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The need for Power Distribution Network (PDN) simulation is essential due to its impact on power rail compliance, signal integrity, and electro-magnetic interference (EMI). Evolutionary increases in data rates and edge speeds, coincident with decreasing power rail voltages put ever more pressure on power integrity and system engineers to maintain optimum system performance.



Power integrity assurance requires end-to-end simulation including analog and power electronics, as well as, power-aware signal integrity simulation. This also includes details, such as control loop assessment, capacitor and inductor modeling, and DC IR drop including remote sense lines and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) effects.



Keysight Technologies' Pathwave Advanced Design System (ADS), the world's leading Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software package, addresses analog, RF, microwave, high speed digital and power electronics applications, including PCB effects, in a single simulation environment.



Pathwave ADS provides this much needed end-to-end capability including large signal, non-linear Harmonic Balance (HB) simulation. The ADS Harmonic Balance simulator provides ultra-fast time domain and spectral content of switching power supply waveforms and power rail noise without the long simulation times or convergence issues typically associated with transient simulation.



In “Power Integrity Using ADS”, award-winning, internationally recognized power integrity guru, and Keysight Certified EDA expert, Steven M. Sandler and Anto K. Davis, share their simulation experience and workspaces to provide a quick and easy guide to best Power Integrity design practices and simulation techniques.


ISBN: 978-1-941071-85-4

Power Integrity Using ADS

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