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Training Bytes are very short videos extracted from training courses and cover one small topic each. So, while the training course can take several hours to go through, you can view one topic in a short 5- to 10-minute Training Byte video.
On the Cadence Online Support site,
Training Bytes might be grouped into channels. In this case, they appear as shown in the following sample:
Having gone through some bytes, you’ll surely be inspired to step up your expertise. If the idea of going through classroom training daunts you, try our convenient, self-paced Web-based training courses.
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Note: If you don’t have a Cadence Online Support account, you can play this video (mp4) natively in Cadence Help when you are using Virtuoso IC6.1.7/ ICADV12.3 (ISR3 or later). In the Cadence Help Virtuoso Documentation Library, look for the video titles under Video Demos.
Cadence Training Courses
Training Bytes and Channels on Cadence Online Support
Virtuoso Layout for Advanced Nodes 20nm and below layout including MPT, coloring, dummy devices, track patterns for ICADV12.1 and ICADV12.2
Advanced Node Features for ICADV12.1
Advanced Node Features for ICADV12.2
Virtuoso Layout for Advanced Nodes: T1 Place and Route Place and route of FinFets. Introduces the basic concepts of Electromigration (EM) for ICADV12.3
Advanced Node Place and Route
*NEW Virtuoso Layout for Advanced Nodes: T2 Electromigration Explore the effects and fixes for electromigration issues. P2T optimization + stranding to reduce EM violations for ICADV12.3
Advanced Node Electromigration
Virtuoso Layout Pro: T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8 series Short course series on the latest productivity improvements for VLS L, XL, GXL for IC6.1.7
Binder and Extractor
Design Creation and Placement
Constraint Groups (T3: VLS XL)
Cloning in Virtuoso
Constraint-Driven Flow (T4, T5, T6: VLS XL, GXL)
*New Virtuoso Abstract Generator
Run in Standalone, Tcl and SKILL Modes; new GUI; dynamic abstract generation for VSR for IC6.1.7, EDI 14.2
Virtuoso Integrated Abstract Generator
Dynamic Abstract Generation for VSR
Abstract Generation (standalone mode)
Run Virtuoso Abstract Generator Using Replay File
Virtuoso Floorplanner Create a top-level floorplan, calculate the area, modify blocks to fit. Includes the SKILL API flow for IC6.1.7
Virtuoso Space-based Router
Focus on the latest VSR capabilities and the new Pin-To-Trunk interactive routing techniques
Create Wire in IC6.1.7
The Wire Assistant in IC6.1.7
*New Virtuoso Space-based Router Express Leverage the new VSR Presets feature to streamline interactive layout routing in IC6.1.7 ISR8
Introduction to Presets
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Stephen Hazen and Uma Peethambaran