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  • Silvaco Announces UMC-Qualified Process Design Kit for 0.18um CMOS Process
    Silvaco s Analog Mixed Signal IC design flow This design kit includes a symbol library for the Gateway schematic capture software and parameterized layout generators for the Expert layout editor We are glad to partner with Silvaco in the development and validation of the Silvaco process design kit said Stephen Fu division director of IP development and design support at UMC With the release of qualified Process Design Kits integrated circuit designers can easily and effectively leverage the readiness of our analog and mixed signal technologies to jump start customers design activities The partnership between UMC and Silvaco has supported IC designers in their requirements to complete designs efficiently said Daniel Chang director of applications engineering and foundry support division at Silvaco I m very pleased to see this collaboration elevated to the next level With the support of UMC PDKs we are enabling our mutual customers to design in UMC s leading technologies About Silvaco Inc Silvaco Inc is a leading provider of TCAD circuit simulation and IC CAD software tools Silvaco s tools are used by fabs for developing semiconductor processes and design houses for developing analog mixed signal and RF integrated circuits The company provides a complete

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2010_06_23_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • Silvaco Joins OpenPDK Coalition Led by Si2
    standardized open technologies with backward compatibility created through transparent proven and robust standardization process by a broad coalition of stakeholders spanning the entire industry supply chain OpenPDKs will utilize OpenAccess OA scripting languages OA schematic symbols and standardized DFM rules We are pleased to welcome Silvaco to our growing OpenPDK coalition said Steven Schulz President and CEO of Si2 We expect that Silvaco as a highly driven leading EDA vendor with an excellent worldwide reputation will make a significant contribution to the creation and maintenance of the OpenPDK standard The development of a truly open PDK standard is long overdue said Dr Ivan Pesic President and CEO of Silvaco This will allow more choices for customers to buy the most suitable tools for their needs A PDK standard controlled by an industry wide consortium of both EDA vendors and end users is a significant benefit to the entire semiconductor community Since inception in January 2010 we have already put the infrastructure in place to drive this project forward said Dr Sumit DasGupta Senior Vice President of Engineering at Si2 We have set aggressive development milestones that will enable the delivery of OpenPDK standards for rapid adoption throughout the semiconductor industry About Silicon Integration Initiative Si2 is the largest organization of industry leading semiconductor systems EDA and manufacturing companies focused on the development and adoption of standards to improve the way integrated circuits are designed and manufactured in order to speed time to market reduce costs and meet the challenges of sub micron design Now in its 22nd year Si2 is uniquely positioned to enable timely collaboration through dedicated staff and a strong implementation focus driven by its member companies Si2 represents nearly 100 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world Contact William Bayer 512

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2010_05_26_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • American Semiconductor Successfully Employs Silvaco's Spider Place & Route Software for 130nm Design
    s excellent customer support our design team was able to quickly integrate Spider into our EDA flow and complete our first design with the tool Our first design using Spider was a microprocessor designed in the 130nm Flexfet process said Doug Hackler President and CEO of American Semiconductor Based on our initial success with Spider it has become our preferred place and route tool We are underway with our second 130nm Flexfet design using Spider for place and route Cost effective tools are very important for many projects we work with from small companies doing SBIR research commercial designs support of government prime contractors or directly with agencies such as Air Force DARPA and NASA said Richard Chaney General Manager of American Semiconductor We have had great success leveraging the Silvaco tool suite to support our ITAR compliant Design Services group as well as providing foundry support for Flexfet Advanced CMOS The successful integration of Spider into commercial and military design projects at 130nm is a major accomplishment and a victory for both small and large companies looking for Place Route capabilities at an affordable price point said Mark Maurer Director of Silvaco s Government Business Division About American Semiconductor American Semiconductor Inc is a complete silicon fabrication source providing a complete suite of services to enable product realization from concept to fabrication As an on shore ITAR compliant pure play U S foundry American Semiconductor provides services for all aspects of wafer fabrication and process development at low cost for low to mid volumes Silicon services include Custom Fabrication for copy smart or copy exact replication Flex Silicon on Polymer technology for flexible CMOS and Flexfet advanced CMOS technology for low power and radiation hardened applications Design services include design verification layout and test with on shore ITAR compliant

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2010_04_14_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • TAOS tapes out mixed signal IC using Silvaco’s place and route and EDA tool flow
    tool flow together with their excellent technical support team allowed us to fulfill our design objectives and meet our deadlines said Lloyd Hasley VP of Engineering at TAOS Hasley added We consider Silvaco s support an extension to our engineering team SPIDER allowed us to use limited metal resources to complete routes We regularly finish 3 metal routes with 80 densities said Chuck Watson a SPIDER user Watson added We revisited legacy designs completed with a third party router and were able to reroute those netlists with 50 smaller footprints SPIDER exceeded our expectations for relative performance The flexibility of the SPIDER place and route tool allowed TAOS to meet their targeted area for the digital block while avoiding the extra expense of additional metal routing layers said Michel Blanchette lead AE at Silvaco s Texas office About TAOS Inc Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc a world leader in applications supporting the emerging needs for higher performance optical sensor based applications Utilizing state of the art technology TAOS s semiconductor devices combine precision mixed signal functionality with photo detectors on the same integrated circuit to produce products with performance and cost advantages over conventional solutions Contact Lloyd Hasley 972 673

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2010_02_17_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • AATech Adopts Simucad's Unlimited Gateway and SmartSpice Licenses to Increase Design Productivity
    circuits analyze critical nets and characterize cell libraries SmartSpice is compatible with popular analog design flows and foundry supplied device models Gateway schematic editor provides an intuitive front end environment for capturing designs and performing simulations in both analog mixed signal and digital domains The Verilog A language compiled or interpreted when combined with SmartSpice provides circuit designers and model developers with an easy to use comprehensive environment for the design and verification of complex analog and mixed signal circuits and models The integrated environment of Gateway SmartSpice and Verilog A in Simucad s PDK driven design flow provides high productivity at an affordable price We now have a good handle of our EDA software budget while having adequate and effective access to critical design tools said Eric Huang Vice President of AAT We can now focus on investments in talents and other productivity generating activities without worrying about further expenses on EDA tools I m delighted that AAT has joined the growing family of companies that are adopting our worldwide unlimited licenses said Dr Ivan Pesic President and CEO of Simucad This Simucad license will help AAT to grow rapidly and we are happy to be a part of it About Simucad Design Automation Simucad Design Automation is a leading provider of simulation and CAD software tools used for developing analog mixed signal and RF integrated circuits Founded in 2004 as a spin off from Silvaco International the company delivers products for circuit simulation custom IC layout and verification interconnect modeling digital simulation and IP characterization The company provides a complete PDK based design flow with interfaces to third party design platforms Simucad has a worldwide presence inherited from Silvaco s twenty years of business and is preparing for an IPO Contact Dr Ivan Pesic 408 567 1000 www

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2009_09_16_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • Richtek Adopts Simucad's Unlimited SmartSpice License to Increase Design Productivity
    bottleneck and opens the pathway to large increases in productivity SmartSpice delivers the highest performance and accuracy required to design complex high precision analog circuits analog mixed signal circuits analyze critical nets and characterize cell libraries SmartSpice is compatible with popular analog design flows and foundry supplied device models The Verilog A language compiled or interpreted when combined with SmartSpice provides circuit designers and model developers with an easy to use comprehensive environment for the design and verification of complex analog and mixed signal circuits and models Richtek s circuit design productivity increased after we purchased Simucad s worldwide unlimited site license said KC Chang VP of Technology Development Richtek We are now able to run unlimited copies of the highly accurate and fast SmartSpice simulator for a very reasonable price I m very happy that Richtek has joined the growing family of companies that are adopting our worldwide unlimited licenses said Dr Ivan Pesic President and CEO of Simucad I am confident that this will make Richtek an even stronger company About Simucad Design Automation Simucad Design Automation is a leading provider of simulation and CAD software tools used for developing analog mixed signal and RF integrated circuits Founded in 2004 as a spin off from Silvaco International the company delivers products for circuit simulation custom IC layout and verification interconnect modeling digital simulation and IP characterization The company provides a complete PDK based design flow with interfaces to third party design platforms Simucad has a worldwide presence inherited from Silvaco s twenty years of business and is preparing for an IPO Contact Dr Ivan Pesic 408 567 1000 www simucad com About Richtek Richtek is a world leading power management IC design house We are singularly focused on delivering the world s most competitive power management IC products

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2009_05_27_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • SILVACO Offers Affordable Full Flow Cadence Alternative
    never permanently consumed when applications finish their allocated tokens are automatically returned to the pool and made available for immediate re use by any other tool Unlike traditional licensing no limitation is made on what tools are permitted to be used Provided there are enough tokens in the pool any application can be utilized Tokens can be shared between all company locations worldwide Tokens can be mixed with any other licensing options including those purchased in the past to provide an unprecedented return on investment Tokens can be purchased for short term use in daily increments either online or through your nearest sales office Discounted rates are available for longer periods from your nearest sales office By utilizing Universal Tokens large customers have a cost effective way to migrate from a traditional expensive design flow based on Cadence Design Systems CDNS tools without a large capital outlay to retool their designers Universal Tokens allow small to mid sized companies access to a full design suite of PDK based tapeout proven tools at affordable prices Universal Tokens are the key to the flexibility customers have been demanding for years said Dr Ivan Pesic CEO Simucad Design Automation Customers no longer have to forego some important tool due to cost constraints and are never left with obsolete licenses This really is a game changer in the EDA industry We were able to configure a very cost effective solution based on Universal Tokens said Robert Yau Vice President of GSI Technology Inc These Universal Tokens are truly flexible and allow us to run any Silvaco or Simucad design tools at any time A comparable suite of tools from other vendors would have cost a lot more About Simucad Design Automation Simucad Design Automation is a leading provider of simulation and CAD software tools

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2009_04_29_01.html (2016-05-03)
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  • SILVACO and Jazz Semiconductor Jointly Release Design Kits to Address High-Performance Specialty Foundry Markets
    said Dr Ivan Pesic CEO of Simucad With our fully integrated affordable IC design software and Jazz PDKs customers in the Analog Mixed Signal and RF design markets have everything they need to tape out high quality ICs Focus on Quality To qualify for hosting on the e Biz portal Simucad engineers worked closely with Jazz to implement a series of quality assurance procedures to mirror the PDK QA environment at Jazz Our mutual customers in the commercial aerospace and military markets demand PDKs of the highest quality that enable first pass design success said Mark Maurer Government Business Manager at Simucad About Simucad Design Automation Simucad Design Automation is a leading provider of simulation and CAD software tools used for developing analog mixed signal and RF integrated circuits Founded in 2004 as a spin off from Silvaco International the company delivers products for circuit simulation custom IC layout and verification interconnect modeling digital simulation and IP characterization The company provides a complete PDK based design flow with interfaces to third party design platforms Simucad has a worldwide presence inherited from Silvaco s twenty years of business and is preparing for an IPO About Tower Semiconductor Ltd and Jazz Semiconductor Inc Tower Semiconductor Ltd NASDAQ TSEM TASE TSEM is a pure play independent specialty wafer foundry and its fully owned U S subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor Inc is a leader in Analog Intensive Mixed Signal AIMS foundry solutions Tower and Jazz manufacture integrated circuits with geometries ranging from 1 0 to 0 13 micron and provide complementary technical services and design support In addition to digital CMOS process technology Tower offers advanced mixed signal and RF CMOS Power Management CMOS image sensor non volatile memory technologies and Flash MTP and OTP solutions Jazz s comprehensive process portfolio of modular AIMS technologies

    Original URL path: http://www.silvaco.fr/news/pressreleases/2009_04_28_01.html (2016-05-03)
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