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Equation Based DRC

Overview

Watch this online seminar and learn how Calibre eqDRC provides improved solutions across the design chain.

For nanometer processes, the complexity of failure mechanisms is very difficult to capture with traditional design rule checking approaches. Multi-layer dependencies with complex interactions are difficult to adequately and accurately describe with pass/fail syntaxes alone. Understanding the intent of the complex rules and knowing how to debug them in a timely manner is nearly impossible. Equation based DRC processing represents a solution to these issues by applying a simple architecture that enables increased insight into the coding and identification of complex rule failures.

Duration: 43:11

What You Will Learn

  • How to address PV rule count & complexity
  • How to increase accuracy and improve yield and reliability by using eqDRC
  • How to gain more insight into the nature of the rule and potential fixes

About the Presenter

Presenter Image John Ferguson

John Ferguson is the Lead Technical Marketing Engineer for the Calibre product line at Mentor Graphics in Wilsonville, Oregon. He received a BS degree in Physics from McGill University in 1991, an MS in Applied Physics from the University of Massachusetts in 1993, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology in 2000. He has worked extensively in the area of physical design verification.

Who Should View

  • Design Verification Engineers and Managers
  • CAD Engineers and Managers
  • Design Rule Definers and Writers

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