Implementation of interconnect simulation tools in SPICE

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Published by Electromagnetic Communication Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Experiment Station, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Urbana, Ill, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .

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Statementby H. Satsangi, J.E. Schutt-Aine.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-193619.
ContributionsSchutt-Aine, J. E., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL14699132M

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Abstract. Accurate computer simulation of high speed digital computer circuits and communication circuits requires a multimode approach to simulate both the devices and the interconnects between devices.

Classical circuit analysis algorithms (lumped parameter) are needed for circuit Author: H. Satsangi and J. Schutt-Aine. Examples of optical component simulation and optical interconnect system simulation using SPICE are included and compared with the results from a conventional raytrace optical analysis tool.

OCIS: optical system design, optical interconnect Keywords: optical interconnects, optoelectronic modeling, SPICE, computer aided design. IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERCONNECT SIMULATION TOOLS IN SPICE by H. Satsangi J. Schutt-Aine Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Illinois W.

Green Street Urbana, IL Technical Report August Prepared for NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION NASA-Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA For analogue circuit simulation, SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) is the main form of analogue circuit simulation adopted [19, 20].A range of circuit simulators based on SPICE are available for use (e.g., PSpice and HSPICE).

SPICE allows a range of circuit elements to be modeled, connected, and analyzed. We discuss an optoelectronic spice implementation that includes time- power- and wavelength-domain behaviors.

Examples of optical component simulation and optical interconnect system simulation by use of spice are included and compared with the results from a conventional ray-tracing optical analysis tool.

Furthermore, a SPICE implementation of this methodology and its extension to lumped circuit elements has been recently provided [9]. This paper extends the PC theory to the stochastic simulation.

This paper presents a new, single, general dispersive coupled uniform/nonuniform transmission line model which can be used for interconnect simulation in SPICE. Ansys Lumerical offers all the tools needed for photonic system level simulation and interfaces to EDA tools for complete chip design.

It offers two simulation platforms — INTERCONNECT and Photonic Verilog-A. INTERCONNECT is a dedicated PIC design environment and simulator, with an extensive list of predefined elements including System Library for optical communications applications and [ ].

Similar to SPICE, INTERCONNECT is a dedicated time- and frequency-domain mixed-signal circuit simulation engine that has been expanded to address optical signal propagation within multi-mode, multi-channel components commonly found in PICs. simulation," EMC Lab Technical Report No.December [8] H.

Satsangi and J. Schutt-Ain6, "Implementation of Interconnect Simulation Tools in SPICE," EMC Lab technical Report No. August [9] K. Oh and J. Schutt-Ain6, "Efficient Modeling of Interconnects and Capacitive. LTSpice IV is a free circuit simulator, published by Linear Technology Corp. It is a very good implementation of the "mSPICEn" programs, where the "m" and "n" have been many letters and numbers over the years since SPICE was published by U.

at Berkley, c. Reviews: simulation framework has to allow for either co-design through waveform exchange (sequential simulation) or for true co-simulation, such as in a control loop to stabilize the output frequency of an integrated laser. Often, PIC designers find themselves redefining the same circuit in different tools for simulation and for layout implementation.

Abstract: This paper discusses the possibilities of using the circuit simulation program, simulation program with integrated circuit emphasis (SPICE) for the simulation of partial element equivalent circuit (PEEC) models.

After an introduction into the PEEC method, the simulation of quasi-stationary models is considered. An enhancement of SPICE is described, allowing the simulation of retarded.

Harness Powerful SPICE Simulation and Design Tools to Develop Cutting-Edge Switch-Mode Power Supplies Switch-Mode Power Supplies: SPICE Simulations and Practical Designs is a comprehensive resource on using SPICE as a power conversion design companion.

This book uniquely bridges analysis and market reality to teach the development and marketing of state-of-the art switching converters. SPICE-Based Electrothermal Simulation Methodology Based on the thermal-electrical analogy (Fig. 1) a 3-D distributed thermal circuit model has been developed using er a rectangular metal wire with thickness Inclusion of the lateral thermal resistance in the model captures the heat spreading effect and thermal coupling from nearby.

SPISim_IBIS is a browser based web app. It allows user to convert an IBIS model to corresponding spice sub-circuit then simulate with free circuit simulator such as LTSpice, NGSpice or tion output is also in open format such as format which can be viewed with free tool such as SPILite or are quite several free spice-based simulators available on line.

This paper addresses the problem of efficiently estimating the signal characteristics of any RLC network when skin effect is significant, which complicates interconnect simulation. In this paper, a new type of moments is defined that simplifies the interconnect simulation, namely, the square root moments.

Implementation of BCD counter and its testing. Implementation of two 8-bit multiplier circuit and its testing. Simulation of CMOS Inverter using SPICE for transfer characteristic. Simulation and verification of two input CMOS NOR gate using SPICE.

Implementation and simulation of given logic function using dynamic logic. John Conway's agent-based simulation "Game of Life" was enhanced and applied to Schelling's original idea by Joshua M.

Epstein and Robert Axtell in their book Growing Artificial Societies. To demonstrate their findings on the field of agent-based simulation, a model was created and distributed with their book on. SPICE ("Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis") is a general-purpose, open-source analog electronic circuit simulator.

It is a program used in integrated circuit and board-level design to check the integrity of circuit designs and to predict circuit behavior. simulation of the resulting models comes at a very high (and often unacceptable) simulation cost. It has been highlighted in the past that SPICE [11] is not amenable to the simulation of interconnect-dominated structures, such as power/ground networks, clock net-works, and busses.

There have been many studies to eliminate the bottleneck due. During circuit design, Design Gateway provides embedded simulation, analysis and electrical rules checking. During PCB layout, the Design Force embedded signal integrity, power integrity, electromagnetic interference.

Electromagnetic compatibility tools provide a single environment for all of your design team’s simulation and analysis. The package includes tools for: design entry, board layout, routing up to 6 metal layers, spice simulation, and entry level interconnect analysis. Product list PCB Studio Package.

Frequency response simulation is an indispensable tool in the design and manufacturing process of PCBs. Frequency response simulation is a vital design tool that offers greater insight into the frequency design and manufacturing process for PCBs.

OCONNECT 10 5 20 5 INTERCONNECT This is a two-port convolution model for single-conductor lossy transmission lines. N1 and N2 are the nodes at port 1; N3 and N4 are the nodes at port 2. Note that a lossy transmission line with zero loss may be more accurate than than the lossless transmission line due to implementation details.

We discuss an optoelectronic spice implementation that includes time- power- and wavelength-domain behaviors. Examples of optical component simulation and optical interconnect system simulation by use of spice are included and compared with the results from a conventional ray-tracing optical analysis tool.

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It is also an integral part of SPICE simulators, which directly affects tool performance and therefore design schedule. While the advanced 3-D technology nodes deliver superior level of scalability, simulation cost is rapidly increasing due to the computational complexity introduced by device model equations and the number of iterations.

interconnect analysis developing numerical methods and simulation software. developed noise simulation tools for Signal and The basic idea behind the implementation is that FDTD and SPICE run simultaneously exchanging data at each time step.

The circuit. PLD Implementation of Half Adder Timing Simulation Must know specific device and package combination in PLD environment Both contribute to performance Simulation of physical implementation of design Logical (gate) delays Physical (interconnect) delays I/O (package input/output) delays Janu ECE A -Digital Design Principles At nm process technology and beyond, approximating or ignoring the new interconnect and device effects in custom designs can lead to inaccurate post-layout simulation results and jeopardize the chances of successful silicon.

The Synopsys StarRC™ Custom extraction solution offers a wide range of features including advanced interconnect and. In the SPICE simulation tool the user can save the simulation results to a file or export them directly to an EMA tool, if their tool supports this feature.

It is important to note that most SPICE simulators will store the data in X-Y pairs with one column indicating the time of frequency and the other column indicating voltage, current of gain.

Here’s how you can use a SPICE-based simulator. Any system with nonlinear electronic components and circuits needs specialized SPICE-based analyses. Here’s how to create and run these simulations.

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The tool provides fully automated place and route with thermal-placement analysis and analysis of EMC, high-speed design, and manufacturability through use of the company's Design Adviser rule books. Available for Windows NT and Unix, Hot-Stage works with simulation tools offered by members of the Zuken-Redac Integration Program.

At lower geometries, interconnect resistance is becoming an increasing percentage of the total path resistance. From 40nm to 7nm, the relative wire resistance has risen more than six fold and the subsequent RC netlist can increase the circuit simulation time by several orders of magnitude 1, adding to the simulation burden.

In additional to the ASRC based implementation for IV tables explained above, part of the converted circuit is used to detect and convert input analog signal into digital ones.

Lastly, each corner of the model to be used in the simulation needs to have a spice subckt library converted from corresponding corner in original IBIS model. Books About Spice and Simulation. The documentation that comes with circuit simulators usually focuses on how to make the software do things, assuming that the user already knows what needs to be done.

The books on this page have been selected to help fill this gap. This page provides a link to for each book. Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming in any other computer language: you must type the commands as text in a file, save that file to the computer’s hard drive, and then process the contents of that file with a program (compiler or.

IMPLEMENTATION SIMULATION AND ANALYSIS LIBRARIES TCAD Aurora DFM WorkBench Davinci Medici Raphael Raphael-NES providing accurate capacitance models for LPE tools. The LPE-AAM (Advanced Application RAPHAEL INTERCONNECT LIBRARY AND SPICE MODEL GENERATION With the Raphael Interconnect Library (RIL), you can easily set up, run and inspect a.SPICE simulators allow the prediction of the voltage or current at every point in a circuit, simulated either in the time-domain or the frequency domain.

A time-domain simulation is called a transient simulation and a frequency-domain simulation is called an AC simulation. SPICE is an incredibly powerful tool.• SPICE simulation of Analog integrated circuits and implementation of digital neuron design.

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