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Active Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop 2024

In partnership with the SiEPIC Program and our professors from Laval, UBC, Toronto, McGill, and Queen’s Universities, CMC Microsystems is offering this legendary Silicon photonics workshop in person at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, from May 20 to 24, 2024. The workshop will teach participants how to design, simulate, fabricate, and test photonic integrated circuits […]

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Accelerating AI Workshop 2024 – Challenges and Opportunities in Cloud and Edge Computing

The 5th Accelerating AI Workshop, orchestrated by CMC Microsystems, functions as a comprehensive platform, spotlighting pioneering advancements in all facets of AI application development and enabling technologies. Emphasizing Multimodal Generative AI and Edge AI Transformations, the workshop tackles the need for Energy-centric Edge AI Hardware, delving into topics like at-memory spatial architecture, domain-specific neural processors,

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QSciTech-Quantum BC-CMC Virtual Workshop 2024: Quantum Machine Learning

Quantum computing has the potential to solve problems beyond the capabilities of conventional supercomputers, and could revolutionize the advancement of several fields, including materials science, biochemistry, finance, logistics, and artificial intelligence. It is thus essential to develop concrete expertise to take advantage of the new possibilities that will arise from quantum computing. To take advantage

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ESP Basecamp 2023: Dr. Ghafar-Zadeh Session Content

Professor Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh will share with the audience the recent progress of his team in developing novel Open-Gate Junction FET (OG-JFET) devices for chemical and biological applications, such as DNA mass quantification and oral cell monitoring. The outcomes of their research have resulted in several highly prestigious papers and a patent, showcasing the potential of

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Passive Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop 2023

CMC and its SiEPIC partner professors are offering this legendary Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop online. This workshop trains students in the design, fabrication, and test of photonic integrated circuits (PICs) targeting the ANT NanoSOI Technology. Siemens, Lumerical (now part of the ANSYS family), Luceda, and Applied NanoTools are supporting this course by providing access arrangements to their tools. Important Notes

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys Optical Solutions (Code V and Light Tools) via CADpass Client Secure Connection

CADpass client secure connection (will be referred to as CADpass client or CADpass in this document) is a utility provided by CMC Microsystems that creates a secure connection between client PC’s, workstations, and computer sessions, and the CMC managed infrastructure. This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Synopsys Code V and Light Tools software

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Synopsys Optical Solutions (Code V and LightTools)

Synopsys Optical Solutions software includes the following tools: Code V: Optical Design software for lens and optical system design LightTools Illumination software: Design, Optimization and analysis solution for illumination optics Technical Details What You Get Licensing Requirements or Restrictions Technical Details Software Version 2023.03 Operating System Windows 10 or 11 Bit Level 64-bit What You

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Webinar: Introduction to tsunAImi – Accelerating AI Inference

Description Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the world of accelerated AI inference with tsunAImi. Untether AI was established with a vision to revolutionize the field of machine learning computation. Traditional architectures often suffer from significant energy consumption due to data movement during AI workloads. Addressing this challenge, Untether AI offers

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Writing Scripts and Text Files for a Linux Operating Systems

To create shell scripts, job scheduler instructions and other text files, subscribers will have to edit and save files in our VCAD Cloud, our CAD Compute Cluster, and local Linux accounts if using our Sustainable Technology Configuration (STC) disk. To learn more about our STC network, please see our webpage here: STC Server Network Sustainable

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Linux Operating Systems and CMC Microsystems CAD Software

Vendor Support Each CAD vendor from whom we buy licences and receive technical support provides its customers with a list of supported operating systems (OS). Here are lists of supported operating systems from five of our vendors: Ansys: https://www.ansys.com/it-solutions/platform-support Cadence: https://www.cadence.com/en_US/home/support/computing-platform-support.html Keysight: https://www.keysight.com/us/en/lib/resources/miscellaneous/software-versions-computer-platforms-and-operating-systems-1486421.html Siemens (Mentor Graphics) Calibre:  https://calibre.mentorcloudservices.com/docs/Calibre_OS_Roadmap.htm Synopsys: https://www.synopsys.com/support/licensing-installation-computeplatforms/compute-platforms/compute-platforms-roadmap.html ESD Alliance OS Roadmap: https://www.semi.org/en/communities/esda/OSRoadmap

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Primer for Digital and Mixed Signal Microsystem Verification Flow

These videos illustrate the steps of the exercises in the tutorial Primer for Digital and Mixed Signal Microsystem Verification. Exercise 331 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc331.mp4 Exercise 332 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc332.mp4 Exercise 414 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc414.mp4 Exercise 432 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc432.mp4 Exercise 513 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc513.mp4 Exercise 514 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc514.mp4 Exercise 521 https://www.cmc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Primerexerc521.mp4 Author: Marc-André Tétrault Date published: 7/28/2017 12:22:00 PM Feedback? If you need any help or

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SilTerra Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer (PMUT)

Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer (PMUT) for fingerprint sensing, medical imaging, industrial sensors, biosensors, gesture control. For a complete description, see the webinar at SilTerra – PMUT Webinar on Emerging PMUT Applications and Manufacturing Solutions – YouTube. Note: The expected number of chips to be delivered for this technology is 25 dice per design.

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Workshop: Build Your Own Superconducting Quantum Device 2023

Building quantum computers requires a combination of components, such as quantum bits, couplers, and control and readout lines in a single chip. A small design or fabrication error can be a costly, complete failure of the quantum-computer chip. Developers of components must master concepts (quantum mechanics and superconductivity) and need experience in state-of-the-art tools and

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Compute Acceleration Symposium

Co-hosted by the University of Toronto and CMC Microsystems, this one-day symposium will include presentations from research experts and industrial leaders on one of the most important applications of photonics – computing. This event is open to academics and industry and is also included with registration in the Actives Photonics Fabrication Workshop. Topics Bottlenecks and

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Active Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop 2023

In partnership with the SiEPIC Program and our professors from  Laval, Toronto, UBC, McGill, and Queen’s Universities, CMC Microsystems is offering this legendary Silicon photonics workshop in person again at the University of Toronto from May 15 to 19, 2023. The workshop will teach participants how to design, simulate, fabricate, and test photonic integrated circuits (PICs).

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Trial Research Subscription Terms and Conditions

The trial subscription provides the following for a period of three months: Access to all CAD tools for research use (licensing restrictions may apply). Unlimited number of research team users (supervised students, research assistants, and post-docs) attached to a professors’ subscription. Unlimited use of Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys and Xilinx. Other CAD tools for microsystems and

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Accelerating AI Workshop 2023 – Challenges and Opportunities in Cloud and Edge Computing

CMC Microsystems is pleased to organize the fourth workshop on accelerating AI, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of AI acceleration from the cloud to the edge. This workshop aims to bring together experts from industry and academia to share their latest achievements and innovations in AI and machine learning, hardware/software co-design, and best-in-class microarchitectures from

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Training: ESP Basecamp 2023

This training course covers details on the process design kit (PDK) of Electronic Sensor Platform (ESP) along with an introduction to L-Edit, MEMSPro. The Electronic Sensor Platform consists of open-gate silicon junction field-effect transistors (Si JFET) to enable on-chip integration of functional soft materials with microelectronics. The transistors are fabricated without the top gate electrode, such that

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GlobalFoundries® Silicon Photonics - GF Fotonix™ (45SPCLO)

The GlobalFoundries® (GF) silicon photonics (SiPh) foundry portfolio is designed to help you deliver more data faster, farther, and more efficiently than traditional CMOS technologies. 45SPCLO, built on a 45 nm SOI platform, enables monolithic integration of RF, analog and Si-Photonic circuits with high efficiency and high data speed. CMC Microsystems offers access to GlobalFoundries technologies

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QSciTech-QuantumBC Virtual Workshop 2023: Quantum Chemistry with Gate-Based Quantum Computing Using IBM Quantum

Quantum computing has the potential to solve problems beyond the capabilities of conventional supercomputers, and could revolutionize the advancement of several fields, including materials science, biochemistry, finance, logistics, and artificial intelligence. It is thus essential to develop concrete expertise to take advantage of the new possibilities that will arise from quantum computing. To take advantage

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NSERC CREATE BC- CMC Quantum Photonics Workshop

Quantum computing has the potential to solve problems beyond the capabilities of conventional supercomputers. It could revolutionise the advancement of several fields, including biochemistry, finance, logistics, and artificial intelligence. Two photonic quantum computers have reached the milestone of quantum advantage (Jian-Wei Pan’s group at the University of Science and Technology of China, and Xanadu in

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Training: RFPro for EM Simulation in PathWave Virtuoso

Keysight-RFPro is a trusted RF and microwave design and EM simulation tool that offers the 3D EM simulation interface integrated with ADS and Virtuoso environments for RF/Microwave circuit designers to easily run interactive EM-circuit co-simulation for tuning and optimization. CMC Microsystems invites you to join our training on RFPro for EM simulation using ADS in

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Passive Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop 2022

CMC and its SiEPIC partner professors are offering this legendary Silicon Photonics Fabrication Workshop online. This workshop trains students in the design, fabrication, and test of photonic integrated circuits (PICs) targeting the AMF Si Photonics technology, available through CMC Microsystems and ANT NanoSOI Technology. It can be a stand-alone learning opportunity or combined with your research

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VTT Niobium SWAPS Junction Process

This two-layer process allows for the fabrication of Niobium side-wall passivated junctions via an Nb-Al-AlOx-Nb tri-layer, alongside an Nb wiring layer on top.  CMC offers this process as part of a multi-project wafer (MPW) service. Nb-Al-ALOx-Nb trilayer junctions  High-resistivity silicon substrate Nb wiring layer on top The process provides 20 copies of the designs. Applications

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Training: Microfabrication Process Engineering Development Using XperiDesk, 2022

This four-part online course uses lectures and hands-on exercises for task-based training in XperiDesk Suite. Students will learn a methodological approach to build and develop microfabrication process engineering using a case study example of a silicon interposer. XperiDesk Suite is a design execution system for fabrication processes at university-based micro-nanotechnology (MNT) facilities across Canada. This design

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COMSOL Multiphysics Intensive Training Course, July 2022

This course is the recommended starting point for learning how to use the COMSOL Multiphysics software. During this training course, you will develop a strong foundation for your future Multiphysics modelling work. It will be started at an introductory level, leading students through the essential steps needed in all analyses (geometry creation, interactive meshing techniques,

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CMC Microsystems Atlas 800 AI Competition

Important Deadlines: July 18, 2022:  Start date. January 15, 2023: Final Submission Deadline. February 15, 2023: Winners announced Description CMC Microsystems is pleased to organize an AI competition focusing on the development, acceleration and deployment of deep learning models targeting the Atlas 800 training cluster. The goal of this competition is to enable Canadian academic

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Training: Introduction to EMX Planar 3D Solver Using Cadence EMX 6.0 RAK

Cadence® EMX® Planar 3D Simulator provides electronic design software to design high-frequency, RF and Mixed-Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs). EMX simulation tool allows designers to accurately and efficiently simulate large RF circuit blocks, characterize the behaviour of passive components and analyze the parasitics. EMX tool can be integrated into Cadence Virtuoso, thereby allowing EM simulations

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Virtual Workshop: Build Your Own Superconducting Quantum Device

Important Notes: Only attendees physically located in Canada for the duration of the course and until fabrication is complete can fabricate and access CAD tools. We provide three registration options. Only graduate students who are currently registered with a Canadian university are eligible to register for Option 1. Attendees affiliated with industry in Canada are

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Quick Start Guide: Getting Started with CMC Turbo Cloud

CADpass Client Secure Connection (will be referred to as CADpass Client or CADpass in this document) is a utility provided by CMC Microsystems that creates a secure connection between client PC’s, workstations, and computer sessions, and the CMC-managed infrastructure.   Accessing CMC Turbo Cloud  To log in to CMC Turbo Cloud Go to https://turbo.cmc.ca Log in using your CMC

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Applied Nanotools (ANT) Silicon Nitride (SiN) Fabrication Process

Silicon nitride with device layer thickness 400 nm and buffer oxide Layer thickness 4.5 µm 100 keV electron-beam lithography system enabling features down to 120 nm Fully etched devices (etched down to the buffer oxide) are created using an e-beam mask material and anisotropic ICP-RIE etching process. Tri-layer TiW/Al metallization and TiW alloy heater are available

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Active Silicon Photonics Fabrication Course 2022

In response to COVID-19 Pandemic, CMC, the SiEPIC Program, and our partner professors from UBC, Laval and Queen’s are offering this legendary Silicon photonics course online. This course trains students in the design, fabrication, and test of photonic integrated circuits (PICs) targeting the AMF Si Photonics technology, and the ANT NanoSOI Si Photonics technology available through CMC Microsystems. Siemens, Lumerical

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Applied Wave Research via CADpass Client Secure Connection

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Cadence Applied Wave Research (AWR) software on Microsoft Windows using CMC CADpass client secure connection (will be referred to as CADpass client or CADpass in this document) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been tested on a Windows 11,

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