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October 2013

TSMC Shows Path to 16nm, Beyond Oct 2, 2013

Pure-Play Foundries Spending Big on Capital Equipment Oct 2, 2013

September 2013

Americas remains largest market for pure-play foundry sales Sep 25, 2013

Leading-Edge Technology to be Responsible for Entire 2013 Increase in Pure-Play Foundry Sales Sep 17, 2013

Real Time Concurrent Layout Editing - It's Possible Sep 3, 2013

July 2013

A Fab Success Jul 27, 2013

Choosing a MEMS Foundry Jul 26, 2013

Silicon Non-Volatile Memories: Paths of Innovation Jul 26, 2013

April 2013

For power and performance, Fins or BOXes Apr 5, 2013

Rethinking communications: Automating tapeout review reporting Apr 2, 2013

March 2013

Voltage-Drop Analysis Technique Optimizes MTCMOS Cell Placement For Low-Power Designs Mar 26, 2013

February 2013

DFM Services in the Cloud Feb 27, 2013

Optimizing autonomous IC test without sacrificing precision Feb 26, 2013

A New World for Fill at N20 Feb 21, 2013

Leakage Optimization Feb 14, 2013

January 2013

Hospital Privileges: Fixing DP Errors with Cutting and Stitching Jan 31, 2013

Guidelines For Designing Multi-Voltage ICs Jan 17, 2013

Make The Leap From Test Chips To Production Designs At 20 nm Jan 4, 2013

December 2012

Companies Ramp Up To Move From 20 nm To The Next Node In 2013 Dec 19, 2012

Eco-Friendly Strategy Dec 12, 2012

Double Patterning Exposed! Dec 4, 2012

October 2012

Challenges of Physical Design Closure Oct 22, 2012

Letters from the Front Line at 28nm and 20nm Oct 1, 2012

May 2012

Mentor Graphics Helps eoSemi Solve the Challenge of Silicon Oscillator Design May 14, 2012

October 2011

A Quadrant-XYZ Routing Algorithm for 3-D Asymmetric Torus Network-on-Chip Adobe Acrobat Document Oct 30, 2011

June 2011

Circuit Simulation and IC Layout update from Mentor at DAC Jun 17, 2011

February 2011

Evolution of manufacturing closure for advanced nodes (Part 2) Adobe Acrobat Document Feb 18, 2011

December 2010

Whither interoperability: The myth of the grand, unifying EDA database Dec 6, 2010

November 2010

New IC verification techniques for analog content Nov 17, 2010

Seven Essential Principles of Analog BIST Nov 4, 2010

22nm-node logic lithography at the boundary of the resolution limit Nov 3, 2010

The Future of IC Design Verification Nov 1, 2010

September 2010

Evolution of manufacturing closure for advanced nodes (Part 1) Sep 20, 2010

Double Patterning Readiness: Technical and Economic Considerations Sep 16, 2010

Seeing Is Believing! How Visualization Simplifies IC Design Rule Checking Sep 7, 2010

Optimizing the Manufacturing Test Program, Data Collection, and Diagnosis for Yield Analysis Sep 2, 2010

August 2010

DRC/DFM Signoff During Physical Design Provides Faster Time to Closure Aug 30, 2010

July 2010

Pattern matching to improve IC manufacturability Jul 19, 2010

Avoid throwing darts at a black hole by using diagnosis-driven yield analysis Jul 12, 2010

June 2010

Signoff-driven IC design Jun 18, 2010

A New Role for Place and Route: Manufacturing Signoff Jun 5, 2010

Design-then-fix no longer works, says Mentor Jun 2, 2010

Manufacturing a Profit Jun 1, 2010

Using DFM for Competitive Advantage Jun 1, 2010

May 2010

Designing for 22nm RDRs or DFM? May 10, 2010

Calibre Pattern Matching: Picture It Match It... Done May 7, 2010

The multicore and EDA road ahead May 1, 2010

April 2010

Waving Goodbye to Phantom DRC Errors Apr 1, 2010

The Paradigm Shift in Parasitic Extraction Apr 1, 2010

March 2010

IC Design Flow Must Evolve For Challenges of 28nm and Below Mar 29, 2010

The Problems with SOC Design Mar 24, 2010

The New Standard for 32-nm IC Physical Design and Signoff Mar 11, 2010

February 2010

Reducing Power with Advanced Clock Tree Synthesis and Optimization Feb 22, 2010

Expert Shootout: Parasitic Extraction: Feb 12, 2010

The In’s And Out’s Of Parasitic Extraction (Video) Feb 11, 2010

January 2010

Why pattern matching is essential to complex DRC Adobe Acrobat Document Jan 29, 2010

An EDA company's take on 2010 growth sectors Jan 13, 2010

The Paradigm Shift in Parasitic Extraction Jan 5, 2010

EDACafe Video: New Approaches to Parasitic Extraction Jan 5, 2010

November 2009

Confronting Manufacturing Closure at 32 nm and Below Nov 11, 2009

Accelerate Design Closure with Multi-Core Timing Analysis and Optimization Nov 1, 2009

October 2009

Ultra Low Power Requires MCMM Oct 13, 2009

September 2009

Pravin Madhani, GM Place & Route Division, talks shop with John Donovan of Low-Power Design Sep 22, 2009

SoC and Analog/Mixed Signal Challenges - EDACafe DAC Video Interview Sep 14, 2009

August 2009

Pravin Madhani speaks to Graham Bell about what’s new with Olympus-SoC Aug 12, 2009

July 2009

IPL Alliance Announces 3rd Annual Lunch Workshop at DAC on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 Adobe Acrobat Document Jul 16, 2009

June 2009

The Design and Verification Challenge for the Next Decade Jun 30, 2009

The Mixed Signal Challenge Jun 30, 2009

May 2009

Characterizing Custom Analog Blocks in Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers Adobe Acrobat Document May 7, 2009

April 2009

Characterize Nanometer Analog/RF Circuits Adobe Acrobat Document Apr 7, 2009

Olympus-SoC Place-and-Route Platform Adds Advanced Low-Power Features Apr 6, 2009

December 2008

Mentor’s new DRC tool targets 32-nm node Dec 5, 2008

Connecting design and fabrication Dec 3, 2008

2008 BEST products award: Olympus Dec 1, 2008

Low Power Designs with Multi-Vdd Flows Dec 1, 2008

November 2008

We switched from Hercules to Calibre for Equation-based DRCs Nov 20, 2008

Design-for-Manufacturing im Nanometer-Bereich Adobe Acrobat Document Nov 15, 2008

Challenges in 45nm Physical Design Nov 6, 2008

Interview w/S. Jilla: Deep Submicron Designs Challenge Physical Implementation Tools Nov 6, 2008

October 2008

Boatload of users talk up Mentor Sierra MCMM P&R Oct 29, 2008

Programmable electrical rule checking Oct 21, 2008

September 2008

How equation-based DRC solves design/manufacturing challenges Sep 16, 2008

Manufacturing Concerns Move Up the Design Cycle Sep 15, 2008

A Comprehensive Approach to Manufacturing Variation Sep 11, 2008

Interview with S. Jilla: Play It Again, Sam - Consistency of Place and Route When Multi-Processing Sep 10, 2008

August 2008

TSMC Adopts Mentor Graphics Eldo Analog Simulation Tool - EDA Geek News Aug 12, 2008

July 2008

Multi-core Hits EDA Software at Its Core Jul 18, 2008

Calibre adapts to SOI Jul 14, 2008

Reducing time in IC physical verification Jul 1, 2008

June 2008

Minimizing the Effects of Manufacturing Variation During Physical Layout Jun 15, 2008

Multi-Corner, Multi-Mode Power Closure: The New Dimension in IC Design Jun 9, 2008

May 2008

Verify the Design of Two-Way Radio (Motorola) May 26, 2008

Characterizing Nanometer CMOS PLLs, Sigma-Delta ADCs and AGCs (Silicon Laboratories) May 13, 2008

April 2008

Multi-corner multi-mode designs are no mean feat Apr 7, 2008

February 2008

Improve productivity at nm nodes with faster physical verification Feb 1, 2008

January 2008

Correct-By-Construction Layout Generation And Modification Jan 31, 2008

Applying an Integrated Approach to Mixed-Signal SoC Verification Jan 31, 2008

Probabilistic approach helps ensure DFM success Jan 30, 2008

Doubling Down: Design-Side Issues of Double Patterning Jan 1, 2008

Parasitic Extraction Challenges for Designing Advanced Process ICs Jan 1, 2008

May 2005

Guidelines to Maximize the Performance of Verilog-AMS/VHDL-AMS Behavioral Modeling May 26, 2005

April 2005

Advanced RF Silicon Modeling Adobe Acrobat Document Apr 1, 2005

April 2004

Design for Manufacturing Must Move up in the IC Flow Adobe Acrobat Document Apr 14, 2004

March 2004

A New Definition of Fracturing Mar 1, 2004

January 2004

Design-for-manufacturing demands new infrastructure Jan 15, 2004

GDSII-based flow speeds mask data preparation Jan 9, 2004

July 2003

The Glue In A Confident SoC Flow Jul 21, 2003

Turning Up The Yield - IEE Electronics Systems and Software Adobe Acrobat Document Jul 8, 2003

Addressing mask costs Jul 1, 2003

December 2002

Mixed-signal design flow enables RF CMOS chip Dec 12, 2002

Another way around monster mask costs Dec 9, 2002

November 2002

Follow the Golden Rule Files Adobe Acrobat Document Nov 22, 2002

August 2002

Mentor Unveils Big Mixed Signal Play Aug 26, 2002

The Future of Extraction in Mixed-Signal Design Aug 21, 2002

July 2002

Solutions for Maximizing Die Yield at 0.13 Micron - Solid State Technology Jul 24, 2002

June 2002

What designers should know about RET Jun 5, 2002

April 2002

Single tool serves IC verification best Apr 2, 2002

January 2002

Choosing a Fast, Smart and Accurate LVS Tool Jan 7, 2002

September 2001

Simulation Tool Models And Verifies Timing Jiter In Oscillators - MICROWAVES & RF Adobe Acrobat Document Sep 12, 2001

Optimal insertion points for OPC and PSM in design flows Sep 1, 2001

April 2001

Technique will change chip design, speakers say Apr 3, 2001

March 2001

Panel debates value of mixed-signal design tools Mar 8, 2001

 
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