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MoM, physical optics, hybrid MoM-PO, wire basis, and FMM solvers

Antenna Toolbox™ provides six solvers, each with a specific application.

Solver TypesMaterialsApplications
Method of Moments (MoM) solver using free-space Green's functionMetals and dielectrics Antennas and arrays
MoM solver using periodic Green's functionMetals and dielectrics Infinite arrays
Physical optics (PO) solverMetalsRadar cross sections
Hybrid MoM-PO solverMetalsElectrically large antennas, installed antennas
Fast Multipole Method (FMM) solverMetalsElectrically large antennas, installed antennas
MoM solver using wire basisMetalsWire antennas

Topics

Method of Moments Solver for Metal Structures

Method of Moments computation technique for metal antennas.

Method of Moments Solver for Metal and Dielectric Structures

Method of Moments computation technique for metal and dielectric antennas.

Hybrid MoM-PO Method for Metal Antennas with Large Scatterers

Hybrid method of moments (MoM) and physical optics (PO) computational technique in Antenna Toolbox allows you to model antennas near large scatterers such as parabolic reflectors.

Physical Optics Solver

Physical optics (PO) solver in Antenna Toolbox allows you to solve for the RCS of an object.

Wire Solver

Wire antennas, wire solver equations, polynomial basis functions.

Fast Multipole Method for Large Structures

Fast Multipole Method (FMM) for analysis of large structures.

Finite Conductivity and Thickness Effect in MoM Solver

Learn about effects of finite conductivity and finite thickness in metals in MoM solver.