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.
Designers are realizing that regardless of the process dimension they are targeting, circuit reliability checking is a growing issue that requires much more sophisticated automation than in the past," said Michael Buehler-Garcia, senior director of marketing for Calibre Design Solutions at Mentor Graphics.
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.
These devices provide automotive and industrial applications with enhanced levels of circuit protection and improvements in overall circuit reliability.
The GSRC workshop, on June 8 at the Anaheim Hilton, will address the challenges of parameter variability and circuit reliability, power, concurrency and reliability.
Bringing SI analysis and validation to the design process early allows designers to use circuit and PCB topology exploration to facilitate increased circuit reliability and drive known good requirements into the back end.
Leading semiconductor companies recognize that in a nanometer era, integrated circuit reliability is primarily driven by finding and eliminating soft errors," said Eric Dupont, iRoC president and CEO.
The products also incorporate the latest active alignment technology that gives stronger link budgets for longer distances and higher circuit reliability.
The Vitesse VIP-2 process was selected for its ability to enhance speed, power, performance, circuit reliability and production-worthy manufacturing practices required for the DARPA specification.
Improves Circuit Reliability, Reduces Costs Up To 33 Percent
Additionally, the silicon proven technology can reduce peak power and noise from simultaneous signal switching for longer battery life and better circuit reliability.