Cadence® system design and verification solutions, integrated under our System Development Suite, provide the simulation, acceleration, emulation, and management capabilities.
Verification Suite Related Products A-Z
Cadence® digital design and signoff solutions provide a fast path to design closure and better predictability, helping you meet your power, performance, and area (PPA) targets.
Full-Flow Digital Solution Related Products A-Z
Cadence® custom, analog, and RF design solutions can help you save time by automating many routine tasks, from block-level and mixed-signal simulation to routing and library characterization.
Overview Related Products A-Z
Driving efficiency and accuracy in advanced packaging, system planning, and multi-fabric interoperability, Cadence® package implementation products deliver the automation and accuracy.
Cadence® PCB design solutions enable shorter, more predictable design cycles with greater integration of component design and system-level simulation for a constraint-driven flow.
An open IP platform for you to customize your app-driven SoC design.
Comprehensive solutions and methodologies.
Helping you meet your broader business goals.
A global customer support infrastructure with around-the-clock help.
24/7 Support - Cadence Online Support
Locate the latest software updates, service request, technical documentation, solutions and more in your personalized environment.
Cadence offers various software services for download. This page describes our offerings, including the Allegro FREE Physical Viewer.
The Cadence Academic Network helps build strong relationships between academia and industry, and promotes the proliferation of leading-edge technologies and methodologies at universities renowned for their engineering and design excellence.
Participate in CDNLive
A huge knowledge exchange platform for academia to network with industry. We are looking for academic speakers to talk about their research to the industry attendees at the Academic Track at CDNLive EMEA and Silicon Valley.
Come & Meet Us @ Events
A huge knowledge exchange platform for academia. We are looking for academic speakers to talk about their research to industry attendees.
Americas University Software Program
Join the 250+ qualified Americas member universities who have already incorporated Cadence EDA software into their classrooms and academic research projects.
EMEA University Software Program
In EMEA, Cadence works with EUROPRACTICE to ensure cost-effective availability of our extensive electronic design automation (EDA) tools for non-commercial activities.
Apply Now For Jobs
If you are a recent college graduate or a student looking for internship. Visit our exclusive job search page for interns and recent college graduate jobs.
Cadence is a Great Place to do great work
Learn more about our internship program and visit our careers page to do meaningful work and make a great impact.
Get the most out of your investment in Cadence technologies through a wide range of training offerings.
Overview All Courses Asia Pacific EMEANorth America
Instructor-led training [ILT] are live classes that are offered in our state-of-the-art classrooms at our worldwide training centers, at your site, or as a Virtual classroom.
Online Training is delivered over the web to let you proceed at your own pace, anytime and anywhere.
Exchange ideas, news, technical information, and best practices.
The community is open to everyone, and to provide the most value, we require participants to follow our Community Guidelines that facilitate a quality exchange of ideas and information.
It's not all about the technlogy. Here we exchange ideas on the Cadence Academic Network and other subjects of general interest.
Cadence is a leading provider of system design tools, software, IP, and services.
Hello Everyone, I am having a query regarding the rectangular PTH slot in the Layout.We have taken hole type as rectangular PTH slot for one of the Fuse in our Layout. But when we generate a NC drill file for same , this drill does not appear in the NC drill file ( although it appears in the drill customisation table as rectangular slot / Drill legend table). According to the Cadence help documentation , NC route file has to be generated for drills other than circular drill and that has to be submitted for manufacturing purpose.But , where would manufacturer understand that the rectangular slot is PTH , as the *.rou ( nc route file) that is generated does not show any information stating that the rectangular slot is plated(PTH) .( NC drill file shows the information as the drill is plated / Non plated ).Regards,Prajakta.
At this point the only way for the fabrication vendor to know whether a slot is plated ornon-plated is by looking at the drill legend generated inside of Allegro.To your point, the route file (*.rou) that is generated should have the plating and countinformation in the header similar to the ncdrill file (.drl) which in my opinion the ncrouteheader should contain this type of information, even if it is only for reference.I would suggest submitting an enhancement request into Cadence to have the slotinformation added to the ncroute header.Mike CatramboneUTStarcom, Inc.
Hello Mr. Mike , Thanks for your answer.But actually we had a problem in our PCB, where we had submitted a drill file and all other layer files to the PCB manufacturer ( We have not submitted drill legend file to the PCB manufacturer ). And the PCB vendor was not able to get the information of the rectangular slot on the layout from the drill file .And we didnot receive the PTH rectangular slot for Fuse on the PCB.Regards,Prajakta.
Sorry for the delayed response.With all of our projects we generate a Fabrication Drawing Gerber file which contains a dimensioned board outline and critical features, drill locations, drill legend and fabrication notes which outlines the PCB requirements (material, finish, soldermask, silkscreen, etc.) This Fabrication Drawing Gerber file is included with all the layer gerber files, ncdrill / ncroute files and IPC Netlist file with the data package to the PCB Fabricator. This drawing is used by the fabrication vendor so they know how the PCB is to be built and most vendors will perform final inspection of the PCB with a printed out version of this gerber file.Hope this helps,Mike CatramboneUTStarcom, Inc.