Accuracy Analysis of Power Characterization and Modeling

  • Xiaolan Bai
  • Hu Xu
  • May Huang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6935)


This paper presents a study on accuracy analysis of power models used for high-level power analysis in a chip design. The purpose is to find factors that are not modeled properly or not yet put into consideration. Different methods of characterizing input capacitance, effects of previous input states and input curves are discussed based on the comparisons with SPICE simulation results using 90nm bulk CMOS and 32nm Metal Gate/High-K Predictive Technology Model (PTM) models.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaolan Bai
    • 1
  • Hu Xu
    • 1
  • May Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringInternational Technological UniversitySan JoseUnited States

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