DOI: 10.1109/date.2004.1268828
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Abstract: Scan-based architectures, though widely used in modern designs, are expensive in power consumption. Recently, we proposed a technique based on clustering and reordering of scan cells that allows to design low power scan chains [1]. The main feature of this technique is that power consumption during scan testing is minimized while constraints on scan routing are satisfied. In this paper, we propose a new version of this technique. The clustering process has been modified to allow a better distribution of scan c…

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