VARI topics

  1. Modeling and Simulation of Variations: from Physics to Circuits
    Global, Systematic and Random process variations - Environmental variations (Power supply,
    Temperature, Electromagnetic Interferences, Ions or Electro-magnetic radiations) - Aging
  2. Digital and Analog Design tools and Methodologies for Variability
    Multi-Corners approaches including margining, Statistical approaches
    Tools for variability at design, layout and post-layout levels
  3. Measurements sensors and actuators for Digital and Analog
    Process sensors, Temperature sensors, Direct and Indirect Performance sensors, Power and
    Energy sensors, Power supply and voltage droop sensors, Timing slacks and faults sensors, Multisensors
    Global and Local Voltage scaling, Current biasing, Body biasing, Frequency scaling, Delay Tuning
  4. Compensation at Digital or Analog Circuit Design Level
    New digital & analog building blocks with enhanced robustness, Design centering, Operating point
    tracking, Asynchronous design, desynchronized techniques, Clock tree resynchronization
  5. Compensation at Digital or Analog Layout Level
    Regular layout, Restricted Design Rules, Optical Proximity Corrections, Design For
  6. Compensation at Digital, Mixed or Analog architectural Level
    Compensation loops for performances tuning, Global or distributed, static or dynamic
    optimization, Tasks remapping according to hardware capabilities