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Author Akl, C.J. ♦ Bayoumi, M.A.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Encoding ♦ Wires ♦ Repeaters ♦ Crosstalk ♦ Delay ♦ Wiring ♦ Capacitance ♦ Leakage current ♦ Decoding ♦ CMOS technology
Abstract Global signaling is becoming more and more challenging as technology scales down toward the deep submicron. We propose a new bus encoding technique, transition skew coding, that targets many of the global interconnects challenges such as crosstalk, peak energy and current, switching and leakage power, repeaters area, wiring area, signal integrity and noise. Simulations are done on different bus lengths using a 90nm library. Repeaters sizing and spacing are optimized, and the proposed encoded bus is compared against a standard bus and a bus with shields inserted between every two wires. The encoding and decoding latencies are also analyzed. Simulations show that transition skew coding is efficient in terms of energy and area with low encoding and decoding latency overhead.
Description Author affiliation: The Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Louisiana at Lafayette Univ., LA (Akl, C.J.; Bayoumi, M.A.)
ISBN 1424406293
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-01-23
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 7.80 MB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 696
Ending Page 701


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library