CAD

Tools Available for Access

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

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XperiDesk Suite

Access through CADpass

Quick Start Guide: Installing camLine XperiDesk Process Design Environment via CADpass R20

Ansys Simulation Suite

Download from CMC

Altium

Altium Designer

Download from Altium

Note: To download the installation file from the Altium website, you will need to contact CMC to obtain an Altium account.

Quick Start Guide: Installing Altium Designer Software and Accessing the License via CADpass R20

Arm

ARM Fast Models

Download from CMC

Cadence University Software

Cadence for US Academics

Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD via CADpass R20

COMSOL Multiphysics

COMSOL Modules 

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing COMSOL Multiphysics via CADpass R20

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Crosslight Semiconductor Device Simulation Software

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Crosslight via CADpass R20

CoventorMP MEMS Design Platform*

Download from Coventor

Quick Start Guide: Installing CoventorMP via CADpass R20

Design Workshop DW-2000 Photonic Design Software

Download from Design Workshop

Quick Start Guide: Installing dw-2000 via CADpass R20

ThermoFisher Scientific Amira and Avizo 3D Visualisation and Analysis Software

Download from ThermoFisher Scientific:

Quick Start Guide: Installing ThermoFisher Scientific Software via CADpass R20

IAR Embedded Workbench

Download from IAR:

Quick Start Guide: Installing IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM Cortex-M and Accessing the License via CADpass R20

Intel FPGA Development Tools

Download from Altera/Intel

Quick Start Guide: Setting up Intel FPGA Pro Tools License on Windows via CADpass R20

Keysight Technologies PathWave Software Platform

Download from Keysight

Quick Start Guide: Installing Keysight PathWave Software via CADpass R20

Luceda IPKISS.EDA Photonics Design Tool

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Luceda IPKISS.eda via CADpass R20

Mentor Graphics Higher Education Program

Mentor Downloads

National Instruments LabView Design Tool

Notes:

  1. You do not need to download and install all the toolsets – only the ones that you are interested in. For more notes about downloading the software, see the Quick Start Guide.
  2. You do not need a product serial number to download or install the tool. After the installation, you will need to activate it through CMC’s license server. Refer to the Quick Start Guide for instructions.

Quick Start Guide: Installing NI LabVIEW via CADpass R20

Optiwave OptiFDTD Design Tool

Download from CMC

 

Quick Start Guide: Installing OptiFDTD via CADpass R20

Photon Design FimmWave Design Tool

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design FIMMWAVE via CADpass R20

SolidWorks Premium

Download from CMC Microsystems

Quick Start Guide: Installing Dassault Design Systemes SolidWorks Software via CADpass R20

Synopsys Design Tools

Download from CMC

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Xilinx SDAccel

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

ZEMAX OpticStudio Professional Optical Design Tool

Download from Zemax

Quick Start Guide: Installing Zemax OpticStudio via CADpass R20

Synopsys Technology CAD Tools

Contact cad@cmc.ca to arrange.

Cadence Allegro/OrCAD Software

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD via CADpass R20

ANSYS Lumerical Solutions INTERCONNECT

Download from ANSYS Lumerical

Quick Start Guide: Installing ANSYS Lumerical Interconnect via CADpass R20

Synopsys QuantumATK Academic Software

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys QuantumATK Academic Software via CADpass R20

Synopsys ASIP Designer

Via STC disk

Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys ASIP Designer on Windows 10 and Accessing the License via CADpass R20

Synopsys Photonic Solutions (Rsoft, OptSim, OptoDesigner)

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Synopsys Photonic Solutions (RSoft Photonic Device, OptSim, and OptoDesigner) via CADpass R20

Mentor Graphics Tanner Suite

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Mentor Tanner via CADpass R20

SoftMEMS MEMS Pro

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing SoftMEMS MEMS Pro via CADpass R20

Cadence Academic Suite for Teaching

  • Cadence Allegro/Orcad for Windows: Download from CMC
  • All other software: Via Supported Technology Configuration (STC) disk, contact your STC administrator for more information.

Quick Start Guide: Installing Cadence Allegro/OrCAD via CADpass R20

Optiwave OptiBPM Optical Simulation Software

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing OptiBPM via CADpass R20

Photon Design CrystalWave and OmniSim Design Tools

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Photon Design OmniSim/CrystalWave via CADpass R20

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Xilinx SDSoC

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

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Xilinx Vivado for Teaching

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

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Xilinx ISE/Vivado Design Suite

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

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Xilinx Vitis Unified Software Platform

Download from CMC

Quick Start Guide: Installing Xilinx Software to Work with CADpass R20

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