The path of least resistance…leads to more reliable designs

By Derong Yan Meeting tapeout schedules and performance requirements are equally critical conditions for IC design success. Now engineers can…

Stronger together! Context-aware SPICE simulation combines the strengths of static and dynamic verification for faster, more precise full-chip ESD verification

By Neel Natekar Running dynamic simulations for full-chip ESD verification of ICs has become increasingly difficult (and in some cases,…

Caution! Avoid detours when improving resistance on ESD paths

By Derong Yan As overall transistor dimensions shrink, integrated circuit (IC) chip designs become more sensitive to the damage caused…

Do you need an automated ESD verification methodology for 2.5D/3D ICs? If so, read on…

By Dina Medhat Electrostatic discharge (ESD) events cause severe damage to unprotected integrated circuits (ICs). You already know that, of…

ESD protection verification in 2.5/3D ICs is HARD (or is it?) Our on-demand webinar has the answer

By Calibre Staff Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is a big worry for integrated circuit (IC) designers, for good reason. A bit…

Turn IC verification challenge from a hard slog into a walk in the park by using static checks

By Neel Natekar As integrated circuits (ICs) grow in complexity, they create new challenges for IC verification flows and electronic…

Help! I’m not an ESD expert! Reducing ESD verification complexity

By Abdellah Bakhali – Mentor, A Siemens Business If you’re not an ESD expert (and let’s face it, most of…

Transistor level ESD verification in large SoC designs

Transistor level ESD verification in large SoC designs

Dina Medhat, Mentor Graphics ESD protection is critical, but difficult to verify. Using voltage propagation and logic-aware checks can help

Interconnect Robustness Depends on Scaling for Reliability Analysis

Interconnect Robustness Depends on Scaling for Reliability Analysis

By Matthew Hogan, Mentor Graphics Fast simulation and PEX are both crucial to interconnect robustness verification. Can your tools scale…