Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - PieceTimer: A holistic timing analysis framework considering setup/hold time interdependency using a piecewise model

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

Author(s): Grace Li Zhang ; Bing Li ; Ulf Schlichtmann
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: 10.1145/2966986.2967064

In static timing analysis, clock-to-q delays of flip-flops are considered as constants. Setup times and hold times are characterized separately and also used as constants. The characterized... View More