Yearly Archives: 2019

Getting Started with OpenROAD App – Part 1

Note: this post is out-of-date, please see https://openroad.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ for up-to-date instructions. In digital design, a circuit is described in a hardware description language (e.g. Verilog) and the goal is to manufacture it. To get the actual layout of the circuit that is manufacturable, it needs to pass through a number of steps before handing it […]

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Getting Started with OpenROAD App – Part 2

Note: this post is out-of-date, please see https://openroad.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ for up-to-date instructions. In the previous post, we have given a brief introduction on physical design and the steps needed to manufacture a hardware circuit. In this post, we will showcase the use of OpenROAD tools to perform the tasks discussed in the physical design process. Prerequisites Machine […]

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