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Connectivity SoC – RTL to GDS II

Industry

Semiconductor

Services

Overview

The customer is a Tier-1 Semiconductor Company and wanted a partner for Connectivity SoC derivative.

Challenges

  • WiFi & BT chip with high density, dynamic power transmission
  • Low tech process, low power for versatile applications
  • Industry leading microcontrollers at industry benchmark speeds for high performance applications
  • Peripherals: PCIE, SDIO, UART, I2C, SPI, PCM, I2S, JTAG covering industrial, consumer, networking use cases
  • PPA Optimization
  • Complex Low Power State Machine Verification

Outcomes

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Implementation of RTL2GDSII

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Analyzed the Channel Length, VT analysis and its usage based on PPA targets

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Cross talk and EMI/EMC aware designing for co-existing digital and Analog blocks in a mixed signal chip

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DVFS aware STA corner definitions and analysis

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Custom Placement strategy

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DFT implementation, Coverage analysis

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Post Silicon support

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Full chip verification and signoff

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First Pass Success