PDK


May 9, 2018

Motion harvester wins MEMS design contest

Energy harvesting, mechanical reprogrammable logic, and genetic algorithms were among the finalists for the MEMS design competition.
June 10, 2016

RC extraction from ‘virtual fab’ models may speed PDK availability

Electrical analysis facility does RC extraction on virtual fab models, accelerating the availability of early PDKs for new processes
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June 1, 2016

Samsung taps Mentor for Closed-Loop DFM

Samsung Foundry has adapted Mentor's DFM and test tools in a system that can produce a 10% increase in yield across all nodes.
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July 2, 2014

OpenPDK accelerates design kit production at ST

STMicroelectronics is using the OpenPDK standard from Si2 to speed up the production and delivery of process design kits (PDKs) and asks for wider adoption by foundries.
May 28, 2013

Fabless, IP designers need process simulation tools, says Coventor CTO

Fabless designers and IP providers need process simulation tools to understand how process variability could affect their designs.
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October 5, 2012

IEF: Process kits for processes that don’t yet exist

Designers should plan ahead for future process changes as conventional silicon CMOS runs out of steam, IMEC's Rudy Lauwereins told delegates at the International Electronics Forum in Bratislava this week.
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May 30, 2012

DAC 2012: Energetic Si2 finds time to look back

But as it celebrates a decade of OpenAccess, the standards body also looks toward the future in PDKs, advanced DFM and 3D.

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