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Offline vpetrog

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IBIS simulation
« on: January 23, 2017, 10:02:33 pm »
Hello guys, i' m working on a new project, (called ArduGen, if anyone is interested  :P), and one IC i want to use comes with an IBIS model. I understand that IBIS is equivalent to SPICE, but faster, the solution almost always converges blah blah, blah.

My question is, does anyone know a Software Simulator for IBIS models, preferably Open Source :)

Thank you in advance, :)

PS. First subject ever yeah :P
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Offline tggzzz

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Re: IBIS simulation
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2017, 09:20:43 am »
Have a look inside the IBIS model file, and see what components it contains.

Normally IBIS models are used to assure signal integrity, not device function. I would expect the IBIS models to describe the I/O characteristics of the pins: inductance, capacitance, voltage-vs-current.
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