New article on the SemiWiki.com website by Ellie Burns from Mentor Graphics.
"So far in my blog series on low power we’ve looked broadly at what’s changing in the low power verification landscape and focused on a new methodology developed by Mentor Graphics and ARM called successive refinement, which is now included in the UPF standard. Power management techniques create their own brand of clock domain crossing (or CDC) problems, so it is important to include CDC verification in the successive refinement, or any, verification flow..
In order to better understand these new CDC challenges and how to deal with them, I’ve asked our resident CDC expert, Ping Yeung, to join me. Ping has studied these issues and helped develop their solutions for 15 years and presented several papers on the topic..."
Read the entire article.