Verification

November 12, 2021
Pre-processing and post-processing techniques for verification

How to optimize productivity and accuracy in IC design and verification flows

Pre- and post-processing EDA techniques help streamline design rule checks and delivery efficient waivers to speed design and debug.
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November 4, 2021
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How UPMEM ensured effective power delivery for its processor-in-memory design

PIM memory boosts efficiency by operating on data without moving it to the CPU but realizing this type of novel technology posed power integration and planning challenges.
October 21, 2021
Sherif Hany Mousa is a Principal Technologist in the Calibre Design Solutions division of Siemens EDA, a part of Siemens Digital Industries Software. Sherif previously held positions as a technical marketing engineer, analog quality assurance engineer, and IC design consultant for physical verification and analog/mixed signal applications. He has authored multiple publications and holds multiple patents in the fields of analog layout porting, hotspot detection and correction, and machine learning-assisted verification flows. Sherif is a senior IEEE member who holds an M.Sc. in Electrical and Communication Engineering, and is currently engaged in Ph.D. research, focusing on circuit analysis.

Advanced symmetry verification is a thing of beauty

Innovation is extending the technique's power across areas such as context-aware layout, accounting for multi-patterning and implementing fill.
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September 3, 2021
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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.
June 25, 2021
Tina Durgia is a Product Manager for AMS verification at Siemens EDA and is responsible for the Solido Characterization Suite. Tina holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University and has more than 13 years of experience in EDA across various digital design products including static timing analysis, place and route, logic synthesis and power analysis.

Use machine learning and visualization to accelerate Liberty file verification

Learn how to bring together your NLDM and CCS models to reach timing closure faster with Solido Analytics.
June 21, 2021
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Out-of-sync data issues in parallel design flows need automated design integrity checks

Overcome problems created by mismatches between library exchange format (LEF) and GDS or OASIS representations to avoid design delays.
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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.
May 3, 2021
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How automated static checks help verify complex circuits for better performance and reliability

Learn how power-intent, LDEs, ESD and voltage-aware spacing techniques can particularly benefit from the use of static verification checks.
April 9, 2021
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Spiral in on silicon bugs in six formal steps

The best paper winner at DVCon 2021 details a comprehensive methodology for making the best use of formal verification for bug hunting
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April 6, 2021

The path to full functional monitoring

Joe Sawicki of Siemens EDA recently addressed the main trends in design delivery from architecture to validation to digital twins - and where they may soon take the industry and its products.

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