Silvaco 30 Years Ago

Silvaco 30 Years Ago
by Paul McLellan on 07-31-2015 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedIt’s Silvaco’s 30 year anniversary. You may already know the dry official story of the early days:

  • Founded in 1984 by Dr Ivan Pesic
  • In 1984 the initial product, Utmost, quickly became the industry standard for parameter extraction, device characterization and modeling.
  • In 1985 Silvaco entered the
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Happy Birthday GSA

Happy Birthday GSA
by Paul McLellan on 01-21-2014 at 2:57 pm

Image RemovedThis year marks the 20th anniversary of GSA and collaboration around the foundry and fabless ecosystem. Originally GSA was FSA, the fabless semiconductor association. There was a semiconductor associations 20 years ago, the SIA, but that was still the “real men have fabs” era and fabless semiconductor… Read More


The Carbon Decade

The Carbon Decade
by Paul McLellan on 04-19-2012 at 6:00 am

Image RemovedCarbon Design Systems celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. It is a celebration that the company has survived a decade but also bittersweet that the company hasn’t been acquired for a juicy premium. But we just have to accept that EDA is not a business where you can throw together a company in 18 months and… Read More