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Overview

Calibre xACT Extraction

With its integrated fast 3D field solver and highly parallel architecture, the Calibre xACT parasitic extraction tool combines accuracy with the performance needed for multi-million instance designs.


Get in touch with our technical team: 1-800-547-3000

Grids of circles and lines over a background of sparkling light rays | With a 3D field solver and highly parallel architecture, the Calibre xACT tool combines parasitic extraction accuracy with performances.

Calibre xACT Resources

Key Features

Performance and Accuracy for Leading-Edge Designs

Versatile parasitic extraction platform provides accurate, deterministic, repeatable results with 10x the performance of previous solutions to handle a wide range of designs and advanced processes

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Field Solver Accuracy

Highest Extraction Accuracy

Supports the most advanced foundry device models, including FinFET, and leading edge process nodes with accurate, deterministic results. Results from simultaneous multi-corner extraction precisely match single-corner results.

Multi-sized line grid over out-of-focus sparkles | Calibre xACT supports the most advanced foundry device models, including FinFET, and leading edge process nodes with accurate, deterministic results. Results from simultaneous multi-corner extraction precisely match single-corner results.

Simultaneous Multi-Corner

Fast, Scalable Performance

Efficient algorithms, advanced computational methods, and a multi-threaded, distributed processing architecture provide performance and capacity to handle multi-million instance digital designs.

Warp speed multi-color starburst | Calibre xACT efficient algorithms, advanced computational methods, and a multi-threaded, distributed processing architecture provide performance and capacity to handle multi-million instance digital designs.

Standard SVRF Rules

Foundry Support, Standard Flows

The Calibre xACT tool uses standard SVRF rule files to produce parasitic netlist formats. Interoperable with Calibre nmLVS and Calibre nmDRC platforms and supported by all major foundries. Provides trusted device recognition, connectivity extraction, and ease-of-use in existing user sign-off flows.

world map overlaid with binary code | The Calibre xACT tool uses standard SVRF rule files to produce parasitic netlist formats. Interoperable with Calibre nmLVS and Calibre nmDRC platforms and supported by all major foundries. Provides trusted device recognition, connectivity extraction, and ease-of-use in existing user sign-off flows.

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