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What's New in AWR Design Environment v16

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Table of Contents

AWR Design Environment V16 What's New
What's New Organization
Major Features Overview
Limited Release Features
AWR Design Environment
AWR Microwave Office
AWR VSS
AWR Design Environment V16 Licensing and Operating System Changes
AWR Design Environment Features
Improved Python Interface
Version Control Integration
AWR Microwave Office Features
Dynamic Voiding, Smoothing, and Automatic Net Connectivity Extraction
Robust Simplex Optimizers
Multi-Version Process Library (PDK) Support
Job Scheduler Enhancements
Parallel and Remote Circuit Simulation
Remote Linux EM Simulations
AWR AXIEM Data Set Size Reduction
Analyst Simulator Improvements
Interoperability with Allegro and Virtuoso Platforms
Clarity 3D Solver Integration
Celsius Thermal Solver Integration
Minor Improvements
New Circuit Models
Coplanar Elements
Microstrip Components
Interconnects and Lumped Elements
New Circuit Measurements
Linear Measurements
Output File Measurements
API
Cell Libraries
Graphs
Job Scheduler
Layout
Layout - EM
Output Equations
Schematic Editor
Simulation - APLAC
User Interface
AWR VSS (VSS) Features
Layout Trace Interconnect Modeling
RF Amplifier Power Saturation Improvements
Frequency Multiplier Amplitude and Spur Level Improvements
APSK Modulation
New LDPC Encoding Schemes
Minor Improvements
New/Updated Examples
New/Updated System Blocks
Interconnects
Modulation
Simulation Control
New System Measurements
RF Budget Measurements
System Eye Diagram Measurements
Measurements
Simulation
System Block Updates
Migration Issues
AWR Design Environment V16 Specific Migration Issues
Licensing Changes
Operating System
AWR AXIEM Data Sets
Job Scheduler Remote Execution Options
Process Libraries
API
Version-Independent Migration Issues
Files Automatically Migrated
Files in Appdatacommon
Files in Appdatauser
Files NOT Automatically Migrated
User-Defined XML Libraries
Other Concerns
Model Compatibility
Multiple AWR Design Environment Software Versions
Redirection

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