To insert the input plane, perform the following procedure.

StepAction
1From the Draw menu, select Input Plane.
2To insert the input plane, click at the left side of the layout window.

The input plane appears (see Figure 10).

BPM - Figure 10 Input plane

Figure 10: Input plane

3To edit the input plane, from the Edit menu, select Properties.

The Input Plane Properties dialog box appears (see Figure 11).

BPM - Figure 11 Input Plane Properties dialog box

Figure 11: Input Plane Properties dialog box

4To position the input plane more accurately, click the Global Data tab.
5Under Z Position, type the following value:

Offset: 2.0

Note: The Z Position value must be between 2.0 and 6.0.

6Click the Input Fields 2D tab.
7Click Edit.

The Input Field dialog box appears (see Figure 12).

BPM - Figure 12 Input Field dialog box

Figure 12: Input Field dialog box

8In the window under Waveguides, select the check box (see Figure 13)

BPM - Figure 13 Item in Waveguides window

Figure 13: Item in Waveguides window

9Click Add.

The selected waveguide moves into the window under Fields.

10In the window under Fields, select the item check box (see Figure 14).

BPM - Figure 14 Item in Fields window

Figure 14: Item in Fields window

11Click Edit.

The Field Properties dialog box appears (see Figure 15).

Note: The modal field is automatically selected under the pertinent angle

(tangential direction).

BPM - Figure 15 Field Properties dialog box

Figure 15: Field Properties dialog box

12Type the following values:

Amplitude: 1.0

Phase: 0.0

Note: The modal field is automatically launched into the waveguide under a pertinent angle, i.e. tangential direction.

13To apply the settings and return to the Input Field dialog box, click OK.
14To return to the Input Plane dialog box, click OK.

The item appears on the Input Fields 2D tab (see Figure 16).

BPM - Figure 16 Item on Input Fields 2D tab

Figure 16: Item on Input Fields 2D tab

15To return to the layout window, click OK.