Date: Jan 11, 2013 10:23 PM
Author: David Park
Subject: Re: Has anyone got code for a Smith Chart?
The Complex Graphics routines in the Presentations Application contain

routines that make it quite easy to draw Smith Charts and plot impedence

curves on them.

I have posted an example at Peter Lindsay's web site at the Mathematics

department at St. Andrews University. It should appear within a few days. It

has a Mathematica notebook and a PDF file.

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pl10/c/djmpark/

David Park

djmpark@comcast.net

http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/index.html

From: David Kirkby [mailto:drkirkby@gmail.com]

I'm looking to plot data colected via an experiement on a Smith Chart. Does

anyone have code for one, which will save me the not-inconserable effort of

writing one?

There is one in the Wolfram archive

http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/Demos/441/

but that is written for a very old version of Mathematica, and it appears

unable to plot experimental data.

There is also a Smith Chart on the Wolfram Demonstrations project

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TheSmithChart/

but that one has a serious flaw. If one puts R=50 Ohms, C=0, L=0, then the

point should be in the middle of the Smith chart, not to the far right hand

side. It must be the most obvious point to plot on a Smith chart, but it

fails.

Dave