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Switching sensitive driver circuit to combat dynamic delay in on-chip buses.

Weerasekera, Roshan and Zheng, Li-Rong and Pamunuwa, Dinesh Bandara and Tenhunen, Hannu (2005) Switching sensitive driver circuit to combat dynamic delay in on-chip buses. First European Symposium on Ambient Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3728. pp. 277-285. ISSN 0302-9743

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a novel Interconnect Driver circuit scheme for on-chip bus structures, which changes it’s drive strength based on the switching pattern of the neighbouring interconnect. The circuit is quite simple compared to driver circuits proposed in the literature. The results show that for the cost of a few transistors, the proposed driver circuit has a wider eye opening (upto a 100% improvement) and reduced jitter (up to a 32% reduction) than a traditional driver for typical DSM technologies.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: First European Symposium on Ambient Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 31135
Deposited By: Mr Michael Dunne
Deposited On: 21 Dec 2009 14:35
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:53
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31135

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