Macro Synthesis Guidelines

  • Michael Keating
  • Pierre Bricaud


This chapter discusses strategies for developing macro synthesis scripts that enable the integrator to synthesize the macro and meet timing goals. The topics include:
  • Overview of the synthesis problem

  • Synthesis strategies for reusable macros

  • High-performance synthesis

  • RAM and datapath generators

  • Coding guidelines for synthesis scripts


Timing Budget Synthesis Tool Design Reuse Memory Design Design Compiler 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Keating
    • 1
  • Pierre Bricaud
    • 2
  1. 1.Synopsys, Inc.UK
  2. 2.Mentor Graphic CorporationUSA

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