Nov 09, 2015
WILSONVILLE, Ore., November 9, 2015—Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced it is collaborating with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to qualify the Mentor® RTL to GDS platform, including the RealTime Designer™ physical RTL synthesis solution and Olympus-SoC™ place & route system, for the current version of the GLOBALFOUNDRIES® 22FDX platform reference flow. In addition, Mentor and GLOBALFOUNDRIES are working on the development of the Process Design Kit (PDK) for the 22FDX platform. The PDK includes support for the Mentor Calibre® platform, covering design rule checking (DRC), layout vs. schematic (LVS) and metal fill solutions for 22FDX. These solutions help mutual customers optimize their designs using the capability of 22FDX technology to manage the power, performance and leakage.