Assume Nothing: Clearing Up Common Misconceptions About Multi-Patterning

Multi-patterning (MP) makes IC design and manufacture possible at advanced nodes, and Calibre Multi-Patterning technology automates the MP process. However, the complexity of MP and the potential costs of failure require a clear understanding of the process and its limitations. Even though MP has been used for several nodes, there are still some serious disconnects in industry expectations and ... » read more