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Synopsys and United Microelectronics collaborate in developing UMC process

Synopsys (SNPS) and United Microelectronics (UMC) announced that the collaboration between the two companies has resulted in the successful tapeout of UMC's first process qualification vehicle in its 14-nanometer FinFET process utilizing Synopsys' DesignWare Logic Library IP portfolio and StarRC parasitic extraction solution, a part of the Galaxy Implementation Platform. This process qualification vehicle will provide early silicon data, enabling UMC to tune its 14-nm FinFET process and Synopsys to refine its DesignWare IP portfolio for optimal power, performance and area.