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An automatic router for the pin grid array package

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4 Author(s)
Shuenn-Shi Chen ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan ; Jong-Jang Chen ; Sao-Jie Chen ; Chia-Chun Tsai

A Pin-Grid-Array (PGA) package router is presented in this paper. Given a chip cavity with a number of I/O pads around its boundary and an equivalent number of pins distributed on the substrate, the objective of the router is to complete the planar interconnection of pad-to-pin nets on one or more layers. This router consists of three phases: layer assignment topological routing, and geometrical routing. Examples tested on a windows-based environment show that our router is efficient and can complete the routing task with less substrate layers. Compared to manual routing, this router features a friendly graphic user interface and can be practically applied to VLSI packaging

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Design Automation Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the ASP-DAC '99. Asia and South Pacific

Date of Conference:

18-21 Jan 1999