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Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence SIGRITY/SYSANLS via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Cadence Systems Analysis Sigrity software, or SIGRITY/SYSANLS, on Microsoft Windows using CMC CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been tested on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Prerequisites for Installing Cadence SIGRITY/SYSANLS with CMC License Manager System (LMS) Before …

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

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Cadence Applied Wave Research (AWR) software on Microsoft Windows using CMC CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been tested on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Prerequisites for Installing Cadence AWR with CMC License Manager System (LMS) Before you …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Electronics Desktop 2021 for Research via CADpass Client

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run Ansys Electronics Desktop (EDT) CAD modules in the Campus Solutions bundle. These instructions have been tested on Windows 10, 64-bit operating system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Mechanical/Fluids 2021 for Research via CADpass Client

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run Ansys Mechanical and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modules. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC License Management System (LMS) …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Coventor SEMulator3D® via CADpass Client

The following information will help you download, install, set up, and use SEMulator3D® with the CMC License Management System. Prerequisites for Installing SEMulator3D® with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin this installation, you must: Register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC subscription page at https://www.cmc.ca/subscriptions/ Have administrator rights for …

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Quick Start Guide: Using CMC Cloud Design Environments

Introduction CMC Cloud Design Environments are virtual on-demand secure design environments. These environments include CAD tool suites and can host Process Design Kits (PDKs). This document is a guide for you to use CMC Cloud where you can perform your research activities. Accessing CMC Cloud Access to CMC Cloud is included with many of the CAD …

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Quick Start Guide: Using SDAccel in CMC Cloud

This document is a companion document to existing SDAccel documentation that is published by Xilinx https://www.xilinx.com/products/design-tools/software-zone/sdaccel.html. The document provides information on running the SDAccel development tools in CMC Cloud where you can utilize the private cloud framework for all design, emulation, and compile tasks. Even if you are familiar with using the SDAccel tools, read the Getting …

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Quick Start Guide: Setting up Intel FPGA Pro Tools License on Windows via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for setting up Intel FGPA Pro tools on Windows, using CMC’s CADpass Client to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The Intel FPGA Pro tools include Quartus, Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL, Nios II EDS, Modelsim Intel FPGA Starter Edition, and DSP Builder. The procedure …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing CoventorMP via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for downloading, installing, and setting up CoventorMP using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing CoventorMP: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC subscription page at …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Altium Designer Software and Accessing the License via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Altium Designer Software on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The installation file of Altium Designer is available to download from www.altium.com. You need the Altium account provided to you by the CMC license …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor Tanner via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Mentor Tanner on a Windows system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Mentor Tanner: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Luceda IPKISS.eda via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Luceda IPKISS.eda on a Windows system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing IPKISS.eda: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC subscription …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys Photonic Solutions (RSoft Photonic Device, OptSim, and OptoDesigner) via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Synopsys Photonic solutions software, including RSoft Photonic Device tools and PIC Design Suite (OptSim Circuit and OptoDesigner), on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Synopsys …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing OptiFDTD via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Optiwave’s OptiFDTD photonics simulation tools on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Optiwave’s OptiFDTD: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design FIMMWAVE via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing FIMMWAVE from Photon Design on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Photon Design FIMMWAVE: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing NI LabVIEW via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing NI LabVIEW on a Windows system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing NI LabVIEW: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the CMC …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design OmniSim/CrystalWave via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Photon Design OmniSim/CrystalWave on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Photon Design OmniSim: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Lumerical Interconnect via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Lumerical Interconnect on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass Client to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing Lumerical Interconnect: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing dw-2000 via CADpass Client

The CAD layout tool, dw-2000, enables the physical layout of photonic components and circuits built using semiconductor manufacturing techniques. This software offers many benefits for photonic layout applications, while avoiding the pitfalls of using a general purpose drawing tool. It is easy for beginners to learn, while also offering a versatile, customisable environment for more experienced …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing COMSOL Multiphysics via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing COMSOL Multiphysics on a Windows opearting system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass (R20) to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing COMSOL Multiphysics: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass Client

This quick start guide applies to the following Xilinx design software: Vivado SDAccel SDSoC Vitis ISE Full descriptions of these tools are available on the vendor’s website, including hardware recommendations, compatible operating systems and installation guides. Prerequisites for Installing Xilinx Software with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Register …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Crosslight via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing the Crosslight Device Simulation Suite on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass Client to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The full suite of Crosslight CAD tools for micro- and opto-electronic device design is available through CMC. The suite includes APSYS, …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing SoftMEMS MEMS Pro via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing SoftMEMS MEMS Pro on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites You must meet the following criteria before installing MEMS Pro: Students must register with CMC at https://account.cmc.ca/MyAccount/MyAccount.aspx Faculty supervisors can subscribe through the …

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Quick Start Guide: CADpass Client for MAC

CADpass is a utility provided by CMC Microsystems that provides authorized CMC clients with access to state-of-the-art microsystems design tools and services. It consists of a secure connector (AppGate) that is installed on the client workstation and acts as an encrypted gateway, which allows controlled access to CMC license servers. CADpass AppGate connector is installed on …

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Quick Start Guide: CADpass Client for Windows

Note: For information about using CADpass on Linux platforms, see the CADpass Client quick start guide for Linux. CADpass is a utility provided by CMC Microsystems that creates a secure connection between client PC’s, workstations, and computer sessions, and the CMC managed NDN infrastructure. Installing CADpass Client Download the CADpass ClientWindows install kit from https://www.cmc.ca/cadpass/. …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor PADS CAD Software via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing the latest Personal Automated Design System (PADS) CAD suite, bundled with the HyperLynx design-rule checking tool, on a Windows 10, 64-bit system, using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass Client to access shared licenses on the License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing PADS with CMC License Manager System (LMS) …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys QuantumATK Academic Software via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Synopsys QuantumATK Academic software on Microsoft Windows using CMC Microsystems’ CADpass Client to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been proven on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Synopsys offers QuantumATK software for both LINUX and Windows operating systems. Introduction The …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing ThermoFisher Scientific Software via CADpass Client

The following information will help you download, install, set up and use ThermoFisher Scientific’s Avizo and/or Amira with the CMC License Management System. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. CMC Microsystems offers limited support for Mac OS X and LINUX installations. Contact CMC Microsystems for more information. Prerequisites for Installing Avizo and Amira …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Dassault Design Systèmes SolidWorks Software via CADpass Client

The following information will help you download, install, set up, and use SolidWorks 3D solid modelling software from Dassault Design Systèmes (DDS) with the CMC License Management System (LMS). Installation and licensing of this software have been validated on a workstation with a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing SolidWorks with CMC License …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Zemax OpticStudio via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing OpticStudio Professional from Zemax LLC on a Windows 10 system using CMC Microsystem’s CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). Prerequisites for Installing OpticStudio with CMC License Manager System (LMS) You must meet the following criteria before installing OpticStudio: Students must register …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor HyperLynx via CADpass Client

Introduction The HyperLynx CAD software is a family of electromagnetic simulators, SPICE model generators, and design rule checkers. This software is part of the Mentor Graphics Higher Education software bundle, which includes PADS and Calibre. This software consists of several modules, including: Fast 3D Solver: Generates complete package SPICE models and noise profiles Full-Wave Solver: Provides users with network …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing camLine XperiDesk Process Design Environment via CADpass Client

The following information will help you launch, setup and use camLine XperiDesk Process Development Environment (PDE) software with the CMC License Management System (LMS). This guide describes steps taken using a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. However, as the XperiDesk client is Java-based, it is capable of running on any operating system with Java 8. …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Electronics Desktop 2020 for Research via CADpass Client

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run Electronics Desktop (EDT) CAD modules in the Campus Solutions bundle. These instructions have been tested on Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must do the following: Register …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Mechanical/Fluids 2020 for Research via CADpass Client

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers install and run Ansys Mechanical and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modules. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Register with CMC Microsystems. Students and faculty …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Electronics Desktop 2020 for Classroom via CADpass Client

This quick start guide has been provided to help subscribers with CAD modules in Ansys Teaching bundles. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Have a Classroom Education or Institution/Department subscription; interested faculty members can learn more …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Ansys Mechanical/CFD 2020 for Classroom via CADpass Client

This quick start guide is provided to help subscribers with CAD modules in the Ansys Classroom/Education bundle. These instructions are for a Windows 10, 64-bit operating system. Prerequisites for Installing Ansys with CMC License Management System (LMS) Before you begin with this installation, you must: Have an Education/Classroom or Institution – Research Plus subscription; faculty can subscribe through …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Keysight PathWave Software via CADpass Client

This quick start guide applies to the Keysight Technologies’ PathWave design software: Advanced Design System (ADS); GoldenGate RF IC design; SystemVue system design; Genesys RF synthesis; Device modeller IC-CAP; Model builder MBP; Model quality assurance software MQA; and Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) 3D FEM/FDTD simulator. Keysight Technologies also supplies our users with multi-core simulations licensing for …

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Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD via CADpass Client

This quick start guide provides instructions for installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD 17.40 software on Microsoft Windows using CMC CADpass to access shared licenses on the CMC License Management System (LMS). The procedure has been tested on a Windows 10, 64-bit system. Cadence offers Allegro/OrCAD tools for LINUX and Windows operating systems. The full list of CAD …

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