Helic EDA Solutions in TSMC RF Reference Design Kit 3.0

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — Helic Inc., the technology leader in synthesis and verification solutions for RF and high-speed IC design, today announced the TSMC RF Reference Design Kit 3.0 (RF RDK) incorporates its EDA products for EM modeling and RF substrate noise coupling analysis.

Helic has contributed to the development of a comprehensive RF RDK 3.0 design flow which now supports electromagnetics (EM) modeling which is compliant with TSMC's dummy fill insertion methodology, leveraging capabilities of Helic's VeloceRF(TM) toolset. This allows designers of RF and high-speed custom ICs in TSMC's nanoscale processes to predictably design spiral inductors with improved yield and reduced manufacturing risks. Additionally, Helic's recently introduced substrate modeling product, which ships as part of its VeloceRaptor/X(TM) toolset, provides capabilities for the prediction of RF noise propagation through silicon substrate, thus helping resolve one of the major problems plaguing nanoscale SoC designs.

"Helic is an important vendor in the TSMC ecosystem, bringing unique technology to our analog and mixed-signal design infrastructure, said Suk Lee, director of Design Infrastructure Marketing at TSMC. "Their advanced inductor synthesis and EM modeling solutions ideally complement the TSMC design methodology for high-performance RF design.

"It gives us great pleasure to be a key contributor in the TSMC RF RDK 3.0," said Sotiris Bantas, Helic Vice President of Technology. "Customers who use the RF RDK 3.0 will have access to a cutting-edge methodology for high-frequency and high-speed nanoscale silicon design. TSMC has qualified our latest solutions for metal-fill-aware EM modeling and substrate noise analysis, using a real silicon vehicle. This brings tremendous value to our mutual customers designing high-performance solutions for wireless and high-speed connectivity markets.

About Helic

Helic, Inc. develops disruptive EDA technology for RFIC and System-in-Package design. Helic provide to customers value with a business model combining EDA tools, IP and services, enabling first-pass silicon while greatly reducing the development cycles of integrated wireless transceiver products. VeloceRF(TM) is Helic's leading EDA tool for integrated inductor synthesis, modeling, and verification. Helic's products have been adopted by many renowned semiconductor companies worldwide, with over 500 designers as users.

Helic is headquartered at 101 Montgomery Street, suite 2650, San Francisco, CA 94104. For additional information please visit Helic at http://www.helic.com.

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