Microwave Office® design suite is the industry’s fastest growing microwave design platform and has completely revolutionized the communications design world by providing users with a superior choice. Built on the unique AWR high-frequency platform with its open design environment and unified data model, Microwave Office design suite offers unparalleled ease-of-use, powerful technologies, and unprecedented openness and interoperability, enabling integration with best-in-class tools for each part of the design process. Microwave Office software includes all of the essential technology: linear and non-linear circuit simulators, EM analysis tools, integrated schematic and layout, statistical design capabilities, and parametric cell libraries with built-in DRC. The 2006 product release continues to deliver key productivity improvements, such as faster EM simulation, faster and higher capacity layout, and a more integrated EM editor, that shorten design cycle time and speed time-to-market for RF/microwave products. With the acquisition of APLAC Solutions, AWR now offers the most powerful and flexible RF/microwave design environment available in the industry. The unique combination of APLAC®’s incomparable RF simulation technology and AWR’s own robust simulators provides designers with the best of both worlds: powerful, speedy simulation capabilities for both large and highly nonlinear designs within an easy-to-use, integrated design platform. · Powerful, concurrent, unified design and analysis environment for microwave chip, module, and PCB design · APLAC's incomparable RF simulation technology · Faster EM simulation · Unified EM editing for faster EM analysis · Best-in-class network filter synthesis capabilities · Higher performance, higher capacity harmonic balance simulation · Open EM Socket interface enables integration with the industry's best EM tools