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EDA Partners

Our design enablement platform utilizes best-in-class and the most updated industry standard tools available for the maximum benefit to our customers.  The development of semiconductor devices with decreasing geometries of scale requires EDA vendors to meet ever changing design requirements.  This is made possible through our collaboration with leading edge EDA vendors. The partnerships we have created enable our customers to leverage innovative products and solutions to conquer design challenges and achieve faster time-to- market with high quality and differentiated products.

AWR: The Innovation Leader in High-frequency EDA

AWR, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA, supplies software solutions that quicken the pace at which high-tech products (cell phones to satellites) are developed.

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Agilent Technologies: Technology Leader and Leading Supplier of EDA

Agilent EEsof EDA is the technology leader and industry's leading supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for microwave, RF, high-frequency, high-speed, RF system, electronic system level (ESL), circuit, 3D electromagnetic, physical design and device-modeling applications. Agilent EEsof EDA offers personal, value-priced products as well as enterprise-level solutions that save money, improve design flows and simplify EDA vendor relationships. Agilent EEsof EDA software is compatible with and is used to design the company's test and measurement equipment.

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BDA: The Recognized Leader in Nanometer Circuit Verification

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Cadence: Enables Global Electronic Design Innovation

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software and hardware, methodologies, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems.

The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry.

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Mentor Graphics: A World Leader in Software Design Solutions

Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. To help companies jump-start their design cycles and cut time-to-market, Mentor and TowerJazz have jointly developed foundry certified design kits for a variety of processes. These kits include all the foundry-specific devices and models for use with Mentor's Custom IC Design Flow, IC Station which includes application for design capture, floorplanning, polygon editing, physical layout, schematic-driven layout, and chip assembly. The tools in this flow are easily configured and offer an affordable option for analog and mixed-signal designers.

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Silvaco: A Leading Supplier of EDA Software Tools

Silvaco is a leading supplier of EDA software tools for analog, mixed signal, and RF design. Our toolset has been modified for the modeling and simulation of the unique design challenges presented by military and aerospace. We have solutions to model total dose, dose rate, single event effects, and combined environments across operational temperature ranges from cryogenic environments through thermal breakdown. Enhancements have also been made to simulate long term reliability of designs and identify failures before manufacturing. This simulation capability is coupled with our complete design flow methodology which is supported by Process Design Kits at TowerJazz. Our capabilities provide a seamless design environment for commercial, military and aerospace segments.

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SpringSoft: Specializes in Unique Automation Technologies

SpringSoft specializes in unique automation technologies for design and verification. Its Laker Custom IC Design Solutions are comprised of the Laker Custom Layout System that helps engineers produce superior layout results with less effort, and the Laker Advanced Design Platform that provides open schematic editing, simulation and debug environment. The Laker Custom Layout System also works with other best-of-breed partner products for unmatched interoperability, and provides the most comprehensive support for the OpenAccess (OA) standard for even greater interoperability.

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Synopsys, Inc.: A World Leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA), supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. Synopsys' comprehensive, integrated portfolio of implementation, verification, IP, manufacturing and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) solutions helps address the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, such as power and yield management, system-to-silicon verification and time-to-results. These technology-leading solutions help give Synopsys customers a competitive edge in bringing the best products to market quickly while reducing costs and schedule risk.

Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 70 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India.

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Tanner EDA: Provides a Complete Line of Software Solutions

Tanner EDA provides a complete line of software solutions that catalyze innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Customers are creating breakthrough applications in areas such as power management, displays and imaging, automotive, consumer electronics, life sciences, and RF. A low learning curve, high interoperability, and a powerful user interface improve design team productivity and enable a low total cost of ownership. Tanner EDA solutions deliver the right mixture of features, functionality and usability. The company has shipped over 33,000 licenses of its software to more than 5,000 customers in 67 countries.

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