Seamless Test of Digital Components in Mixed-Signal Paths

Sule Ozev, Ismet Bayraktaroglu, Alex Orailoglu

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Abstract

The semiconductor device testing methodology based on the testing of digital components in mixed-signal paths is discussed. The defined digital testing approach for digital modules is based on the propagation of test inputs and responses through a path containing analog signals. The novel functional-interface mechanism for seamless test propagation across the analog to digital (A/D) divide in mixed-signal silicon-on-chips (SoCs) reduces the test application overhead from test points and buses. The methodology for computing the fault coverage and the effect of noise on the obtained fault coverage value are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-55
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Design and Test of Computers
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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