07506300 is referenced by 184 patents and cites 12 patents.

A method of modifying polygons in a data set mask-less or mask based optical projection lithography includes: 1) mapping the data set to a figure-of-demerit; 2) moving individual polygon edges to decrease the figure-of-demerit; and 3) disrupting the set of polygons to enable a further decrease in the figure-of-demerit, wherein disrupting polygons includes any of the following polygon disruptions: breaking up, merging, or deleting polygons.

Title
Apparatus and method for breaking up and merging polygons
Application Number
11/203522
Publication Number
7506300 (B2)
Application Date
August 13, 2005
Publication Date
March 17, 2009
Inventor
Roy Prasad
Los Gatos
CA, US
Abdurrahman Sezginer
Los Gatos
CA, US
Agent
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Assignee
Cadence Design Systems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/50
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