Ansys Lumerical CML Compiler
Model Library Development for Photonic PDKs

Automatically build compact model libraries (CMLs) with a proven, automated, cross-simulator model generator using the Ansys Lumerical CML Compiler.

SOLVE THE UNSOLVABLE Build and maintain CMLs with Confidence

Efficiently create compact model libraries (CMLs) with the proven reliability of Lumerical CML Compiler. The software automates the creation, maintenance, and QA testing of INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A photonic compact model libraries from a single data source of characterization measurements and 3D simulation results.

  • Automatically Build High-Quality CMLs
    Automatically Build High-Quality CMLs
  • Generates Statistically Enabled Libraries
    Generates Statistically Enabled Libraries
  • Supports Multiple EPDA Workflows
    Supports Multiple EPDA Workflows
  • Encrypt Models to Protect IP
    Encrypt Models to Protect IP
Ansys Lumerical CML Compiler

Quick Specs

Lumerical CML Compiler offers an efficient way to build high-quality INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A compact models from a single source of characterization measurements and 3D simulation results.

  • Version-controlled CMLs
  • CML Encryption
  • Structured input with template and data validation
  • Automated Test Generation
  • Cross-simulator Verilog-A
  • Fixed and parameterized models​
  • Input from a Single Data Source
  • Statistical Support

Resources

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Webinar

Ansys Lumerical’s System Level Tools and CML Compiler

This webinar starts with an overview of Ansys Lumerical’s system level tools with special focus on the statistical support available with INTERCONNECT and CML Compiler. It then discusses the many new features available with the recent 2020 R2 release including spatial correlations in statistical circuit analysis.

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Application

INTERCONNECT Statistical Simulation - PAM4 transceiver

In this example, we demonstrate INTERCONNECT’s capability to run simulations based on statistical models, including Monte Carlo (MC) and Corner analysis.

CAPABILITIES

Build Compact Model Libraries with Ansys Lumerical CML Compiler

CML Compiler automates the creation, maintenance, and QA testing of INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A photonic compact model libraries (CMLs) from a single data source of measurements and simulation results.

 

Key Features

CML Compiler simplifies the process of building accurate photonic compact models in your production workflow.

  • Automate Building Compact Models
  • Statistical Analysis
  • IP Protected INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A Models

Focus on component design and measurement and let CML Compiler do the rest. CML Compiler provides automated and reproducible generation of version controlled CMLs. Further improve productivity with automated test case generation.

Generate statistically enabled compact model libraries and load into INTERCONNECT and Virtuoso for Monte Carlo and Corner analysis.

Generate Verilog-A and INTERCONNECT photonic models from a single data source. When characterization data is not available or not possible, augment using Ansys’ Lumerical industry-leading 3D component-level simulation tools​. Generate both fixed and parameterized elements​, and complement rich existing set of models with your own custom models. IP encryption is available for models generated using CML Compiler. ​



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CML Compiler Product Reference Manual

CML Compiler automates the creation, maintenance, and QA testing of INTERCONNECT and Verilog-A photonic compact model libraries (CMLs) from a single data source of measurements and simulation results.

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