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Do You Really Understand The Importance Of Parasitic Extraction In Chip Designs?

By Susanne Lachenmann and Petya Aleksandrova, Infineon Technologies, and Karen Chow, Siemens EDA One of the biggest challenges integrated circuit (IC) designers face in today’s complex designs is effectively managing the effects of parasitic elements such as resistance, capacitance, and inductance. Parasitic elements can significantly impact chip performance of a chip, making it critical f... » read more

High-Performance 5G IC Designs Need High-Performance Parasitic Extraction

By Karen Chow and Salma Ahmed Elhenedy We are rapidly approaching a future where 5G telecommunications will be the norm. With its increased data speeds and bandwidth, 5G has the potential to change the way we live our lives. But what does that mean for the average person? Think about cellphones, for one. You don't just use your phone for calling or texting anymore—you surf the web, chec... » read more