Santa Clara, Calif. Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the availability of its first transceiver model library, developed in collaboration with Altera Corp., for use with Agilent's Advanced Design System EDA software. This multi-gigabit transceiver library is said to reduce development costs and increase productivity compared with classical analog simulation methods for multi-GHz printed-circuit-board and backplane signal integrity design and analysis.
The Stratix II GX Model Library is available to prospective customers from Altera. Agilent will conduct a live demonstration of the Stratix II GX FPGA and the Stratix II GX Model Library at DesignCon 2008.
Advanced Design System is a high-frequency, high-speed electronic design automation software platform. Recent releases of the software include new signal integrity capabilities such as the addition of serializer/deserializer (SERDES)/Verilog analog mixed-signal co-simulation for a more complete signal integrity design flow for serial links.
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