Re: [SI-LIST] : response to semiconductor I/O edge rates

D. C. Sessions (
Fri, 16 Jul 1999 09:13:11 -0700

Roy Leventhal wrote:
> Good points about etch length and edge rates.
> Somewhere else in the discussions the issue of programmable drive was also
> brought up. We are using progarmmable drive strength and a fixed series source
> terminator (selected by daughter card loading) in at least one instance.
> Does anyone know a signal integrity simulator that is up to snuff on IBIS 3.2
> especially with regard to the conventions on programmable devices and has
> automated the handling of such parts?

The EDA members of the IBIS committee report that their managements have
assigned IBIS 3.x support a low priority due to lack of customer demand.

D. C. Sessions

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