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S-Parameters and Linear Components

Touchstone files, S-parameter simulation, lumped and distributed elements

You can specify linear networks by importing S-parameter data files directly into RF Blockset™ models. To plot S-parameter data and the results of rational fitting, use the S-Parameters block. Other RF Blockset blocks enable you to build models using passive components like resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transmission lines.


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AntennaModel antenna accounting for incident power wave (RX) and radiated power wave (TX)
AttenuatorModel attenuator for RF circuit
CapacitorModel capacitor for circuit envelope analysis
FilterModel RF Filter
GroundSimulate connection to electrical ground
Ideal TransformerModel ideal transformer
Z (Impedance)Model complex impedance
InductorModel inductor for circuit envelope analysis
LC LadderModel LC ladder networks
Mutual InductorModel two coupled inductors for circuit envelope analysis
Phase ShiftModel phase shift in RF systems
ResistorModel resistor for circuit envelope analysis
Signal CombinerCompute sum of RF signals
S-ParametersModel S-parameter network
Three-Winding TransformerCompute sum of RF signals
Transmission LineModel transmission line
Variable AttenuatorModel variable attenuator
Variable CapacitorModel variable capacitor
Variable InductorModel variable inductor
Variable Phase ShiftModel variable phase device
Variable ResistorModel variable resistor
PotentiometerSimulink controlled potentiometer
CirculatorModel ideal frequency-independent circulators with S-parameters
CouplerModel ideal frequency-independent couplers with S-parameters
DividerModel ideal frequency-independent dividers or combiners with S-parameters
SPSTSingle pole single throw switch
SPnTSingle pole multiple throw switch
SPDTSingle pole double throw switch
SwitchSimulink controlled two–terminal switch
Transducer Gain TestbenchMeasures transducer gain of system

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