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Altera Deploys Synopsys' Star-RCXT Extraction Tool and HSIM Simulator to Achieve Silicon-Accurate 65nm Designs

Synopsys, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 17 -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that Altera, a pioneer in system-on-a-programmable-chip (SOPC) solutions, has deployed Synopsys' Star-RCXT(TM) extraction tool and HSIM(TM) FastSpice simulator for its FPGA design flow targeting TSMC's 65-nanometer (nm) Nexsys(TM) process technology. The Star-RCXT extraction tool offers advanced process modeling of 65-nm effects with accurate correlation to silicon, as well as seamless integration with HSIM simulator to achieve fast time-to-results.

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