Accelicon Technologies’ software solutions and technology for device-level modeling and validation in the electronics industry are now part of Agilent. The two companies had announced an acquisition agreement on Dec. 1, 2011. Financial details were not disclosed. 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.