Monthly Archives: June 2015

Setup for Xubuntu v14.10

Xubuntu has the following softwares: LTspice Electric VLSI Matlab R2010b WineHQ LibreOffice Synergy Dukto Shutter For the LTspice and Electric VLSI setup in Linux, you can review Blog Doc: Electric VLSI installation to Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu. In the installation of Electric VLSI, … Continue reading

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Understanding of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and Z Transform

I recommend to learn the MIT open-course (Signal processing: Continuous and Discrete) by yourself. If you prefer watching the videos, you can go to 163 Open-course websites (Course Link is here). Fourier Transform(FT) has a physical meaning: divide a continuous … Continue reading

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Understanding of Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)

For a long time, I have a hard time to understanding the FFT in a DSP system. Actually, FFT is one of algorithms to transform signals from time domain to frequency domain. For example, one input signal is a sine … Continue reading

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DRC, LVS and PEX using Calibre-2014.3 with Cadence IC615

In this tutorial I will use the IBM 7RF(180nm CMOS) process as the reference. I will talk about the basic settings for using the Calibre DRC, LVS and PEX. Most importantly, I will comment on some issues I met. I … Continue reading

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