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Adding a Real Ground Plane

A real ground plane, located on the xy-plane (Z = 0), can be added to the model by means of the following procedure:

  1. Go to Setup tab > Environment panel >.
  2. Select the Real option in the Ground Plane box, Fig. 1.
  3. Specify the Real Ground Option: Sommerfeld-Wait/Asymptotic >, Reflection Coefficients/Asymptotic >, or Radial Wire Ground Screen >.
  4. Set the ground Permittivity and Conductivity. Also, set the radial length, number of radials and wire radius if a ground screen has been chosen.
Fig. 1: Real option in the Ground Plane box of the Environment panel.
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