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Advanced Fill Techniques and the Impact of ECO's on the Design Flow

Overview

DAC

Join us at this DAC lunch seminar as we explore advanced fill techniques.  If you have been involved with fill at the latest technology you are well aware that the impact of fill has increased significantly.  Not only have the expected run times and file sizes increased but the complexities of the rules, layers and proximity have as well.  At this luncheon, you will learn how the SmartFill function of Calibre® YieldEnhancer deals with these challenges and how it is setting the standard for fill.

We will also demo how SmartFill can be used to successfully handle those last minute Engineering Change Orders.  You will be introduced to the benefits of an ECO fill flow that includes:

  1. Reducing run time
  2. Controlling file size
  3. Limiting timing impact
  4. Reducing mask cost by limiting the mask changes

What You Will Learn

  •  New process challenges addressed by fill and specific SmartFill solutions

  • Impacts of the new fill requirements on the design flow

  • Calibre's solution for addressing the ECO fill flow

     

About the Presenters

Presenter Image Jeff Wilson

DFM Product Marketing Manager, Calibre

Jeff is responsible for the development of products that address the challenges of Fill and DFM Scoring. He previously worked at Motorola and SCS. Jeff received a BS in Design Engineering from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Oregon.

Presenter Image Greg Davis

Technical Marketing Engineer, Calibre

At Mentor Graphics, Greg provides engineering support for the SmartFill functionality of the Calibre YieldEnhancer product line and development of an ECO fill flow. His previous experience includes work on Analog and Mixed Signal custom IC design at Motorola and ON Semiconductor, in both management and senior technical staff positions. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University.

Who Should Attend

  •  Design Engineers and Managers wanting to learn more about fill solutions for the latest technologies

Products Covered

  • Calibre YieldEnhancer with a specific focus on the SmartFill functionality
  • Demo: How Calibre YieldEnhancer and Calibre DESIGNrev are used to complete the ECO fill flow
 
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