Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) said it has announced ARM´s integration of the Cadence library characterization flow for advanced node foundation IP development, including standard cells and complex multi-bit cells.
Comprised of Cadence Virtuoso Liberate and natively integrated Cadence Spectre Circuit Simulator, the solution provides increased performance improvement in the characterization or re-characterization of ARM Artisan physical IP libraries, while meeting ARM´s stringent accuracy targets.
The implementation of the Cadence library characterization solution is a significant step in the partnership between ARM and Cadence in the development of systems on chip (SoCs) at the 16nm FinFET advanced process node and beyond.
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today´s integrated circuits and electronics. Its website is at www.cadence.com.