I have a quick question concerning variable design in cadence. I am an experienced ADS user but new to Cadence. I realized a major difference between ADS and Cadence concerning variable setup.
In ADS, the variables are built in with the circuit so if I design a localized circuit with variables (for example, a LNA, a mixer, a filter, with a few variables of the size of the transistors, cap value etc), I can just create a symbol of each of the localized cell and use it as a part of a bigger circuit directly (as for a whole receiver) and all the variables will not interfere with each other even though they have the same name.
But when I am trying to design in Cadence, the variables are built in with ADE simulation environment. Hence, when I did the same thing as I did with ADS:
1. design the localized cell of independently ( LNA, filter, mixer)
2.Incorporate the LNA etc. into the receiver. But when I launch ADE, all the variables popped up and non of them have any values.
Do I have to re-enter all the variable values?
Is there any way around it?