Design Tools Armed For Intel 22FFL Process Technology

Cadence Design Systems’ full-flow digital and signoff tools and its custom/analog tools are certified and enabled for the Intel 22FFL (FinFET Low-Power) process. The process provides up to 100x lower leakage and a 2.5x active power reduction compared with the previous 22GP general purpose offering. Intel Custom Foundry used a PowerVR GT7200 graphics processing unit (GPU) from Imagination Technologies as part of the certification process. Cadence tools in the flow include:

  • Innovus Implementation System
  • Genus Synthesis Solution
  • Quantus QRC Extraction Solution
  • Tempus Timing Signoff Solution
  • Voltus IC Power Integrity Solution
  • Voltus-Fi Custom Power Integrity Solution
  • Physical Verification System
  • Virtuoso Analog Design Environment (ADE) Product Suite
  • Virtuoso Layout Suite
  • Spectre Classic Simulator, Spectre Accelerated Parallel Simulator (APS) and Spectre RF Simulation

 

Intel's 22FFL process delivers transistor drive currents on par with Intel's 14-nm technology. It has single patterned interconnects and simplified design rules. The Cadence flow, available to Intel Custom Foundry customers now. To learn more about the full-flow digital and signoff solutions in the flow and custom/analog solutions in the flow, contact Cadence.

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