IC Implementation

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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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.
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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.
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 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.
December 17, 2019
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System-of-systems validation for automotive design

How Siemens PAVE 360 platform leverages emulation to deliver the exhaustive test required for the incoming generation of autonomous vehicles.
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October 16, 2019
Tom Anderson is a technical marketing consultant working with multiple EDA vendors, including AMIQ EDA. His previous roles have included vice president of marketing at Breker Verification Systems, vice president of applications engineering at 0-In Design Automation, vice president of engineering at IP pioneer Virtual Chips, group director of product management at Cadence, and director of technical marketing at Synopsys. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from M.I.T. and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Achieving the interactive development of low-power designs

Power intent files have increased efficiency and the use of an IDE can prevent them becoming outdated as a design evolves.
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September 19, 2019
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Today’s analog/RF designs need interconnect inductance extraction

Parasitic extraction has to take more account of inductive effects as operating frequencies rise and feature sizes shrink in complex SoCs.
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September 13, 2019
John Blyler is a Consulting Editor of Tech Design Forum and the Editor-in-Chief of Interference Technology. He spent the first half of his career as a hardware-system systems engineer and program managerand the second half as a technology journalist, science writer and educator. John is an affiliate professor of systems engineering at Portland State University and lecturer for UC-Irvine’s online IoT program.

AI firsts (and more) at America’s SEMICON

SEMICON West showed a distinct thematic shift away from preserving Moore's Law to assessing the architectural implications of AI, as EDA was brought into the event.

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