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Cadence SPB 16.5

Last Review: 01/20/2010

Available To:

  • Students Admitted to UT Arlington

Vendor: Cadence

Product: SPB

Version: 16.5

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Minimal



The Cadence Encounter digital design platform accurately converts the high-level logical specification of a digital integrated circuit (IC) into a detailed physical blueprint and then detailed design information showing how the IC will be physically implemented. This data is used for the creation of the photomasks used in chip manufacture.

System Requirements: Mfg. Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3

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How to Get:

The Cadence software that we provide is intended solely for EE department designated purposes.  OIT currently has permission to provide Cadence to EE faculty and have it available to be used by faculty and students for academic use from selected OIT managed labs.

EE faculty may submit software install requests for this product to the OIT Help Desk.  Please navigate to to submit your help request.