DRC

September 13, 2021
Swathi Rangarajan is a principal product engineer in the Calibre Design Solutions division of Siemens Digital Industries Software, supporting the Calibre RealTime platform. She focuses on in-design sign-off Calibre DRC checking in custom and digital design tools. Before joining Siemens, Swathi was an application engineer focusing on custom and digital design tool suites. Swathi received her BS in electronics and communication engineering from India, and her MS in engineering from San Jose State University

Hit your tapeout schedules with in-design signoff DRC

Delivering physical implementations at new process nodes is getting ever harder. Learn how to stay on track by checking work is rule-compliant as you go.
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May 31, 2021
Srinivas Velivala is a principal product manager with Calibre Design Solutions in Siemens EDA, a part of Siemens Digital Industries Software. His primary focus is the development of Calibre integration and interface tools and technologies. Before joining Siemens EDA, he designed high-density SRAM compilers. In addition to more than 12 years of design and product management experience, Srinivas holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

How you can decide what level of DRC you need when you need it

Using on-demand rule checks during place-and-route boosts efficiency and design quality.
October 16, 2020
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Not using reliability check waivers? You’re wasting valuable time

Reliability rule checks need - and now get - more granular analysis that allows designers to adopt proposed waivers with much greater confidence.
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September 21, 2020
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P&R filler cell insertion slowing you down? Replace it

A physical verification-ready flow can speed project delivery by making your use of filler cells more efficient.
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August 14, 2020
John Ferguson is the product management director for Calibre DRC applications at Mentor, a Siemens BusinessHe holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics from McGill University, an M.Sc. in Applied Physics from the University of Massachusetts, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology.

EDA innovation is the foundation of progress

For physical verification and beyond, each process node requires new thinking, new tools and greater performance.
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June 9, 2020
place and route in design automated hotspot fixing

How to achieve fast, automated, sign-off verification of DFM hotspot fixes in P&R

A collaboration between GlobalFoundries and Mentor has resulted in an innovative in-design fixing strategy across markets such as IoT, mobile, RF, graphics and networking.
May 26, 2020
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How cloud computing is now delivering efficiencies for IC design

A Mentor-Microsoft-AMD pathfinder demonstrates the potential benefits of cloud-based physical verification.
April 14, 2020
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How automated power/ground short checks slash time during implementation

Early detection using design integrity checks during implementation from abstract LEF/DEF inputs can deliver major efficiencies.
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March 25, 2019
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Use evolving DRC to automate high-voltage and multi-power domain verification

Automated voltage-aware DRC addresses the reliability verification challenges in today’s high-voltage and multiple power domain applications.
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February 8, 2019
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Fast, accurate layout merging for SoC flows

How to achieve efficient merging of data from formats such as OASIS, GDS, and OpenAccess to ensure timely verification through DRC runs.
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