Performance, Power and Area (PPA) Benefits Through Intelligent Clock Networks

Performance, Power and Area (PPA) Benefits Through Intelligent Clock Networks
by Kalar Rajendiran on 12-01-2021 at 10:00 am

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One of the sessions at the Linley Fall Processor Conference 2021 was the SoC Design session. With a horizontal focus, it included presentations of interest to a variety of different market applications. The talk by Mo Faisal, CEO of Movellus, caught my attention as it promises to solve a chronic issue relating to synchronizing … Read More


Application binary interface, get this right and RISC-V is all yours

Application binary interface, get this right and RISC-V is all yours
by kunalpghosh on 12-15-2017 at 7:00 am

Starting a career in static timing analysis domain, and now actively working on an opensource implementation flow of RISC-V architecture, has been a journey. For last couple of months, I guess from around March this year, I was hooked to RISC-V buzz which was all over my Linkedin, my messages.

Being an STA and Physical design engineer,… Read More


Partitioning for Prototypes

Partitioning for Prototypes
by Bernard Murphy on 09-19-2017 at 7:00 am

I earlier wrote a piece to make you aware of a webinar to be hosted by Aldec on some of their capabilities for partitioning large designs for prototyping. That webinar has now been broadcast and I have provided a link to the recorded version at the end of this piece. The webinar gets into the details of how exactly you would use the software… Read More


Clocks Will Be Clocks

Clocks Will Be Clocks
by glforte on 10-14-2010 at 4:14 pm

Clock designers are an enigma. Clock designers in general are die hard Star Wars fans, own vintage Porsches that leak oil by the gallon, usually have lava lamps in their offices/cubicles, wear fancy leather jackets in the peak of summer, and have like-minded clock designers as best lunch buddies. … Read More