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Copyright 2001, Agrawa VLSI Test: Lecture 1 1 Lecture 1 Introduction VLSI realization process Verification and test Ideal and real tests Costs of testing Roles of testing A modern VLSI device - system-on-a-chip Course outline Part I: Introduction to testing Part II: Test methods Part III: Design for testability
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Copyright 2001, Agrawa VLSI Test: Lecture 1 2 VLSI Realization Process Determine requirements Write specifications Design synthesis and Verification Fabrication Manufacturing test Chips to customer Customer’s need Test development
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Copyright 2001, Agrawa VLSI Test: Lecture 1 3 Definitions Design synthesis: Given an I/O function, develop a procedure to manufacture a device using known materials and processes. Verification: Predictive analysis to ensure that the synthesized design, when manufactured, will perform the given I/O function. Test: A manufacturing step that ensures that the physical device, manufactured from the synthesized design, has no manufacturing defect.
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Copyright 2001, Agrawa VLSI Test: Lecture 1 4 Verification vs. Test Verifies correctness of design. Performed by simulation, hardware emulation, or formal methods. Performed once prior to manufacturing. Responsible for quality of design. Verifies correctness of manufactured
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