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Addressing 16nm FinFET Challenges to Tapeout a 50M+ ARM® Cortex®-A57 processor-based SoC using Synopsys IC Compiler™

In this video, you’ll hear briefly about Synopsys’ participation at ARM TechCon 2014 followed by a Synopsys and HiSilicon joint presentation on HiSilicon's successful tapeout of their first production SoC in 16nm FinFET technology.
Kelvin Chen, Principle Engineer, COT Department, HiSilicon Muming Tang, Staff Applications Consultant, Synopsys



Physical IP Development on FinFET - There's Nothing Planar About It! (12:30-2:00)

This video discusses the FinFET characteristics of physical IP design and how they differ from planar devices. It will describe the impact FinFETs have on existing circuit designs and layout topologies for widely used IP such as DDR, USB, PCI Express, embedded memories and logic libraries.
Navraj Nandra, Sr. Director of Marketing for the DesignWare Analog/Mixed Signal IP, Embedded Memories and Logic Libraries, Synopsys



Designing IP for FinFET Technology

FinFETs are emerging as the device technology of choice at advanced nodes. This introduces new design challenges for IP development, which require knowledge of and experience in designing with FinFETs to ensure design success. This video describes the benefits and challenges of transitioning from planar to FinFET technologies and how IP plays a significant role in this transition.
Jamil Kawa, R&D Director, Synopsys



Industry Experts Discuss FinFET Technology and Early Experiences

During SNUG 2013 in Silicon Valley, a panel of experts from foundry and semiconductor companies joined Synopsys in a discussion about their early experiences with FinFET Technology. Watch this video to learn about the different perspectives, the challenges this new technology introduces and the solutions they explored.
Dr. Antun Domic, Synopsys; Joachim Kunkel, Synopsys; Subramani Kengeri, GLOBALFOUNDRIES; Michael Campbell, QUALCOMM; Anil Jain, Cavium;



Trends in Silicon Technologies - Enabling 20nm for Multimedia Convergence

On June 4, 2012, Synopsys hosted an IC Compiler luncheon during the Design Automation Conference (DAC) where Mr. Philippe Magarshack of STMicroelectronics spoke about enabling 20nm for multimedia convergence.
Philippe Magarshack, Corporate Vice President, Design Enablement & Services, STMicroelectronics


Designing for GLOBALFOUNDRIES 20nm Technology and Beyond - Winning Through Collaboration
Designing for GLOBALFOUNDRIES 20nm Technology and Beyond - Winning Through Collaboration

Dr. Joerg Winkler is a Fellow at GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Dresden, Germany working within the Design Enablement group. On June 4, 2012, Synopsys hosted an IC Compiler luncheon during the Design Automation Conference (DAC) where Dr. Winkler spoke about designing at 20nm technology and beyond.
Dr. Joerg Winkler, Fellow, Design Enablement , GLOBALFOUNDRIES



GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Synopsys Discuss 20nm enablement

The 20nm process node poses a number of new, complex design tool challenges. Synopsys’ Andy Biddle asks GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Richard Trihy how the company plans to enable its customers for this technology.
Richard Trihy, director Design Methodology,
GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Andy Biddle, product marketing manager, Synopsys



Samsung and Synopsys Discuss 20nm readiness

Challenges brought on by the 20nm process node are many. Synopsys’ Andy Biddle asks Samsung’s KK Lin for his insights from the foundry perspective.
Kuang-Kuo (KK) Lin, director Foundry Design Enablement, Samsung Electronics
Andy Biddle, product marketing manager, Synopsys



Antun Domic on 20nm challenges and Synopsys solution

The semiconductor industry continues its relentless march towards smaller geometries. Currently, there's a big buzz around 20nm and even smaller process nodes. Watch this video to hear Antun Domic's perspective on the industry's move to advanced nodes and what it means for Synopsys. Hint: Having an industry-leading in-design solution to tackle the needs of 20nm is one way to help alleviate the challenges.
Antun Domic, senior vice president and general manager, Implementation Group, Synopsys
Swami Venkat, senior director of marketing, Galaxy Implementation Platform, Synopsys



3D FinFET - New Structure Extends the Life of the Transistor

MOSFETs are undergoing the most drastic transformation in nearly 50 years. What's driving this change and how will the move to 3D FinFET impact IC technology? What are these new transistors? What demands will they place on EDA tools and the design community? Professor Hu will provide insight into the driving factors behind these new transistors and how these transistors will enable the continued use of existing infrastructures of circuit and system designs, as well as device fabrication, for decades to come.
Dr. Chenming Hu, Professor Emeritus & Former CTO TSMC, UC Berkeley




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