Design and simulate the physical layer of communications systems
Wireless Waveform Generator App
Generate, impair, visualize, and export modulated waveforms, including OFDM, QAM, PSK, 5G, WLAN, LTE, and Bluetooth®.
Generate waveforms compliant with various standards, including DVB, MIL-STD 188, television and FM broadcasting, ZigBee®, NFC, WPAN 802.15.4, cdma2000, and 1xEV-DO signals.
Display RF coverage on a map. Calculate and display the viewshed, which accounts for the local terrain. Compute SINR for a coverage area. Calculate received signal strength in urban scenarios. Develop a channel impulse response from a ray tracing analysis.
Simulate channel noise and fading models, including AWGN, multipath Rayleigh fading, Rician fading, and WINNER II spatial channel models.
Modulation and Channel Coding
Specify system components for channel coding (including convolutional, turbo, LDPC, and TPC), modulation (including OFDM, QAM, APSK), scrambling, interleaving, and filtering.
Receiver Design and Synchronization
Model and simulate front-end receiver and synchronization components, including AGC, I/Q imbalance correction, DC blocking, and timing and carrier synchronization.
Link-Level Performance Metrics
Characterize link-level performance with BER, BLER, PER, and throughput measures.
Use AI for wireless challenges such as modulation scheme identification, RF fingerprinting, spectrum monitoring, and signal classification. Create synthetic signals with RF impairments to train AI models. Capture over-the-air signals with SDR hardware for training or testing purposes.
RF and Antenna Modeling
Model effects of RF impairments, including nonlinearity, phase noise, I/Q imbalance, thermal noise, and phase and frequency offsets. Compensate for those impairments.
Simulate the effects of massive MIMO hybrid beamforming. Model transmit and receive diversity, and simulate effects of space-time block coding and spatial multiplexing on system performance. Estimate and equalize MIMO fading channels.
Connect your waveforms to a variety of supported software-defined radios (SDRs) including ADALM-PLUTO®, RTL-SDR, USRP® and Xilinx® Zynq®-based radios.
Transmitters and Receivers
Process captured or live over-the-air wireless signals for applications including airplane tracking with ADS-B Signals, automatic meter reading, FM broadcasting with RBDS, and FRS/GMRS receiver.