Incremental Layer Assignment Driven by an External Signoff Timing Engine
IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, pp. 1126-1139, 2017.
Modern technologies provide wide and thick metal layers that must be wisely used to reduce the delay of critical interconnections. After global routing, incremental layer assignment can improve the circuit timing by properly selecting critical interconnect segments to be routed in the faster (but very limited) wires on upper layers. Exist...More
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