Kronos Characterizer

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Overview

Kronos Characterizer

High performance, high-throughput cell library characterizer for standard cells, multi-bit cells, and I/O cells.


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Key Features

Kronos Characterizer

High-performance library characterization tool that generates accurate Liberty and Verilog/VHDL models for a wide variety of cells including: standard, multi-bit, and I/Os. The tool supports complex stimulus creation and measurement methods, as well as versatile control of output model syntax.

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Performance

<ul><li><p>High throughput with fast runtime &amp; multi-simulation job control </p></li><li><p>Native integration with AFS &amp; Eldo for high performance </p></li><li><p>Highly scalable architecture, parallelizable up to 1000’s of CPUs </p></li><li><p>Dynamic resource scheduling for on-the-fly modification of CPU resource pool size </p></li><li><p>Disk I/O optimized for improved data storage utilization</p></li></ul><p></p>

Variation Modeling and Re-Characterization Capabilities

<ul><li><p>Fast &amp; accurate LVF for timing, power, &amp; constraints with full SPICE accuracy </p></li><li><p>Supports LVF Moments for nonGaussian distributions </p></li><li><p>Re-characterization flow adds new functions to existing libraries or creates new libraries</p></li><li><p>Accounts for changes in process models, cell layouts, &amp; SPICE models</p></li></ul><p></p>

Rendering of nanometer circuit verification simulation

Characterization Outputs

<ul><li><p>Liberty, Verilog, and VHDL/VITAL models </p></li><li><p>NLDM and CCS timing, power &amp; noise, and state-dependent models </p></li><li><p>LVF and Moments </p></li><li><p>IBIS model generation, and validation</p></li></ul><p></p>

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