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The Future of Intelligent Connectivity 

Next-generation connectivity will soon be at the core of every industry, encouraging a new wave of critical applications, from consumer electronics to autonomous mobility.

Engineering a New Future of Intelligent Connectivity 

Faster, more reliable, more efficient: that’s what the 5G revolution promises. And with 58% of consumers expecting 5G to be available within a year, the clock is ticking.

The development of these next-generation 5G communication systems is a complex proposition. It poses challenges for every niche aspect of communication design: speed, traffic, throughput and even device design. The complex nature of this nascent technology ensures a huge opportunity for growth – but only for those who can make it to the market with a safe, reliable, high-performing product. Harnessing the power of 5G simulation software provides significant advantages. 

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Winning the Race to 5G Requires Accelerated Development

Minimized Development Time

Companies that use simulation have been able to realize as much as a 3x acceleration in development time.

Reduced Antenna Weight

Simulation combined with 3D printing can be used to efficiently re-think and re-design even the most fundamental aspects of communications technology. 

Lower Development Costs

5G simulation software lets you test multiple solutions without wasting resources – reducing expenses up to 60%. 

Improved Device Performance

Simulation can be used to design-for-power early in the design flow, making it possible to reduce power consumption by unprecedented levels.

Holistic Simulation

Ansys provides a comprehensive, multiphysics simulation solution leveraging high-fidelity physics that scale from silicon to the city. Our holistic approach lets you leverage the power of electromagnetics, semiconductor, electronics cooling and mechanical analysis tools. The multi-solution platform leverages high-performance computing that can be deployed across the enterprise, allowing designers and engineering experts to collaborate more effectively.

This solution is backed by the world’s leading center of simulation expertise, providing customer enablement through technical support, services and training to help you design the future of communication.

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Antenna Design and Placement

Antenna Design and Placement

Electromagnetic simulation of antenna design and its interaction with the entire system enables you to evaluate antenna placement, EMI/co-site interference and more.

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Battery Simulation

Ansys battery modeling and simulation solutions use multiphysics to help you maximize battery performance and safety while reducing cost and testing time.

Chip Package

Chip-Package System

Ansys’ complete PCB design solution enables you to simulates PCBs, ICs, and packages and accurately evaluate an entire syste

Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility (EMI/EMC)

Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility (EMI/EMC)

Minimizing electromagnetic interference with simulation delivers high-performance, compliant and safe electronics systems, down to the microchip level.

Electrified Powertrain System Integration

Electrified Powertrain System Integration

Integrate highly complex, electric vehicle and hybrid-electric vehicle powertrains and their subsystems and components with Ansys simulation software.

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Power Electronics

Power electronics systems are complex. Simulation provides the tools to efficiently solve high-level design challenges, improve performance and drive innovation.

Engineering the Next Generation of Intelligent Connectivity

Deep understanding of 5G design challenges—coupled with accelerated solutions—will determine market winners.

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Core Systems Complexity Adds To The Difficulty Of The Engineering Task.

The opportunity for growth in the 5G sector is limitless. Getting to the market early with a tested solution requires a simulation-powered design cycle.

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Because of the complexity of 5G development and the huge expectations the public has for 5G technology, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of the trend in its entirety: not only key design challenges but the technical solutions to resolve them.

To meet the challenges posed by the 5G revolution on a sustainable timescale and budget, industry leaders turn to simulation software for a competitive edge. 5G simulation allows engineers to test and prove their solutions before going to market, reducing costs by up to 60% and increasing development speeds by three times. These benefits apply across every aspect of the 5G development puzzle, from antenna and base station design to analysis of systems and electrical environments.

The Race is On – Are You In?

Any company that wants to be a contender in the race to 5G will need to solve some of the toughest design challenges facing us today. Simulation is the proven solution, with quantified benefits to help you meet those critical engineering challenges on time and on budget.

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60% MORE INNOVATION

Reduced costs mean you can do more with the budget you have

Studies have shown that Ansys simulation can reduce costs by as much as 60%, compared to competitive offerings.

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70% REDUCTION IN IDLE POWER

Solving chip power consumption is crucial to 5G design

Simulation allows earlier analysis of chip power consumption, letting you deliver products that offer unprecedented efficiency the first time.

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80% REDUCTION IN ANTENNA WEIGHT

Design freedom and additive manufacturing innovations make the impossible possible

Simulation provides companies with the revolutionary ability to rapidly prototype and optimize designs before committing to manufacture. Paired with 3D printing, optimized designs see order-of-magnitude improvements.

Featured Events

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Designing 5G and mm-Wave Components Using the SynMatrix AI Design Platform

Explore the filter design process for mm-Wave and 5G band requirements in this webinar. Starting with a set of specification requirements, we will take you step-by-step to a fully tuned filter design. 

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Novel, Efficient Antenna System Design Using HPC Capabilities in Ansys HFSS

This webinar will chart the progress of HFSS with respect to antenna design and how it has evolved into the established leader in the field.

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5G and the Connected Vehicle

 In this on-demand webinar, we will show you how design engineers use Ansys simulation tools to create reliable 5G systems for automotive applications.

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CASE STUDIES

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Polytenna Technologies Inc.

Emerging consumer applications at mm-wave frequencies demand accurate and reliable simulation to predict performance, which can be degraded significantly at these high frequencies if not optimized carefully. Timelines to market are short, and reliable modeling is essential to remain competitive. Accurate simulation results that match well with the measurements at mm-waves are essential for novel 5G and 60 GHz system design.

WHITE PAPER

ARTICLES

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White Paper

Multiphysics Simulations for RFICs and SoCs for 5G Applications

Ansys multiphysics simulations simultaneously solve power, thermal, variability, timing, electromagnetics and reliability challenges across the spectrum of chip, package and system to promote first-time silicon and system success.  

BLOGS

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BY: RONAK SHAH

The Two Best Features in Ansys HFSS 2021

Ansys HFSS 2021 R1 engineering simulation software allows you to experience electromagnetism like never before.

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