Self-driving cars. Machines that learn. Lightning-fast communication across billions of devices in the datasphere. Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way people work and play in our era of Smart Everything. We provide the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design, verification, IP integration, and software security and quality testing. In short, we help our customers innovate from silicon to software so they can bring Smart Everything to life.
From Silicon to Software
The Ins and Outs of AI Chip Design
See what's behind the boom in AI applications and explore the advanced AI chip design tools and strategies enabling AI SoCs for HPC, healthcare, and more.
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Chalk Talks Featuring Synopsys
10X Faster Analog Simulation with PrimeSim Continuum
IC design has come a very long way in a short amount of time. Today, our SoC designs frequently include integrated analog, 100+ Gigabit data rates and 3D stacked DRAM integrated into our SoCs on interposers. In order to keep our heads above water in all of this IC complexity, we need a unified circuit simulation workflow and a fast signoff SPICE and FastSPICE architecture. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Hany Elhak from Synopsys about how the unified workflow of the PrimeSim Continuum from Synopsys can help you address systematic and scale complexity for your next IC design.
Yield Explorer and SiliconDash
Once a design goes to tape-out, the real challenges begin. Teams find themselves drowning in data from design-process-test during production ramp-up, and have to cope with data from numerous sources in different formats in the manufacturing test supply chain. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mark Laird of Synopsys in part three of our series on the Silicon LifeCycle Management (SLM) platform, discussing how Yield Explorer and SiliconDash give valuable insight to engineering and manufacturing teams.
In-Chip Sensing and PVT Monitoring
In-chip monitoring can significantly alter the lifecycle management landscape. By taking advantage of modern techniques, today’s more complex designs can be optimized even after they are deployed. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Stephen Crosher of Synopsys about silicon lifecycle management and how to take full advantage of the optimization opportunities available for scalability, reliability, and much more.
Silicon Lifecycle Management (SLM)
Wouldn’t it be great if we could keep on analyzing our IC designs once they are in the field? After all, simulation and lab measurements can never tell the whole story of how devices will behave in real-world use. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Randy Fish of Synopsys about gaining better insight into IC designs through the use of embedded monitors and sensors, and how we can enable a range of new optimizations throughout the lifecycle of our designs.
Accelerating Physical Verification Productivity Part Two
Physical verification of IC designs at today’s advanced process nodes requires an immense amount of processing power. But, getting your design and verification tools to take full advantage of the compute resources available can be a challenge. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Manoz Palaparthi of Synopsys about dramatically improving the performance of your physical verification process.
Accelerating Physical Verification Productivity
Physical verification can take an enormous amount of time, and catching errors early in the process is the best way to avoid costly and time-consuming iterations. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Christen Decoin of Synopsys about accelerating physical design productivity with tools and methods that can help catch errors earlier in the design process.
Synopsys Designer’s Digest
PrimeLib Next-Gen Library Characterization - Providing Accelerated Access to Advanced Process Nodes
What’s driving the need for a best-in-class solution for library characterization? In the latest Synopsys Designer’s Digest, learn about various SoC design challenges, requirements, and innovative technologies that deliver faster time-to-market with golden signoff quality. Learn how Synopsys’ PrimeLib™ solution addresses the increase in complexity and accuracy needs for advanced nodes and provides designers and foundries accelerated turn-around time and compute resource optimization.
Featured Videos from Synopsys
Synopsys & Samtec: Successful 112G PAM-4 System Interoperability
This Supercomputing Conference demo shows a seamless interoperability between Synopsys' DesignWare 112G Ethernet PHY IP and Samtec's NovaRay IO and cable assembly. The demo shows excellent performance, BER at 1e-08 and total insertion loss of 37dB. Synopsys and Samtec are enabling the industry with a complete 112G PAM-4 system, which is essential for high-performance computing.
PrimeShield Techtorial Series: Part 2 - Design Variation Analysis and Variation Robustness
To address increasing variations at advance nodes, design teams add guardband margins and signoff at higher sigma to manage risk, resulting in over-designing, thus paying higher PPA cost. Synopsys’ PrimeShield™ solutions’ innovative ML-driven statistical engine enables full statistical design variation analysis, lowers the overall pessimism, and in some cases catches potential risks of design optimism. In Part 2 of the PrimeShield Techtorial series, Synoposys covers Design Variation Analysis and Variation Robustness, giving a brief overview of each concept and discussing the value each of these brings in improving your power and performance.
DesignCon 2021 112G Ethernet & PCIe 6.0 IP Demos
This video features Synopsys' silicon-proven DesignWare 112G Ethernet and PCIe 6.0 PHY IP solutions successfully interoperating with Samtec's AI/ML edge connectors and Amphenol's Direct Attach Copper (DAC) cables with superior Bit Error Rates (BERs) at maximum performance.