Abstract

We introduce a serial passive clock distribution technique allowing efficient and accurate skew removal at any arbitrary clock drop point. The passive transmission medium may be on-chip electrical transmission lines built in current IC technology or possible optical wave-guides in future developments. The proposed technique is naturally insensitive to practical loses and other non ideal effects and has the capability of covering large chip areas.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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