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PowerDRC/LVS 2.3 released PDF Print E-mail

Kiev, Ukraine, May 11 2017 - POLYTEDA Ukraine LLC, a provider of semiconductor design software and PV-services, today announced the general availability of PowerDRC/LVS version 2.3


New in this release:

  • Dramatically improved support of variables and conditional rule compilation in PWRL

  • Further improvements for multi-CPU mode

  • Added $inside_cell operation

  • Added $expand_text operation

  • Added MergeSplitGates RCF parameter

  • Added ExtractionByNetDevices RCF parameter

  • Improved behavior of $sconnect operation

  • Improved configuring of DRC and LVS runs in PowerRDE

  • Added "mix-mode" support for LVS run allowing to use DRC rules in an extraction rule deck

  • Improved graphical diagnostics of power and ground shortcuts in Short Finder

  • Added plot window in Short Finder

  • Fixed Zoom layout in Short Finder

  • Dropped support of Linux 32-bit platform

Please review Release Notes for more information.

PowerDRC/LVS is designed to process integrated circuit (IC) designs of various size at technology nodes up to 28nm, with run times which are fast and completely predictable. It is massively scalable and provides turnaround is time that is up to an order of magnitude faster than existing solutions. PowerDRC/LVS achieves this scalability and turnaround time through the use of a unique data structure and native window scanning technique. 

Production Quality

During beta test period, POLYTEDA worked with wide list of partners and evaluators in Europe, US and India to validate accuracy and performance for production on real designs.

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