physical verification

October 19, 2023
Neel Natekar is a senior product engineer in the Design to Silicon division of Siemens Digital Industries Software. Prior to joining Siemens, Neel worked as a design engineer focusing on power delivery solutions for custom CPUs. He received a B.Eng. in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Circuits and Microsystems from the University of Michigan.

Simplify and accelerate PV debug using default results data views

Standard physical verification (PV) check reviews within EDA tools can reduce time-to-tapeout and mitigate risk.
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September 3, 2021
Silicon Photonics - Verification - featim - sep21

Silicon photonics verification: Progress through adaptation

SiP promises advances in transmission speeds, bandwidth, accuracy and low power but verification requires careful evolution of existing tools.
September 21, 2020
filler cells featim sep20

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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May 26, 2020
cloud computing efficiencies with calibre for physical verification

How cloud computing is now delivering efficiencies for IC design

A Mentor-Microsoft-AMD pathfinder demonstrates the potential benefits of cloud-based physical verification.
March 9, 2018
Saunder Peng is a Senior Application Engineer with Mentor, a Siemens Business. He received his B.S degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles, and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York.

A better way to merge design files for physical verification

Still using custom layout or place and route tools here? Ditch that time-consuming practice for a real database merge flow.
January 15, 2018
Physical Verification Efficiencies - featured image

Three ways to lift productivity during physical verification

How to get the best PV results by reducing computational demands; handling data more efficiently and exploiting parallelization.
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September 14, 2017
Featured image - Silicon photonics

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 10, 2014

If we’d only known then what we know now

Innovation in physical verification is driven by incoming nodes but new tools and features can and should be fed back up the technology chain.
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July 9, 2014
Intel's trigate is among the structures to be modeled by the revised BSIM4

One BSIM to rule them all

A change in the way the core compact models are developed has accelerated their development and, for the first time, allowed the models to be used not just for circuit simulation but to help guide process evolution as chipmakers play not only with materials but the shape of finFETs.
May 2, 2013
Intel finfFET SEM

Physical verification of finFET and FD-SOI devices

A look at some of the design and physical verification challenges of working with finFET and FD-SOI devices, including their impact on layout, DRC and LVS.
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