urban Environments

Simulation of Beamforming by Massive MIMO Antennas in Dense Urban Environments

This presentation demonstrates a new predictive capability for simulating massive MIMO antennas and beamforming in dense urban propagation environments.  Remcom's unique approach allows us to predict the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) at specific device locations and the actual physical beams formed using these techniques, including unintentional distortions caused by pilot contamination.

Wireless InSite Simulation of MIMO Antennas for 5G Telecommunications

Wireless InSite Simulation of MIMO Antennas for 5G Telecommunications

To keep up with rising demand and new technologies, the wireless industry is researching a wide array of solutions for 5G, including Massive MIMO. Remcom’s Wireless InSite provides an efficient method to predict channel characteristics for large-array MIMO antennas in complex multipath environments.

Full Wave Matching Circuit Optimization Shortens Design Iterations

Full Wave Matching Circuit Optimization Shortens Design Iterations

Full wave matching circuit optimization (FW-MCO) is a new technology that combines full wave, 3D EM simulation with circuit optimization into a novel approach for solving an age-old RF problem: determining which component values provide the desired match for a given matching network layout. This article describes the design process using the design of a matching circuit for a GPS-Bluetooth antenna.

Overview of XFdtd's Circuit Element Optimizer

Overview of XFdtd's Circuit Element Optimizer

XF’s Circuit Element Optimizer utilizes full wave analysis to select the component values for a given printed circuit board (PCB) layout. The tool allows design engineers to optimize matching circuit lumped element values directly in the EM layout where the coupling from multiple antennas and the ground return current paths are taken into account. This whitepaper gives an overview of how the Circuit Element Optimizer works and the benefits it provides.