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Archive for August 2009

 

Power Gating and Decoupling Cap cell Insertion

Hearing many concerns on topics related to power gated design and its relation to decoupling capacitor to reduce IR-Drop issues. Thought of writing a paragraph on this topic. Power gated designs requires addition of decoupling capacitor  to power network to resolve dynamic IR-drop issues.  Decoupling cap insertion becomes more challenging in the power-gated designs compared […]

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DAC 2009 Low Power Highlights

  This year at DAC its once again “Low Power is one of the biggest challenges ”   Here is a link explaining a bit on Low Power at DAC “Low Power and DAC”

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