Re: [SI-LIST] : Your experience with equivalent circuit modeling tools ...

About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

From: Ray Anderson (raymonda@radium.eng.sun.com)
Date: Thu Mar 09 2000 - 14:14:19 PST


I haven't used the facility a great deal, but the Agilent ADS
program (HP MDS) with the Picosecond Modeling Option has the ability
to create equivalent circuit spice models from S-Parameter data
(either measured or synthesized). It allows you to select a number
of topologys.

Also, Apsimtech's SPAR program takes in s-parameters and creates
a Pade' type ratio of polynomials spice black-box model. all the
usual cavets applied to this type of model apply here. I've used
these a few times with acceptible results.

Ansoft Maxwell has the ability to build spice models from 2D and
3D simulations. Can't comment on this too much as I haven't used that
feature in quite a while.

There may be others out there, but at the moment these are the only
three that come to mind.

-Ray

>
> Dear SI-List,
>
> I would like to know if anybody of you has some experience
> with equivalent circuit modeling tools, i.e. software tools
> that generate (more or less) automatically equivalent circuit
> models from e.g. scattering parameter measurents or
> electromagnetic field simulation data. Do you get reliable
> models in a decent time? What tools are "state of the art"?
>
> Thanks in advance, best regards,
>
> Ch. Schuster
>

**** To unsubscribe from si-list or si-list-digest: send e-mail to majordomo@silab.eng.sun.com. In the BODY of message put: UNSUBSCRIBE si-list or UNSUBSCRIBE si-list-digest, for more help, put HELP.
si-list archives are accessible at http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu
****


About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Apr 20 2000 - 11:35:31 PDT