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Large-Signal Small-Signal Analysis Control Block: LSSS

Symbol

Summary

LSSS instructs the Cadence® AWR® APLAC® HB simulator to run N-tone HB analysis so that one of the HB tones is considered small. The (N-1)-tone HB analysis defines the time varying operating point for the linear analysis.

Parameters

Name Description Unit Type Default
ID LSSS control name   LSSS1
SSTone Tone-index of small signal excitation   2

* indicates a secondary parameter

Parameter Details

SSTone. Defines which of the large signal tones is treated as small signal. The original N-tone HB analysis is run internally as (N-1) tone HB analysis + small signal analysis. Special elements that refer to the symbolic analysis frequencies, such as PHD-models, are treated so that their symbolic frequencies refer to the HB analysis nonlinear tones. If the schematic has 3 tones [f1,f2,f3] and SSTone=2, the 2-tone HB analysis is done with tone frequencies [f1,f3]. These two tones then define the large signal tones, for example, for a PHD-model with 2-tone data.

Layout

This element does not have an assigned layout cell. You can assign artwork cells to any element. See “Assigning Artwork Cells to Layout of Schematic Elements” for details.

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