Sonnet's suites of high-frequency electromagnetic (EM) Software are aimed at today's demanding design challenges involving predominantly planar (3D planar) circuits and antennas. Predominantly planar circuits include microstrip, stripline, coplanar waveguide, PCB (single and multiple layers) and combinations with vias, vertical metal sheets (z-directed strips), and any number of layers of metal traces embedded in stratified dielectric material.
The Sonnet® Suites™ develop precise RF models (S-, Y-, Z-parameters or extracted SPICE model) for planar circuits and antennas. The software requires a physical description of your circuit (arbitrary layout and material properties for metal and dielectrics), and employs a rigorous Method-of-Moments EM analysis based on Maxwell's equations that includes all parasitic, cross-coupling, enclosure and package resonance effects.
Sonnet maintains a single, dedicated focus on providing the industry's most accurate and reliable high frequency planar EM software. Our aim is to make it easy for our customers to either develop and analyze designs within our software, or to incorporate our tools into their existing design processes and frameworks. Customers need never commit to a proprietary framework in order to get the best in planar EM analysis.