From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: SiGe BiCMOS Analog Circuit Design Engineer
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Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 23:32:19 GMT
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On 11 Dec 2002 15:12:44 -0800,
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Entitled: "Re: SiGe BiCMOS Analog Circuit Design Engineer",
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote in message news:...
|> Jeanne, Your client company is apparently clueless about analog
|> designers. Good analog designers *rarely* do layout as well as
|> design. Layout is an entirely different skill.
|I've been surprised at the number of companies in my area where the
|analog engineers do their own layout. I suppose that works okay for
|relatively small designs, but for large chips, it seems pretty
|inefficient to me. The companies seem to like it, though, and I don't
|hear the engineers complain too much.
|-- Mike --
I last did my own layout around 1980. Layout has become such a
specialty in its own right.
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