ArgusTM

Argus is a fast and accurate in-design DRC/LVS solution for analog, digital and mixed-signal designs. Its multi-threaded architecture is used to process commands and data in parallel and makes it one of the highest performing DRC/LVS tools. It uses TCL-based language for rules—consistent with industry standard run-sets.

Key Benefits

  • Cost-effective, in-design DRC/LVS
  • Minimal learning curve
  • Actively growing foundry support

Key Features

  • High performance dimensional, density and antenna checking
  • User selectable region-based DRC
  • Works with GDSII, OASIS and OpenAccessTM
  • Large layout verification
  • Efficient short-finding
  • Integrated debug environment-PVE, physical verification debug and analysis