Converter - From Spice Netlist to Schematic view

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by annette, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. annette

    Thread Starter New Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Hello All who can help me!

    I am a student of State Univercity of Moscow. I am writing Diploma work .
    I find these forum of Cadence company while searching the name of my Diploma in Google.
    I am not a member of Cadence Company .
    I have to create Converter , which will convert ONLY digital standard cells' netlist view into schematic file.
    The input file is schematic netlist --- > for example some netlist of NAND schema,with 3 inputs:

    mp1 sp1 A1 VDD VDD
    mp2 sp1 A2 VDD VDD
    mp3 Z sp1 VDD VDD
    mn2 sn2 A2 VSS VSS
    mn1 sp1 A1 sn2 VSS
    mn3 Z sp1 VSS VSS

    I : the names of NMOS and PMOS transistors, II: Drain connection , III: Gate connection, IV:Source , V: Bulk

    From such discription of schematic the program which I am going to create will generate transistor level schematic view (hierarchic or flat (my choose)).As the work will be done only for standard digital circuits , I think the view will be flat, as there is no hierarchi for example in drawing Multiplexer.

    I consider , the Cadence Tools are not open source , so I won't be able to get access to them .
    I also try to get access to Spice Vision Pro program, it seems it does such converting.

    Could you help , give any advise , how to start work of writing such program!

    Thanks in advance,