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Signal Integrity Center

Unmatched Signal Integrity support and resources,
tailored to your engineering needs, at no cost to you.

The resources in the Signal Integrity Center exist to make your job as an engineer drastically easier, saving you countless hours of valuable time. We have many associates worldwide dedicated to supporting that goal.

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Our in-house engineers will help you interpret test data, provide trace and routing assistance, assist with PCB layouts, and much more.

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About the Signal Integrity Group

Our Signal Integrity Group (SIG) is the reason we are the Signal Integrity Service Leader. They offer one-on-one support for questions that cannot be answered via our online resources. These highly trained electrical engineers are dedicated to answering your Signal Integrity questions and providing you with the helpful resources you will find here in the Signal Integrity Center, and throughout

Tools & Resources

Our Signal Integrity Group has put together a wide array of resources available to you free of charge including Electrical Models, 3D Models, and a large library of PADs and OrCAD models.

85 Ohm and Shielded performance reports can be found via our Technical Specifications pages for qualifying products.


3D Models

3D Models are available in multiple formats and variations.

PADs/PCB Footprints

PADs/PCB Library model files in many formats can save designers hours of tedious, yet critical effort.

Electrical Models

Electrical Models are available as HSPICE, Cadence DML ESPICE, IBIS ICM and HyperLynx ELDO.

Test Equipment and Software

Our SI Group uses the following test equipment and software.

Test Equipment

  • Tektronix DSA 8200 Digital Serial Analyzer
  • Tektronix CSA8000 TDR, 30 ps Differential Sampling Heads
  • Tektronix (formerly TDA Systems) IConnect Model Extraction Software
  • Agilent VNA 8720ES Network Analyzer, 50 MHz – 20 GHz
  • Agilent PLTS E8364B Signal Analyzer, 4-port, 10 MHz – 50 GHz
  • Agilent PLTS Model Extraction and Simulation Software Suite
  • Agilent E5071C Network Analyzer, 9kHz - 4.5 GHz
  • Agilent E5071C Network Analyzer, 9kHz - 8.5 GHZ
  • Agilent N5230A 4-port network analyzer 300kHz-20GHz

Gigatest Labs Microprobe Station with Custom Video Interface:

  • Single and differential probing to 30 GHz. Custom probe designs to 50GHz.

EMC Test:

  • Cable Absorbing Clamp, 30 MHz-1 GHz
  • Reverberation Chamber, ETS-Lindgren, 50 MHz-20 GHz continuous sweep, 90dB Dynamic Range.

Interconnect Design Software

  • Flomerics MicroStripes Full Wave 3D Field Solver and Post Processor
  • Ansoft Quick 3D and Maxwell 2D Field Solvers
  • POLAR Instruments SI8000
  • Synopsys HSPICE
  • Eagleware RF and Microwave Design
  • Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS)
  • Allegro® Design Entry HDL SI XL
  • Ansoft HFSS
  • CST Microwave Studio
  • Model De-Bug and Customer Support Software
  • Cadence SPECCTRAQuest/Allegro® SI SigXplorer
  • Synopsis HSPICE
  • Cadence PSpice®
  • Berkeley SPICE
  • Mentor Graphics PADs
  • Cadence Design Systems OrCAD®
  • Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS)

If you have any questions about the Equipment or Software listed above, please contact our Signal Integrity Group at

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