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Mixed-Signal Layout Generation Concepts

  • Chieh Lin
  • Arthur H. M. van Roermund
  • Domine M. W. Leenaerts

Part of the The International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 751)

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About this book

Introduction

Mixed-Signal Layout Generation Concepts covers important physical-design issues that exist in contemporary analog and mixed-signal design flows. Due to the increasing pressure on time-to-market, the steep increase in chip fabrication costs, and the increasing design complexity, it becomes even more challenging to produce a first-time right IC layout. The fundamental issues in creating a layout are placement and routing. Although these coupled problems have been investigated for many decades, no satisfactory automated solution has emerged yet. Fortunately, supported by modern computing power and results of new research that further improve computation efficiency, significant steps forward have been taken.

Keywords

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Layout VLSI algorithms complexity integrated circuit model optimization

Authors and affiliations

  • Chieh Lin
    • 1
  • Arthur H. M. van Roermund
    • 2
  • Domine M. W. Leenaerts
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoriesThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Eindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b106472
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-7598-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48725-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-3405
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