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  • Combination of Simulations and Measurements in Antenna Design

    CST is proud to partner with Microwave Vision Group (MVG), the Politecnico di Torino and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in presenting the new European School of Antennas course “Combination of Simulations and Measurements in Antenna Design”. The course will be held in the week of November 13 – 17, 2017 at the Dassault Systèmes and MVG offices in Paris, France.

    Both simulation and measurement are routine procedures in antenna design, but typically in different phases of the workflow. The aim of this course is to integrate these two aspects of antenna design to make the process more efficient, reduce cost and improve speed and performance.

    This course will focus on the practical knowledge necessary to achieve this goal, including ample hands-on training. It will cover antenna design, rapid prototyping and experimental verification. The theoretical background of the different approaches will be provided in order to ensure attendees’ understanding of applications.

    If you are a member of a non-profit institution, please make a note in the remarks field of the registration form in order to receive the reduced price.

    By registering for this course, you agree that your registration information will be shared with the other organizers of the event.

  • Register Now
    • Date

      November 13 – 17, 2017

    • Fee

      880 € for (Business) Companies
      440 € for Non-Profit Institutions

    • Locations

      Dassault Systèmes Campus
      10 Rue Marcel Dassault
      78140 Vélizy-Villacoublay

    • Microwave Vision Group
      17 Avenue de Norvège
      Z.A. de Courtaboeuf
      91140 Villebon sur Yvette

    • Course Details

      The course is under the academic responsibility of Prof. G. Vecchi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) and Prof. Manuel Sierra Castaner (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain), and will be jointly organized with Lars Foged (MVG, Italy and France), Jerome Mollet and Dr. Marc Rütschlin (CST – Computer Simulation Technology, Germany and France).

      The course organizers and instructors are experts from academia and industry who have been among the first worldwide to propose and research this process, and have spearheaded its practical application using commercial, high-end, widely used products.

    • What is ESoA?

      "The European School of Antennas (ESoA) is a geographically distributed post graduate school that has the objective to reinforce the European training and research in antennas and relevant applications. ESoA was founded in 2004 by a group of institutions in the framework of the FP6 Network of Excellence "ACE" (Antenna Centre of Excellence) and it is presently financed by a Marie Curie Action (MCA) project. The ESoA courses are distributed in the most accredited European research centres on antennas and wireless systems."
      (source: http://www.esoa-web.org/index.html)

    • Grants

      Three grants, sponsored by MVG, UPM and CST, will be made available to cover the registration fees of three University students. More information on the grants and how to apply for them can be found here. The expiry date for grant applications is Friday, November 3, 2017.


Start End Day 1: November 13, 2017
Introduction to Electromagnetic Solvers
09:00 – 10:00 Introduction to ESoA and Introduction to the Course
G. Vecchi (PoliTo) and Jerome Mollet (CST)
10:00 – 10:30 Brief Explanation of the Theoretical Basis and Applications of Differen EM Solvers
Richard Cousin (CST)
  10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to Numerical Methods: FIT
Richard Cousin (CST)
12:00 – 13:00 Introduction to Numerical Methods: MoM / FEM
G. Vecchi (PoliTo)
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:30 Simulation of Antennas using CST MICROWAVE STUDIO (horn  and reflector at 10 GHz; GPS patch)
Hassan Chreim (CST)

Start End Day 2: November 14, 2017
Fast Prototyping of Antennas
09:00 – 10:00 Theoretical Introduction of Numerical Methods: Mode Matching and Application to Passive Devices
J.R. Montejo-Garai (UPM)
10:00 – 11:00 Theoretical Introduction of Numerical Methods: High Frequency Methods
Richard Cousin (CST)
  11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 Fundamentals of Source Reconstruction Techniques
G. Vecchi (PoliTo)
12:00 – 13:00 Fast Prototyping of Horn Antennas by Additive Manufacturing
J.R. Montejo-Garai (UPM)
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Design of an Antenna using CST Software
Hassan Chreim (CST)
15:30 – 16:30 Practical Session Fast Prototyping with 3D Printers
Hassan Chreim (CST)

Start End Day 3: November 15, 2017
Measurement Techniques
09:00 – 10:30 Introduction to Near and Far Field Techniques
M. Sierra-Castañer (UPM)
  10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to Multiprobe Antenna Measurements Systems
J.Ch. Bolomey (University Paris Sud)
12:00 – 13:00 Comparison of Numerical Methods
Richard Cousin (CST)
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:30 Application of Integration of CST Simulation and Source Reconstruction with Insight
L. Scialaqua (MVG) and Hassan Chreim (CST)

Start End Day 4: November 16, 2017
Technical Visit to Satimo Industries
09:00 – 13:00 Measurement of a Prototype and Application of Source Reconstruction Techniques
N. Gross (MVG)
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:30 Technical Tour to MVG
N. Gross (MVG)

Start End Day 5: November 17, 2017
Applications and Exam
09:00 – 10:00 Considering Antennas as Part of a System and Multiphysics
Richard Cousin (CST)
  10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 Differences between Measurement and Simulation - Causes and Resolutions Effects
Hassan Chreim (CST)
11:30 – 12:00 Exam
Jerome Mollet (CST)
12:00 – 13:00 Exam Results, Evaluation and Closing of the Course
Jerome Mollet (CST)

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