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Accurate Crosstalk Analysis for RLC On-Chip VLSI Interconnect

Authors: RAJIB KAR, Susmita Sahoo, Madhumanti Datta


This work proposes an accurate crosstalk noise estimation method in the presence of multiple RLC lines for the use in design automation tools. This method correctly models the loading effects of non switching aggressors and aggressor tree branches using resistive shielding effect and realistic exponential input waveforms. Noise peak and width expressions have been derived. The results obtained are at good agreement with SPICE results. Results show that average error for noise peak is 4.7% and for the width is 6.15% while allowing a very fast analysis.

Keywords: VLSI, crosstalk, On-Chip Interconnect, distributed RLC segments, output response, noise peak, noise width

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