Lookup NU author(s): Nikolaos Minas,
Professor David Kinniment,
Dr Gordon Russell,
Professor Alex Yakovlev
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The paper presents a flash TDC implemented in a UMC 0.13um technology node. The maximum resolution of 0.6ps and a dynamic range of +/- 17ps, makes it ideal for measuring set-up and hold time violations and quantifying clock jitter. The method proposed has the effect of reducing the errors introduced by noise and process variations by a factor of two over present techniques. A novel method for overcoming the effects of process variability by counting the number of high outputs is also presented.
Author(s): Minas N, Kinniment D, Russell G, Yakovlev A
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: International Symposium on System-on-Chip (SOC 2008)
Year of Conference: 2008
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