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ASIC Documentation—Controlling Device Costs

Authored on: Apr 29, 2008 by Scott Meltzer

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Not long ago, simple two- to four-page datasheets were sufficient for most semiconductor devices. These documents could be generated quickly and cheaply. Mainly used as product brochures, these were given very little attention by device manufacturers.

Modern datasheets are really design guides, not just AC and DC characteristics or maximum operating conditions. ASIC/SoC datasheets are cookbooks that are required in order for a chip customer to be able to implement any or all of a device's feature set.

This paper addresses (in some cases introduces) the basics of ASIC documentation development and provides some insight into reducing device costs and possibly time-to-market.

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