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Allegro 16.5 Powers up Allegro PCB PDN Analysis

Comments(6)Filed under: PDN, Power, PCB SI, PCB Signal integrity, Power Delivery Network, power integrity, PCB power integrity, Allegro 16.5

Attendees of DesignCon 2011 received a sneak peek, and now Allegro PCB designers can officially check out a new power delivery network (PDN) analysis solution as part of the Allegro 16.5 release.  Accurate, flexible, and highly integrated, Allegro PCB Power Delivery Network Analysis provides a unique design and analysis solution.  With no translation of PCB designs required, users of either Allegro PCB SI or Allegro PCB Designer can analyze, edit, and re-analyze without changing their environment.  When results meet expectations, edits can be committed to the PCB design without any translation.  This integrated PCB design, signal integrity and power delivery network analysis environment is one of a kind.

In a previous TeamAllegro post IR drop capabilities were discussed.   Additional capabilities in Allegro PCB PDN Analysis include pre-netlist power plane design and analysis where the PCB stackup can be optimized, and what-if scenarios can be run through to develop design guidelines for power and ground shapes in the final design.

 Virtual source/sink pins and Virtual VRM

And, of course, PCB designs can be evaluated throughout the design process to ensure that decoupling capacitor positions and values are optimized and that power plane impedance, which is measured at every power and ground pin, is within spec.
Post route PDN analysis

A half-day workshop is available to guide users through all the features available in this powerful, accurate, and highly integrated solution.  You can contact your local Cadence Sales representative to sign up for a workshop today.

We look forward to your feedback on Allegro 16.5 and the new PDN analysis solution.



By xuxicai on May 20, 2011
Can download the trial?

By Maxwell86 on May 20, 2011
xuxicai ... thanks for your interest!
16.5 is now available for download at http://downloads.cadence.com/
However, you will need to contact your local Cadence field representative to obtain a license for evaluation.
Let us know if you have any other questions.

By santhosh kumar on December 6, 2011

By TeamAllegro on December 6, 2011
Thanks for the feedback santhosh ... let us know if we can answer any questions.

By Teong Loon Chuah on September 14, 2013
Would like to download Allegro 16.5

By Jerry GenPart on September 16, 2013
Hi Teong Loon Chuah,
Please contact you local Cadence Account Manager. They will assist you with installing Allegro. We're currently supporting the 16.6 version.
Jerry G.

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