How to lower cost of DFT

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How to lower cost of DFT

Post by Netrapal » Fri May 16, 2014 10:35 am

What are the major cost factors of DFT and what do you do to lower costs?

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Re: How to lower cost of DFT

Post by RENU » Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:14 pm

DFT cost can be reduced by below options :-

1. By increasing scan-shift/tck frequency .
2. Reducing pattern volume.
3. By taking care of Scan chain length as there should not be any case where one scan chain is too lengthy and others are short.

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