MEMS+ in Virtuoso

To access MEMS+ v6.4  in Virtuoso (ic6.17 or ic 6.18) do following:

    >source /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/cshrc.addmems

Cadence/Virtuoso working directory additons:

If you have a .cdsinit file in your working directory add the contents of the following to it:

    /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/cdsinit

If you do not have a .cdsinit file in your working directory do:

    >cp /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/cdsinit .cdsinit

If you have a cdsLibMgr.il  file in your working directory add the contents of the following to it:

    /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/cdsLibMgr.il

If you do not have a cdsLibMgr.il file in your working directory do:

    >cp /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/cdsLibMgr.il .

If you wish to generate technology files from MEMS+ process descriptions, copy the display.drf file to your working directory:

    >cp /tools/coventor2/Coventor/Virtuoso/display.drf .

This above file contains packets (for color and stipple patterns for layers in the layout) that are referred to in the technology file.

Last revised on October 18, 2019.