Cadence Training Webinar: Signal and Power Integrity Analysis with Sigrity Aurora

Cadence Training Webinar: Signal and Power Integrity Analysis with Sigrity Aurora
by Admin on 05-04-2022 at 12:00 am

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A PI Engineer’s Guide to Up-Leveled Signoff Methodology

A PI Engineer’s Guide to Up-Leveled Signoff Methodology
by Admin on 08-26-2021 at 12:00 am

August 26, 2021

Overview

Power integrity (PI) engineers have been running Cadence®Sigrity™ tools to perform DC, AC, and power-ripple analysis for decades.  Sigrity X technology is recognized by the industry as simply the best to ensure that sufficient, efficient, and stable power is delivered to the components in your design.  

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Accelerating the PCB Design-Analysis Optimization Loop

Accelerating the PCB Design-Analysis Optimization Loop
by Tom Dillinger on 08-01-2018 at 12:00 pm

With the increasing complexity and diversity of the mechanical constraints and electrical requirements in electronic product development, printed circuit board designers are faced with a number of difficult challenges:

  • generating accurate (S-parameter) simulation models for critical interface elements of the design
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Eight Improvements for PCB Software

Eight Improvements for PCB Software
by Daniel Payne on 05-04-2016 at 12:00 pm

I first met John Durbetaki at Intel in Aloha, Oregon and we both had a keen interest in the nascent personal computer industry. My first PC was made by Radio Shack and dubbed the TRS-80 which maxed out at 48KB of RAM. I kept watch on Durbetaki as he left Intel and formed his own company OrCAD in 1985 to serve the needs of PC-based CAD software.… Read More


Growing Innovation in Modern PCB Design Tools

Growing Innovation in Modern PCB Design Tools
by Pawan Fangaria on 04-26-2015 at 7:00 am

In last 30+ years, the electronic design industry has seen rapid changes more than any other industry. The change has taken place in the whole electronic ecosystem including semiconductor technology, transistor design, IC / SoC design, PCB, and system design. Today, a PCB can be very complex connecting several heterogeneous… Read More


Sigrity Focuses on LPDDR4 Compliance Analysis in 2015 Release

Sigrity Focuses on LPDDR4 Compliance Analysis in 2015 Release
by Tom Simon on 01-27-2015 at 10:00 am

It was back in July of 2012 that the acquisition of Sigrity by Cadence was announced. Although Cadence is a dominant player in both IC and board layout tools, they did not have an electromagnetic (EM) signal integrity solution in their portfolio. This acquisition marks a turning point for the EM/SI sector – tight integration… Read More


A Collaborative Approach Yields Better PI for PCBs

A Collaborative Approach Yields Better PI for PCBs
by Pawan Fangaria on 05-18-2014 at 10:30 am

The power integrity (PI) of a system is an extremely important aspect to be looked at all levels – chip, package and PCB for overall reliability of the system. At the PCB level, a DC analysis, usually based on IR drop, must ensure that adequate DC voltage, satisfying all constraints of current density and temperature, is delivered… Read More


Signal integrity: more than just SerDes analysis

Signal integrity: more than just SerDes analysis
by Don Dingee on 03-29-2013 at 1:00 am

When Cadence acquired Sigrity in 2012, two motives were involved: get more competitive in state of the art signal integrity analysis, and grab a foothold into the other vendor’s PCB flows in an area that is developing as a real sore spot for digital designers.

Just as the days where PCB tape-out meant actually using tape are over, … Read More


Cadence Sigrity, Together At Last

Cadence Sigrity, Together At Last
by Paul McLellan on 02-10-2013 at 9:00 pm

In July Cadence acquired Sigrity, one of the leaders in PCB and IC packaging analysis. Until a decade ago, signal integrity and power analysis was something that only IC designers needed to worry about. For all except the highest performance boards, relatively simple tools were sufficient. Provided you hooked up the pins on all… Read More