Siemens EDA

October 14, 2017
Michael Chen is Director, Design for Security, in the New Ventures Division of Mentor, a Siemens Business.

Making security a profit center for silicon

The assumption has been that extra security eats into profit margins. But with some lateral thinking it can actually improve the bottom line.
September 21, 2017

Yield is money – and other truths of diagnosis-driven yield analysis

Diagnosis-driven yield analysis identifies the cause of systematic yield loss to speed the ramp-to-volume on new processes and improve yield on mature ones.
September 14, 2017
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Silicon photonics moves out of the shadows

An alphabet soup of AI, HPC, 5G and the IoT has finally seeded creation of a design infrastructure for silicon photonics.
September 8, 2017

How HLS is giving shape to glasses-free 3DTV

High level synthesis (HLS) was adopted to realize innovative display IP as developed by a small core engineering team.
August 30, 2017
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Your next node: find lithography issues early with DTCO

Pattern-based design/technology co-optimization (DTCO) estimates lithographic difficulty during the early stages of a new process technology node.
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July 25, 2017
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Automating test from IP to SoC levels with portable stimulus

This introduction to the new Accellera standard includes a demo of portable stimulus in use to fully verify a DMA engine.
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June 13, 2017
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Hardware emulation gets smarter with save-and-restore for debug

Techniques previously unavailable during ICE or testbench acceleration can now greatly speed emulation debug in those modes.
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June 13, 2017
Karim Segond

Cooling power electronics at room level

German consultancy E-Cooling describes its strategy for thermal and airflow analysis.
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May 15, 2017
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

The Wally Rhines interview – Part Two: AI, automotive and security

This second part looks at Mentor's views on flow neutrality, how DRS360 was born, machine learning and the threat from embedded Trojans.
May 10, 2017
Nest Thermostat for IoT PCB article

The basic PCB rules for a successful IoT design

Seven core considerations will help you realize your PCB for the Internet of Things more effectively.

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