Curves ahead for IC manufacturing

By John Sturtevant It turns out that the ideal mask pattern to print such a circle is in fact a…

Calibre Design Solutions takes a look back at 2021

Okay, is everyone ready for an end-of-year wrapup? It’s certainly been an eventful 2021 for Calibre Design Solutions, even if…

Samsung Foundry and Siemens EDA: Helping companies design the next generation of Performance Platforms 2.0

Since 2018, the Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem (SAFE™) program has encouraged and supported deep collaboration between Samsung Foundry and its…

In the EDA world, efficiency + ease of use = productivity (and profitability!)

By Shelly Stalnaker Electronic design automation (EDA) grew out of the need to make it easier and faster to design…

Time is money…so why waste it on bad data?

By James Paris Last Saturday was my son’s birthday and we had many things to do to get ready for…

Collaboration and innovation thrive on diversity

Back in November 2019, just a few short months before we all began an enforced year of isolation and separation,…

2021: Time to simplify your life (or at least your workload)?

Everyone makes resolutions for a better life at the start of a new year – why not resolve to make…

Verification run configurations stressing you out? Automate them!

By Srinivas Velivala – Mentor, A Siemens Business As all new IC verification engineers learn very quickly, there is far…

SAFE at home! Attending the Samsung SAFE forum in 2020

By Shelly Stalnaker – Mentor, A Siemens Business Samsung is going virtual with their 2020 SAFE forum, and Mentor, a…