ANSYS Advantage — Best of High-Tech
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.
EDITORIALDelivering the Best of High-Tech
From semiconductor design to structural integrity and aerodynamic performance, high-fidelity 3-D simulation enables engineers to converge on the best solutions faster, gain quicker insight into trade-offs, and minimize overdesign with ease.
AutomotiveUnder the Hood
The electronics in modern automobiles must operate in a high-temperature, underhood environment without sacrificing performance or reliability.
Using a reduced-order method, engineers at Fairchild Semiconductor have been able to decrease development time for electronic components for electric and hybrid electric vehicles.
Robust Electronic SystemsMore Music Less Noise
As automotive infotainment units become more complex, designers turn to simulation at the chip level to ensure reliable, noise-free performance.
ELECTRONICSWearing a Wire
Simulation helps to optimize body-worn wireless devices for an emerging class of applications.
WIRELESS TECHNOLOGYMaking Waves
ANSYS HFSS helps to deliver innovative communications and networking solutions.
HEARING AIDSI Hear You
Simulation improves hearing aid performance while saving time and money by quickly iterating through design alternatives.
WEARABLE DEVICESCharged Up
Medtronic ensures the safety of recharging subcutaneous medical devices through simulation.
WIRELESS TECHNOLOGYMore Gain, Less Pain
Using simulation, Vortis can design a more efficient cell phone antenna in up to 90 percent less time.
ANSYS Electronics Desktop saves hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of time in the design of a high-speed printed circuit board.
NETWORKINGOvercoming Uncertainties in High-Speed Communication Channels
ANSYS HFSS helps verify the ability of cost-effective laminates to support communications speeds of 10 gigabits per second or greater.
PCB DESIGNMaintaining Power and Signal Integrity
The ever-changing hardware that supports big data and the Internet of Things must be fast, reliable and quickly developed.
High-TechThe Backbone of the IoT
ClariPhy delivers ultrahigh-speed systems-on-chip (SoC), with the highest level of data integrity, while meeting power, performance, bandwidth and cost requirements.
A quantum computer developer reduces processor temperature to near absolute zero with the assistance of ANSYS multiphysics tools.
Electronics CoolingThe Big Data Chill
The leading provider of closed-loop liquid cooling systems for data centers employs thermal simulation with ANSYS software to optimize cooling system components.
High-TechMaking Sensors for the IoT
An experienced MEMS developer describes some of the issues involved in creating reliable MEMS and provides some best simulation practices to assist in their design.