I apologize if my question does not fit the format of the list (forgive
I am currently involved in the design of high-speed test interface
equipment, which utilize a large PCB as a major portion of the
interconnect. Ideally, I would like to be able to simulate the response
of this interconnect to varying stimuli from DC->800MHz (di/dt up to
20A/ns, normal logic voltage levels CMOS, BiCMOS,etc) digital signals
for signal integrity problems. We currently use a microwave (freq.
domain) analysis tool for Power Integrity issues, but the learning curve
for this tool is steep. I am looking for a nice GUI that our technicians
would be comfortable with, but am mostly concerned with accuracy across
I would like to solicit any recommendations based on this groups
experience with the available tools in industry for PCB SI analysis.
Please respond to my email address, and I will be happy to post any
results to the list.
Also, I realize that several EDA vendors participate in this list, I
welcome your comments as well (why is your companies product better than
Thanks in advance for any info you can provide, and again I apologize if
this is not a proper forum for this question.
Brett Grossman Intel Corporation M/S:SC2-07 Phone: 408-765-2619 Fax: 408-765-2518 Pager: 408-951-1198 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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