Silvaco Receives China ACE Award
2014 for FPD Design Flow

SHENZHEN, China, September 2, 2014 -
Silvaco, Inc., a leading supplier of TCAD and analog/mixed-signal (AMS) electronic design automation (EDA) software, today announced that its FPD Design Flow placed among the Product Award Winners in the “EDA/Tools Product of the Year” category of the Editor’ Choice Awards presented by Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) at the China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards 2014.

Public online voting demonstrated strong support for Silvaco’s FPD Design Flow. Editors of Global Sources’ leading electronics industry titles EE Times-China, ESM-China and EDN-China, presented the award to Mr. MG Hwang, President of Silvaco’s Asia Operations.

“For the last two decades, Silvaco has been dedicated to providing the best EDA tools and solutions for our FPD customers,” said Mr. MG Hwang. “Recently, we have achieved significant R&D milestones like SPICE models for novel devices, hysteresis analysis, faster solvers in SmartSpice, layout editing features tailored for FPD, etc. We are happy to see our customers acknowledge our efforts and to have been voted the best “FPD Design Flow” EDA product. We will continue to do our best to provide an extra edge for our customers.”

In a related interview, Mr. Qingda Zhao, Managing Director of Silvaco Singapore, revealed new product improvements in Silvaco’s tools and provided expert insight into the rapidly advancing Chinese electronics market. Radhard design support and the strength of Silvaco’s Award Winning FPD Design Flow took center stage, along with Silvaco’s official announcement that it has solidified its presence in China by establishing a joint development laboratory with Shanghai Research Institute of Microelectronics of Peking University (SHRIME/PKU). While not recorded (or translated) in English, the interview is presented here in its uncut version.

The China ACE Awards 2014 honors the technologies, companies and people that have made significant contributions to and shaped innovative electronic designs in Mainland China. It received more than 270 entries from international and domestic semiconductor, EDA and test companies doing business in China. The Awards ceremony was held September 2nd in conjunction with the 19th IIC-China (IIC-China Conference & Exhibition), which ran until September 5th at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center.


About Silvaco, Inc.

Silvaco, Inc. is a leading provider of TCAD, circuit simulation, and IC CAD software tools. Silvaco’s tools are used by fabs for developing semiconductor processes, and design houses for developing analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits. The company provides a complete PDK-based design flow with interfaces to third-party design platforms. Silvaco has a worldwide presence with local offices in all key industrial regions in the world.

CEO: David Halliday