Cell Library Analysis & Validation
Kronos Characterizer is a high-throughput,general purpose cell library characterization tool for standard cells,multi-bit cells,power management cells,general purpose I/O,and complex I/O cells
- All-in-one solution: integrated platform for cell library characterization of standard cells,multi-bit cells,power management cells,general purpose I/O,and complex I/O cells
- Supports Liberty,Verilog,VHDL/VITAL
- Supports NLDM,CCS，左心室肥厚，and ECSM model generation
- Complete user control of configurations and output model formatting
- Kronos Characterizer quickly produces accurate timing and power models for standard cells,I/Os,and complex cells within an advanced,integrated environment.Kronos characterizes timing,power,and noise for design synthesis and timing verification systems.
- Kronos is highly optimized to maximize performance for large-scale characterization while minimizing load on compute infrastructure.
- Kronos supports re-characterization of existing libraries,enhancement of existing libraries with new cell functions,以及创建新的单元库。
- Kronos has comprehensive control of state coverage for timing,power,and constraints.
- Kronos Characterizer Plus is able to generate Liberty and Verilog/VHDL models for a wide variety of cells.
- Board-level IBIS models are fully supported for IBIS version 4.2 and earlier.
- Kronos has comprehensive support for CCS Timing,Power,和噪音，ECSM timing,和lvf（自由变化格式）。
- Kronos Characterizer Plus对现有库进行了重新描述，以说明过程模型的变化，cell layouts,SPICE models,等。利用Kronos分析仪，Kronos使设计师能够比较香料模型变化的效果，layout changes,以及单元性能优化。
- Versatile model creation and support
- 通过导入现有库，可以快速轻松地配置kronos characterizer plus。Comprehensive support of Liberty modeling methods handles all technology setups.
- Kronos is natively integrated with the Eldo and AFS simulators to achieve high-performance and efficiency.
Kronos Analyzer is a library validation and optimization flow with library comparison technology and a rule-based checker that generates easy to read and interpret reports and graphs.
- Versatile comparison and validation capabilities
- Qualify and validate libraries and processes with custom and built-in analysis flows
- Rule-based checker with easy to read and interpret reports
- Automatically find cell maps between libraries based on cell behavior
- Complete support for: Liberty format,标准单元，I/O,以及复杂的电池时间和功率模型
- Kronos Analyzer provides versatile comparison and validation capabilities that can be used for correlation,comparison,and production validation.
- Kronos Analyzer has extensive comparison capabilities that quickly help isolate effects of changes to spice models,方法论，or underlying tools involved in characterization.
- Kronos Analyzer can operate on any number of libraries for queries,绘图和报告。Visual comparison across drive strength,process,voltage,等。是直截了当的。
- Kronos Analyzer provides validation capabilities with error-threshold based numerical comparison as well as structural comparison of equivalent libraries.
- Kronos Analyzer为Liberty模型提供基于规则的验证，并具有合理的放弃能力，因此可以获得通过/失败的结果；thus avoiding time-consuming review of reports.