# Braided (Vance) Layer

This option defines a braided shield layer using the Vance model.

## Parameters

Shield definition label
A name for the shield layer definition.
Weave definition
Weave angle $\psi$ (degrees)
The weave angle of the shield.
Number of carriers (m)
The number of the carriers in the braided shield.
Number of filaments (n)
The number of filaments in each carrier.
Diameter (d)
The diameter of the filament.
Metallic material
PEC
Select this option to set the shield of the filaments to PEC.
Material label
The label of the metallic material (as defined in the DI card) to be used for the shield.