Fast RFIC Passive Extraction

  • 3D full-wave EM solver
  • Multi-core parallelization and distributed computing
  • Accurate modeling of substrate loss and conductor skin effect
  • Large number of port model extraction and back-annotation to schematic


Fast RFIC and MMIC Passive Extraction

  • Support import IRIS project file modeling
  • Support import GDS file modeling
  • Support serpentine routing model modeling
  • Support RFIC modeling
  • Support RFPCB modeling
  • Support import Allegro RFPCB component with one click
  • Support stackup setting by layer
  • Support mesh size setting based on frequency
  • Auto port searching simplifies EM setup
  • Support metal 3D model to capture sidewall effect, and make it suitable for 45nm technology and below
  • Support metal-slot removal option to improve simulation speed
  • Introduce multi-threading technology to Green’s Function, greatly improve the database creation efficiency
  • Optimized mesh to balance speed and accuracy, support rectangle and triangle mixed mesh to improve simulation speed
  • Auto via array disfeaturing when generate mesh file
  • Support 3D model display
  • Support parallel processing techniques, especially for multi-threading processing
  • Support batch simulation when multiple simulation jobs exist
  • Support EM simulation results back-annotation
  • Support export IRIS Plus model to HFSS with one click


Fast PDK Model Generation

  • Parameterized Layout Design
  • PDK EM Model Extraction
  • PDK Equivalent Circuit Generation
  • Customized PDK Generation
  • Automatical Simulation Data Post-Processing
  • Large Number of Parameters Sweeping Technology
  • Correlation between PDK Measurement & Simulation


RF Passive PDK Verification

  • Seamless integrated inside Cadence Virtuoso.
  • Easy definition of parametric sweeping.
  • Both Spectre simulation and EM simulation can be activated.
  • Built-in template allows quick extraction of the electrical parameters.
  • Multiple visualization plots helps to understand the impact on the electrical characteristics from the physical parameter sweep.


S-parameter Exploration

  • Both frequency domain S-parameter and TDR plot
  • One-click to define diff pairs and victim/aggressor pairs
  • Built-in crosstalk plots including FEXT, NEXT, PSXT, ILD, ICN, and ICR
  • Built-in compliance metrics
  • Built-in passivity/causality/reciprocity/stability metrics
  • Built-in delay and skew calculator
  • Built-in template plot for RF components
  • Built-in Tline2D Calculator
  • Built-in Thru-Only De-embedding


Via Modeling and Simulation

  • Optimized mesh function improves simulation speed and precision.
  • Fast 3D FEM solver offers better fidelity and quality.
  • Fast Hybrid solver offers better capacity and speed compared to other tools in market.
  • Multiple ways to create models or import Allegro brd.
  • Use templates to create SMD/SMA/AC Decap model
  • Auto port generation simplifies EM analysis setup.
  • Support parametric and optimization sweep simulation.
  • 3D-View makes the model check easier.
  • Export to HFSS and CTS.
  • SnpExpert displays S-parameter and TDR.


Channel Exploration

  • Easy multiple channel creation by table with only one-click
  • Built-in substrate and stackup databases
  • Parametric S-Parameter and transmission line physical parameters for easy channel exploration
  • Integrate SnpExpert into ChannlExpert seamlessly to automate compliance check for popular standards like CEI-25G-LR, IEEE 802.3bj and others.


Cable Modeling and Simulation

  • Built-in template to allow easy cable modeling
  • Support different drain types including center drain and dual drain
  • Support different twine shielding including longitudinal and wrapping twine shielding
  • Auto port generation to simplify EM setup
  • Supports parametric sweep for easy what-if analysis
  • 2D FEM solver to generate RLGC model
  • 3D FEM solver to generate S-parameter model
  • Interface to HFSS


TML Modeling and Simulation

  • Transmission line calculator for SE, differential, and N-trace microstrip and stripline
  • Built-in serpentine line template
  • Built-in tabbed routing template
  • Parametric support for parameter sweep
  • 2D Finite Element Method (FEM) for transmission line calculator
  • 3D Finite Element Method (FEM) for serpentine lines and tabbed routing lines


Package and Board level signal integrity analysis

  • Optimized mesh algorithm improves simulation speed and precision
  • Fast 3D FEM solver provides high-precision, high-quality solution
  • Hybrid solver provides high-speed solution, performance is higher than similar products in market
  • Support import brd model
  • Manually add port, analysis setting
  • The 3D view function makes the model checking more easily and visually
  • Support export result to HFSS and CTS


Simulation Job Queue System

  • Both Windows and Linux simulation platform were supported, in order to meet all customers’ requirements
  • Support multiple simulation tools, including HFSS, IRIS Plus and so on
  • Based on C/S architecture, so it’s quite easy to deploy, upgrade and play
  • Support several major browsers for better usability, such as Chrome, IE and Firefox
  • Support several user roles with different access permission, including administrator, ordinary user and super user
  • Maximize computing resource usage by fully utilizing cluster scheduler, such as LSF, SGE and PBS
  • Maximize simulation speed and efficiency by fully utilizing parallel computing and distributed computing
  • Maximize simulation tool usage and save GUI license cost by fully utilizing queuing and batch simulation technology
  • All submitted simulation projects were managed and supervised by project management module for easy back trace and reuse
  • Simulation results and convergence status real time display improve simulation efficiency and productivity