timing closure

January 4, 2016
Interconnect variation in SoC

Timing analysis shifts to statistical

The 10nm process node calls for the use of SOCV techniques during timing signoff to avoid leaving too much performance on the table.
May 30, 2015

Clock tree synthesis

Clock-tree generation is coming under increased scrutiny because of its role in dynamic power consumption and problems caused by on-chip PVT variation.
May 19, 2014

On-chip clock strategies and GALS

The increased use of IP and a rise in process variability is driving a move to look at alternatives to traditional low-skew clock distribution strategies.
April 22, 2014
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Accelerating multi-corner multi-mode sign-off using the Lynx Design System

Mixed-signal chip designer Semtech on using Lynx Design System to manage multi-corner multi-mode sign-off when you've got 306 scenarios to check.
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March 27, 2014
Achieving multi-scenario signoff more quickly and predictably using timing-driven ECO

Achieving multi-scenario signoff quickly and predictably using timing-driven ECO

Using a physically aware flow to ensure that fixing one ECO doesn't introduce another during sign off.
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December 23, 2013
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Better management of timing closure and optimization

How Marvell used an enhanced ECO tool flow for SoC design to cut overall time-to-timing-closure by nearly 70%.
September 6, 2013

On-chip variation (OCV)

Accounting for on-chip variation (OCV) has become a critical factor in assuring timing closure for nanometer-scale ICs and avoiding over-pessimistic margins.
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