SoC Physical Closure Begins At RTL

Why completeness of verification and physical design closure for area, timing and power can impact quality and schedule for SoC development.


Any survey of chip design teams consistently points to two problem areas impacting quality and schedule of today’s SoCs. Those areas are: a) completeness of verification, and b) physical design closure for area, timing and power for complex IP’s and SoC’s. With the advent of deep sub-micron technology, these problem areas have become exacerbated. In this White Paper, we take a closer look at the physical design closure aspects of advanced SoCs. We provide a root cause analysis of unpredictable physical design closure issues and explore possible solutions and methodologies to address these problems.

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