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Virtuoso APS Supports RF Analyses in MMSIM 7.2 and MMSIM 10.1

Comments(0)Filed under: Spectre, spectreRF, RF, APS, MMSIMM

A new multi-threading capability has greatly improved simulation speed for RF Designers!

  • In MMSIM7.2, we introduced APS for Harmonic Balance analyses (multi-threaded harmonic balance simulation). 
  • In MMSIM10.1, we added support for APS in Shooting PSS and small signal analyses (multi-threaded shooting pss simulation)

There are only a few limitations of APS support remaining in MMSIM 10.1. 

  • QPSS and QPxx small signal analyses.
  • Netlists using swapfile.
  • Distributed components (mtline, nport).
  • Shooting envlp.

In the cases above, Spectre Turbo code is used instead.

More information is available in an APS data sheet.

Tawna Wilsey






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