By Topic

Parameter variations and impact on circuits and microarchitecture

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

6 Author(s)
Borkar, S. ; Circuit Res., Intel Labs, Hillsboro, OR, USA ; Karnik, T. ; Narendra, S. ; Tschanz, J.
more authors

Parameter variation in scaled technologies beyond 90nm will pose a major challenge for design of future high performance microprocessors. In this paper, we discuss process, voltage and temperature variations; and their impact on circuit and microarchitecture. Possible solutions to reduce the impact of parameter variations and to achieve higher frequency bins are also presented.

Published in:

Design Automation Conference, 2003. Proceedings

Date of Conference:

2-6 June 2003