Nets

class ipkiss3.all.Net

Base class for objects describing connectivity: optical link, electrical net, …

Parameters
domain: __Domain__, required
terms: list and List with type restriction, allowed types: <class ‘ipkiss3.pcell.netlist.term.Term’>, required
name: ( str and String that contains only ISO/IEC 8859-1 (extended ASCII py3) or pure ASCII (py2) characters ), optional, *None allowed*
get_terms()

retrieves the terms which are not InstanceTerms, which connect to tis net

Returns
list of Terms
get_inst_terms()

retrieves the InstanceTerms connecting to this net

Returns
list of InstanceTerms
is_internal()

checks if this net is internal: if it only connects instances within a certain cell and does not connect to terms of the cell or to global terms

Returns
bool: True if this is an internal net, False if this is not an internal net

A basic optical connection between two terms

The terms can be InstanceTerms, Terms or GlobalNets, connecting either terms of two instances, an instance term to a cell term, or an (instance) term to a global net

PhotonicLink(terms=[term1, term2]) PhotonicLink(term1, term2)

Parameters
terms: list and List with type restriction, allowed types: <class ‘ipkiss3.pcell.netlist.term.Term’>, required
name: ( str and String that contains only ISO/IEC 8859-1 (extended ASCII py3) or pure ASCII (py2) characters ), optional, *None allowed*
Other Parameters
domain: locked
validate_properties()