Symposium VI – Standard cell layout/characterization

Symposium VI – Standard cell layout/characterization, ECSM puts its number in the same arc as NLDM. The numbers you see in above image, below the cell_rise, cell_fall, rise_transition is all NLDM information. Under rise_transition, you will have ecsm_waveform and ecsm_capacitance. Now this is only one waveform, because we gave it only one load and one slope, just like we have one value under “rise_transition”. If we had 3×3 under rise_transition, then you would have had ecsm_waveform(“0”), ecsm_waveform(“1”), till ecsm_waveform(“8”), essentially 9 waveforms. And same thing with capacitance

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Let’s talk about currents – Punch through effect..

And it’s important, as this will set a back-ground for my upcoming new course on “CCS Timing Libraries”. So, in my last blog, we talked one of the effects of scaling which was ‘high interconnect impedance”. In this one, before entering details of more effects of scaling (that lead us […]

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