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Accelerating Physical Verification Productivity for Advanced Node Designs ...

Mar 2019 - Learn how to increase productivity using IC Validator physical verification for advanced node designs.

Synopsys Vision for the New Wave of Chip Design

Mar 2018 - Learn how the recent semiconductor industry shifts are breaking the traditional RTL-to-GDSII flow, and how the new Synopsys Fusion Technology helps you cross the chasm

IC Validator Programmable EERC Mixed Mode Checking Technology

Jun 2016 - A new, comprehensive reliability solution is needed to reduce time to market, improve reliability and ensure longer device operation. This paper is a companion to the introductory IC ...

IC Validator and In-Design Metal Fill in IC Compiler II

Nov 2015 - Metal fill has evolved from an afterthought performed by the foundries to a mission critical design requirement that customers now carefully design themselves in order to achieve high ...

FinFET Technology – Understanding and Productizing a New Transistor From TSMC...

Apr 2013 - This white paper discusses the major challenges with FinFETs and how TSMC has been collaborating with Synopsys, one of their ecosystem partners, to deliver a complete solution.

Physical Verification of FinFETs and Fully Depleted SOI

Nov 2012 - It has come to be broadly accepted in the semiconductor industry that short-channel effects severely limit bulk planar transistor performance, and alternative device structures will ...

Accelerating 20nm Double Patterning Verification

Oct 2012 - This whitepaper presents the key concepts of DPT compliant design and demonstrates how new signoff technology in IC Validator makes it possible to ensure 20nm manufacturing compliance

IC Validator: GDS Merge

Sep 2010 - This paper presents an optimal approach to creating a working snapshot of a design’s complete mask data set for the purposes of in-design physical verification with IC Validator.

Achieving Faster Time-to-Tapeout with In-Design Sign-Off Metal Fill

May 2009 - Achieving correct-by-construction results during implementation significantly reduces time to tapeout and avoids schedule delays