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critical path

n
the sequence of stages of a project requiring the longest time
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critical path

nkritischer Pfad; critical path analysiskritische Pfadanalyse
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Each PsiWinder license includes 10 integrated Nspice engines for distributed simulation of multiple critical paths with LSF and Sun Grid support.
Apache Design Solutions, the technology leader in physical power integrity solutions for system-on-chip (SoC) designs, today announced PsiWinder, a critical path and clock tree analysis tool that considers crosstalk and dynamic power integrity effects on a chips' timing.
Transistor-level effects such as slew degradation, non-linear loading, and coupling between adjacent interconnects can only be correctly analyzed by a transistor-level simulation engine -- using interconnect parasitics for the critical paths and clock networks -- and dynamic values for voltages and currents rather than the ones and zeroes of traditional gate-level analysis.
SiliconSmart PATH, Silicon Metrics' path-based, SPICE-level timing verification product, allows designers to isolate, simulate and automatically back-annotate timing for key critical paths using the extensibility of PrimeTime's Tcl command interface.