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- Provides 10X-100X the single-thread performance (10X over Spectre Circuit Simulator) with out-of-box SPICE accuracy and convergence
- Enables high-precision simulation for large, post-layout analog designs and subsystems 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
- TÜV SÜD “Fit for Purpose – TCL1” certified to meet ISO 26262 automotive functional safety requirements
The Cadence® Spectre® Accelerated Parallel Simulator provides scalable performance and capacity—at full Spectre Circuit Simulator accuracy—for complex analog, RF, and mixed-signal blocks and subsystems with tens of thousands of devices.
The Spectre Accelerated Parallel Simulator performs advanced SPICE-accurate simulation with faster convergence, scalable performance, and higher capacity. It is tightly integrated with the Cadence Virtuoso® custom IC design platform, allowing engineers to capture and pass design intent into the simulation environment, and it provides all the transistor-level analysis capabilities of the Spectre Circuit Simulator.
The proprietary full-matrix solving technology in the 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.
Automotive TCL1 Certified for ISO 26262
The industry’s first analog/mixed-signal design implementation and verification flow to achieve “Fit for Purpose - Tool Confidence Level 1 (TCL1)” certification enables you to meet stringent ISO 26262 automotive safety requirements. The analog/mixed-signal design implementation and verification flow brings transistor-level designs from creation and simulation through physical implementation and verification using the Virtuoso ADE Product Suite and the Spectre Circuit Simulation Platform. For information on the safety manuals, Tool Confidence Analysis (TCA) documents, and compliance reports from TÜV SÜD, download the Functional Safety Documentation Kits through Cadence Online Support.
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