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Title:Application of the latency insertion method (LIM) to the analysis of large circuit interconnect networks
Author(s):Klokotov, Dmitri
Director of Research:Schutt-Ainé, José E.
Doctoral Committee Member(s):Bernhard, Jennifer T.; Rosenbaum, Elyse; Wong, Martin D.F.
Department / Program:Electrical & Computer Eng
Discipline:Electrical & Computer Engr
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):circuit simulation
latency insertion
power integrity
power distribution network analysis
electrothermal analysis
IR drop
Latency insertion method (LIM)
Abstract:The focus of this research is to explore the applications of the finite difference formulation based on the latency insertion method (LIM) to the analysis of circuit interconnects. Special attention is devoted to addressing the issues that arise in very large networks such as on-chip signal and power distribution networks. We demonstrate that the LIM has the power and flexibility to handle various types of analysis required at different stages of circuit design. The LIM is particularly suitable for simulations of very large scale linear networks and can significantly outperform conventional circuit solvers (such as SPICE).
Issue Date:2012-02-06
Genre:thesis
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/29639
Rights Information:Copyright 2011 Dmitri Klokotov
Date Available in IDEALS:2012-02-06
Date Deposited:2011-12


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