Migration to Silvaco PDKs

Silvaco makes it easy to migrate your legacy schematics, layout, and technology files to Silvaco’s integrated, single vendor, analog, mixed-signal/RF PDK-based design flow.

Data Format of Design Tool Silvaco Compatibility
Schematics EDIF 2 0 0 Import in Gateway
Layout Editor Tech Files Expert reads Virtuoso™ files
Layout Data Expert reads/writes GDSII
DRC/LVS Decks Silvaco PDK includes Guardian verification decks which are compatible with foundry supplied decks
SPICE models SmartSpice reads HSPICE™ and Spectre™
SPICE netlists, commands SmartSpice reads HSPICE™ and Spectre™

Rev. 042010_27