Empire XPU by IMST

EMPIRE XPU is a 3D time domain EM modeling tool for Antennas, Microwave Circuits, EM Chip design and much more. The IMST innovative & proprietary XPU technology is a smart implementation of the Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) algorithm on modern CPU architectures.

About IMST

Sophisticated technology combined with comprehensive experience:

IMST is a competence center and professional development house for high-frequency circuits, wireless modules, and communications systems. Providing individualized support for the customers during every phase of the product development – from initial consulting to series production. IMST has been able to create partnerships in the public sector as well as in the industrial markets.

The company was founded in 1992 and currently has 145 employees in the areas:


Applied research for radio communications, radar systems, microsystems and nanoelectronics.


EDA-Electronic Design Automation Software: EMPIRE XPU – A full 3D electromagnetic simulation tool, WiMOD – Wireless solutions and radio modules – customized and tailored to our clients needs.


Contract-based industrial design and development, from microelectronics to product realizations in software and hardware.


Accredited test center for International Type Approval, mobile terminals, antennas and RF circuits.

Another core competence of IMST is antenna design and development. Electronically controllable antennas for mobile satellite communication are integrated elegantly into the outer shell of vehicles, ships, aircraft and allow electronically controlled repositioning of antenna beams.

IMST is focused on the future of digital communications technology. Localization and positioning systems within a few centimeters indoors are available as prototypes and are based on the application of ultra-wide band technology.

To implement elaborated solutions, we are able to design and manufacture both hybrid and fully integrated circuits for our customers. IMST GmbH has been certified according to ISO9001:2015. The laboratories of the IMST test center have been accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.