Ansoft and Maxwell Intro Supercapacitor Library

December 04, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Ansoft Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA) and Maxwell Technologies Inc. (San Diego, CA) announced the release of a model library containing Maxwell Technologies' ultracapacitor products for use within Ansoft's SIMPLORER®. The ultracapacitor library is available for download from SIMPLORER's model database at Users can search for a capacitor by name, performance data or other specification, and easily integrate the component in its local model library. The download also includes the datasheet of the component.

"Providing an ultracapacitor model library for SIMPLORER will help our current and future customers evaluate the performance of the technology in a virtual test environment," said Richard Smith, senior vice president of strategic business development for Maxwell Technologies. "Ansoft's leading position and focus on providing high-performance, multi-domain, system design solutions to the aerospace, automotive and industrial power markets make them a natural partner to help our products gain maximum exposure."