Silvaco’s Cambridge Technology Center Nears Completion

Santa Clara, Calif., — October 16, 2002

Silvaco International, a leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) tools for analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design, announced today the near completion of its Cambridge Technology Center—scheduled for occupation in December 2002. Located in the heart of the UK technology corridor close to several prestigious universities, this 28,000-sq.ft R&D facility will accommodate the existing Silvaco UK development team and an additional one hundred software and electrical engineering professionals.

The mission of this facility will be to develop new software products, enhance existing products, collaborate with local universities and support northern European customers—complementing Silvaco’s southern European technology center in Grenoble, France. The company has 250 employees worldwide, 80 percent of which have advanced degrees (MS, PhD). Qualified candidates with expertise in TCAD, SPICE modeling, circuit simulation and IC CAD should send their CVs to jobs@silvaco.com.

About Silvaco

Silvaco International is a leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software for analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design. Founded in 1984, the company delivers proven products for TCAD process and device simulation, SPICE parameter extraction, circuit simulation, and custom IC design/verification. The company integrates these best-in-class products with experienced support and engineering services to provide complete analog semiconductor process, device and design automation solutions in CMOS, Bipolar, SiGe and compound technologies. Worldwide customers include leading fabless semiconductor companies, integrated semiconductor manufacturers, foundries, universities and designers of analog integrated circuits who require the utmost accuracy. For more information call 408-567-1000 or visit Silvaco online at www.silvaco.com.