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The SIGRITY release is now known as SIGRITY/SYSANLS. SYSANLS stands for Systems Analysis and includes the Clarity 3D Solver and Celsius Thermal Solver products. The Systems Analysis products complement Sigrity tools and are focused on complete systems. Thermal, EMI, RF, and extraction simulations include design data beyond ECAD and often include MCAD components such as antennas, cables, connectors, and enclosures. The new release name signifies that SIGRITY and SYSANLS are two separate releases bundled as one media.
The Sigrity and Systems Analysis (SIGRITY/SYSANLS) 2021.1 release is available for download at Cadence Downloads. For the list of CCRs fixed in the 2021.1 release, see the README.txt file in the installation hierarchy.
Note: The SIGRITY/SYSANLS 2021.1 release requires the installation of the latest OrCAD/Allegro 17.4 (SPB174) Hotfix release as well.
Here is a list of some of the key updates in the SIGRITY/SYSANLS 2021.1 release. For more details about these and all the other new and enhanced features introduced in this release, see What's New in Cadence Sigrity and Systems Analysis 2021.1.
Starting with the 2021.1 release, all Sigrity and Systems Analysis products on the Linux platform have been integrated with FlexNet version 184.108.40.206. As a result, these products also require a compatible Cadence license server version, which is integrated with FlexNet version 220.127.116.11. Therefore, you must upgrade your license server version before you run the SIGRITY/SYSANLS 2021.1 versions of the products. Otherwise, the products will not be able to consume the licenses and will fail to run.
To upgrade your license server, you must download and install the latest Cadence Lic+Config_Utils release for Linux platforms (LCU04.30.000 and later). This version is already integrated with FlexNet version 18.104.22.168 and is available from the Cadence Downloads page (Lic+Config_Utils).
You can check the version of your license server by running the following commands in a terminal of the machine on which the license server is installed:
For information on how to install and configure the license server on Linux, refer to the Installing and Configuring License Manager on Linux Systems chapter in Cadence Sigrity and Systems Analysis 2021.1 Release Installation Guide.
Clarity 3D Solver
For detailed information, refer to Clarity 3D Layout User Guide and Clarity 3D Workbench User Guide on the Cadence Support portal.
New Clarity 3D Transient Solver Introduced
A new Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) solver, Clarity 3D Transient Solver, has been introduced that enables you to obtain results for a wide frequency band with a single simulation run as compared to other frequency domain solvers that require multiple runs for several frequencies.
For detailed information, refer to Clarity 3D Transient Solver User Guide on the Cadence Support portal.
Celsius Thermal Solver
For detailed information, refer to Celsius Thermal Solver User Guide on the Cadence Support portal.
New Unified GUI Platform Introduced
A new unified GUI platform is now available for Clarity 3D Workbench, Celsius Thermal Solver, and Clarity 3D Transient Solver tools. You can now access these tools from a single GUI, and also easily switch from one tool to another without the need to open the tool separately.
SystemSI Migrated to a New User Interface
SystemSI has been migrated to a new user interface. To continue using the extensive features of SystemSI, install the latest versions of the following two releases from https://downloads.cadence.com:
On Windows, open the new SystemSI from the Cadence System Analysis folder in the Start menu.
New SPEEDEM Tool Introduced
SPEED2000 is now known as SPEEDEM. SPEEDEM comes with complete support for rigid-flex designs including cross-hatch planes and multi-zone stackups, enhanced time domain engine performance, and ERC modularization.
For detailed information, refer to SPEEDEM User Guide on the Cadence Support portal.
Sigrity Suite Renamed to Layout Workbench
Sigrity Suite is now known as Layout Workbench. In this release, the following tools have been added to Layout Workbench:
Note: Clarity 3D Layout, PowerSI, and XtractIM are already a part of Layout Workbench.
All Layout Workbench tools now come in a new, dark-themed interface that gives them a new visual appeal. However, if you prefer the light theme, you can change it from the Themes tab in the Options form.
For detailed information, refer to Layout Workbench User Guide on the Cadence Support portal.
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