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SOC Physical Design

  • Veena S. Chakravarthi
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Abstract

This chapter deals with the SOC design as re-convergent model and physical design process of the system on chip (SOC). The complete physical design flow is explained in this chapter starting from floor plan to design tape-out. It defines the re-convergent model of the SOC design and introduces various design file formats which are written out in the physical design. The chapter also deals with the photolithography and pattern transfer from the design tape-out.

Keywords

Re-convergence Physical design Place and route CTS GDS II LEF Layout Clock route Power route Detail route DRC Floor plan ECO 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veena S. Chakravarthi
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  1. 1.Sensesemi Technologies Private LimitedBangaloreIndia

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