TSMC Design Kits

To obtain any of these items you must have an account with MOSIS and follow the instructions on the TSMC Design Rules, Process Specifications, SPICE Parametersand Cell Library page.

Process Design Kit Simulation DRC, LVS, Extraction Libraries Other
TSMC028 TSMC iPDK
Mentor PDK1
Spectre, HSpice, Eldo Calibre: DRC/LVS/xRC
PVS: DRC/LVS
Star: RCXT
TSMC, Synopsys  

TSMC040 TSMC iPDK
Cadence IC 5.1.41 and OA 6.1,
Mentor PDK1
Spectre, HSpice, Eldo Assura: LVS/RCX
Calibre: DRC/LVS/xRC
Star: RCXT, iDRC & iLVS
TSMC Laker, TSMC iPDK

TSMC045 TSMC iPDK
Cadence IC 5.1.41 and OA 6.1,
Mentor PDK1
Spectre, HSpice, Eldo Assura: LVS/RCX
Calibre: DRC/LVS/xRC
Star: RCXT, iDRC & iLVS
TSMC Laker, TSMC iPDK

TSMC065 TSMC iPDK
Cadence IC 5.1.41 and OA 6.1,
Mentor PDK1
Spectre, HSpice, Eldo Assura: LVS/RCX
Calibre: DRC/LVS/xRC
Star: RCXT
TSMC Laker

TSMC018 TSMC iPDK, Cadence IC 5.1.41 and OA 6.1 Spectre, HSpice, Eldo Assura: DRC/LVS/RCX
Calibre: DRC/LVS/xRC
PVS: DRC/LVS
Hercules: DRC/LVS
Star: RCXT
Quartz: LVS, DIVA: DRC
TSMC Laker

1 The Pyxis PDK is avilable from MOSIS by separate request. Please submit a request using the Vendor Document Access Request. Be sure to specify Mentor in Design Environment section at the bottom of the form.

For the list of Mentor PDKs, see Mentor PDK Portfolio.