- Semiconductor ATE test tool supplier Test Tooling Solutions Group (TTSG),
has selected Ansoft's
PCB Design Suite for design flows that link board-level structures with advanced circuit and system simulation. The addition will strengthen TTSG’s intellectual property assets and minimize time-to-market for new products, the company said in a press release.
TTSG plans to use the tools to assist in modeling 3D structures such as spring contact probes and then extract frequency-based circuit models for these structures. The extracted sub-circuit models will be inserted into full-channel models, which will then be simulated in the Ansoft circuit simulation environment. Optimetrics will be used to test design changes, visualize trade-offs and identify the optimal design solution prior to fabrication.