Correct by Construction and Other Myths

Correct by Construction and Other Myths

By Joseph Davis, Mentor Graphics Is “correct by construction” a myth?

Managing Waivers Throughout the Custom Design Lifecycle

Managing Waivers Throughout the Custom Design Lifecycle

By Srinivas Velivala, Mentor Graphics Custom designer? Learn how you can easily manage DRC waivers interactively during the design cycle,…

Custom Layout Designers Need New Tools for New and Expanding Markets

Custom Layout Designers Need New Tools for New and Expanding Markets

By Srinivas Velivala, Mentor Graphics New debugging capabilities in Calibre RealTime can help shrink your time-to-tapeout while still ensuring high-quality…

How Close Can We Put Different Voltage Regions Together?

How Close Can We Put Different Voltage Regions Together?

By Joe Davis, Mentor Graphics  Calibre tools provide a complete flow for implementing, optimizing, and verifying voltage-dependent layouts against the…

Rule Deck Comparison Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

Rule Deck Comparison Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

By Saunder Peng Comparing results from different rule decks can be frustrating. Learn how you can use a chip finishing…

Free Is a Good Price, Especially for Process Design Kits

Free Is a Good Price, Especially for Process Design Kits

By Joseph Davis, Mentor Graphics The freePDK15 and its associated 15 nm Open Cell Library are now available!

2-5X Productivity Improvement in 14FDSOI Layout Design: STMicroelectronics Experience with Calibre RealTime

2-5X Productivity Improvement in 14FDSOI Layout Design: STMicroelectronics Experience with Calibre RealTime

By Atul Bhargava and Mehak Malhotra, STMicroelectronics, India and Srinivas Velivala, Mentor Graphics Rather than just fixing DRC errors as…