A lot of things can go wrong when you’re doing a high frequency circuit design, and hand offs between different design tools can lead to mistakes. Ideally you could perform circuit simulation, physical layout, electromagnetic analysis, verification and manufacturing output all within the same tool, and this can mean a faster transition from design to prototype. But there aren’t many tools that can do all of this.
Recent improvements to ADS layout have enabled designers who are doing circuit simulation and EM analysis in ADS to also perform physical layout as well. Tightly coupling circuit simulation to product manufacturing makes the development less stressful and the insights gained can be very powerful.
In this short video I’m going to illustrate how to do RF circuit layout in ADS. For more information, go to: www.keysight.com/find/eesof-ads-layout.