||Santa Clara, CA — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has acquired Accelicon Technologies' software solutions and technology for device-level modeling and validation in the electronics industry. The acquisition, led by Agilent's EEsof EDA organization, further enhances the company's position in semiconductor device modeling.
Agilent's newly acquired solutions from Accelicon include MBP for device-level extraction and model generation, MQA for device-level model validation and AMA for advanced model analysis, including layout effects. Accelicon was founded in 2002 by Dr. Xisheng Zhang, who has now joined Agilent along with former Accelicon CEO Tim K. Smith. The majority of the former Accelicon employees are located in Beijing; they are also now part of Agilent.
Contact: Agilent Technologies, Test and Measurement Organization, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., MS 54LAK, Santa Clara, CA 95052 800-452-4844 Web: http://www.agilent.com