Epoch Microelectronics maintains a comprehensive internal working environment with state-of-the-art industry standard technologies. This allows us to provide a complete spectrum of services, and integrate smoothly with our clients work requirements.

Epoch’s computing environment is a heterogenous mix of technologies, including Solaris, Linux and Windows Operating environments on a wide range of modern hardware. Data is secured internally in our headquarters on redundancy protected servers.


Epoch has all the required CAD and computing resources to conduct analog, digital, mixed-signal, and RF IC design and layout.
Our resources include:
» Full compliment of UNIX, Linux, Solaris and Windows workstations and servers
» System Design: Matlab/Simulink
» Digital Design: Cadence VDIO (<50k digital flow), Cadence Verilog-XL/NC-verilog(simulation)
» Schematic Entry: Cadence Virtuoso Schematic
» Simulation Setup: Cadence Analog Design Environment
» Circuit Simulation: Cadence Spectre/Spectre-RF/APS, Cadence AMS-Designer, Eldo/Eldo-RF, Agilent GoldenGate
» EM Simulation: ADS Momentum
» Layout: Cadence Virtuoso-XL
» Verification: Mentor Calibre, Cadence Diva/Dracula/Assura
» Additional Resources: EDAcard Account, other Cadence tools available as needed

 

Epoch owns the necessary measurement equipment to fully characterize receivers, transmitters, and synthesizers operating up to 6GHz.
Our selected measurement equipment include:
» Agilent E5052B: 10 MHz – 7 GHz Signal Source Analyzer
» Agilent E4438C: 250kHz - 6GHz ESG Vector signal Generator
» Agilent 89601A: Vector Signal Analysis Software
» Agilent 89600S: DC - 6GHz RF channel, 70MHz IF  channel Vector Signal Analyzer
» Agilent N9020A: 20Hz - 26.5GHz MXA Signal Analyzer
» Agilent 346B: 10MHz to 18GHz 346 Series Noise Source nominal ENR 15dB
» Agilent 1141A and 1142A: 200MHz BW 1X FET Differential Probe
» Agilent 8664A: 100 kHz – 3 GHz Signal Generator
» Advantest R3131: 9 kHz – 3 GHz Spectrum Analyzer
» TestEquity: Temperature Chamber

 

Epoch Microelectronics works closely with all our clients; key to this is effective communications. In addition to face-to-face meetings, frequent design reviews often take place through our facility’s Polycom for voice/video conference and WebEx for presentations.