[ibis-macro] IBIS-ATM teleconference - Agenda for 3/19/2013

  • From: "Muranyi, Arpad" <Arpad_Muranyi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 'IBIS-ATM' <ibis-macro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 16:27:02 +0000

Time:  March 19, 2013  Noon  US Pacific Time
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Agenda
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1) Opens
2) Call for any related patent disclosures
3) Review of ARs:


Arpad: Check if BIRD 158 can be incorporated in BIRD 116-118 as a
       shortcut syntax
         - in progress


Any other AR-s?


Old ARs:

Arpad:  Review the documentation (annotation) in the macro libraries.
        - deferred until a demand arises or we have nothing else to do


4) Analog buffer modeling BIRDs                               (Arpad)
   - the following BIRDs have been updated to the new v5.1 format
     - BIRD 116.2 Add IBIS-ISS to [External Model] and [External Circuit]
     - BIRD 117.5 Parameterize D_to_A and A_to_D Converters
     - BIRD 118.4 Analog Parameter Assignments
     - BIRD 129.1 Add "polarity" Argument to D_to_A Converters
     - BIRD 153.1 Parameter Tree Keyword
   - discussion
     - An informal BIRD has been prepared with all of the changes
       in 116-118 and 129 because they all modify the same areas in
       Section 6B.  This would help the reading of the final text.
   - try to schedule a vote for a recommendation to the Open Forum


5) BIRD 159 "Rx_Receiver_Sensitivity Clarification"           (Arpad)
   - introduction
   - questions/comments?


6) BIRD 155 New AMI API to Resolve Dependent Model Parameter (Fangyi)
   - discussion


7) BIRD 156 IBIS-AMI Extension for Mid-channel Redriver      (Fangyi)
   - discussion


8) BIRD 131  IBIS-AMI repeaters,  "Redriver" proposal (Walter/Fangyi)
   - questions, comments?


9) BIRD 147  Back-channel support                           (Ambrish)
   - update, questions, comments?


10) BIRD 128  Allow AMI_parameters_out to pass AMI_parameters_in
              data on calls to AMI_GetWave
    - update, questions, comments?


11) BIRD 158 AMI Touchstone Analog Buffer Models             (Walter)
    - discussion


12) BIRD 154  Using IBIS-AMI Leaf Labels in List Parameters  (Walter)
    - update, questions, comments?


13) Info, Out, InOut BIRD                                     (Arpad)
    - latest wording includes "in order to be compliant with this
      specification, Model_Specific parameters ... must not ...",
      and omits the word "simulation" so it's meaning doesn't have
      to be defined
    - questions/comments/discussion?


14) Eye Mask definition                                       (Arpad)
    - Rx_Receiver_Sensitivity is the equivalent of the vertical
      (or voltage) part of an eye mask.  It would make sense to
      define the horizontal (timing) portion of the eye mask also.
    - questions/comments/discussion?


15) DLL error trapping and return codes                 (Greg Edlund)
    - address the nasty condition where the DLL and tool crash
      without a trace.  The EDA vendor says, "I can't help you
      because I can't see inside the model."  The model vendor
      says, "I can't help you because I don't own that tool."
      The user is left with a non-functional model.

 
16) What is the purpose of the specification?  Describe the syntax
    and rules of the syntax, or tell the reader how to make models?
    - questions/comments/discussion?


Tabled topics:
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PAM4 BIRD                                                 (Walter)


Thanks,

Arpad
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