FSDB Files

Many digital or analog simlators generate FSDB files. FSDB stands for “Fast Signal Data Base”. NOVAS developed this file format to replace VCD (value change dump) files. After a number of acquisitions Synopsys Inc owns FSDB. FSDB files are binary and they make use of data compression. As a consequence …

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PSFXL Parser

PSFXL files are mainly generated by the Cadence Spectre simulator. The format is an extension of the PSF file format. It allows higher read/write speeds. Therefore Spectre generates PSFXL files for transient simulations. In addition to the data files Spectre writes a “logFile” which lists all files containing simulation data. …

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PSF Parser

PSF (Parameter Storage Format) files are mainly created by the Cadence Spectre simulator. Spectre stores it’s output data either in single or double precision binary or in a human-readable ascii format. Many other simulators also support the PSF file format. The Virtuoso design framework uses this format extensively. Some inconveniences …

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Waveform Parser Extensions

The BeSpice Waveform Parser can be extended over a plug-in API. This allows to extend the parser to file formats that are not supported natively. Every shared library that implements the plug-in API can be linked at runtime to extend the waveform parser. As BeSpice Wave is based on the  …

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