PRESS RELEASE

Lorentz version 9.0

Integrated Engineering Software, which develops hybrid simulation tools for design analysis, has released version 9.0 of its Lorentz simulation tool. Available in 2D rotationally symmetric and 3D packages, Lorentz uses field solver technology for applications requiring charged particle and beam analysis.

This release upgrades the user interface, brings new features to the program, and allows for substantial future developments. Workflow is now more intuitive and the trajectory menu is arranged in the same manner as the rest of the program. Improvement of the ray tracing code makes beam analysis faster, often by a factor of two.

A notable change to the program is the single ODE setup rather than the previous per emission set up. To eliminate the need for individual settings for each emission:

  • The adaptive time step solvers have been enhanced to include RK853

  • More advanced ODE settings are available to the user.

  • The charge and current iterations have additional settings for controlling convergence.

The company provides its expertise in the electromagnetic, electromechanical and electro thermal analysis software field to the industrial, automotive, medical, telecommunications, power and aerospace markets. Its clients include companies such as Alcatel, Mannesmann, TE Connectivity, Siemens, Carl Zeiss, and ABB.

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