By José L. Huertas (auth.), José L. Huertas (eds.)
Test and Design-for-Testability in Mixed-Signal built-in Circuits offers with try out and layout for try out of analog and mixed-signal built-in circuits. specially in System-on-Chip (SoC), the place various applied sciences are intertwined (analog, electronic, sensors, RF); try is turning into a real bottleneck of current and destiny IC tasks. Linking layout and attempt in those heterogeneous platforms can have a massive impression when it comes to try time, price and skillability. even though it is famous as a key factor for constructing advanced ICs, there's nonetheless a scarcity of established references providing the most important themes during this sector. the purpose of this ebook is to give simple suggestions and new principles in a fashion comprehensible for either pros and scholars. for the reason that this can be an energetic examine box, a finished cutting-edge review is particularly necessary, introducing the most difficulties in addition to the methods of answer that appear promising, emphasizing their foundation, strengths and weaknesses.
In essence, numerous subject matters are offered intimately. firstly, suggestions for the effective use of DSP-based try out and CAD try out instruments. Standardization is one other subject thought of within the ebook, with specialise in the IEEE 1149.4. additionally addressed intensive is the connecting layout and try out via utilizing high-level (behavioural) description thoughts, particular examples are given. one other factor is said to check thoughts for well-defined periods of built-in blocks, like facts converters and phase-locked-loops. along with those specification-driven trying out suggestions, fault-driven ways are defined as they provide power recommendations that are extra just like electronic attempt equipment. eventually, in Design-for-Testability and Built-In-Self-Test, different techniques that have been taken from electronic layout, are brought in an analog context and illustrated for the case of built-in filters.
In precis, the aim of this ebook is to supply a glimpse on fresh examine ends up in the world of checking out mixed-signal built-in circuits, particularly within the themes pointed out above. a lot of the paintings pronounced herein has been played inside of cooperative ecu learn tasks, during which the authors of the various chapters have actively collaborated. it's a consultant photo of the present cutting-edge during this emergent box.