Ju-Yueh Lee

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—For anti-fuse or flash-memory-based field-pro-grammable gate arrays (FPGAs), single-event transient (SET)-induced faults are significantly more pronounced than single-event upsets (SEUs). While most existing work studies SEU, this paper proposes a retiming algorithm for mitigating variational SETs (i.e., SETs with different durations and strengths).(More)
We present a fault-tolerant post-mapping resynthesis for FPGA-based designs that exploits the dual-output feature of modern FPGA architectures to improve the reliability of a mapped circuit against faults. Emerging FPGA architectures, such as 6-LUTs in Xilinx Virtex-5 and 8-input ALMs in Altera Stratix-III, have a secondary LUT output that allows access to(More)
Minimizing the power dissipation in scan-based testing is an important problem. We provide for the first time an optimal formulation for the problem of simultaneously compacting, ordering, and X-filling a set of test patterns such that the fault coverage is maintained but the (overall or peak) power dissipation is minimized. We model the problem as a(More)
Modern SRAM-based FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) use multiplexer-based unidirectional routing, and SRAM configuration cells in these multiplexers contribute to the majority of soft errors in FPGAs. In this paper, we formulate an In-Placed inVersion (IPV) on LUT (Look-Up Table) logic polarities to reduce the Soft Error Rate (SER) at chip level, and(More)
Reliability analysis for a logic circuit is one of the primary tasks in fault-tolerant logic synthesis. Given a fault model, it quantifies the impact of faults on the full-chip fault rate. We present RALF, an exact algorithm for calculating the reliability of a logic circuit. RALF is based on the compilation of a circuit to deterministic decomposable(More)
Reliability has become an increasingly important concern for SRAM-based field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). Targeting SEU (single event upset) in SRAM-based FPGAs, this article first develops an SEU evaluation framework that can quantify the failure sensitivity for each configuration bit during design time. This framework considers detailed fault(More)
The reliability of SRAM-based Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) is susceptible to Single Event Upset (SEU) fault. To investigate the fault impact, particular the fault in interconnects on FPGA functionality, this paper proposes a SEU fault analysis framework by evaluating the fault with a unified metric. This metric, termed as <i>criticality</i>,(More)