Mentor’s new Pyxis Custom IC Design Platform includes integrated solutions for design capture, floorplanning, custom routing, polygon editing, physical layout, schematic-driven layout, concurrent editing and chip assembly. To help companies jump-start their design cycles and cut time-to-market, Mentor Graphics and its foundry partners have developed design kits.
Pyxis Schematic, provides a powerful and easy-to-use design entry environment with advanced capabilities that boost designer productivity.
Pyxis Implement, part of Mentor's Pyxis Custom IC Design Platform, provides a highly productive environment for correct-by-construction layout entry and editing.
Foundry Design Kits
Design kits include all the foundry-specific devices and models for use with Pyxis Custom IC Design solutions. The platform supports all common commercial design kit formats plus numerous customer proprietary formats. Mentor supports OpenPDK, iPDK and other industry standards.
The solutions in this platform are easily configured and offer an affordable option for design engineers.