Modelithics New Library Release v17.0 for Keysight ADS Represents over 15,000 Components

Modelithics has announced their latest release of the Modelithics® COMPLETE Library version 17.0 for use with the Keysight EEsof EDA Advanced Design System (ADS) simulation software. With this release, the COMPLETE Library of advanced simulation models now represents over 15,000 commercial electronic components from over 65 different vendors.

The version 17.0 release contains 34 NEW MODELS, in addition to the already extensive collection of high accuracy, scalable parasitic simulation models. New Microwave Global Models™ for passive RLC components include those for AVX, ATC, IPDiA, Johanson, KEMET, Murata, Taiyo Yuden and STMicroelectronics capacitors, Coilcraft and Würth Elektronik inductors, KOA resistors and Chilisin ferrite beads.

A non-linear diode model has also been added for a MACOM PIN diode as well as non-linear transistor models for Infineon and Mitsubishi devices. A new Mini-Circuits amplifier X-parameters model is now available, and Modelithics is introducing coaxial connector models with the new substrate-scalable Gigalane flange-mount SMA connector simulation model, validated to 18 GHz. Several new S-parameter file-based models for Vanguard Electronics inductor families are also included in this release.

The latest features offered in the Modelithics v17.0 library for ADS include solder mask and solder paste parameters for models with dynamic scalable pads in the CLR Library. These parameters can be set within the models and will translate to PCB layers in the layout. The MSUB blocks in the Modelithics Substrate Library also have these layers, as well as “package” and “leads” layers for increased layout layer control.