Circuit Mason

Complete RF Design Chain

Free RF tools, for Windows and Linux

Circuit Mason

    A full featured frequency domain RF circuit simulator
    Integrated schematic capture (TinyCad)
    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
    Create your own models and libraries
        Easy to add your own models
        Translate schematics into MATLAB/C-code
    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
    Direct link to Folded Dipole project (pictured above)


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