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|Title:||Test methods for gals processor||Authors:||Ye Myat Thu.||Keywords:||DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Electronic circuits||Issue Date:||2010||Abstract:||As the feature size of the transistor gate reduces, the on-chip clock frequency can increase. The circuit design with conventional synchronous design method becomes a challenging task with regards to clock distribution and skew, especially at high clock frequencies. Furthermore, the power delivery and noise issues become more severe. A fully asynchronous design method could overcome these problems but suffers from significant overhead in terms of execution time and hardware. Moreover, the asynchronous design suffers the lack of design tools. The GALS based approach partitions the system into synchronous modules and uses a handshake protocol for communications. Hence, GALS uses a divide-and-conquer approach that significantly improves the design efficiency . The synchronous modules are encapsulated in order to further reduce the complexity.||Description:||58 p.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10356/46841||Rights:||Nanyang Technological University||Fulltext Permission:||restricted||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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