By José L. Huertas (auth.), José L. Huertas (eds.)

Test and Design-for-Testability in Mixed-Signal built-in Circuits bargains with try out and layout for try of analog and mixed-signal built-in circuits. in particular in System-on-Chip (SoC), the place varied applied sciences are intertwined (analog, electronic, sensors, RF); try is turning into a real bottleneck of current and destiny IC tasks. Linking layout and try out in those heterogeneous platforms may have a massive impression when it comes to try out time, fee and talent. even though it is famous as a key factor for constructing complicated ICs, there's nonetheless an absence of based references offering the key subject matters during this quarter. the purpose of this ebook is to give easy strategies and new principles in a way comprehensible for either execs and scholars. because this is often an energetic learn box, a finished state of the art evaluate is particularly priceless, 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. to begin with, suggestions for the effective use of DSP-based try and CAD try out instruments. Standardization is one other subject thought of within the e-book, with specialise in the IEEE 1149.4. additionally addressed extensive is the connecting layout and try through utilizing high-level (behavioural) description innovations, particular examples are given. one other factor is expounded to check ideas for well-defined periods of built-in blocks, like facts converters and phase-locked-loops. along with those specification-driven checking out recommendations, fault-driven ways are defined as they give capability recommendations that are extra just like electronic try out tools. ultimately, in Design-for-Testability and Built-In-Self-Test, different thoughts 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 booklet is to supply a glimpse on fresh study leads to the world of trying out mixed-signal built-in circuits, particularly within the themes pointed out above. a lot of the paintings said herein has been played inside cooperative eu study tasks, during which the authors of different chapters have actively collaborated. it's a consultant picture of the present cutting-edge during this emergent box.

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