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Analyst-MP Getting Started Guide

Analyst v14.03 Edition


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Table of Contents

1. Introducing Analyst
1.1. About This Guide
1.1.1. Prerequisites
1.1.2. Contents of This Guide
1.1.3. Typographical Conventions
1.2. Getting Additional Information
1.2.1. NI AWR Knowledge Base
1.2.2. Documentation
1.2.3. Online Help
Context Sensitive Help
1.2.4. Website Support
1.2.5. Technical Support
1.3. Components of the Design Environment
2. Analyst-MP: Cavity Optimization (OM2p)
2.1. Configuring the Model
2.2. Creating Variables
2.3. Defining the Geometry
2.4. Simulating the Structure
2.5. Creating a Plot
2.6. Creating an Annotation
2.7. Performing a Sweep
2.8. Performing an Optimization
3. Analyst-MP: Photocathode Gun (OM3p)
3.1. Configuring the Model
3.2. Defining the Geometry
3.2.1. Creating a Pipe
Creating the First Stage Pipe
Creating the Second Stage Pipe
3.2.2. Creating S-Band Cells
Creating the First Cell
Creating the Second Cell
3.2.3. Creating Feeds
Adding Fillets
3.2.4. Performing a Union Operation on the Solids
3.2.5. Applying Cell Fillets
3.2.6. Applying Additional Feed Fillets
3.2.7. Using Symmetry
3.3. Applying Boundary Conditions
3.4. Simulating the Structure
3.5. Post Processing
3.5.1. Viewing the Mesh
3.5.2. Viewing the Electric Field
Adding a Filter
3.5.3. Creating a Plot
4. Analyst-MP: Waveguide Transition (RF3p)
4.1. Configuring the Model
4.2. Creating Variables
4.3. Defining the Geometry
4.3.1. Creating a Cylindrical Waveguide
4.3.2. Creating a Rectangular Waveguide
4.3.3. Transition Loft
4.4. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
4.5. Simulating the Structure
4.6. Post Processing
4.7. Modifying Variables
4.8. Comparing Results
4.9. Creating Movies
5. Analyst-MP: Horn Antenna (RF3p)
5.1. Configuring the Model
5.2. Creating Variables
5.3. Defining the Geometry
5.3.1. Creating a Rectangular Waveguide Feed
5.3.2. Creating an Antenna Horn
5.3.3. Creating an Enclosure
5.4. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
5.4.1. Assigning a Port
5.4.2. Assigning a PEC Horn
5.4.3. Applying an Enclosure PML
5.5. Simulating the Structure
5.6. Post Processing
5.6.1. Viewing the Far Fields
5.6.2. Antenna Patterns
5.6.3. Multiple Plots and Measurements
6. Analyst-MP: Coax to Microstrip (RF3p)
6.1. Configuring the Model
6.2. Creating Variables
6.3. Defining the Geometry
6.3.1. Adding a Substrate
6.3.2. Creating the Enclosure
6.3.3. Creating the Microstrip
6.3.4. Creating a Coax Connector
6.3.5. Creating a Lumped Port Patch
6.4. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
6.4.1. Adding a Lumped Port
6.4.2. Adding a Wave Port
6.4.3. Adding a Ground Plane
6.4.4. Applying Remaining Boundary Conditions
6.5. Simulating the Structure
6.6. Post Processing
6.6.1. Viewing the Mesh
Controlling Visibility
Controlling Color Properties
6.6.2. Creating a Plot
6.6.3. Debugging the Structure
6.6.4. Correcting the Structure
7. Analyst-MP: 2D SRF Cavity Multipacting (PT2p)
7.1. Configuring the Model
7.2. Defining the Geometry
7.3. Applying Boundary Conditions
7.3.1. Eigenmode
7.3.2. Particle Tracking
7.4. Eigenmode Simulation
7.5. Eigenmode Post Processing
7.6. Particle Tracking Simulation
7.7. Particle Tracking Post Processing
7.7.1. Viewing Particles
7.7.2. Creating Movies
7.7.3. Creating a Plot
8. Analyst-MP: Coax Multipacting (PT3p)
8.1. Configuring the Model
8.2. Defining the Geometry
8.3. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
8.3.1. Driven Frequency Analysis
8.3.2. Particle Tracking Calculation
8.4. Adding Mesh Constraints
8.5. Driven Frequency Simulation
8.6. Driven Frequency Post Processing
8.7. Particle Tracking Simulation
8.8. Particle Tracking Post Processing
8.8.1. Viewing Particles
8.8.2. Creating Movies
8.8.3. Creating a Plot
9. Analyst-MP: Solenoid (MS3p)
9.1. Configuring the Model
9.2. Creating Materials
9.3. Defining the Geometry
9.3.1. Creating a Plugnut
9.3.2. Creating a Coil
9.3.3. Creating a Permanent Magnet Core
9.3.4. Creating the Outer Shell and Bushing
9.3.5. Creating the Enclosure
9.4. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
9.4.1. Defining the Symmetry
9.4.2. Applying the Coil Attribute
9.5. Simulating the Structure
9.6. Post Processing
9.6.1. Viewing the Mesh
9.6.2. Viewing the Magnetic Flux Density
10. Analyst-MP: Collector (MICHELLE)
10.1. Configuring the Model
10.2. Defining the Geometry
10.3. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
10.3.1. Applying an Imported Beam Excitation
10.3.2. Applying a Secondary Emitter Boundary Condition
10.4. Simulating the Structure
10.5. Post Processing
10.5.1. Viewing the Mesh
10.5.2. Creating a Field Annotation
10.5.3. Creating a Particle Annotation
11. Analyst-MP: Electron Gun (MICHELLE)
11.1. Configuring the Model
11.2. Importing the Geometry
11.3. Applying Excitations and Boundary Conditions
11.4. Simulating the Structure
11.5. Post Processing
11.5.1. Viewing the Mesh
11.5.2. Viewing the Field
11.5.3. Viewing Particles
11.5.4. Creating Movies

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