Blog Archive

May 23, 2011 | Dane Collins

Over the last decade, AWR’s products have grown and matured to become a very powerful microwave design...

Apr 14, 2011 | Sherry Hess

So did you? Stop waiting and start (fill in the blank)? The reason this part 2 blog...

Apr 11, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

De-embedding is a process where a port's parasitics are removed. (As a byproduct, it also can set the reference...

Mar 28, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

As a designer, you certainly need to know where the ground of your circuit is. EM simulators work the same way. You...

Mar 25, 2011 | Sherry Hess

DesignCon 2011 just ended, and it was the first year for AWR to exhibit. While a number of you use our software for...

Feb 24, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

If you use an EM simulator, you use ports. No kidding! Ports are the way the EM simulator "talks" to the outside...

Jan 20, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

Now I know what you are thinking. How can this be a problem? As an overworked, overloaded, and overcommitted...

Jan 18, 2011 | Sherry Hess

(Aka grab a coffee, have a chat, ah heck, let’s just meet face to face!) Now that I have your attention…. Yeah. Let’...

Jan 12, 2011 | Sherry Hess

I can’t remember at which airport I was when I read this USA Today headline: “The Year We Stopped Talking.”

Nov 28, 2010 | Sherry Hess

Two weeks ago, I attended an EDAC panel session on Social Media for emerging companies to learn from...

Nov 1, 2010 | Sherry Hess

I just got back from European Microwave Week (EuMW) in Paris and have to share my enthusiasm...

Oct 6, 2010 | Dr. Mike Heimlich

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology is truly amazing. The degree to which...

Sep 15, 2010 | Sherry Hess

I met a friend of a friend of a friend in early July at my friend's husband’s garage band debut. Long story short,...

Jul 12, 2010 | Sherry Hess

Well, another IMS has come and gone, and once again we survived the chaos of getting ready and then pulled off a...

May 25, 2010 | Sherry Hess

Blogging: My first experience at blogging came with an invitation from editor David Vye to contribute a guest blog...

May 25, 2010 | Sherry Hess

AWR’s current ad, “Ideas Grow Faster in the Right Environment” graces the front of our 2010 AWR Magazine this month...

Apr 30, 2010 | Dr. Mike Heimlich

I was recently talking to a teacher friend of mine--internationally recognized in her field...

Apr 13, 2010 | Dane Collins

I’ve recently signed on to the EDA Consortium’s (EDAC.org) board of directors. Why? Two reasons: one, I’d like to...

Mar 11, 2010 | Sherry Hess

Yeah, what about Bunny? Early in February, I attended DesignCon 2010, and, aside from having a number of really...

Mar 2, 2010 | Dr. Mike Heimlich

One of the true gems of EDA technology that is certainly deserving of the Rodney Dangerfield Award (“I don’t get no...

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