[SI-LIST] : CAD for SI, EMC. Hyperlynx experiences.

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From: Jose Rodriguez ([email protected])
Date: Thu Feb 17 2000 - 12:17:18 PST


  I am currently looking for software to do SI, EMC analysis of PC board assemblies.

  My main objective is to reduce the number of PCB iterations and off-site testing, by predicting the EM radiation from a PC board, and be able to compare different ground plane and signal routing strategies.
  Each CAD iteration SI analysis would be done post-layout. I do not really believe a pre-layout tool would be that useful and realistic.

  We currently use PADS PowerPCB for our boards.
  I would like to be able to directly export the ASCII (*.asc) file to the SI software.

  We do not have a big budget, to support very expensive CAD solutions.
  I am looking to spend less than $10K.

  Do any of you know of a good, useful CAD tool like that?

  I have heard of HyperLynx. It is compatible with PADS.
  Have any of you used it?
  What are its pros? Cons?

  Thank you very much for any answers!

Jose L. Rodriguez
Sr. Electronics Design Engineer

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