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Pre-Silicon ASIC Verification: Things Are Broken Till Verified!

“We need this ASIC to work from the word go… no more unplanned silicon spins.”   If you are from the semiconductor industry, there are good chances that you have heard this phrase often. As a product line manager (PLM) or a business unit (BU) manager, you would know how important it is for a company to get the ASIC right first time with at least all planned features. Statistics show that companies lose millions of dollars due to and bugs in semiconductor leading to unplanned ASIC revisions. According to Mentor & Wilson Research Group, the percentage of IC/ASIC design project…

By Vivek Kangralkar | July 24th, 2019