Best of High-Tech
The electrification of our world continues at a rapid pace. The conveniences of the modern world — ubiquitous communication through internet-enabled phones, electronic payments and digital streaming, to name a few — are all due to continuous engineering innovations delivered through cheaper, faster, more-precise electronics. This special issue of ANSYS Advantage includes many examples that validate the value of engineering simulation for building better high-tech products.
EDITORIALHigh-Tech Erases Industry Boundaries
Massive changes over the past few decades are challenging designers and manufacturers who innovate connectivity and electronics functionality in products across all industries.
RF AND WIRELESSTuning in to Antenna Design
Using engineering simulation, big compute and 3-D printing, Optisys achieves a large reduction in antenna size and weight while reducing development time
StartupsWinning the Race to 5G
PHAZR is developing unique 5G millimeter wireless networking for mobile and fixed-access applications. This innovative startup leverages ANSYS software to not only speed up its analysis, but provide design agility and flexibility for this cutting-edge technology.
HIGH-TECH5G Antenna Technology for Smart Products
5G must address more communications over limited bandwidth by leveraging simulation to develop new antenna technology.
ELECTRONICSPointing RFIDs in the Right Direction
Using electromagnetic field simulation, engineers at Honeywell virtually evaluated new concepts for RFID systems to significantly reduce product development lead time.
EMI/EMCEnsuring Electromagnetic Compatibility
By combining full-wave frequency domain with circuit simulation STMicroelectronics determines EMI/EMC and EM coexistence issues before physical prototyping.
SIGNAL INTEGRITYCrossed Signals
Employing ANSYS technology, engineers reduced the time required to perform signal integrity analysis of a high-speed printed circuit from days to hours
HIGH-SPEED ELECTRONICSDeep Channel Analysis for High-Speed Interconnect Solutions
Engineers leverage simulation to design and optimize next-generation, high-performance interconnect solutions across the entire signal channel.
HIGH-TECHCutting the Cords
Engineers used ANSYS simulation to address thermal issues caused by packing high-power transmitters into a tiny enclosure.
Qualcomm engineers simulate the power sources in a smartphone in a fraction of the time required by a full thermal analysis.
Advanced ElectrificationPower Retooling for Chips
To reduce chip power consumption to unprecedented levels. AMD improved design flow with ANSYS PowerArtist.
ENERGYVibration Power Generation
Cutting-edge simulation technology helps a startup push the boundaries of how sensors are powered by developing technology to efficiently transform ambient energy into electricity to power wireless equipment.
AUTOMOTIVEBreaking Story on an Automotive Power Module
Engineers employed ANSYS structural capabilities to develop a reliable power steering module in half the time required in the past.