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Siemens Certifies IC Design for Intel Foundry Processes

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Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced the certification of its Calibre® nmPlatform tool and Analog FastSPICE (AFS) platform for Intel 18A and Intel 16 process technologies. Intel 18A, equipped with RibbonFET Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture and PowerVia backside power delivery technologies, significantly advances Intel Foundry’s process technology roadmap. This certification enables IC design engineers worldwide to use trusted EDA tools confidently for tape-outs facilitated by Intel Foundry’s cutting-edge processes.

Photo of Semiconductor Wafer for Article Entitled Siemens Qualified IC Design Solutions for Intel“We are collaborating with design ecosystem leaders like Siemens to equip our customers with cutting-edge design tools,” said Rahul Goyal, Vice President and General Manager, Product and Design Ecosystem, Intel Foundry. “These proven solutions in the physical verification and associated domains unlock the full potential of our advanced process technologies, improving design productivity and help accelerate innovation for our mutual customers.”

“As semiconductors continue to shape the global economic landscape, Intel’s dedication to the foundry market, as exemplified by Intel Foundry, provides another critical source for highly advanced manufacturing capabilities,” said Michael Buehler-Garcia, vice president, Product Management, Calibre Design Solutions, Siemens Digital Industries Software. “Siemens takes pride in extending its EDA collaboration with Intel, providing a platform for our shared clientele to choose from a diverse spectrum of advanced processes and options for their next-generation semiconductor designs.”

Siemens also announced the certification of its Analog FastSPICE (AFS) platform for the Intel 16 technology. The Intel 16 node, offering industry-leading RF and analog capability, is well-suited for various demanding mixed-signal applications.

With these certifications, Siemens’ Calibre, AFS, and Intel Foundry customers can leverage the versatility, power efficiency, and optimized performance of the foundry’s advanced technologies for their next-generation designs.

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