Model Quality Assurance (MQA)The Model Quality Assurance (MQA) 2009.1.0  software release includes a number of new features and improvements.

What's New?

  • Enhanced Lib Explorer
    • Turnkey solution for full model library characterization
    • Verified by real 40nm technology models
    • Greatly reduce learning curve and improve efficiency
    • Easy model QA/Corner QA/Comparison/Statistics and Reporting
    • Handy help, step-by step guidance
  • Run report in batch mode, “runreport.bat”, supports new option "-errorplot" to export only [Error] items
  • X scale rotation setting
  • Check Kink supports to define kink angle
  • New function to plot 2 targets from different corners
    • CompareYAvsYB(p,refX,newX,newY)
  • Project tree panel is armed with new functional buttons to improve usability
  • Edit Rule directly with internal editor
  • Model Viewer shows subckt instance and internal parameters
  • Embed user manual in Help menu
  • QA and GUI speed up when loading model library, take much less memories


  • Improve License module to handle multiple network cards to always return valid HostID
  • Benchmark rule supports model full path in .sp
  • "Synchro" option is added to most check functions
  • CompXPlot() function supports P axis
  • Ease Linux and Solaris installation
    • Add version No. such as: mqainst.linux.2009.1.0.gz
    • No need to rename to "mqainst" before execution
  • Update Built-in Help Contents

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