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Net common resistance extraction is crucial to design reliability

April 1, 2021
Understanding common resistance and how it affects analog IC performance helps IC verification engineers correctly assess its impact on design reliability.

Accurately extracting and calculating the common resistance of interconnects within analog IC designs is fundamental for evaluating circuit reliability, particularly for noise and voltage drop analysis, and ESD protection verification. The Calibre PERC reliability solution provides a packaged common resistance check that simplifies and automates this technique, ensures accurate and efficient resistance measurements, and supports fast and accurate debugging of any errors detected.

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