A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2005; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
In this paper I describe two sets of two large ASIC chips that have recently been processed from netlist to final design by the Semi-Custom Design Team part of IBM's World-Wide Design Center. I address issues such as why the parts were selected for special handling, the issues with the designs that required custom engineering, and the special techniques used in placement driven synthesis that enabled successful completion of the designsdoi:10.1145/981066.981107 dblp:conf/ispd/Osler04 fatcat:4bzmsznnqfgxjplguw6muygdim