Parabolic Reflector Antenna

Simulation time and requirements for EM computation of parabolic reflector antenna are listed in the table below, indicating that even a 40 wavelengths reflector in diameter is simulated quickly on ordinary PC. Results are presented for radiation pattern and currents.

Model of the Antenna

Parameter Value [mm]
a 600
f 750
Afeed 21
Lfeed 62
Dwire 9
Hwire 8.5
Rwire 1

Simulation Parameters (on Intel Core i7 950 CPU 3.07GHz)

No. of unknowns Time @ 10GHz Time / Radiation Pt.
2915 12.11 sec 9.91e-4 sec

Results

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