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how to simulate with MAX10 adc model (hspice)

ONO20221130
Beginner
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I want to know model names of nonprescalar_rc.cir_en* and prescalar_rc.cir_en*  (which are encrypted ).

 

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https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/programmable/support-resources/board-layout/hspice.h...

Device Family: Intel® MAX® 10

Part Number Prefix: 10M

Device Model Type: ADC HSPICE

Device Model: max10adc_spicemodel.zip

 

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Ash_R_Intel
Employee
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Hi,

I am not sure of what is the ask here. Can you clarify more please?

The zip file on the website consists of SPICE model of ADC input. There is a Readme file in the zip file. Can you please go through that?


Regards


ONO20221130
Beginner
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Thank you for  your replay.

I read the Readme.

At first, I thought that only including the model file in test bench was OK. But there is an error from simulator like this.

 

So I think the test bench needs  an instance from the model and some voltage sources.

But I am not sure of how to script test bench because the  Readme does not explain the model name and port names .

(I don't know the model name and port names from the model file that is encrypted.)

 

Ash_R_Intel
Employee
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Hi,

The error message is missing in your previous reply. Can you please put it once again?

Also, please indicate which simulator you are using and how are you trying to use the model?


Regards


ONO20221130
Beginner
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Thank you for your reply.

 

Please refer to this.

simulator : PrimeSim HSPICE -- S-2021.09 linux64

netlist:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

.include "./MAX10ADC_SPICEModel/nonprescalar_rc.cir_en"
.ac dec 10 1 10
.end

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

error:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

**error** No connections on ground node.
**warning** associated with encrypted blocks weresuppressed due to encrypted content

Warning:'No DC path nodes' occurs 9 times
No DC path from the following nodes,connected with gdcpath:

Warning:'1 connection nodes' occurs 1 times
Summary of 1 connection from the following nodes:

Warning:'No Tran path ' occurs 9 times
Summary of No Tran path from the following nodes:

 


****** Statistics of Ignored Elements ******
Inductors : 2

****** Circuit Statistics ******
# nodes = 11 # elements = 11
# resistors = 5 # capacitors = 6 # inductors = 0
# mutual_inds = 0 # vccs = 0 # vcvs = 0
# cccs = 0 # ccvs = 0 # volt_srcs = 0
# curr_srcs = 0 # diodes = 0 # bjts = 0
# jfets = 0 # mosfets = 0 # U elements = 0
# T elements = 0 # W elements = 0 # B elements = 0
# S elements = 0 # P elements = 0 # va device = 0
# vector_srcs = 0 # N elements = 0

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Ash_R_Intel
Employee
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Hi,

Thanks for the information. I will get the required information from internal team and get back to you.

Thank you for your patience.


Regards


Ash_R_Intel
Employee
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Hi,

I received a new deck from the internal team. Please check the files available in the attached.

 

Regards

 

ONO20221130
Beginner
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Thank you for your reply.

I could simulate normally by using these files. I appreciate it.

 

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