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In the rapidly developing world of Internet of Things (IoT), the radio frequency front-end (RFFE) of smart devices will have to handle higher data rates and access the full bandwidth of 4G/5G wireless technology. The reason for this, of course, is the growing demands of ubiquitous low latency data at higher operating frequencies required to accommodate enhanced data transmission capabilities and rapidly growing numbers of users.
In this blog post we discuss how ultrasonic sensors work and how a vibrating piezoelectric disc generates ultrasonic waves. We have also included an interactive demo to show you how to simulate an ultrasonic sensor in OnScale using Finite Element Analysis. An ultrasonic sensor is a system that can emit and receive ultrasonic waves. It is generally used to sense the distance to and from an object. It also belongs to the family of “transducers” because it generates ultrasonic waves from an alternating voltage. Thus, it transforms electrical energy into acoustic energy.
In this blog post we discuss the key solver capabilities that OnScale provides to RF engineers designing acoustic filters. We describe the process of simulating different resonators based on surface acoustic wave (SAW) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technology.
We are so thankful to our awesome customers! This post is a special “thank you” to all of you who attend our webinars and ask such excellent questions. It is through your questions that we learn what’s important to OnScale users and this, in turn, allows us to continuously improve our software. The conversations that start in our webinar Q&A often carry over into the OnScale offices and we’re always happy when we hear them coming up in our development meetings.
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an OnScale workshop in Burlington, Massachusetts on August 27th! Join to learn about the capabilities and technology of the OnScale approach to semiconductor, MEMS, transducers, and sensors simulation. Hear from world-class experts about the future of engineering simulation and how to overcome its challenges. Experience hands-on how OnScale’s software can enhance your workflow reducing the need for physical prototypes and achieving more design wins.
If you are familiar with OnScale, one of the things that you may be interested in learning is how to calculate natural frequencies of your model.
Sensors are all around us. There are a dozen or so in your smartphone, and dozens more in your laptop, tablet, TV remote control and drone. There are perhaps hundreds in your car, thousands on commercial aircraft and reusable rockets, that will one day take us to the moon, mars, and beyond...
OnScale is happy to announce a newly released Electromagnetic (EM) solver capability, now available on the OnScale Cloud platform. In this blog post we describe the new Electromagnetic (EM) solver in OnScale, designed specifically for next generation antenna array optimization, photonic waveguides, radar for ADAS systems, and many other use cases. Watch full webinar here! Optical waveguide examples and results
The integration of OnScale within BeamTool 9 gives users the capability to quickly and easily simulate their inspection set up and visualize the complete inspection performance. The plug in capabilities include full FEA solvers, mode conversion, defect scattering and the ability to run 1,000s of parallel simulations. As well as enabling improved inspection designs, the use of simulation in the Non Destructive Testing (NDT) process allows BeamTool users to save time and money. New exotic materials and complex components require advancements in NDT, thus simulation is key to design, evaluate and optimize new inspection setups quickly. What is BeamTool?