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Re: hspice in cadence
The great difference between spectre and hspice in cedence is spectre is already on the system and the configuration of the simulator in the cadence environment is very easy also specter is a simulator almos used in RF aplications.
For other side hspice is a...
Re: ultrasim and nonosim.
As bastos saib both simulators referred before i.e. hsim, nanosim and ultrasim are top level simulators ususly used for circuits with more than 10000 elements this to take a real advantage of is usage.
The big difference between them is:
Hsim ---> The most...
The cadence tools for now are only supported by cadence to the operatiing Systems REL 3.0 and in a near future also for REL4.0 meanwhile I had try also CentOS 4.0 and also works perfect.
If possible please try the CentOS 4.0 that is a clone of REL4.0, is free and other vendor tools such...
There are several options available:
free --> Geda tools
If you are in the university or ork in a company that can buy some of the comercila tools the best option is Composer schemaic from cadence where the most updated version is available in tha package IC5141 USR3
Before use wget you should first access to the ftp server
where the files that you pretend download the you can use the wget command
to fetch the files.
1) ftp (adress)
2) wget (file name)
Hope this helps
Is a dificult question menawhile here he goes some sugestions:
For small/medium blocks that require high precision the best one in my opinion is eldo from mentor followed by Spectre from cadence and the for hspice from Synopsys.
If you want simulate large designers (toplevel circuits)...
spectra cardiospin cadence
Hie The last version of Spectre that is included in the IC 4.1.41 package have almost 100% compatibility with hspice netlists for other side you can use the cadence virtuoso schematic editor to create the schematic and generate the netlists and then use hspice to...
Cadence icfb ony works if your Display is configured for 8 or 24bits
please check in your Linux operating system the Display settings are configured for those options.
See an example in the picture in attach
Hope this helps
The dc 2005.09 have a major set of bugs/problems corrected comparing with the version 2003.12
I can send you the release notes document showing this corrected errors and the requirements in tems of memory and platform to use.
The price dependes of several factors the number of licenses to buy and the purpose
of is usage.
For example a hspice license for university use usually have the price netween 2000 and 3000$
for other side if is to use in a private company can cost 10000$ including the...