Keysight Technologies has released the latest version of its GoldenGate software, a simulation, analysis and verification solution for large-scale RFIC circuit design. Keysight EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2015.1 offers new and enhanced capabilities designed to improve productivity and efficiency for silicon RFIC designers.
It features a number of enhancements to its simulator, including Fast Envelope 3 support for envelope tracking modulation applications and support for multiple, non-harmonically-related frequency dividers.
Support for the frequency dividers enables designers to more accurately predict receiver crosstalk, which is common in LTE-A Carrier Aggregation simulation. GoldenGate 2015.01 also features a new multi-threaded sparse matrix solver that enables 10 to 50 percent faster transient simulations.
Additional improvements available in GoldenGate 2015.01 include faster crystal oscillator startup performance - five times faster out of the box, with a settled solution time of less than 20 periods versus greater than 10,000 for a full transient analysis and X-parameter* simulation and data file improvements.
The software also offers improved Envelope Transient Noise analysis efficiency, up to a 1.5 times speed-up in envelope tracking noise, improved multi-threading and refactoring for harmonic balance noise, up to a 2.5 times speedup and improved oscillator analysis performance, up to four times faster on the ring oscillator plus a divide by 32 circuit.
Additionally, GoldenGate 2015 enables designers to easily access the GoldenGate simulator from ADS with GoldenGate-in-ADS and the new ADS RFIC cockpit, available in ADS 2015.
About Agilent EEsof EDA Software
Agilent EEsof EDA is the leading supplier of electronic design automation software for microwave, RF, high-frequency, high-speed digital, RF system, electronic system level, circuit, 3-D electromagnetic, physical design and device-modeling applications.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries.
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