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2022-10-04 -

High IF Sampling Puts Wideband Software-Defined Radio Within Reach

High IF Sampling Puts Wideband Software-Defined Radio Within ReachWe’ll explain the technology advancements enabling this age of wideband software-defined radio expected to transform EW and multiband radar architectures. The discussion follows a series of frequency planning figures that show the progression of improved wideband spectral scanning methods enabled by advancing data converter technology. In the […]

2022-10-04 -

Industry’s First Dual 70A SilentMOS™ and Single 140 A Smart Power Stage (Design Note)

Industry’s First Dual 70A SilentMOS™ and Single 140 A Smart Power Stage (Design Note)This article introduces the Analog Devices LTC7050 SilentMOS™ family. This new high current point of load converters satisfies the growing need for high efficiency, high density, and reliable power stage for system designs. The admin of this site has disabled the download […]

2022-10-04 -

Accelerate Your Test Capability and System Productivity with New MEMS Switches

Accelerate Your Test Capability and System Productivity with New MEMS SwitchesAdvanced digital processor ICs require separate DC parametric and high speed digital automatic test equipment (ATE) passes for quality assurance. This creates significant cost and logistical challenges. This article explains how the ADGM1001 SPDT MEMS switch facilitates a one pass single insertion test for both […]

2021-11-24 -

Aprisa place-and-route for low-power SoCs

Aprisa place-and-route for low-power SoCsThe Aprisa digital design software helps designers address the many challenges of low-power designs. Aprisa is the most flexible IC place-and-route tool on the market—it accepts all industry-standard power formats, has excellent correlation to third-party signoff tools, and is easy to install, set up, and use. With effective technology and impressive […]

2021-11-11 -

IROC Technologies tapes out aerospace SoC with Aprisa place-and-route

IROC Technologies tapes out aerospace SoC with Aprisa place-and-routeIn this Case Study, Faced with a tight schedule and a demanding chip design, IROC turns to Siemens for a digital implementation flow. Testing for the European Space Agency For this project, ESA asked IROC to assess the suitability of Ultra Deep Submicron (UDSM) technology nodes below […]

2021-08-18 -

Market dynamics drive need for hardware emulation

Market dynamics drive need for hardware emulationWhen the Veloce Strato platform came to market in 2017, there was an implicit promise in the roadmap: deliver greater capacity and usability while preserving the investment in the platform over an extended period of time. This includes the ability to offer scalability in terms of different configurations with […]

2021-08-18 -

Emulation – A Job Management Strategy to Maximize Use

Emulation – A Job Management Strategy to Maximize UseIncreased design complexity, protocols, embedded software, power and verification at the system level all drive the need for the kind of performance, capacity, and “shift-left” methodology that only emulation delivers. Yet management and verification teams sometimes resist adoption of emulation because they regard it as an expensive […]