Custom Design Platform Video Whitepapers

The Synopsys Custom Design Platform includes breakthrough technologies in simulation, reliability analysis, analog design closure, layout automation and signoff. Below, Synopsys engineers explain several of the key innovations that make the Synopsys Custom Design Platform the most productive on the market. 

Effective Design/Layout Collaboration Using Synopsys Custom Design Platform

In this 6th video of the series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, discusses methodology innovation in early electrical analysis to reduce iterations, and bringing signoff tools into the design process to speed up analog design closure.

Monte Carlo Analysis using Synopsys Custom Design Platform

In this 5th video of the series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, explains the need of Monte Carlo to improve yield, and how designers use advanced features like variation scoping and sigma amplification to avoid costly MC simulations.

Device Aging Analysis using Synopsys Custom Design Platform

In this 4th video of the series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, explains how device aging effects are more prominent because of stringent operating conditions, and how Synopsys robust aging analysis helps in design for reliability.

Circuit Electrical Rule Checking using Synopsys Custom Design Platform

In this 3rd video of the series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, introduces circuit checks and explains how designers avoid wasted simulation time by finding design and performance problems automatically in advance. 

Analog Fault Simulation using Synopsys Custom Design Platform

In this 2nd video of the series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, introduces analog fault simulation and explains how Synopsys TestMAX CustomFault enables full-chip functional safety and test coverage analysis.

Designing for Reliability using Synopsys Custom Design Platform - Overview

In part I of this video series, Kai Wang, Director of Engineering at Synopsys, will highlight key technologies in Synopsys Custom Design Platform to address reliability challenges across the analog design cycle.

Custom Compiler’s Visually-Assisted Layout Automation in Action

Soni Kapoor, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager in Synopsys’ AMS Design Group, discusses Custom Compiler’s Visually-Assisted Layout Automation technology in action as we finish an analog block in one hour that took three days to complete the old-fashioned way

Tackling Analog / RF Simulation Challenges with the Synopsys Custom Design Platform

Manu Pillai, Sr. Staff Applications Engineer at Synopsys, discusses common Analog / RF simulation challenges and how FineSim SPICE, an integral part of the Synopsys Custom Design Platform, can help address those challenges.

Quick Start Kits: Process-Optimized Solutions for Advanced-node Designs

Neel Gopalan, Principal Applications Engineer in Synopsys' Custom Design Group, discusses how Custom Compiler’s Quick Start Kits (QSKs) help designers accelerate layout and reduce design iterations.

Faster Custom Design Closure: Early Layout Feedback for Simulations

Michael Lynch, R&D Director for SerDes IP in Synopsys' Solutions Group, discusses how using Custom Compiler’s Partial Layout Extraction flow significantly reduces design iterations via early electrical analysis.

Visually-Assisted Automation: Graphical Guidance and Real-time Visual Feedback

Custom Compiler speeds layout creation with user-guided routing and reusable templates.

Early Electrical Analysis: Partial Layout Extraction

Custom Compiler reduces design closure time with signoff-quality early electrical analysis.