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Calibre Fundamentals: Performing DRC/LVS

Categories: Calibre

Learn how to leverage the full power of Calibre nmDRC and Calibre nmLVS by attending the ‘Calibre Fundamentals: Performing DRC/LVS’ course. This course will teach you to effectively use Mentor Graphics Calibre nmDRDC and Calibre LVS software in your layout verification flow and will empower you to analyze DRC and LVS results successfully in coordination with a layout editor. The lecture modules will guide you through the various concepts underlying state-of-the-art layout verification techniques and specific aspects of the Calibre nmDRC and Calibre nmLVS toolset. View course details ↓

Classroom

Full instructor-led courses in a Mentor training facility, with complete course materials and access to classroom computers.

Date Location Time Language Price
Sep 10–112014 Hsinchu City Taiwan 9–5 PM
CST
Chinese (Mandarin) 600 USD Register
Sep 15–182014 Bangalore India 9:30–5:30 PM
IST
English 78,840 INR Register
Sep 25–262014 Osaka Japan 10–5 PM
JST
Japanese 100,000 JPY Register
Oct 7–102014 Singapore Singapore 9–5 PM
SGT
English 2,000 USD Register
Oct 14–162014 El Segundo California 9–5 PM
PDT
English 3,200 USD Register
Oct 23–242014 Tokyo Japan 10–5 PM
JST
Japanese 100,000 JPY Register
Dec 8–112014 Tempe Arizona 9–5 PM
MST
English 3,200 USD Register
Jan 27–302015 Fremont California 9–5 PM
PST
English 3,200 USD Register
Mar 16–192015 Austin Texas 9–5 PM
CDT
English 3,200 USD Register
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Course Highlights

You will learn how to

  • Use Calibre nmDRC and Calibre nmLVS proficiently in the flat and hierarchical modes
  • Debug the flat and hierarchical DRC and LVS results using Calibre RVE™ (Results Viewing Environment) and a layout editor
  • Interpret the various specification statements in your rule file dealing with input files, results database and reports, along with other useful rule file statements
  • Interpret simple and complex DRC checks such as measurement and ERC checks
  • Identify and locate many LVS-related problems such as shorts and opens, floating or isolated nets, pin swapping, devise problems, soft connections, and texting (naming) problems
  • Use the powerful Calibre Interactive Graphical User Interface

Hands-on labs

  • Job setup and execution
  • Results debugging in a layout editor using Calibre RVE
  • Job customization
  • Applying advanced DRC techniques such as incremental DRC
  • Solving typical LVS problems using such Calibre nmLVS features as short isolation and detection of soft connections
  • Working with layer properties
  • Advanced layout-vs-layout comparison

Course Information

Prerequisites

Knowledge of IC Layout techniques and procedures

Experience with an IC layout editing tool

Understanding of SPICE netlists

Familiarity with UNIX/Linux

Knowledge of layout verification concepts and tools (helpful but not required)

Course Part Number
  • Classroom: 063568
  • Live online: 239705
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