Design Kit: Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for Applied Nanotools (ANT) Silicon Photonics Fabrication Process

Design Kit: Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for Applied Nanotools (ANT) Silicon Photonics Fabrication Process

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Description

This product includes the following:
  • Process Design Kit (PDK)—confidential, designed for Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for the Applied Nanotools (ANT) NanoSOI process. This PDK includes:
    • A complete process layer definition
    • Device Library supplied by ANT for Silicon-verified Design, as well as design examples
    • Programable Cells (PCells) adapted from the Tanner GPIC library
    • CMC devices library (in a future release)
    • DRC rules using L-Edit DRC checker
    • ANT documentation
  • PDK User Guide—confidential, provides instructions for installing and configuring the PDK for Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for the Applied Nanotools (ANT) NanoSOI process. It describes these tasks:
    1. Installation of Tanner and PDK
    2. Setting up the design environment
    3. Creating a basic layout with PDK library components
    4. Drawing photonics Waveguides (WG) using the tools
    5. Running Tanner build-in DRC to verify design during layout creation
    6. Importing and Exporting a Design
    7. Layer Map and General Layout Rules

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Applied Nanotools (ANT) NanoSOI Fabrication Process

Licensing Requirements or Restrictions

  1. Every individual accessing this technology is required to read and sign a technology-specific NDA. If you have not done so, please contact Dr. Susan Xu as soon as possible to get started.
  2. Access to the PDK and the User Guide is restricted to CMC Microsystems account holders whose organization has a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with CMC. The user is bound to maintain in strict confidence the ANT technology information received from CMC. For more information, contact the Licensing Administrator at licensing@cmc.ca or 613-530-4787.

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