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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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July 20, 2021
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Making sense of cloud EDA

How to carry out a sensible analysis of cloud EDA's potential, so you get the right tools and computational resources to deliver increasingly complex designs.
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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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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
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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.
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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.
May 7, 2020
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Keep chip designs on the level with CMP simulation and dummy fill optimization

This case study shows how rising CMP simulation quality can be leveraged to detect the position and type of planarity hotspots before manufacture and verify the planarity of a layout.
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March 30, 2020
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Automate P2P resistance checking for better, faster ESD protection

ESD has always been a major issue but with increasing densities and growing die sizes it is becoming a higher order concern. Automation and vizualization can help manage the task.
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March 17, 2020
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How MaxLinear got faster signoff DRC while optimizing reliability and manufacturability

The RF and AMS specialist turned to design software that allowed it to run design checks during place and route.

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