When I started collecting my list of EDA mergers and acquisitions about 30 years ago, my objective was simply to determine the number of logos each EDA company owns. For that reason, I collected all the fish-eat-fish-eat-fish…. mergers and acquisitions, going way back to the very early days of EDA (even before it was called EDA).… Read More
You often hear the mantra that Analog Mixed-Signal (AMS) behavioral models are inaccurate. It is repeated so often that it starts to morph into “AMS models are inherently inaccurate”. This is not true.
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Analog Mixed-Signal (AMS) behavioral models have not caught on with the AMS designer community. Why? I suspect a significant reason (but certainly not the only one) is the way they are presented.
First, what is AMS behavioral modeling?
I define it as “a set of user-defined equations that decribe the terminal behavior of a component”.… Read More