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Cadence Digital Implementation and Parasitic Extraction Tools Enabled for Samsung Foundry Gate-All-Around Technology

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•       Long-term collaboration between Cadence and Samsung results in successful tapeout of test vehicle using EUV technology
•       Cadence Innovus Implementation System and Quantus Extraction Solution enhanced to support latest Samsung GAA technology requirements

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 29, 2019— Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that the Cadence® Innovus Implementation System and Quantus Extraction Solution are now enabled for the Samsung Foundry Gate-All-Around (GAA) technology. The Cadence tools have been confirmed to meet Samsung Foundry’s technology requirements, which lets customers who produce high-end products for the mobile, networking, server and automotive markets leverage GAA technology. Additionally, the long-term collaboration between Cadence and Samsung resulted in a successful test vehicle tapeout using this extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.

Cadence provided Samsung Foundry with advanced design methodologies for the Innovus Implementation System and Quantus Extraction Solution to ensure signoff verification was completed for the test vehicle tapeout. The Innovus Implementation System delivered optimized performance with Samsung’s advanced design rules, while the Quantus Extraction Solution demonstrated strong correlation with implementation, resulting in the on-time tapeout of the industry-standard CPU block. To learn more about the Cadence Innovus Implementation System, please visit http://www.cadence.com/go/innovusgaa. For more information on the Cadence Quantus Extraction Solution, visit http://www.cadence.com/go/quantusgaa.

“Through our ongoing collaboration with Cadence, the Innovus Implementation System and Quantus Extraction Solution enablement was confirmed, which resulted in the successful test vehicle tapeout for GAA process development,” said Jung Yun Choi,  vice president of the Design Technology Team at Samsung Electronics. “Customers creating state-of-the-art designs for emerging high-end markets can look to Cadence and Samsung to deliver advanced GAA technology to support these innovations.”

“By collaborating with Samsung Foundry, we’re continuing to drive advanced-node design innovation in evolving areas like mobile, networking, server and automotive applications,” said  KT Moore, vice president, product management in the Digital & Signoff Group at Cadence. “The Innovus Implementation System and the Quantus Extraction Solution are enabled for the Samsung Foundry GAA technology to optimize power, performance and area to meet competitive market demands.”

The Innovus Implementation System and Quantus Extraction Solution are part of the broader Cadence digital and signoff portfolio. The integrated Cadence full-flow digital and signoff tools provide a fast path to design closure and better predictability and support the company’s overall System Design Enablement strategy, which enables systems and semiconductor companies to create complete, differentiated end products more efficiently.

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Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create the innovative end products that are transforming the way people live, work and play. Cadence software, hardware and semiconductor IP are used by customers to deliver products to market faster. The company’s System Design Enablement strategy helps customers develop differentiated products—from chips to boards to systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments. Cadence is listed as one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at cadence.com. ( https://www.cadence.com/ )

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