reliability


May 14, 2020

The price of reliability is constant vigilance

Papers presented at the recent IRPS conference showed the growing importance of lifetime monitoring to the problem of handling components as they age.
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April 30, 2020

Scaling drives targeted analysis of reliability issues

Keynotes at this year’s IRPS conference focused on the way in which scaling is forcing changes to the way that the reliability aspects of semiconductors are examined.
March 27, 2020

Tackling IR drop and EM with a push-button via utlility

Traditional approaches to via insertion to meet reliability and yield at advanced nodes are giving way to necessary automation.
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May 8, 2018

Cadence opens three fronts on mixed-signal failures

Cadence has started the rollout of a set of design tools for mixed-signal reliability analysis.
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January 2, 2018

Watch out for layout effects on finFET reliability

As geometries have shrunk, layout-dependent effects in CMOS have become ever more problematic. They are not just popping up in performance but reliability and aging effects as one IEDM presentation showed.
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August 30, 2016

Design trade-offs in using DDR4 memory for enterprise applications

A look at some of trade-offs involved in building large system memories for enterprise equipment using DDR4 IP.
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May 5, 2016

Functional safety and high reliability for FPGA designs – eight videos show you how

Videos detail techniques to improve the functional safety and reliability of FPGA designs, including the implementation of triple modular redundancy, safe FSM schemes and self monitoring.
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