Cadence Virtuoso overview

From ift

IC design flow using Cadence

We have access to several silicon technologies from different foundries

Design entry using schematic capture

  • Make sure you have set correct library.
  • Make sure you run virtuoso from the same folder as your 'cds.lib'-folder ('~/LIBRARY_VENDOR/')

Virtuoso schematic editor


Virtuoso Testbench


Layout XL and IHP SG13S

Helpful stuff

MikroserverSetup - setup for easy connection to the mikroservers and Cadence Virtuoso

Transistor operating point printer - Script to extract transistor operating point parameters after simulation.

DCoperatingparameters - Guide for showing transistor operating points in the schematic

ADEXL-butterfly-curves - Howto make DC butterfly curves easily.