Synopsys Photonic Solutions has the most comprehensive PIC foundry support in the industry, with Process Design Kits (PDKs) for photonic processes such as silicon, silicon nitride, indium phosphide, polymers, and silica-on-glass. Our PIC Design Suite has enabled more than 1,500 tape-outs.
Our Customer Support Portal lists all supported PDKs for Multi Project Wafer and runs, as well as details about supported tool versions and how to gain access to PDKs. The latest updates include:
- The imec PDK now fully supports Synopsys PIC Design Suite bi-directional interface, combining the strengths of OptSim Circuit and OptoDesigner and supporting Schematic Drive Layout. The PDK contains technology-specific information including mask layer names, design rules, validated building blocks for both circuit simulation and layout generation, die templates, and GDS stream outsettings.
EUROPRACTICE offers access to imec Multi Project Wafer services, the schedule for the Multi Project Wafer runs can be found here.