Abstract

Multiple Input switching is a problem in Static Timing Analysis of nanoscale electronics, which is ignored in the industry. The methods and techniques of Static Timing analysis are discussed. Effective capacitance technique is presented. The composite current model is described and examined. The Multiple Input switching problem is explored and analyzed. The history effect in Multiple Input switching is explained. The miller capacitance effect is illustrated. A number of solutions, present in the literature, are discussed. A simple and innovative solution for the Multiple Input switching problem is presented. The solution is verified using Spice and matlab. Experimental evidence is presented to show the effectiveness of the solution. Matlab is used to simulate the solution. An Algorithm for minimum and maximum delay analysis is elaborated.

Department

Nanotechnology Program

Degree Name

MS in Nanotechnology

Date of Award

6-1-2013

Online Submission Date

June 2013

First Advisor

Yehea, Ismail

Committee Member 1

Ali, Darwish

Committee Member 2

Ashraf, Salem

Document Type

Thesis

Extent

67 p.

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Embedded computer systems.

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Real-time data processing.

Rights

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Comments

I would like to thank my supervisor Dr.Yehea Ismail for his efforts and his guidance during my work on this dissertation. I would like to express my gratitude for Dr.Hadi Salem for her efforts in the continuous development and improvement of the notechnology. I would like to also thank my colleagues and friends Mohamed Abdelsalam and Tamer Abdul Aziz for their enlightening discussion that contributed to my understanding of the behavior of CMOS gates. Their help can’t be overlooked. I would like also to express my sincere appreciation to my parents and family for their support. Filly, I would like to thank God for his help and inspiration.

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