"Simulation vs. Silicon - A Designer's Guide to Getting it Right the First Time," is an in-depth look at many of the problems associated with getting an IC that is "first-pass functional."
Topics discussed include:
- Problems with Foundry Models
- Functional Design Definition
- Simulator Limitations and Common Pitfalls
- Problematic Circuit Architecture Issues
- Test Cases to Explore as Part of the Design Process
Once understood, many of these issues can be circumvented prior to your first tape-out.
This is valuable training for all designers with orientation in the analog, mixed signal and RF design world, where the majority of design problems occur. Verilog/HDL/digital issues are not emphasized.
We present practical solutions to real-world problems.
Material for this seminar was originally published in Electronic Design Magazine (October 2004). Due to widespread interest, an in-depth training seminar was developed. "Simulation vs. Silicon - A Designer's Guide to Getting it Right the First Time" has undergone IEEE scrutiny as well. For more information on bringing this seminar to your organization, contact us.