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The design of today's complex integrated circuits requires state-of-the-art electronic design automation (EDA) software tools, design intellectual property (IP), design services, mask services, and assembly solutions. GF supports customers in achieving successful designs by partnering with leading providers in these areas.
GLOBALSOLUTIONS is the sum of GF's internal resources and ecosystem partners, combined to efficiently enable the fastest time-to-volume for GF's customers. The GLOBALSOLUTIONS ecosystem includes partners in all aspects of design enablement and turnkey services, OPC and mask operations, and advanced capabilities in assembly solutions.
Amkor is one of the world's largest providers of contract semiconductor assembly and test services. Founded in 1968, Amkor pioneered the outsourcing of IC assembly and test and is now a strategic manufacturing partner for more than 200 of the world's leading semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs. Amkor's operational base encompasses more than 5 million square feet of floor space with production facilities, product development centers and sales & support offices located in key electronics manufacturing regions in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Analog Bits, Inc. specializes in designing transistor level IP components fully customized for easy and reliable integration into digital chips designed on modern CMOS logic processes. Products include precision clocking IP macros such as PLLs, DLLs, and programmable interconnect solutions such as multi-protocol SerDes. With over 500 designs in mass production across a variety of processes, Analog Bits is a premier clocking IP supplier with a solid track record of first time working silicon at GF.
Aragio Solutions is a semiconductor intellectual property (IP) and integrated design service provider with a focus on quality ESD designs for IO pad sets. The company's IP and design expertise have been utilized by design teams at companies worldwide. Aragio deliverables provide IC designers with a uniform IO pad set for a wide range of process technologies. Aragio's designs can be customized to a specific client’s needs, or can be implemented as an entire library with the I/O library architecture specified by Aragio. Aragio's solutions have an eleven year track record of success with technology solutions ranging from 0.6 um “old linear” CMOS technology to the Common Platform 65nm process node.
Arasan Chip Systems is a leading IP solution provider for mobile storage and connectivity. Arasan’s silicon-proven Total IP Solutions include digital controllers, analog PHYs, verification IP, hardware verification kits, software stacks and drivers, and optional customization services for eMMC, Ethernet, MIPI, PCI, SD, SDIO, UFS, and USB.
ARM® Physical IP Platforms deliver process optimized IP, for best-in-class processor implementations. These platforms are comprised of logic libraries, memory compilers and interface IP. Collectively, they provide a powerful suite of design alternatives, offering System-on-Chip (SoC) designers the ability to balance performance, power, area and manufacturability throughout the design process. ARM leadership in microprocessor architectures, coupled with its Physical IP Platform, delivers optimal SoC designs and reduces time-to-market.
The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry's ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and design manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group.
Founded in 2010, Attopsemi Technology is dedicated to developing proprietary I-fuse™ OTP IP to all CMOS process technologies from 0.7um to 7nm and beyond. I-fuse™ OTP provides small size, high reliability, low program voltage, low power and wide temperature range to enable harsh applications such as automotive, 3D IC, and IoT applications.
Cadence Design Systems is a leading global EDA company. Cadence customers use our software, hardware, and services to overcome a range of technical and economic hurdles. Our technologies help customers create mobile devices with longer battery life. Designers of ICs for game consoles and other consumer electronics speed their products to market using our hardware simulators to run software on a 'virtual' chip—long before the actual chip exists. We bridge the traditional gap between chip designers and fabrication facilities, so that manufacturing challenges can be addressed early in the design stage. And our custom IC design platform enables designers to harmonize the divergent worlds of analog and digital design to create some of the most advanced mixed-signal system on chip (SoC) designs. These are just a few of the many essential Cadence solutions that drive the success of leading IC and electronic systems companies.
Since its establishment in 1986, Catena is recognized as the partner of choice for global IC makers in designing wireless connectivity and sensor electronics system solutions created by world-class RF, signal processing and system architecture experts.
Catena is providing full custom IC developments as well as complete system IP for various applications, enabling its customer’s fast time to market. The developments are mainly one chip solutions including RF, Analog, Mixed Signal, Digital Signal Processing, Embedded Cores, Embedded Software and tooling. Contact Catena and check out what we can do in your next Wireless and Sensor project!
DELTA was established in 1941 and employs 270 highly skilled people located in Denmark, Sweden, and England. Our annual turnover in 2011 was DKK 327 million. With more than 70 years of experience we have extensive expertise in development of technology driven products within sectors such as health and welfare technology, climate, energy and the environment. Every year we help more than 2,000 customers worldwide with their product development process from product idea, product extreme testing to product launch. DELTA is a highly reputable international company and part of GTS – Advanced Technology Group approved by the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education. We help ideas meet the real world.
DNP is dedicated to maintaining our top position as the leader in photomask technology. To this end, we are consistently accelerating next generation development through continued focus on "in-house" and collaborative R&D efforts. Through significant investment in R&D and advanced manufacturing capacity, DNP is able to maintain its technological expertise to satisfy the complex technical demands of today and well into the future. As an example, DNP was the first company to co-develop 50KeV writing tools and introduce them to the industry, enabling smaller feature sizes for the most advanced semiconductors.
Dolphin Integration contributes to "enabling mixed signal Systems-on-Chip" for worldwide customers - up to the major actors of the semiconductor industry - with Silicon IP components best at low-power consumption.
This wide offering is based on innovative libraries of standard cells, register files, memory generators and power regulators. Complete networks for power supply can be flexibly assembled together with their loads: from high-resolution converters for audio and measurement applications to power-optimized micro-controllers of 8 or 16 and 32 bits.
Over 30 years of experience in the integration of Silicon IP components, ASIC/SoC design and fabrication services and its own EDA solutions make Dolphin Integration a genuine one-stop shop covering all customers’ needs.
The company striving to incessantly innovate for its customers’ success has led to two strong differentiators: state-of-the-art “configured subsystems” for ultra low-power applications and a team of Integration and Application Engineers supporting each user’s needs and enabling early performance assessments.
eMemory Technology Inc. founded in August of 2000, is a technology based company focused on the development of logic embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) such as OTP, MTP, and Flash. We have published 186 patents. There are over 158 companies who have implemented our technologies and intellectual properties (IP) worldwide. With over 550 products customers designed, more than 330 have been manufactured. To date, 560,000 wafers have been fabricated with 95% covered by worldwide foundries. Our product line covers Neobit Fuse, Neobit MTP, Neobit RFID, and NeoFlash.
Encore Semi, Inc is the premier Design Services company in the USA with extensive expertise in System on Chip implementation including both hardware and embedded software development. Encore Semi is the preferred partner for many of the tier-1 fabless semiconductor companies. We have an excellent reputation for providing the highest level of engineering skills. Our capabilities include both augmentation as well as turnkey project execution.
Our technical expertise includes RTL development and verification, synthesis, timing analysis, physical design, low power expertise, emulation, hardware and software co-verification and validation, and more. Encore Semi's business models are flexible and we can deploy a design team at your facility or perform the work at our own design centers.
eSilicon , a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider, guides customers through a fast, accurate, transparent, low-risk ASIC journey, from concept to volume production. Explore your options online with eSilicon STAR tools, engage with eSilicon experts, and take advantage of eSilicon semiconductor design, custom IP and IC manufacturing solutions through a flexible engagement model. eSilicon serves a wide variety of markets including the communications, computer, consumer, industrial products and medical segments. Get the data, decision-making power and technology you need for first-time-right results.
Himax Media Solutions(HMS) is a subsidary of Himax Technologies, Inc (Nasdaq: HIMX - News) which is a fabless semiconductor provider dedicated to display image processing technologies and delivering worldwide leading TCON(timing controller) and driver ICs for a variety of LCD panels. HMS develops and licenses high-speed interface IP, which include HDMI, HDMI/MHL, V-By-One, eDP, MIPI DSI, and LVDS.
HOYA Corporation's Mask Division is a major supplier of advanced photomasks and semiconductor design services. HOYA's state-of-the-art photomask manufacturing facilities supply production quality photomasks down to 32nm process geometries to the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers. HOYA is capable in offering customers a total solution for competitive LSI device development.
IBM has packaged the world’s leading-edge semiconductors for over 35 years in Bromont. We are known for our comprehensive approach to heterogeneous integration and large area packaging. The IBM mindset is one of quality and performance. We offer full turnkey management, from materials characterization to mechanical, thermal and electrical design. Our customers leverage our deep skillsets in inventory control, world-class failure analysis, and customized programming, burn-in or final test. We are accredited as a North American Microelectronics Trusted source. With a culture of working hand-in-hand with device designers and foundry services, IBM will ensure the effective execution of your new and updated advanced packaging platforms. For more information, please visit www.ibm.com.
IN2FAB Technology Ltd is a world leading specialist in the migration of analog and mixed signal IP between foundries and processes. We provide design tools and design services to allow companies to move the electrical and physical design of existing products to new processes in a fraction of the time taken by other means. IN2FAB has extensive experience of technology and processes from foundries and IDM for both IP components and full chips and has migrated products that have generated hundreds of tape outs. Our technology allows existing customers to migrate their circuits and IP to new process nodes within GF and also enable other companies to transfer existing chips from other foundries to be produced at GF.
Innopower is a leading semiconductor IP provider with a very experienced engineering team to supporting high-volume production. Innopower's IP products are highly differentiated and are in use by many fabless design companies. The product offering focuses on the fundamental libraries (standard cells, memory compilers and I/O's) which are feature-rich and innovative. In addition, the broad product portfolio includes other IP's, such as special I/O and standard interface IPs. With the breath of its offering and competitive specifications, Innopower is there to support any SOC designs, whether the application is in consumer electronics, computers or communications.
INVECAS is founded by semiconductor industry visionaries to address the unique challenges encountered in deep sub-micron technologies. INVECAS brings together the High Speed Analog IP, Foundation IP, ASIC design and Embedded Software expertise under one roof to provide complete ASIC solutions for emerging Compute, Communication, Mobile and Embedded markets. INVECAS is also investing in developing in-house advanced CAD flows and design methodologies for Analog and Digital with leading EDA tool vendors to optimize Power, Performance and Area goals of the respective market segments.
INVECAS delivers its ASIC solutions through offices in Santa Clara, CA and Burlington, VT in USA and Hyderabad, Bengaluru in India.
INVECAS has forged a Foundry partnership with GF to bring world class manufacturing support for its customers worldwide.
JFE SHOJI ELECTRONICS CORPORATION is an authorized GF Channel Partner in Japan. The company was established in October 2004 and became independent from JFE Shoji Corporation, after more than 20 years of semiconductor business experience as one of its sales and marketing divisions. JFE Shoji Corporation is one of the largest trading firms in Japan. To lead the brand-new start of our company, we have launched the “Silicon Integrator Service” in collaboration with GF. This new business partnership model with GF will play an important role in the JFE Shoji Group. In this dynamic electronics industry, we are making steady progress in dealing with distinctive products globally, ranging from Semiconductor Devices, Surface Mount Technology related equipment, Industrial Cleaning Machines through to various Analytical Instruments. As a partner with the capacity to provide technical support and comprehensive solutions, we continue to win recognition in the market as a value-added trading company that constantly surpass expectations of our customers, vendors and stakeholders. Under the guideline of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, we put Customer Satisfaction (CS) of utmost importance together with continuous improvement. We have vast experience in handling a wide range of semiconductor solutions and products, including foundry services, ASIC and ASSP. We are also capable of providing customized solutions quickly to meet the needs of clients.
Kilopass Technology, Inc. designs, develops and delivers innovative, embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) silicon intellectual property (IP) for SOC applications. Highly reliable, secure, flexible and cost-effective, its one-time programmable(OTP), extra-permanent XPM memory family ranges up to 1Mb and is manufactured in standard logic CMOS processes from 180nm to 40nm.
Mentor Graphics is a world leader in EDA products, consulting services and award-winning support for electronics and semiconductor companies. Mentor offers solutions that meet the demand for short design cycle time, improved productivity, and acceptable yield, including tools for IC physical design, physical signoff, yield enhancement and testing of sub-nanometer ICs. Products include the Olympus-SoC place and route system with parallel timer and multi-corner multimode closure, the Calibre physical verification suite with equation-based DRC, Calibre DFM solutions for random, systematic, and parametric issues affecting yield, and comprehensive DFT tools for production test, failure diagnosis and accelerated yield learning
MOSIS is a low-cost prototyping and volume production semiconductor Foundry service . Since 1981 MOSIS has fabricated over 50,000 circuit designs for commercial firms, government agencies and research and educational institutions around the world. MOSIS provides designers with a single interface to the constantly changing technologies and options available from the semiconductor industry. Mask generation, wafer fabrication, test and device packaging are contracted to leading industry partners. In addition to MPW (multi project wafer) services MOSIS also offers the option to provide dedicated Engineering runs and full production wafers for all of GF technology solutions.
For nearly a decade, Open-Silicon has delivered first time silicon success for over 50 million chips, spanning industries like networking, telecom, storage, and computing. As a semiconductor design and manufacturing company, Open-Silicon enables customers to leverage the world's highest quality IP, foundry, test and packaging technologies to build the best possible custom silicon. By matching the right Open-Silicon engineering services, and open market technology, to the specific needs of each design, IC development companies can maximize their return on their engineering capital.
Rambus brings invention to market. Our customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, and training improve the competitive advantage of our customer’s products while accelerating their time-to-market. Rambus products and innovations capture, secure, and move data.
We deliver IP and tailored silicon solutions to Service Operators, OEMs, and Semiconductor vendors. We are the longest serving silicon solutions provider in the industry. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of RF and mixed-signal IP, in addition to custom ASIC design services. The IP portfolio includes high performance data converters, AFEs, power management and PLL’s, silicon proven in nodes ranging from 180nm to 28nm. Markets served include Consumer Electronics, Communications Infrastructure, Satellite Communications, Automotive and IoT. We are headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with development centers in Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic and Portugal along with sales offices worldwide.
Sidense develops industry-leading one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP that helps SoC designers achieve extraordinary results in cost, density, reliability, security and power using standard-logic CMOS processes. Sidense Logic NVM IP is broadly applied in: digital consumer, mobile, wireless, RFID, code storage, analog trimming, automotive, industrial, configurable processors & logic, and medical applications.
Silicon Creations is a leader in the design of high performance integrated circuit clocking IP. Silicon Creations offers a range of PLL options that address the aggressive trade-offs between performance, power, and area that are typically not addressed by other IP offerings. Silicon Creations clocking IP has been used by customers worldwide in numerous process technologies to solve their toughest clocking challenges.
Silicon Library is a leading provider of High Speed Interface semiconductor IP solutions, focusing on the development of HDMI V1.3/V1.4 transmit (TX) and receive (RX) solutions. Silicon Library HDMI IP components are deployed by advanced semiconductor companies around the world looking for standard-compliant HDMI solutions for a broad range of consumer electronics applications.
SmartPlay Technologies is an established design services company with expertise in digital, analog, wireless software and system design. With a team of 950+ employees and design centers in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Noida, San Jose, San Diego and Austin, SmartPlay has emerged as one of the fastest growing technology services company in the world. In 2012, SmartPlay was ranked as the 2nd largest VLSI design services company in India. Recently, SmartPlay was awarded the "Best Electronic System Design Company – Start Up" at the Mentor Graphics and Silicon India Leadership Awards for Embedded / VLSI industry. SmartPlay had delivered projects across NA, India, Asia, Japan and Europe regions.
Spectral Design and Test Inc. is a point solution provider specialized in Embedded Memory. We offer intellectual property (IP) such as Low Power SRAMs, ROMs and Register Files. Our diverse memory portfolio includes specialized embedded memory architectures such as TCAMs, Multiports and Cache. Spectral has proprietary technologies enabling the lowest power memories available in the market. These architectures are silicon proven and in volume production. Automation is a key differentiating technology that enables high quality, efficient memory IP implementation. Spectral's commercially available MemoryCanvasTM and MemoryTimeTM development tools fuel the Memory Compiler engine of Spectral's Memory IP development.
A trusted partner and supplier to leading semiconductor companies worldwide, STATS ChipPAC provides fully integrated, multi-site, end-to-end packaging and testing solutions that bring products to the market faster. STATS ChipPAC Ltd. is a leading service provider of semiconductor packaging design, bump, probe, assembly, test and distribution solutions. We have the scale to provide a comprehensive range of semiconductor packaging and test solutions to a diversified global customer base servicing the computing, communications, consumer, automotive and industrial markets.
Synopsys offers a broad portfolio of high-quality, silicon-proven digital, mixed-signal and verification IP for system-on-chip designs. As the leading provider of connectivity IP, Synopsys delivers the industry’s most complete solutions for widely used protocols such as USB, PCI Express®, DDR, SATA, Ethernet and AMBA®. In addition to connectivity IP, Synopsys offers SystemC transaction-level models to build virtual platforms for rapid, pre-silicon development of software. When combined with a robust IP development methodology, reuse tools, extensive investment in quality and comprehensive technical support, DesignWare® IP enables designers to accelerate time-to-market and reduce integration risk.
True Circuits, Inc. (TCI) is a pioneer in the analog IP industry, first delivering PLL hard macros to customers in 1998. Over the past 14 years, TCI has established itself as the technology leader in high performance and general purpose timing IP for the semiconductor, systems and electronics industries. Our robust state-of-the-art circuits, methodical and proven design strategy, and close association with GF has enabled us to offer the largest portfolio of PLL and DLL IP available on GF processes from 180nm to 65nm, with 28nm soon to be qualified.
TCI's high-quality, low-jitter and standardized PLLs and DLLs are available in a range of frequencies, multiplication factors, sizes and functions to meet the precise timing requirements for the latest DDR, SerDes, audio/video and other interface standards. Whether your requirements are simple or highly complex, TCI can provide standard off-the-shelf or full custom timing IP to meet your exact needs.
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Uniquify provides leading edge SoC design and IP solutions. We offer a wide range of “ideas2silicon” services that span design specification, RTL, logic design/verification, physical implementation, and manufacturing operations. Perseus, our proprietary design management system allows us to deliver consistent design closure and reduced schedules on even the most complex SoC designs. Uniquify focuses on 65nm/40nm/28nm process technologies. Our design experts have extensive experience in meeting stringent power, clocking, IP integration, and performance requirements for today’s most challenging ASIC and SoC designs.
Our track record of success includes well over 300 successful tapeouts with many designs in volume production and our collaborative partnering approach has earned us repeat business from many of our customers. As a trusted partner, our customers rely on us to consistently deliver high quality designs on-time and within budget. In addition to our services we offer a high-performance adaptive IP portfolio. The portfolio includes our patented DDR subsystem IP featuring our SCL (self-calibrating logic) and DSCL (dynamic SCL) technologies. SCL and DSCL improve system reliability and yield by automatically compensating for both static and dynamic variations in the DDR timing interface. We support many varieties of DDR IP including the latest in DDR4 and LPDDR3 and are in development of LPDDR4.
United Test & Assembly Center Ltd ("UTAC") is a leading independent provider of test and assembly services for a wide range of semiconductor devices that includes memory, mixed signal/RF and logic integrated circuits. UTAC offers full turnkey services from wafer sort / laser repair, assembly, test, burn-in, mark-scan-pack, and drop shipment. As value-added services, UTAC also offers services such as package design and simulation, test solutions development and device characterization, failure analysis, and full reliability tests.
Founded in 2002,VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. ("VeriSilicon") is a fast growing IC (integrated circuit) design foundry providing custom silicon solutions and SoC turnkey services. VeriSilicon has an extensive track record of accelerating customer designs from initial specification to silicon, achieving first silicon success—on time and on spec—and taking customer silicon through volume production, utilizing its partner network of leading wafer foundries and assembly and test companies in Asia Pacific. In addition to its flexible engagement model, superior supply chain management, and strong service culture, VeriSilicon's market leading licensable digital signal processing (ZSP)cores and Star IP based SoC platforms, along with value-added mixed signal IP portfolio, are the key differentiators for its success in a broad range of application markets, including multimedia, voice and wireless communications. VeriSilicon's global customer base of market leading multinationals and fabless start-up companies benefit from shorter development cycles, reduced cost of ownership, and economies of scale.
VeriSilicon currently has research and development centers in Santa Clara, California, and Dallas, Texas; Shanghai and Beijing, China; with sales and customer support offices in Nice, France; Santa Clara, US; Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; and Seoul, Korea.
Vidatronic is a fabless semiconductor and systems company specializing in the design of advanced-architecture, energy-efficient power management solutions for embedded and stand-alone applications. Our unique innovations minimize overall system costs for our customers while providing world-class performance characteristics.
At Vidatronic, we have experience in a wide variety of CMOS silicon processes from 28nm to 180nm. Our engineering team is made up of some of the top analog and mixed-signal designers in the industry who have come together to create industry-revolutionizing power management architectures for portable, handheld and wearable electronic devices. We offer a comprehensive selection of intellectual property (IP) blocks for embedded applications, including low dropout linear regulators (LDOs), DC-DC switching converters (buck and boost), combination switching converters/LDOs, a collection of foundation IP (e.g. voltage references, supply monitors and temperature sensors), as well as other IP per customers' requests.
Our embedded products are used to help SOC, ASIC and CPU developers achieve best-in-class performance in areas of noise suppression and power efficiency while lowering costs and reducing size. We work closely with our customers and partners to define and deliver complete system solutions that assist in the creation of innovative devices people use everyday.