Couplings Designer Update 1.3

Releasing Couplings Designer 1.3 for iPhone and iPad!

Get it at the App Store, new users may also want to try Couplings Designer Lite for free.

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Features and bug fixes in this version:

  • support for non-resonating nodes, NRNs*
  • easily toggle a node to behave as a resonating or non-resonating node
  • cascade designs with NRNs or resonating nodes for a modular design
  • new general synthesis seeding interface with easier access to user defined zeros and response/matrix preview
  • topology transformer now performs automatic retrial if it fails, dramatically increasing the success rate for a transformation to converge
  • added next/previous buttons to easily switch between goals, zeros and cascaded designs
  • added fine/normal/coarse tuning sensitivity option
  • better convergence during optimization
  • fixes a bug that made symmetrical couplings non-symmetrical and treated diagonal pairs as individual couplings during optimization, the optimizer is now about 2X faster
  • fixes a bug that changed the sign of couplings when cancel was chosen in the matrix user interface
  • fixes bugs related to scaling response plot axes

* Non-resonating nodes, NRNs, are used to create new advanced topologies that are modular, individual zeros are easily tuned, less sensitive or more compact than all-resonator designs. In addtion, it is possible to implement N zeros without direct source-load coupling which allows reduced filter orders for lower loss, size, complexity and sensitivity.

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One Response to Couplings Designer Update 1.3

  1. Kevin Anderson says:

    Hi Goran,
    Thanks for the update, version 1.4 is great and thank you for your efforts – great app
    Regards
    Kevin

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