Applying a Windscreen Layer to a Face

Apply a windscreen layer to a face bordering free space or dielectric region.

  1. Define a windscreen layer.
  2. Select the face where you want to apply a windscreen layer.
  3. From the right-click context menu, select Properties.
  4. On the Face properties dialog, click the Solution tab.

    Figure 1. The Face properties dialog (Solution tab).
  5. Under Solve with special solution method drop-down list, select Windscreen.
  6. In the Windscreen name drop-down list, select the windscreen layer that you want to apply to the face.
  7. In the Element type drop-down list, select one of the following:
    • To define the curvature reference for the windscreen, select Reference element.
    • To define the metallic antenna elements for the windscreen, select Windscreen solution element.
  8. Click the OK to apply the windscreen layer to the face and to close the dialog.