SUCCESSFUL CHIP DESIGN


REQUIREMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL CHIP DESIGN
For a successful project, the chip must be:
Structurally correct to achieve its intended design functions
Functionally correct at the designed clock speed in various working
environments (voltage, temperature, and process corner)
Reliable throughout its life ( some years)
Manufacturing-friendly
Re: SUCCESSFUL CHIP DESIGN
it must be built such that:
It can be handled safely in an assembly line and various other environments
without being damaged (e.g., it is protected from electrostatic
discharge or ESD and latch-up).
It can be packaged economically.
It stays within its power budget.
Cost is minimized.
It is manufactured within its time schedule.