Synopsys Driving the PIC Revolution with IMECAS PDK

Beijing, China

October 22 -24, 2018

Synopsys and the Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS) present a three-day training on photonic design for photonic integrated circuits (PIC) with IMECAS PDK. The training is aimed at academic and corporate parties interested in understanding the development of PIC and the role of software automation in their design, simulation, and fabrication procedures.

Summary of Topics

  • Overview of the latest status of IMECAS PDK in Synopsys environment 
  • Introduction to Synopsys PIC Design Tools and their role in integrated photonics design and manufacturing
  • Live demonstrations
  • Hands-on session using Synopsys PIC Design tools for IMECAS PDK-driven PIC Design

Agenda

Day 1: Introduction

IMECAS Platform Introduction

09:00 - 10:30 IMECAS + CUMEC:  platform and MPW service introduction

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30 Tsinghua University: On-chip photonic microsystem for signal processing

11:30 -13:00 lunch break

PIC Ecosystem introduction

13:00 - 14:00 Synopsys:  Driving the PIC Revolution

14:00 - 15:00 Synopsys: Simulation of silcon photonics using RSoft tools

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 - 16:00 IMECAS lab tour

16:00 - 16:30 OptoDesigner Installation check

16:30 - 17:00 Discussion

18:00 - dinner

 

Day 2: PIC Design:

PIC design flow demo

09:00 - 10:00 RSoft tools demo

10:00 - 10:30 Integration demo: RSoft device tool + RSoft OptSim Circuit + PhoeniX OptoDesigner

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00 OptoDesigner demo

12:00 - 13:00 lunch break

OptoDesigner hands-on

13:00 - 15:00 OptoDesigner hands-on

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 - 17:00 OptoDesigner hands-on

 

Day 3: Design with IMECAS PDK:

OptoDesigner + IMECAS PDK hands-on

09:00 - 10:30 OptoDesigner: IMECAS PDK demo + hands-on

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 12:00 OptoDesigner: IMECAS PDK hands-on

12:00 - 13:00 lunch break

13:00 - Design with expert and discussion

Requirements

We ask for all participants to bring their own laptop with full administrative rights, as well as to make sure their laptops fulfill the following system requirements:

Windows 7 or newer (64 bits)

3 GB free hard disk space

2 GB RAM memory

2 USB port

1 mouse

During the training sessions, the participants will be required to install OptoDesigner for the hands-on sessions.

Registration Information

This training is free to all that register to the event.

Location and Directions

Room A-813, Building A, Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences

3 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, PR China

Contact

For more information, please contact the organizer at: bowen@synopsys.com

Hosts and Presenters

Synopsys

Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS)

Chongqing United MicroElectronics Center (CUMEC) 

Tsinghua University