The Need for OASIS in Post-layout IC Databases

The Need for OASIS in Post-layout IC Databases
by Daniel Payne on 08-31-2012 at 7:20 pm

OASIS is a hierarchical IC file format used for IC designs that is gradually replacing GDS II throughout the mask data stages. The compelling reason for using OASIS has always been the reduction of file size, and speed up of processing times through the use of hierarchy and fewer translation steps.

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