Application Pages

Electric Field Due to a Pulsed Voltage Source

The 3D transient electric field simulation of a simple copper strip on a dielectric layer over a ground plane is described in this example. The analysis is in 3D since the copper strip is short and there is fringing of the electric field at the end of the strip.

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Electric Field Transient Analysis of a Conductive Shield

Transient phenomena may be present in many devices containing components that are kept at a fixed voltage. Before steady state is reached, it may be necessary to model and understand the nature of the transients. Using ElecNet, it is possible to model and capture this phenomenon. Here, using a three dimensional, axis-symmetric model of a conductive shield, the transient aspect of the device is captured.

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Simulating a Charged Particle Entering a Quadrupole Ion Trap

Using ElecNet and the Trajectory Evaluator add-on, the trajectories of charged particles entering a Quadrupole Ion Trap can be simulated. The results presented are based on a particle with an electric charge (of value -1.6e-29) being placed at the center of the ion trap while the side electrode is subjected to a frequency of 100 Hz.

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Simulating Particle Filtration with an Electrostatic Precipitator

The path of particles entering an electrostatic precipitator and their collision with the collection plates are tracked, simulating an air filtration process. Voltage is applied to the collection plates in order to ionize the gaz around each electrode.

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