Cadence Design Systems is offering Spectre APS, Virtuoso Schematic Editor, Virtuoso Layout Suite and Virtuoso Analog Design Environment for the 14nm Tri-Gate process of Intel which the company is offering as foundry service for fabless VLSI design companies.
The solution also includes cadence tools/design flow such as Encounter Digital Implementation System, QRC Extraction Solution, and Tempus Timing Signoff Solution. Using these design flows, customers can leverage the power, performance and area benefits of Intel's 14nm process technology.
On the IP side, Cadence is offering LPDDR4-3200 PHY for Intel Custom Foundry's 14nm Low Power design platform.
Mentor Graphics also tuned/enabled its VLSI design software tools supporting Intel’s 14nm Tri-Gate. The tools include Analog FastSPICE circuit simulator, Calibre nmDRC and Calibre nmLVS.