Analog Simulation Insights

Hi folks! I am back! These past two months (since my last post) have been eventful. There have been multiple AMS related events since SNUG Silicon Valley – SNUG Canada on April 21st SNUG Boston on April 27th AMS SIG Taiwan on May 10th. And on May 4th, we announced the 2017.03 release of our […]

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Happy Wednesday folks! If you recall, AMS SIG India was held in Bengaluru last month (2/16/17). It was well attended and quite successful! Distinguished speakers from Samsung, Xilinx, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, and Synopsys R&D, spoke on a wide variety of topics centered around the use of Synopsys solutions to address AMS custom design and verification challenges […]

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Happy Friday folks! The premier Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) event – SNUG Silicon Valley – is here. SNUG Silicon Valley is scheduled to be held at the Santa Clara convention center between March 22nd – 23rd. Details on the event, including the detailed agenda, can be found at the following link: SNUG Silicon Valley – […]

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Happy Thursday folks! If you recall, HSPICE SIG was held in Santa Clara last Thursday (2/2/17). It was well attended and quite successful! Details on the event coming soon… Next on the “SIG series” is AMS SIG India. It is being held in Bengaluru on February 16th (next Thursday). So for all the folks in […]

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VCS AMS – The Synopsys solution for mixed-signal verification Hi folks! I am back! If you recall, in my previous posts (Part 1 & Part 2), I outlined the key drivers behind the increasing need for mixed-signal verification and the challenges and tradeoffs inherent in the different design abstraction models and verification use models that are prevalent […]

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Happy Thursday folks! It is “SIG season” again! The first SPICE/AMS event is HSPICE SIG and it is scheduled to be held at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel on February 2nd (next Thursday). At this event, distinguished speakers from Xilinx, ARM, Synopsys Mixed-signal IP Group, and Synopsys R&D will share their insights about using HSPICE […]

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Abstraction models and use models in mixed-signal verification Hi folks! I am back! If you recall, in my previous post (Part 1), I outlined the key drivers behind the increasing need for mixed-signal verification today. In this post, I want to elaborate on the challenges and tradeoffs inherent in the different design abstraction models and […]

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The increasing need for mixed-signal verification! Happy new year folks! I hope the new year is productive (work-wise) for everyone. As I look back at 2016, it is hard to believe that I have logged 4 months already in my current role at Synopsys. If you recall, my first blog was back in Oct’16. In […]

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Hey there! As promised, I wanted to report on the recently concluded Austin SNUG event. It was conducted at the Hilton Grand in downtown Austin on Sep’29th. Check out the SNUG Austin link – http://www.synopsys.com/Community/SNUG/Austin/Pages/default.aspx – for more details on the event. Event at a Glance The Synopsys keynote – “Innovation in the Age of […]

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Hey there! Wanted to sound out a note of thanks to Helene who had been an avid blogger on everything “AMS”. I have now taken over the baton if you will, from Helene. Big shoes to fill for sure! A bit about myself – I have an eclectic background. I started out in the semiconductor […]

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