finFET

November 29, 2016
Ken Brock, product marketing manager, Synopsys

Six ways to exploit the advantages of finFETs

FinFET processes and libraries are maturing, enabling designers to explore the best ways to take advantage of the capabilities of the new transistor design
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October 3, 2016
Place and route beyond 10nm

How place and route is adapting to challenges below 10nm

Multi-patterning, finFETs and more are forcing more detailed overhauls of P&R software at each process node. We dig into some of the key new issues and how they are being addressed.
January 4, 2016
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

2015 – The year in review

Dr Walden Rhines, chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics, opens a two-part analysis by looking back at the dominant design and business trends in 2015.
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July 20, 2015
TSMC finFET

Lessons learned in the finFET trenches

In sessions at the 2015 Design Automation Conference, engineers who had worked on finFET-oriented projects revealed how the technology has changed their design practices and where others may want to think twice about making the move.
May 28, 2015

Dynamic power optimization

FinFETs present a number of problems with respect to dynamic power consumption. Design techniques are being re-evaluated to deal with the issue.
October 10, 2014
Dr Yervant Zorian, Synopsys

Finding and fixing faults in finFET memories

FInFET memories have different defects than those based on planar transistors. Here's how to test and repair them.
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October 6, 2014
Power grid signal track blocking

ARM, TSMC design explores 16nm finFET issues

ARM and TSMC used an extensive pre-planning process, including a static analysis of each module's overall logic structure, to put together a 2.3GHz processor design based around ARM's main 64bit Big.Little pairing for the foundry's 16nm finFET process.
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September 2, 2014
Intel's trigate is among the structures to be modeled by the revised BSIM4

Design enablement and entitlement for 14/16nm finFET processes

How EDA tools are evolving to make it possible to design with finFET processes.
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August 27, 2014
Prasad Saggurti is the product marketing manager for embedded memory IP at Synopsys.

Six key criteria for deciding to migrate to a finFET process

Moving to a finFET process means considering process readiness, cost and yield, as well as the traditional power, performance and area advantages
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August 7, 2014
Hitendra Divecha is senior product marketing manager at Cadence Design Systems

Dealing with parasitic-extraction challenges in finFETs and advanced nodes

FinFET and 3DIC technologies bring with them not just higher performance but an increased need for accurate parasitic analysis.
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