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Tools Available for Access

Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools for academic research and industrial R&D in the areas of microelectronics, MEMS, microfluidics, photonics, and embedded systems.

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XperiDesk Suite

Access Requirements

Access through CADpass

XperiDesk Quick Start Guide

XperiDesk User Guide

Whitepaper: Digital Engineering with XperiDesk

Zemax OpticStudio Professional Optical Design Tool

CADPass software

License Agreement

licensing@cmc.ca

Get Zemax

Zemax Quickstart Guide

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Xilinx ISE/Vivado Design Suite

Xilinx Vivado for Teaching

Xilinx SDSoC

Xilinx SDAccel

 

CADPass

CADconnect

licensing@cmc.ca

Download: Xilinx Vivado

Download: Xilinx SDSoC

Download: SDAccel

Xilinx Quickstart Guide

Xilinx Quickstart Guide for Linux

Xilinx Vivado Quickstart Guide

Quick Start Guide: Setting Up Xilinx SDAccel Licensing on Linux Using CADpass

Quick Start Guide: Using SDAccel in CMC Cloud

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Vectorblox MXP Maxtrix Processor IP

 

CADPass software

Get Vectorblox

VectorBlox Quick Start Guide

Synopsys North American University Bundle

Synopsys ASIP Designer

Synopsys Technology CAD Tools

Synopsys Photonic Solutions (RSoft, OptoDesigner)

Quick Start Guide: Synopsys Photonic Solutions (RSoft, OptoDesigner)

Application Note: Simulating Si-photonic Waveguide Tapers for Edge Coupling Using RSoft BeamPROP

SolidWorks 3D CAD

 

 

CADPass software

Solidworks Licensing Agreement

licensing@cmc.ca

 

Download from CMC Microsystems

SolidWorks Quick Start Guide

Photon Design CrystalWave and OmniSim Design Tools

Photon Design FimmWave Design Tool

licensing@cmc.ca

 

 

OptiBPM Optical Simulation Software

OptiFDTD Design Tool

 

 

Application Note: Preparing and Using the Optical Probe Arm for Vertical Optical Coupling

NI LabVIEW Design Tool

Terms and Conditions

Download: LabVIEW Design Tool 2011

Download: LabVIEW Design Tool 2012

Versions 2013 to 2015: Download from National Instruments

Versions 2016 and later: Download from NI LabVIEW

LabVIEW Quickstart Guide

Installation and User Guide: National Instruments LabVIEW 2011 (ICI-294)

Installation and User Guide: National Instruments LabVIEW 2012 (ICI-323)

Installation and User Guide: National Instruments LabVIEW 2013 (ICI-324)

Installation and User Guide: National Instruments LabVIEW 2014 (ICI-335)

Application Note: Connecting LabVIEW to an Agilent Spectrum Analyzer and Configuring the Setup for Automated Measurement

Mentor Graphics Higher Education Program

Silicon Photonics for Industrial Access

Tanner Tool Suite

Lumerical Solutions Interconnect

End-User License Agreement

Download from Lumerical Solutions

INTERCONNECT Quickstart Guide

Luceda IPKISS.EDA

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Luceda IPKISS.EDA

Keysight Technologies PathWave Software Platform

Keysight End-user Licence Agreement (EULA)

Download from Keysight

Quick Start Guide: Keysight Technologies’ Software

Intel FPGA Development Tools (formerly Altera)

End-user Licence Agreement

Get FPGA development tools

IAR Embedded Workbench

Software License Agreement

Download for ARM Cortex-M

Download for 8051

Quick Start Guide: Installing IAR Embedded Workbench on Windows and Accessing the License via CADpass

Amira and Avizo 3D Visualisation and Analysis Software

Access Requirements

Download from the vendor’s website:

Quick Start Guide: Amira and Avizo 3D Visualisation Software

Design Workshop 2000

End-User License Agreement

Download from Vendor

DW2000 Quick Start Guide

User Guide: Design Workshop Technology Package (ICI-195)

Application Note: Implementing a Hierarchy-Aware Design Automation Code for Use with Design Workshop dw-2000

Application Note: Implementing an Efficient DRC Code for Use with Design Workshop dw-2000

CoventorMP MEMS Design Platform

Software License Agreement

Download from Supplier

CoventorMP Quickstart Guide

Application Note: System-Level Design and Modeling of a MEMS Gyroscope Using CoventorWare

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Crosslight Semiconductor Device Simulation Software

licensing@cmc.ca

Get Crosslight tool suite
Get Crosslight Procom

Crosslight Quick Start Guide

COMSOL Multiphysics-Base License

COMSOL Modules 

Get COMSOL

COMSOL Quickstart Guide

Cadence University Software

Cadence Academic Suite for Teaching

Cadence for US Academics

licensing@cmc.ca

Download Allegro/OrCAD

Quick Start Guide: Setting up Cadence Allegro/OrCAD Software

Arm

ARM Fast Models

ARM DS-5

End-User Agreement Fast Models

End-User Agreement DS-5

Download: ARM Fast Models for Windows

Download: ARM Fast Models for Linux

Download: ARM DS-5

ARM Fast Model Quickstart Guide

ARM DS-5 Quickstart Guide

Altium

Altium Designer

Get Altium Designer

Altium Designer Quickstart Guide

Alphacam CAD/CAM Software

Access Requirements

Get Alphacam

Quick Start Guide

 

 

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ANSYS Campus Solutions

ANSYS Academic Teaching Software (Mechanical/CFD)

ANSYS Academic Teaching Software (Electronics Desktop)

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Access to leading-edge technology in the cloud now available to US academics!

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