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The Complex Art Of Handling S-Parameters

By Pradeep Thiagarajan and Youssef Abdelkader IC design is transforming at an accelerated pace along with fabrication technology. The need to incorporate more functionality has led to denser dies, multi-die chips, stacked 3D ICs, and advanced packaging. Furthermore, the increasing demand for enhanced connectivity with more and faster access to data continues to drive technology towards highe... » read more

The Value Of RF Harmonic Balance Analyses For Analog Verification

By Pradeep Thiagarajan and Scott Guyton The world we live in is intricately connected by electronic systems that are expected to function flawlessly to satisfy consumer needs. Functionality violations beyond certain tolerance levels are frowned upon and negatively impact the quality level of products. These systems are required to function accurately, in tandem with other interdependent syst... » read more