PeakView Demonstrated the Value of Bridging Foundry, Design Service and Silicon Proven EDA Tool to Properly Serve High Speed Design Community
MILPITAS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 16, 2009 — Lorentz Solution, Inc. today announced that Global Unichip Corporation (GUC) has adopted PeakView Electromagnetic (EM) Design and Verification tool suite to design a broad range of complex passive components used in their Gbps level high speed production-proven total solution. With a focused team of high-speed circuit designers located across the globe and limited EM support resources, GUC chose PeakView based on its highly efficient software architecture that combined full-wave EM synthesis with layout EM extraction and complex model generation for advanced passive device modeling in an intuitive environment which seamlessly integrated into their circuit design flow.
GUC is a global SoC (Silicon on Chip) turnkey service company staffed with highly technical engineering teams using advanced EDA tools, delivering best price performance silicon solution by partnering with TSMC and leveraging its advanced processes. With the focus to enrich their RF/High-speed link IP portfolio to compete for design wins globally, GUC adopted PeakView to develop and expand the foundry’s passive device library offerings to address their own high speed requirements.
“In our evaluation, PeakView’s EM engine had accurately predicted our engineering specifications in our recent 10G project using advanced process,” said Jen-Tai Hsu, Director of USA Design Center at GUC. “PeakView’s support of our foundry PDK enabled our designers to become very effective within days to establish confidence in EM simulation accuracy and to focus more of their time on design optimization.”
Dr. Hsu continued, “Since Lorentz has a long standing relationship with our foundry partner and their mutual strategic RF partners, my team recognizes the importance of adopting an EDA tool that has already been qualified for multiple advanced processes in our fab with proven production silicons.”
Jinsong Zhao, President and CEO of Lorentz Solution, commented, ”We are very pleased that Global Unichip becomes our strategic valued customer, recognizing Peakview’s technical strengths and market presence encompassed by our long-standing relationship with TSMC. Once again, Lorentz Solution is delivering on its founding vision in ensuring successful RF/High Speed design closure with Peakview’s EM design and verification platform, particularly within the foundry’s design ecosystem.”
Global Unichip Corporation (GUC), a dedicated full service SoC (System on Chip) Design Foundry based in Taiwan, was founded in 1998. GUC is now a publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the symbol 3443. GUC provides total solutions from silicon-proven IPs to complex time-to-market SoC turnkey services. GUC is committed to providing the most advanced and the best price performance silicon solutions through close partnership with TSMC, GUC’s major shareholder, and other key packaging and testing power houses.
Lorentz Solution, Inc. based in Milpitas, California, was founded in 2002 to develop and market EM design and verification tools for high frequency integrated circuit design. Semiconductor companies designing and building products for cost-sensitive applications, such as, UWB, WLAN, 3G, 10G PHY and a wide variety of high-speed analog designs use Lorentz products to improve overall system performance while reducing chip development costs and enhancing design efficiency. For more information about Lorentz, please go to http://www.lorentzsolution.com.
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