DOI: 10.1109/date.2004.1269216
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Abstract: At sign-off everybody is wondering about how good the accuracy of the static timing analysis timing reports generated with PrimeTime  really is. Errors can be introduced by STA setup, interconnect modeling, library characterization etc. The claims that path timing calculated by PrimeTime usually is within a few percent of Spice don't help to ease your uncertainty. When the Signal Integrity features were introduced to PrimeTime there was also a feature added that was hardly announced: PrimeTime can write out …

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