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 Mismatch simulation in Spectre 

Last post Thu, Mar 8 2007 11:04 PM by archive. 5 replies.
Started by archive 08 Mar 2007 11:04 PM. Topic has 5 replies and 2931 views
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    Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    Dear all,

    I'm simulating a frequency divider circuit and the criticallity of design is the output duty-cycle. While simulating with Spectre without any pMOS/nMOS mismatch at cross-corners I'm getting a duty-cycle of 49% to 51%. However, at silicon the duty cycle obtained is ~43%.  
     
    Now, I want to introduce the mismatch in pMOS/nMOS devices.  
     
    Could anyone let me know how to introduce mismatch in these devices and then do the transient simulation?
     
    All the help is appreciated.
     
    Best Regards,


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  • Fri, Mar 9 2007 1:19 AM

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    RE: Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    Take a look at http://www.designers-guide.org/Modeling/montecarlo.pdf

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    Andrew.


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  • Fri, Mar 9 2007 2:10 AM

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    RE: Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    Thanks Andrew


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  • Fri, Mar 9 2007 6:00 AM

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    RE: Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    The note is also on Sourcelink:

    http://sourcelink.cadence.com/docs/files/Application_Notes/2003/spectre_mcmodelingAN.pdf

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    Andrew.


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  • Fri, Mar 16 2007 4:43 AM

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    RE: Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    Hello.

    Cadence newbie here. I have started to read the document on the designers guide website link that u posted here. However, i could not figure out the language which has been used for writing(describing) the model used..doesnt really look like spice and how does one go about entering it and/or where exactly are we supposed to enter the source file to have cadence access and use the model.

    I understand if i sound very new to cadence well thats because I am..:)...id be glad if some one cud give me some pointers to start with...

    hope to hear from you guys,

    Aijaz


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  • Fri, Mar 16 2007 4:46 AM

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    RE: Mismatch simulation in Spectre Reply

    It's not SPICE syntax, but spectre syntax.

    You'd include the models and statistics information in a file referenced by Setup->Model Libraries in the Analog Design Environment, like any other models you'd reference.

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    Andrew.


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