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MinArea Rule

Syntax: MinArea [Region region_expr] area [string]

For each object tested, the neighborhood of the object is searched for mutually touching, source compatible objects. The area covered by the objects is computed, and this is compared with the given area (which is given in square microns). If the computed area is less than the test value a DRC violation is indicated.

When importing Virtuoso technology data, the minArea constraint maps directly to this rule.

Stephen R. Whiteley 2021-01-27