• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    Center
    | Santa Clara, CA

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Tutorial – Introduction to IBIS-AMI

Location: Ballroom C
Pass Types: All Access Pass, Alumni All Access Pass - Get your pass now!
Track: 02. Mixed Signal Modeling: Algorithmic and Simulation Solutions
Audience Level: Introductory
Format: 3-Hour Tutorial
Audience Level: Introductory
Recording: TBD

IBIS-AMI models allow signal integrity engineers to simulate millions of bits within minutes but are also based on a specific set of assumptions. Understanding the fundamental assumptions behind IBIS-AMI models and the different components of an IBIS-AMI model is key to using these models to obtain accurate simulation results. This tutorial starts with those fundamental assumptions, discusses the different parts of an IBIS-AMI model and how they are used. Common problems with AMI models are discussed along with how users can identify them.

Takeaway

Basic understanding of IBIS-AMI models: how they are put together, how they work and how to apply them to system design problems. Attendees will understand the different parts of an IBIS-AMI model, how they are used during simulation and how to interpret the results of Statistical and Time-Domain AMI simulations.

Intended Audience

Basic understanding of signal integrity and time-domain circuit simulation (SPICE). Basic understanding of S-Parameters and how they represent circuit behavior. Experience running IBIS-AMI models in EDA simulators is useful but not required.