circuit reliability


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circuit reliability

[′sər·kət ri‚lī·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(communications)
The percent of time a circuit was available to the user during a specified period of time.
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How a flex circuit is formed and handled during assembly can have a major impact on circuit reliability.
The Calibre PERC product not only detects violations, but provides designers with a holistic environment for debugging circuit reliability problems with an integrated view of circuit connectivity, topology, physical layout and design rules that is not available in any other tool.
TowerJazz is currently using Calibre PERC internally to create specialized circuit reliability checks for its customers, which include but are not limited to electrostatic discharge (ESD), charge device modeling (CDM ), and power management propagation checks.
The solution we're deploying with Autodesk -- particularly gaining web-based, real-time access to up-to-date, accurate circuit reliability index maps for each customer -- will help differentiate FirstEnergy from its competitors," said Brad Ewing, vice president of Energy Delivery at FirstEnergy.
The negative temperature coefficient of the reference voltage means that LED current is automatically reduced at high temperatures, thereby helping to protect LEDs and improve circuit reliability.
Therefore, our customers experience increased efficiency and circuit reliability, improved safety and overall reduced time and cost to completion when compared to de-energized methods.
Kang's research is in the area of modeling, simulation and design guidelines for VLSI circuit reliability, particularly to assure the immunity of a circuit's input/output (I/O) buffers to electrostatic discharge (ESD) and electrical overstress (EOS).
0, Mentor worked with TSMC to integrate the Calibre PERC tool and the Eldo([R]) Classic Spice simulation tool to provide advanced circuit reliability checking.
As DSL evolves from its current deployment for 'best efforts' Internet access service delivery to become the foundation for delivery of mission-critical voice, VPN and Frame Relay services, establishing and maintaining circuit reliability through proactive copper loop management become increasingly important," said Kumar Shah, AccessLan VP of Marketing.
As a result, they have been certified Grade A, the highest grade under the AEC-Q100 short circuit reliability testing guidelines (AEC-Q100-012).
By offering this level of access service protection through TCG's networks nationwide, MCI's customers are guaranteed complete support for their circuit reliability,"
These devices provide automotive and industrial applications with enhanced levels of circuit protection and improvements in overall circuit reliability.