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Lecture 37, Slide 1 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King Lecture #37 ANNOUNCEMENTS • Prof. King’s Office Hour on Wed 11/26 changed to 3-4PM • In order to receive extra credit for your Tutebot project, you must endow it with added functionality. Examples: reaction to light, heat, sound; edge avoidance; capability to “learn” where objects are (memory) Simply adding LEDs is not sufficient to earn extra credit! OUTLINE » Interconnect parameters » Interconnect modeling Reading (Rabaey et al .) Chapter 4: pp. 104-127 Chapter 5: pp. 172-173 Lecture 37, Slide 2 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King Interconnects •A n interconnect is a thin-film wire that electrically connects 2 or more components in an integrated circuit. • Interconnects can introduce parasitic (unwanted) components of capacitance, resistance, and inductance. These “parasitics” detrimentally affect – performance ( e.g. propagation delay) – power consumption – reliability
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