Podcast EP219: How Synopsys Addresses Debug and Coverage Closure Challenges with Robert Ruiz

Podcast EP219: How Synopsys Addresses Debug and Coverage Closure Challenges with Robert Ruiz
by Daniel Nenni on 04-19-2024 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Robert Ruiz, product management director responsible for strategy and business growth of several verification products at Synopsys. Robert has held various marketing and technical positions for leading functional verification and test automation products at various companies including Synopsys, Novas… Read More


Semi Market Decreased by 8% in 2023… When Design IP Sales Grew by 6%!

Semi Market Decreased by 8% in 2023… When Design IP Sales Grew by 6%!
by Eric Esteve on 04-19-2024 at 6:00 am

Top10 Table 2023

Design IP revenues had achieved $7.04B in 2023, with disparity between license, growing by 14% and royalty decreasing by 6%, and main categories. Processor (CPU, DSP, GPU & ISP) slightly growing by 3.4% when Physical (SRAM Memory Compiler, Flash Memory Compiler, Library and I/O, AMS, Wireless Interface) slightly decreasing… Read More


Early SoC Dynamic Power Analysis Needs Hardware Emulation

Early SoC Dynamic Power Analysis Needs Hardware Emulation
by Lauro Rizzatti on 04-16-2024 at 6:00 am

Early SoC Dynamic Power Analysis Figure 1
The relentless pursuit for maximizing performance in semiconductor development is now matched by the crucial need to minimize energy consumption.

Traditional simulation-based power analysis methods face insurmountable challenges to accurately capture complex designs activities in real-world scenarios. As the scale… Read More


Webinar: High-Fidelity and Numerically Robust Modeling of Wide-Bandgap Power MOSFETs with Saber

Webinar: High-Fidelity and Numerically Robust Modeling of Wide-Bandgap Power MOSFETs with Saber
by Admin on 04-12-2024 at 1:47 pm

The adoption of wide-bandgap power MOSFETs (SiC and GaN) is growing in power electronic applications for consumer electronics, automotive, and renewable energy.

Successful implementation of simulation in system design requires high-fidelity, numerically robust, and compact power MOSFET models.

The Saber circuit simulation

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Synopsys Design IP for Modern SoCs and Multi-Die Systems

Synopsys Design IP for Modern SoCs and Multi-Die Systems
by Kalar Rajendiran on 04-11-2024 at 10:00 am

Synopsys IP Scale, a Sustainable Advantage

Semiconductor intellectual property (IP) plays a critical role in modern system-on-chip (SoC) designs. That’s not surprising given that modern SoCs are highly complex designs that leverage already proven building blocks such as processors, interfaces, foundational IP, on-chip bus fabrics, security IP, and others. This… Read More


Webinar: Unlocking Next-Gen Debugging: Synopsys Verdi and Euclide IDE Integration

Webinar: Unlocking Next-Gen Debugging: Synopsys Verdi and Euclide IDE Integration
by Admin on 04-08-2024 at 2:02 pm

Join us for an insightful presentation into the integration of Synopsys Verdi® and Euclide IDE, revolutionizing the debugging landscape for hardware designers. In this session, we’ll delve into next-generation Verdi’s integration with Euclide IDE, a cutting-edge integrated development environment. Discover how Euclide

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Scaling Data Center Infrastructure for the Terabit Era

Scaling Data Center Infrastructure for the Terabit Era
by Kalar Rajendiran on 04-02-2024 at 10:00 am

Scaling Data Center Infrastructure for the Terabit Era Panel

Earlier this month, SemiWiki wrote about Synopsys’s complete 1.6T Ethernet IP solution to drive AI and Hyperscale Data Center chips. A technology’s success is all about when, where and how it gets adopted within the ecosystem. In the high-speed ethernet ecosystem, the swift adoption of 1.6T Ethernet relies on key roles and coordinated… Read More


TSMC and Synopsys Bring Breakthrough NVIDIA Computational Lithography Platform to Production

TSMC and Synopsys Bring Breakthrough NVIDIA Computational Lithography Platform to Production
by Daniel Nenni on 04-02-2024 at 6:00 am

nvidia culitho

NVIDIA cuLitho Accelerates Semiconductor Manufacturing’s Most Compute-Intensive Workload by 40-60x, Opens Industry to New Generative AI Algorithms.

An incredible example of semiconductor industry partnerships was revealed during the Synopsys User Group (SNUG) last month. It started with a press release but there is much… Read More


Synopsys SNUG Silicon Valley Conference 2024: Powering Innovation in the Era of Pervasive Intelligence

Synopsys SNUG Silicon Valley Conference 2024: Powering Innovation in the Era of Pervasive Intelligence
by Kalar Rajendiran on 03-29-2024 at 6:00 am

AI Powered Hyperconvergence Tools Offerings

After the leadership transition at the top, Synopsys had just a little more than two months before the company’s flagship event, the Synopsys User Group (SNUG) conference. The Synopsys user community and entire ecosystem were waiting to hear new CEO Sassine Ghazi’s keynote to learn where the company is going and its strategic … Read More


Webinar: Enabling SoC Security and Reliability for HPC, AI & IoT with NVM OTP IP in TSMC N5

Webinar: Enabling SoC Security and Reliability for HPC, AI & IoT with NVM OTP IP in TSMC N5
by Admin on 03-26-2024 at 2:23 pm

Hardware security is essential for high-performance computing (HPC), AI, and Edge IoT applications when designing SoCs in advanced process nodes. These designs include Gigabits of SRAM and require storing >16Kb of repair information to meet yield requirements. Designers are facing the challenges of creating secure,

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