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silicon compiler

Software that translates the electronic design of a chip into the layout of the logic gates, including the actual masking from one transistor to another. The source of the compilation is either a high-level description or the netlist. See HDL, netlist and logic synthesis.
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His experience includes sales management positions at Quickturn (Cadence), NeoCAD, Mentor Graphics, Silicon Compiler Systems, and Harris Semiconductor.
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