Applying a Metal to a Face

Apply a metal to a face bordering a free space or dielectric region.

  1. Select the face where you want to apply a metal.
  2. From the right-click context menu, select Properties.
  3. On the Modify Face dialog, click the Properties tab.
    Figure 1. The Modify Face dialog (Properties tab).

  4. In the Medium drop-down list, select the metal that you want to apply to the face.
  5. In the Thickness field, enter the metal thickness.
  6. Click OK to apply the metallic medium and to close the dialog.
    Note: Closed regions containing metallic faces cannot be set to (solid) PEC.