ASIC design, software development and PCB design for a safety critical industrial controller with an on-chip high current switch. Designed to meet IEC61508 SIL 3. The end customer was an OEM with no internal electronics or software design team.
Running from a high accuracy 64KHz on-chip oscillator
Ultra low-power requirements
High voltage protection and short and open circuit monitoring
High current switch
18 nm BCD
Full-Scan, MBIST and Boundary-Scan
Synopsys: DC, Primetime Formality
Cadence: Incisive, Innovus and analog design flow
Mentor : Tessent, Calibre nmDRC/LVS,
Altera: FPGA prototype
Altium designer for design and layout
EnSilica is a leading fabless design house focused on complete turn-key chip and systems design, development and supply. The company has world-class expertise in supplying custom analog-mixed-signal and digital IC’s to its customers worldwide in the consumer, communications, industrial and automotive markets. The company also offers a broad portfolio of core IP covering embedded processors, cryptography and communications. EnSilica has a track record in delivering high quality solutions to demanding industry standards.