23 May 2013

TSMC certifies Cadence Tempus Timing Signoff at 20nm

TSMC has certified the new Tempus Timing Signoff Solution from Cadence Design Systems, at 20nm.

The certification means the Cadence Tempus Timing Signoff Solution passes TSMC’s rigorous EDA tool certification to enable customers to achieve accuracy required for advanced technologies.

“Tempus timing signoff technology elevates timing analysis performance to a new standard by leveraging distributed processing and innovative incremental timing technology,” said Anirudh Devgan, corporate vice president, Silicon Signoff and Verification, Silicon Realization Group at Cadence. “We worked closely with TSMC to ensure that Tempus results met their strict criteria that leads to working silicon and robust designs.”

TSMC accuracy certification requirements for the Tempus Timing Signoff Solution spanned base delay calculation and signal integrity with glitch bump calculation. These two areas are required in order to have a complete timing and signal integrity analysis solution.

“Certification is an integral part of TSMC’s overall design ecosystem,” said Suk Lee, TSMC senior director, design infrastructure marketing division. “Cadence Tempus timing signoff tools are ready to address the design challenges of future TSMC process nodes. We worked closely with Cadence so Tempus could pass our acceptance criteria, and we look forward to teaming with them on future technologies.”

Most popular news in Design principles

TSMC expands collaboration with Cadence on Virtuoso custom design platform
Cadence closes Jasper deal
Cadence buys Jasper for $170m
Extraction tool for faster FinFETs
Cadence Compiler speeds Renesas IP development

All news in this channel | All news


Share this page


Want more like this? Register for our newsletter








The Art of Electronics 3rd Edition
The Art of Electronics 3rd Edition

Paul Horowitz & Winfield Hill
The Art of Electronics was the best book for electronic circuit designers and...
Read more . .

USA bookstore UK bookstore
Guidebooks for electronics engineers
Training
Modern Digital Communications Techniques for RF and Analogue Engineers
Obtain a thorough grounding in digital wireless techniques that form the basis of much of today's wireless communications.

More training courses

Books for electronics engineers
Whitepapers
New External Power Supply Regulations Are Coming in 2016
In this whitepaper, power supply experts CUI look at the standards & requirements for power supplies around the globe that will hit the industry by 2016.

More whitepapers










Radio-Electronics.com is operated and owned by Adrio Communications Ltd and edited by Ian Poole. All information is © Adrio Communications Ltd and may not be copied except for individual personal use. This includes copying material in whatever form into website pages. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on Radio-Electronics.com, no liability is accepted for any consequences of using it. This site uses cookies. By using this site, these terms including the use of cookies are accepted. More explanation can be found in our Privacy Policy