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Re: IBIS / SPICE simulation


I started down the path of creating an IBIS-to-Spice converter a couple of years ago. I researched it enough to decide it was feasible, then discovered a commercial product demo that would do enough of what I needed at the time and stopped working on it.

I'd just about forgotten about it until you mentioned it.


On 8/30/21 12:34 PM, Fabien Corona wrote:
Hello everyone,

I am working on an IBIS parser for kicad integration.
IBIS is a standard format to I/O buffers, that allows for "fast" and accurate signal integrity simulations. While parsing the IBIS format is not so hard, well... I have data to simulate, but no simulator...

I was wondering if anybody in this mailing list had knowledge about IBIS and / or SPICE simulation ? From the info I gathered, it is quite "easy" to convert to convert to a SPICE model, but maybe there are better ways to do.
( If we could avoid a whole simulator from scratch, that would be nice )

Basically, an IBIS file is :
- R L C parameters,
- voltage vs current tables
- voltage vs time tables


Fabien Corona

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