PathWave Advanced Design System (ADS) 2023 Datalink is an add-on that enables engineers to process simulation data in the Data Display environment using customizable Python scripts. Datalink consists of a set of ADS and Python functions which, when paired together, enable automatic data transfer and script execution. The scripts are invoked using a standard Data Display equation object or a schematic based MeasEqn object, and data can be passed through this equation as well. Datalink includes a full, standalone Python 3 install which is used to execute the scripts. Adding Python to Data Display enables advanced functionality such as instrument connectivity, 3D plotting, and contour generation. Several example applications and customizable scripts are included as part of the install and the example workspaces, Datalink_Basics_wrk and Plot_Various_Meas_LP_Data_Using_Datalink_wrk. Datalink also includes the pwdatatools python package.
Note: It is not necessary for the user to know how to code in Python to take advantage of these capabilities.

Download the ADS 2023 Datalink
Platform Filename Downloads Size
Windows 64-bit datalink_2023.exe Download 348,127,232 bytes (332 MB)

Note: There is no additional license required to use the Datalink capability.

The Datalink option for the Linux platform is already included in the ADS 2023 Installation for Linux.

For more information on the Datalink documentation, refer the ADS 2023 Release Notes.

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