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This book introduces techniques that advance the capabilities and strength of modern software tools for physical synthesis, with the ultimate goal to improve the quality of leading-edge semiconductor products. It provides a comprehensive introduction to physical synthesis and takes the reader methodically from first principles through state-of-the-art optimizations used in cutting edge industrial tools. It explains how to integrate chip optimizations in novel ways to create powerful circuit transformations that help satisfy performance requirements.
- Broadens the scope of physical synthesis optimization to include accurate transformations operating between the global and local scales;
- Integrates groups of related transformations to break circular dependencies and increase the number of circuit elements that can be jointly optimized to escape local minima;
- Derives several multi-objective optimizations from first observations through complete algorithms and experiments;
- Describes integrated optimization techniques that ensure a graceful timing closure process and impact nearly every aspect of a typical physical synthesis flow.
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1356-1
- Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
- Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
- eBook Packages Engineering
- Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1355-4
- Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1356-1
- Series Print ISSN 1876-1100
- Series Online ISSN 1876-1119
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