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Spectre Accelerated Parallel Simulator 



Scalable performance and capacity—at full Spectre accuracy—for complex analog, RF, and mixed-signal blocks and subsystems with tens of thousands of devices.

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Cadence® Spectre® Accelerated Parallel Simulator, part of Virtuoso® Multi-Mode Simulation, performs advanced SPICE-accurate simulation for faster convergence on design goals while offering scalable performance and capacity. It is tightly integrated with the Virtuoso custom design platform, allowing engineers to capture and pass design intent in the same environment, and it provides all the transistor-level analysis capabilities of Cadence Spectre Circuit Simulator.

The proprietary full-matrix solving technology in Spectre Accelerated Parallel Simulator delivers unparalleled scalability and multi-threading capability using modern multi-core compute platforms. These features and more ensure precise simulation without sacrificing accuracy of results.

Features/Benefits
  • Provides 10x-100x the single-thread performance (10x over the Spectre baseline) with out-of-box SPICE accuracy and convergence
  • Enables high-precision simulation for large, post-layout analog designs and subsystems that have a high ratio of passive to active devices—without compromising accuracy
  • Delivers scalable performance with a multi-core architecture, allowing higher levels of analog design integration and verification
  • Uses foundry-certified device models (common across all simulation engines in the Virtuoso Multi-Mode Simulation solution) to ensure silicon-accurate analog designs