Since the inception of IBIS, the IBIS Committee has been working to improve and accommodate limitations of the model. This article gives a synopsis of that history, along with detailing the latest version, IBIS 7.1.
This article explains how to convert channel insertion loss data in a standard Touchstone file into the channel impulse response for time domain simulations. It also shows how some pre-processing of the Touchstone data can help improve results by eliminating the ringing that results from the use of frequency-limited measurement data. Read on to see how.