Magma design flow uses tools to handle 65nm processes

July 2006
Electronics Weekly;7/19/2006, Issue 2250, p17
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The article reports that Magma Design Automation Inc. is making a design flow made up of tools that incorporate features to cope with increased variability in 65nm processes. The design-for-manufacturing aware system has three new products including SiliconSmart DFM, Talus DFM, and Quartz SSTA. These tools generate timing, power and noise models for memories, standard cells and I/Os.


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