ANSYS SIwave is a specialized design platform for power integrity, signal integrity and EMI analysis of IC packages and PCBs. SIwave helps you model, simulate and validate high-speed channels and complete power delivery systems typical in modern high-performance electronics. It accurately extracts multi-gigabit SERDES and memory buses, providing product sign-off compliance for various designs. SIwave’s full wave extraction of complete power distribution networks (PDN) enables you to verify noise margins and ensure impedance profiles are met through automatic decoupling analysis in low voltage designs.

Successful design of next-generation electronic products requires power integrity, signal integrity and thermal integrity co-analysis. SIwave uniquely handles the complexity of interconnect design from die-to-die across ICs, packages, connectors and boards. By leveraging advanced electromagnetic, thermal and mechanical simulators dynamically linked to powerful circuit and system simulation, you can understand the performance of high-speed electronic products long before building a prototype in hardware. This approach enables electronics companies to achieve a competitive advantage with faster time to market, reduced costs and improved system performance.

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Capabilities

  • ANSYS SIwave Solvers

    Simulate the electromagnetic behavior of printed circuit boards and electronics packages with SIwave.

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  • Layout and Geometry Import

    Enables you to easily and seamlessly import ECAD geometries and materials directly from major EDA layout tools.

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  • Electrothermal and Mechanical Analysis

    Provides automatic convergence between electromagnetic PDN analysis and CFD thermal simulation. Automatic data transfer to ANSYS Mechanical identifies premature component failure due to thermal stress.

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  • High-Performance Computing

    Adds tremendous value to electromagnetics simulation by enabling large, high-fidelity models that yield accurate and detailed insight into the performance of your design.

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  • IBIS and IBIS-AMI SerDes Analysis

    SIwave’s circuit simulator is fully compatible with IBIS and IBIS-AMI driver/receiver models.

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  • Virtual Compliance

    Quickly determine if your DDR3/4 bus design will pass or fail Jedec standards.

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  • Automated Decoupling Capacitor Optimization

    Optimize capacitor placement and reduce cost of PCB and electronic package designs.

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  • Impedance and Cross-talk Scanning

    Provides automatic scanning of PCB or package layout to determine the anticipated impedance Near and Far End crosstalk coefficients.

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  • Multidomain System Modeling

    Integrated modeling capability to analyze electromagnetic components within a systems environment

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  • Electromigration Analysis

    Predict migration of metal atoms in a conductor caused by electric current.

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  • EMI Solution

    Identify areas of potential interference on your PCB design.

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  • Electronics Desktop

    Unified platform for electromagnetic, electromechanical, circuit and system simulation. HFSS, Maxwell, Q3D Extractor, Icepak and Simplorer are built into the Electronics Desktop, which serves as a universal pre- and post- processor for these tools.

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  • ANSYS SIwave Packages

    SIwave is available in different product configurations to give you the technology to meet your simulation needs.

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See how our customers are using our software:

LSI Corporation

LSI Corporation - Keep the Noise Down

ANSYS electronics tools work together to solve coupled power integrity and signal integrity problems in designing robust electronic systems.


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Sarcina Technology

Sarcina Technology, LLC - Maintaining Power and Signal Integrity

The ever-changing hardware that supports big data and the Internet of Things must be fast, reliable and quickly developed.

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