Mentor Graphics

April 8, 2014
Randall Myers is an Xpedition Flow technical marketing engineer at Mentor Graphics

Straighten up and fly right

Fighter pilots have long trusted highly sophisticated automation. That’s how you can meet the challenges posed by advanced PCB design techniques.
April 3, 2014
Joe Kwan is the Product Marketing Manager for Calibre LFD and Calibre DFM Services at Mentor Graphics.

Standard cell IP must pass the litho-friendly routing test

Lithography is only just beginning to play a role in cell IP selection but early analysis already matters.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: IP - Design Management, EDA - DFM, IC Implementation  |  Tags: , , , , ,   |  Organizations:
March 27, 2014
Julian Coates is the director of business development for Mentor Graphics Valor division.

Make best-practice lean NPI for PCB a reality

Shifting DFM validation earlier in the flow speeds NPI, cuts respins and gives you a critical edge.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: PCB Topics, PCB - System Codesign  |  Tags: , , , ,   |  Organizations:
February 6, 2014
Sudhakar Jilla is group marketing director for place & route at Mentor Graphics.

Concurrency tackles MCMM issues head-on

The number of scenarios needed for MCMM timing analysis has skyrocketed. IC implementation calls for a concurrent approach to deal with the issue.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: EDA - IC Implementation, Verification  |  Tags: ,   |  Organizations:
January 30, 2014
Colin Walls

Power management in embedded systems – new thinking required

Effective low-power design for embedded-systems will take a new culture of close collaboration between hardware and software engineers.
January 20, 2014
Jean-Marie Brunet is the Product Marketing Director for DFM at Mentor Graphics

Patterning choices loom for 10nm and beyond

It is not just a choice between EUV and multiple patterning for future nodes, but even between varieties of multi-mask technologies. How will you decide?
January 13, 2014
Steffen Schulze is director of marketing for Calibre Mask Data Preparation at Mentor Graphics

Consider your options for future nodes

If EUV is further delayed until 8nm, the industry has to explore other options for patterning, and the effects they will have on the DFM flow.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: EDA - DFM  |  Tags: , , , , , ,   |  Organizations:
December 9, 2013
Carey Robertson is a director of product marketing at Mentor Graphics overseeing the marketing activities for layout versus schematic (LVS) and extraction products.

FinFET parasitics come under control

Extracting finFET parasitics means a shift to 3D models, field solvers for greater accuracy, and MCMM techniques.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: EDA - DFM, IC Implementation  |  Tags: , , , , ,   |  Organizations:
October 11, 2013
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Power grid analysis for 2.5D and 3D IC systems

PGA has been IC-centric for mainstream 2D configurations. It must become system-centric for 2.5D and 3D systems.
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October 2, 2013
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Catching layout-dependent effects on-the-fly

New layout-dependent effects (LDEs) arise at each process node. This methodology updates LDE parameters and uses on-the-fly simulation for early detection.
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