ASIC design methodology with on-demand library generation

@article{Onodera2001ASICDM,
  title={ASIC design methodology with on-demand library generation},
  author={Hidetoshi Onodera and Masanori Hashimoto and Tomoaki Hashimoto},
  journal={2001 Symposium on VLSI Circuits. Digest of Technical Papers (IEEE Cat. No.01CH37185)},
  year={2001},
  pages={57-60}
}
This paper describes a custom design method of ASICs with on-demand library generation. According to the result of performance estimation, a tailored library is generated and supplied to cell-based design tools. A symbolic layout system that produces a cell layout with variable driving strength is developed. The tunability can be utilized for generating a rich set of driving strength as well as design optimization in post-layout stage. Design experiments and measured performance of a fabricated… CONTINUE READING
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