View Cuts

Use this option to plot the results on the desired Far Field cut, that must be specified in the Output - Observation Directions menu.

When the user click on the View Cuts option, the following panel will appear:

Figure 1. View Cuts panel. Linear Amplitude

This window plots both the amplitude and the phase of the FIELD or GAIN computed for every angular cut. To plot a graph, select the desired parameters:

  • Component The results may be plotted by using different polarizations and its components.
    • Lineal ETheta, EPhi, ETotal, Ex, Ey and Ex/Ey Total components.
    • Circular RHCP, LHCP, Circular Total, and AxialRatio components.
    • +/- 45 +45 and -45 components.
    • 3rd Ludwig 3x Co-Polar, 3x Cross-Polar, 3y Co-Polar, and 3y Cross-Polar components.
    • Gain (dBi): Theta Gain, Phi Gain, RHCP Gain, LHCP Gain and Total Gain components.
  • Frequencies and Cuts the far field cuts may be represented for each frequency and direction.
    • Step To select the geometric step in a parametric simulation. If the geometry does not contain any parameter, only one Step is available.
    • Frequencies To select the desired frequency in a sweep. If just a frequency has been analyzed, only one Frequency is available.
    • Cuts on...Phi/Theta so many cuts as specified in the Observation Directions may be plot by using this section.

Then, click on Add Series button to plot the selected curve. Having inserted several plots, the Options section allow to edit the result curves:

  • List of Series All the plotted polarizations and components are listed. Note that two options are included for every plot both the amplitude and the phase.
  • View points Enable this option to visualize the points where the field has been computed for every inserted plot.
  • Change color This option allows to change the color of the selected curve in the above List of Series.
  • Remove To delete the selected curve in the above List of Series.
  • Import Series To add a new plot from an external file. The file must have .txt extension, and it must contain in every new line the X and Y values to be plotted.
  • Export Series:To export the selected curve in the above Plot List in a .txt file, with the X and Y values of the plot in a new line.

The user can also switch between the linear graph and the polar graph to visualize far field results. It is possible to visualize the Linear Phase, Polar Amplitude and Polar Phase by clicking on their respective tabs.

Figure 2. View Cuts panel. Linear Phase

Figure 3. View Cuts panel. Polar Amplitude

Figure 4. View Cuts panel. Polar Phase