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Author Ahrens, M. ♦ El Gamal, A. ♦ Galbraith, D. ♦ Greene, J. ♦ Kaptanoglu, S. ♦ Dharmarajan, K.R. ♦ Hutchings, L. ♦ Ku, S. ♦ McGibney, P. ♦ McGowan, J. ♦ Sanie, A. ♦ Shaw, K. ♦ Stiawalt, N. ♦ Whitney, T. ♦ Wong, T. ♦ Wong, W. ♦ Wu, B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1990
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Field programmable gate arrays ♦ Routing ♦ CMOS logic circuits ♦ Programmable logic arrays ♦ Logic programming ♦ Circuit testing ♦ Logic circuits ♦ Clocks ♦ Driver circuits ♦ Flexible printed circuits
Abstract The Act-2 family of CMOS field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) uses an electrically programmable antifuse and novel architectural and circuit features to obtain higher logic densities while increasing speed and routability. Improvements include: two new logic modules, novel I/O and clock driver circuitry, and more flexible and faster routing paths. New addressing circuitry shortens programming time and speeds complete testing for shorts, opens, and stuck-at faults. Fully automatic placement and complete routing are retrained. Special software tools used for architectural exploration and layout generation are discussed.<<ETX>>
Description Author affiliation: Actel Corp., Sunnyvale, CA, USA (Ahrens, M.; El Gamal, A.; Galbraith, D.; Greene, J.; Kaptanoglu, S.; Dharmarajan, K.R.; Hutchings, L.; Ku, S.; McGibney, P.; McGowan, J.; Sanie, A.; Shaw, K.; Stiawalt, N.; Whitney, T.; Wong, T.; Wong, W.; Wu, B.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1990-05-13
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
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Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library