Cadence Collaborates with STMicroelectronics

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) has announced it has been working together with STMicroelectronics to successfully tape out a 56G very short-reach (VSR) SerDes in 7nm for a system on chip (SoC) targeted at the networking, cloud and data center markets, the company said.

Cadence provided the critical IP architecture, certain IP sub-blocks and relevant design support, leveraging its investments in 56G and 112G PAM4 SerDes technology while ST developed the complete SerDes core, making use of its extensive know-how in this field.

The broad Cadence® design IP portfolio including the 112G Multi-Rate PAM4 SerDes, and the best-in-class digital and signoff technology including the Innovus™ Implementation System, both support Cadence´s Intelligent System Design™ strategy, enabling customers to achieve SoC design excellence. For more information on Cadence´s broad SerDes IP portfolio, visit

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