Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Improved flop tray-based design implementation for power reduction

2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD)

Author(s): Andrew B. Kahng ; Jiajia Li ; Lutong Wang
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Publication Date: 1 November 2016
Conference Location: Austin, TX, USA
Conference Date: 7 November 2016
Page(s): 1 - 8
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4503-4466-1
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-2434
DOI: 10.1145/2966986.2967047

Clock network power reduction is critical in modern SoC designs. Application of flop trays (i.e., multi-bit flip-flops) can significantly reduce the number of sinks in a clock network, and thus... View More