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RF Budget Analysis

Calculate power, gain, noise, and intermodulation budget for RF cascade elements

You can perform budget analysis of RF networks using the RF Budget Analyzer app or an rfbudget object. You can subsequently perform full circuit envelope or time domain simulation using an rfsystem system object.


RF Budget AnalyzerAnalyze gain, noise figure, IP2, and IP3 of cascaded RF elements and export to RF Blockset


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rfbudgetCreate RF budget object and compute RF budget results for chain of 2-port elements
rfsystemPerform circuit envelope simulation of RF system designed using rfbudget
attenuatorCreate two-port attenuator element
rfantennaCreate antenna element modeled as transmitter, receiver, or transmit-receive
rffilterCreate RF filter object
nportCreate linear n-port circuit element
seriesRLCCreate two-port series RLC circuit
shuntRLCCreate two-port shunt RLC circuit
phaseshiftCreate phase-shift circuit
txlineCoaxialCreate coaxial transmission line
txlineCPWCreate coplanar waveguide transmission line
txlineMicrostripCreate microstrip transmission line
txlineParallelPlateCreate parallel-plate transmission line
txlineRLCGLineCreate RLCG line transmission line
txlineStriplineCreate stripline transmission line element
txlineTwoWireCreate two-wire transmission line
txlineEquationBasedCreate equation-based transmission line
txlineDelayLosslessCreate delay lossless transmission line
txlineDelayLossyCreate delay lossy transmission line
amplifierCreate two-port amplifier element
modulatorModulator object
rfelementGeneric RF element object
mixerIMTCreate IMT mixer element


showDisplay RF budget object in RF Budget Analyzer app
computeBudgetCompute results of RF budget object
exportScriptExport MATLAB code that generates RF budget object
exportRFBlocksetCreate RF Blockset model from RF budget object
exportTestbenchCreate measurement testbench from RF budget object
rfplotPlot cumulative RF budget result versus cascade input frequency
smithplotPlot impedance transformation for selected matching network on smith chart
polarPlot specified object parameters on polar coordinates