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1. (WO2017151332) INTERACTIVE ROUTING OF CONNECTION IN CIRCUIT USING WELDING AUTO WELDING AND AUTO CLONING

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151332    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/018524
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 18 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06F 17/50
H01L 27/088
Applicants: SYNOPSYS, INC.
Inventors: MCCOMBER, Philippe, Aubert
LIN, Hsiang-wen, Jimmy
Title: INTERACTIVE ROUTING OF CONNECTION IN CIRCUIT USING WELDING AUTO WELDING AND AUTO CLONING
Abstract:
Embodiments relate to an interactive routing of connections in a circuit where connections associated with an initial pin of a circuit element (e.g., a row of FinFETs) are replicated in association with at least one other pin of the same circuit element or a different circuit element in the circuit. The replication of connections may be performed intelligently by taking into account the mapping of pins as well as design rules or other restrictions imposed on the circuit. The connections may be in the form of trunks and branches, and are displayed as user inputs are received. A digital representation of the circuit with the connections as displayed is also generated. At least some of the connections in the circuit are replicated without individual user inputs based on user inputs associated with a connection to the initial pin.