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calibre

See caliber, def. 1.

calibre

The diameter of a tube or cylinder.
Forensics
The diameter of a bullet measured in hundredths of an inch—in the US and in English-speaking countries.
Common bullet calibres  .22, .25, .30, .32, .38, and .45; in metric countries, calibres are measured in millimetres—e.g., .38 calibre corresponds to 9 mm

calibre

see caliber.
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Established in 1989, CALIBRE is an employee-owned management and technology services company.
When coupled with Calibre LVS for device modeling, Calibre xRC and Calibre xL help designers address parametric yield issues by accurately capturing process variation effects in device and interconnect models.
PCell Xtreme[TM] supports legacy PCells and enables Calibre nmDRC to read OpenAccess databases containing PCells written in proprietary languages from any vendor; and
To reduce the risk of silicon failure and enable acceptable yield under challenging low k1 conditions, Calibre nmOPC uses both dense simulation capabilities, which provide 100 percent simulation coverage for the mask layer, and process window correction optimization algorithms to ensure silicon-patterning success.
There are clear benefits when designers adopt a comprehensive physical verification flow using the market leading Calibre tool suite, which includes Calibre nmDRC (design rule check), Calibre LVS (layout vs.
Mentor Graphics' Calibre nmDRC on the Intel Dual-Core Xeon 5160 processor is bringing higher productivity to our end customers by combining the benefits of Calibre's Hyperscaling technology and Intel's leading dual-core computing performance.
These basic components of physical verification are being augmented by an expansive set of yield analysis and critical feature identification capabilities as well as layout enhancements, and printability and performance validation, all of which Mentor addresses with the Calibre nm platform.
We've seen outstanding results with the new Hyperscaling technology in Calibre nmDRC," said Kun-Cheng Wu, Design Development Director of Faraday Technology.
More specifically, the Calibre LFD tool addresses the urgent issue of how to manage lithographic process variability in the early stages of design creation.
The Calibre platform is known throughout the industry as a technology leader for the design-to-silicon handoff," added Todd Moyer, director of mixed signal engineering at Enuclia.
More specifically, Calibre LFD(TM) is the first production-proven EDA tool to address the urgent issue of how to manage lithographic process variability in the early stages of design creation.
Calibre LFD is the first, production proven, electronic design automation (EDA) tool to address the urgent issue of how to manage process variability in the early stages of design creation.