Calibration-free heat source localisation in ICs entirely covered by metal layers

TitleCalibration-free heat source localisation in ICs entirely covered by metal layers
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsAltet, J., M. A. Salhi, S. Dilhaire, and A. Ivanov
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume40
Pagination241–242
ISSN0013-5194
Abstract

The localisation of devices that generate periodically activated hot spots in a CMOS IC comprising five metal layers and metal fills is addressed. The feasibility of using the phase shift of the displacement of the uppermost metal layer due to thermal expansions is demonstrated.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el:20040172
DOI10.1049/el:20040172

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