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Hi all, I am working on a dft . its an academic project where iam using cadence tools - genus synthesis solution (formerly RTL compiler) for dft and Encounter test(ET) for ATPG. now the question is, after performing dft synthesis, i was supposed to write ET scripts which were used by ET for generating testpatterns (...)
I have done dft in cadence for my low pass filter. 1) Does the difference between first and third harmonic gives a rough estimate of the dynamic range of the filter? 2) Should the dynamic range change with change in input amplitude? (I think yes and in y case it is changing) 3) I have also done thd, but thd is not changing while dft plot (...)
I have designed a low pass biquad for cutoff 14Hz. I have done its dft and thd. I got thd 125.814. What does this value mean. In the help guide of cadence calculator, it say the formula returns voltage percentage. Please help me to understand this. With dft I got the follpwing graph 124160 When I use the log scale I
Hello! I tried to synthesize my dft boundary scan design in cadence RTL compiler. Before synthesis i passed all dft rules checks and seemingly everything was fine, but when I started synthesize -to_mapped I got the following errors: Operation Area Neg Slk Worst Path (...)
Hello All, Can any one brief me about power reduction techniques we can do for chain test pattern? And what are the switches that takes care power reduction in cadence Encounter True time ATPG. Thanks & Regards, Maulin
Hi to all, I'm trying to built simple power amplifier with cmos output. I need to calculate output power in tran analysis, usually I do it with dft function and rms value for signal. For example for sinus we know: P=\frac{V^2 }{2R } Also, from wiki crest factor for rectangular
That is just your sampling window. So you may be simulating your ADC in a time interval but dft is going to calculate ft for the time interval specified by from-to parameters. Please refer to cadence documentation, most of the special functions are really well documented. Also to give you a straight answer, let's say that the number of samples you
The compression algo is tool dependant, and mainly your choice is dependant of the tools policy of your company, Synopsys/cadence/Mentor/others? As indicate by maulin sheth, the compression capability is related to your design, and the goal is reduce the memory usage with the same coverage target which also depend of your ATE capacity and coverage
HI, Can any one help me how to define test_mode ,shift_enable,scan_chain in cadence rtl compiler ..................there are so may options are their for every command, which option i want to use i am not getting so plz can u help with thanks
Hi all, It seems easy, but I could not make it anyway. As you might know already, in cadence Spectre, we can plot the spectrum of a signal (say, output of an amplifier) using "dft" function of the Calculator. But, this gives the magnitude of the result in Volt. When I use "dBm" function, it gave me wrong calculation which did not correspond t
I need to implement a Nth parallel bandpass circuit with complex FIR and IIR; So, first, I want just to try a simple sample SC sample cirucuits in the test.jpg with input frequency 100 and sample frequency 1k,however, after i use the dft in the cadence and found that the output frequency is not the fout = fin +k*fsample, which should be 900,1100
Dear all, I am designing a low-to-medium S/H circuit for an ADC. The sampling switch is a bootstrapped switch to linearize the on-resistance. I first designed a bootstrapped switch, and I simulated the waveforms and obtained dft and THD in cadence with the calculator. After that, I also designed a dummy switch to cancel the charge-injectio
Lint tools checks RTL code, helps to make the HDL design reusable, portable, synthesizable, and testable. Checking properties: naming conventions file format coding style synthesizability FSM structural dft clockdomain scanchain Tool example: cadence hal (included into ius) Synopsys DC also perform linting checks, report may get w
Basically, you can check clocks & resets controlability using tools like cadence's HAL. Also there are: - combinational loops - latches presence (if you are going to use multiplexed flip-flop scan style) - resetless flip-flops
STIL as a dft drc file should be interchangable across all three test tools; Synopsy-Tetramax, Mentor-FastScan & cadence Encounter-Test . . . This is pretty well controlled by the IEEE standard of STIL. Previously, in 2006 when STIL was evolving, some interoperability issues were seen. Pretty robust now! -- adam
Hi all, I am trying to use dft to get the THD of my design. But somehow the output waveform give only a input frequency component and some of its harmonics with the same magnitude. ( I used Hspice to verify that the dft result should not be like that.) can anyone tell me how to fix it ? Thanks. Best Regards, whlinfei
Hi,I want to simulate dft results in a sampling cuicuit. The sampling clock is 4ns,so I set fsig/fclk=127/512. In ADE tran option,I set strobeperiod is 2.048u/512.Will I need to set maxstep,and how much it should be?
I m working in line driver project and i want to plot output HD2 and HD3 vs frequency plot in cadence. Thanks in Advance
my opinion, Mentor dft tools are efficient than cadence or synopsis. for ATPG, the compression logic by Mentor's TestKompress is really good, and the pattern count is relatively less when compared to synopsis Tetramax (i did a case study on this) not sure about cadence. Apart from the cost, I would say Mentor is better than other tools. (...)
Could someone please help me to plot the frequency spectrum in cadence. Use dft analysis. See this thread , or search for dft!
Hello all, Newbie here. Trying to learn about phase noise in cmos VCOs. I have a assignment I was given, and have been scouring the internet and textbooks trying to get past one part. I have a current starved VCO I designed in cadence. Part of one of the tasks is the following: "There is difficulty in using CAD tools to assess phase noise of non
How can i get the spectrum of a singal in the time domain ploted in cadence Spectre? You reach it in ADS by inserting a function such as fs(name,,,,,,,indep(m1),indep(m2)) in the data window after a transient simulation. Does there exist any counterpart function can do the same job in cadence Spectre? Thank you!
I am working on ATPG using cadence encounter test, getting low coverage for transition faults( at speed) . the tool reported the warnings but these warnings are not affecting the low coverage. Can anyone help me how to dig further to find which part of the logic is not tested? how to improve the coverage
Hi there, I am trying to measure my 10 bits ADC ENOB. My input signal is 7.5KHz sine wave, sampling frequency is around 552KHz (required by application). And output is the sampled data through dac (written in veriloga, no filter). First, I selected my input signal and do the dft as, From 30u to 1m (did transient simulation from 0 to 1ms
Hi, I am doing a Δ-Σ Fractional-N Frequency Synthesizer, and I want to know how to analyse the output spectrum in cadence spectre simulation, please? I do the dft analyse to the output signal, and change Y axis of the dft output result to dB10 format, but I find the spectrum analyse use the unit of dBc, how can I get this unit (...)
hi everybody I am final year student ...and doing project in dft tool like ET from cadence we have license for this tool but i am new to it Can anybody help me how to work with this tool Thanks in advance
hey u doing work on which tool actually i require help for cadence Encounter Test architect tool can u give the required material plzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Hi Sir/Madam, Can you guys share any dft documentation using any vendor tool such as cadence, Synopsys or Mentor Graphic? Thanks.
Does anyone know how to simulate THD in circuit design environment of cadence ic6.1 version? how to right the thd() expression with calculator?
Hello, I want simulate my first first order delta sigma ADC, attached schematic. I can simulate it and I see behind the LP again my input signal. My problem is I cant see the noise shift to higher frequency. I simulate transient and adjust transient noise (noisefmin noisefmax and noisescale) measure it at the input (dft) and compare with the
Hi When defining dft signals in Scan insertion using RC we use an option called hook up polarity. what does that mean. I am not clear from the explanation given in the cadence manual. _________________ Thanks Prasad
when i use the dft function in cadence to calculate the sfdr i get frequency components outside the bandwidth that we working on is that normal if not can any one explane to me the right way for this simulation
I'm still confused about the THD simulation result, I pasted the simulation figure, the left one is sinewave, and right one is the dft simulation (only sampled the last period as LvW suggested) with rectangula window, from t
Hello, I have a question about the use of dft in cadence. My 12-bit DAC has the sampling frequency 1.5Ghz. I use an ideal 12bit ADC to generate the input signal of DAC. My target is to find the SFDR of 2 frequencies(any) between 0-750MHz. So the questions are 1. how should I choose this input frequency? An arbitrary frequency or in my
you can use calculator's dft in cadence, or use SpiceExplorer, the inner function of FFT is very convient.
Why cant you try RTL COMPILER from cadence. It can support all features of LSSD.. and latch based design.
Might be useful for someone. Practically no one uses cadence to do dft-insertion. Synopsys dft-compiler or that third-party one (FastScan?) have the most marketshare. I used cadence Ambit/PKS test-insertion in the past -- it's not even close to Synopsys dft-compiler in terms of usability and (...)
say I have a divide by 2 divider and from transient simulation, I want to know whether there is 90 degree phase shift between the output I and Q signal. How to simulate it in cadence or ADS. Thank you very much.
Hi any body has an idea how to get FFT using cadence spectre calaculator? i have a output voltage signal/time and I want to do FFT over it. thanks
Dear Friends, Synthesis using DC STA-using prime time dft- Mentor graphics CFT Advisor PNR- Nano route DRC and LVS cadence Assura,Virtosuo its nothing by step step process for this under what extension r these files stored.
Each vendor has their on set of tools. Please refer to the websites of the following vendors Mentor Graphics Synopsys cadence Magma
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Orlin Technology has the expertise to deliver your ARM or X-Scale embedded design. We have many years experience, especially with Intel IXPxxx and Intel/Marvell PXAxxx products. Also NXP, ST and Atmel. PCB design to 16-layers. Impedance controlled. DFM, dft Mentor and cadence toolsets. Prototype and production builds. We're looking for
Dear Friends I designed a SH circuit as first stage for my pipeline ADC. I use cadence Analog Design environment and spectre for simulations. I performed a dft analysis on data obtained by transient analysis (coherant sampling, strobeperiod option used). The plot looks fine. I also included the "fourier" component from the "analogLib" to g
Hi~~all I have a ADC , and want to simulate it SNR & SNDR but found there is no method can directly simulate it , and i use newest cadence spctre the calculator is no contain snr function. I only have result of FFT , i avoid translate data to matlab because too larger, so is anybody has method to calculate SNR & SDNR in cadence spectre ? th
you can do it throught the cadence setup. for the frequency related,u have to do the dft first ,adn then u can find the SFDR,SNR values. and u can do the inl and dnl in the transioent analysis.
I always use Synopsys dft compiler as dft insertion tools, but now I want to do dft insertion by cadence RTL Compiler( Just learn), can someone give me help?thanks. In addition, I also learn ENCOUNTER now, what I have is userguide only,how can I do.
Can someone tell me in detail how to test the adc? I want to input sin wave and the run FFT/dft on it, how to implement this in cadence or matlab? I will really appreciate your help, please help, Thanks,
now we use pks to insert scan chain, but someone tell me , cadence scan soft function isn't good. i want to know they mean is insert scan chain tools or atpg tools. i think cadence and synopsys scan chain insert tools function will be same, but cadence atpg will be bad. is it?