Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that the Cadence® digital full flow has achieved certification for the Samsung Foundry 5nm Low-Power Early (5LPE) process with Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology. The Cadence tools have been confirmed to meet Samsung Foundry’s technology requirements, which let customers who produce high-end products for the mobile, networking, server and automotive markets attain optimal power, performance and area (PPA).
“As part of our longstanding collaboration with Cadence, we’ve confirmed that its digital full-flow meets and exceeds the requirements for designing with the 5LPE process technology,” said Jung Yun Choi, vice president of the Design Technology Team at Samsung Electronics. “By deploying the latest Cadence market-leading digital flow and Samsung advanced-node technology, customers can confidently create innovative designs for emerging high-end markets such as the mobile, networking, server, automotive, industrial, and artificial intelligence markets.”
The Cadence digital flow was certified by Samsung using the Arm Cortex®-A53 and Cortex-A57 cores for the 5LPE process. To ensure the Cadence flow is easy to understand and use, it incorporates a Cadence flow manager with a common user interface across the complete toolset. The Cadence tools optimized for the Samsung 5LPE process include the Genus™ Synthesis Solution, Innovus™ Implementation System, Joules™ RTL Power Solution, Conformal® Equivalence Checking, Conformal Low Power, Modus™ DFT Software Solution, Quantus™ Extraction Solution, Tempus™ Timing Signoff Solution, Voltus™ IC Power Integrity Solution, Physical Verification System, Litho Physical Analyzer and Cadence CMP Predictor. For more information on the Cadence digital and signoff full flow, please visit www.cadence.com/go/dands5lpe.
“Through our ongoing collaboration with Samsung Foundry, we’re making it faster and easier for customers to create advanced-node designs in an age of increasing complexity,” said KT Moore, vice president, product management in the Digital & Signoff Group at Cadence. “The powerful combination of the Cadence digital implementation and signoff full-flow, Samsung 5LPE process, and Arm cores gives customers access to the latest technologies to optimize PPA and create tomorrow’s innovations.”
The integrated Cadence digital full-flow provides a fast path to design closure and better predictability and supports the company’s overall Intelligent System Design™ strategy, enabling advanced-node system-on-chip (SoC) design excellence.
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 Intelligent System Design strategy helps customers develop differentiated products—from chips to boards to systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud data center, 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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