Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) today announced that its
full-flow digital and signoff tools have achieved certification for
Samsung Foundry’s 8-nanometer (nm) Low Power Plus (LPP) process. The
Cadence® tools were certified for the Process Design Kit
(PDK) and foundation library on the 8LPP process and confirmed to meet
Samsung Foundry’s accuracy requirements, enabling system and
semiconductor companies to accelerate the delivery of 8LPP designs.
The Cadence RTL-to-GDSII design flow that has been certified for the
8LPP process technology is based on the Design Methodology (DM) of
Samsung Foundry using an OpenRISC OR1200 design. To learn more about the
Cadence full-flow digital and signoff solutions, please visit www.cadence.com/go/samsung8LPPcert.
The Cadence digital and signoff tools are available via a quick-start
kit. The certified tools include the Innovus™ Implementation
System, Genus™ Synthesis Solution, Joules™ RTL
Power Solution, Conformal® Equivalence Checking, Conformal
Low Power, Modus DFT Software Solution, Voltus™ IC Power
Integrity Solution, Tempus™ Timing Signoff Solution, Quantus™
Extraction Solution, Physical Verification System (PVS), Cadence CMP
Predictor (CCP) and Cadence Litho Physical Analyzer (LPA).
“Our 8LPP process delivers optimized power, performance and area over
previous generations of advanced FinFET nodes and is expected to provide
great benefits for applications including mobile, networking, server and
automotive designs,” said Ryan Lee, vice president of Foundry Marketing
at Samsung Electronics. “We’ve been working closely with Cadence to
ensure that customers can quickly and easily experience the benefits of
this advanced process technology using the certified Cadence digital and
“Our mutual customers can create high-performance designs using the 8LPP
process and get to market faster due to Samsung Foundry’s certification
of our RTL-to-GDSII reference flow,” said KT Moore, vice president,
product management in the Digital & Signoff Group at Cadence. “Our
ongoing collaboration with Samsung Foundry demonstrates our commitment
to enabling advanced-node innovation.”
Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create
the innovative end products that are transforming the way people live,
work and play. Cadence’s software, hardware and semiconductor IP are
used by customers to deliver products to market faster. The company’s
System Design Enablement strategy helps customers develop differentiated
products—from chips to boards to systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud
datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market
segments. Cadence is listed as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best
Companies to Work For. Learn more at cadence.com.
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