AWR® and LFoundry Introduce 0.15µm RF CMOS Process Design Kit for Analog Office® RFIC Design Environment

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. & LANDSHUT, Germany — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 8, 2011AWR® Corporation and LFoundry GmbH today announced the availability of a process design kit (PDK) for LF150. LFoundry’s LF150 is a modular 0.15µm RF CMOS process, offering up to six levels of Aluminum plus thick metal (2 - 6µm), optionally a MIM capacitor, a polyimide passivation and I/O voltages of 1.8V, 3.3V and 5.0V. This new PDK for LF150 targets those customers designing RFICs for telecom, automotive, industrial and energy saving applications.

The Analog Office® design kit includes a full set of RF devices, along with a set of standard devices that will expand to include more options as customer demand warrants. The PDK includes fully scalable models covering temperature effects, process corners, and Monte Carlo statistical behavior. Analog Office supports PowerDRC/LVS and Calibre verification flows, both of which are offered in the new PDK. It also includes all electromagnetic (EM) stack-up information preconfigured to perform EM analysis and/or RLCK parasitic extraction from within the Analog Office design environment using AWR's EM Socket™ interface.

"We are currently working with one of our European customers in taping out a design using our advanced LF150 process together with AWR's Analog Office software," said Gerhard Spitzlsperger, chief technology officer of LFoundry. "This PDK combines LFoundry’s LF150 0.15µm RF CMOS process with AWR’s innovative software and technologies, giving our mutual customers many benefits and advantages to successfully complete designs."

Graeme Ritchie, product manager at AWR, added, “LF150 provides an excellent fit with Analog Office’s customer requirements. With RF MOS Ft’s of up to 90 GHz, LF150 is ideal for circuits operating up to 10 GHz and beyond enabling a wide variety of RF applications to be addressed.“

Pricing and Availability

The Analog Office RFIC PDK supporting LFoundry LF150 0.15um RF CMOS process is available now. Learn more at: http://www.lfoundry.com/ or by contacting your local AWR office.

About AWR

AWR, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense, and electro-optical applications. For more information, visit http://www.awrcorp.com.

About LFoundry

LFoundry is the customer-specific manufacturer of choice for analog, mixed-signal and specialized technologies worldwide. LFoundry is the only dedicated foundry to provide “Sicherheit” … reliability, security and protection for customers, their designs and their IP. Analog and mixed signal designs command product life spans of 10 years or more. These products require a foundry that delivers world-class process technology, unparalleled flexibility, unmatched responsiveness and fast time-to-market.

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