Design Kit: Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for the Advanced Micro Foundry (AMF) Silicon Photonics Fabrication Process

Design Kit: Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for the Advanced Micro Foundry (AMF) 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 Advanced Micro Foundry (AMF) General-Purpose process. This PDK includes:
    • A complete process layer definition
    • Calibre design rule decks for Design Rule Check (DRC) to verify a design against the process specifications
    • Device Library supplied by AMF for Silicon-verified Design, including Basic Programmable Cells and Black Box Cells
    • Script of examples using User Programmable Interface (UPI) functions for creation of photonics device
    • Preliminary Build-in DRC rules using L-Edit checker
    • Component model for Lumerical Interconnect tool (in a future update)
    • AMF documentation
  • PDK User Guide—confidential, provides instructions for installing and configuring the PDK for Mentor Graphics L-Edit Photonics for the AMF General-Purpose process. It describes these tasks:
    1. Installation of Tanner and PDK
    2. Layout Creation using AMF Library
    3. Creating UPI Macros and Programmable T-Cells
    4. Run Tanner DRC at L-Edit During Layout Creation Process
    5. Importing and Exporting a Design
    6. Running a Calibre Design Rule Check at CMC Cloud
    7. Running Tiling scripts and Merging Layouts at CMC Cloud
    8. Layer Map and General Layout Rules

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AMF Silicon Photonics General-Purpose Fabrication Process

Licensing Requirements or Restrictions

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 AMF technology information received from CMC. For more information, contact the Licensing Administrator at licensing@cmc.ca or 613-530-4787.


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