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Mason Features

Complete RF Design Chain

Circuit Mason

    A full featured frequency domain RF circuit simulator
    Integrated schematic capture (TinyCad)
       Available command line interface
    Several built-in optimizers and statistical tools
        Random, Simplex (Gradient), Genetic, Sweep
        Monte Carlo, Yield Optimization
    Powerful schematic features
        Use variables, calculations, sub-circuits, and units
    Output microstrip layouts to Mentor PADS ASCII file

Mason Plot

    Smith Chart and Rectangular Plots
    Plots up to six equations
    Plot statistical outputs from Mason


    Transmission line calculator (and more)
    Analyze based on physical inputs
    Synthesize based on desired electrical properties
    Uses any model from the "Open Model" Project

Mason Educational Resources Project

    Develop resources for learning RF with Mason
    Develop general engineering principals


The Open RF Model Project 

   Electrical and physical models of several devices
        S-Parameters defined algebraically
        Physical shapes for Layout defined algebraically

        Transmission lines, antennas, connectors, etc.
    Files in easily understood XML
    Interfaces to Circuit Mason and PrimCalc