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[BackEnd Flow] Scan Chains Optimization

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ivlsi

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Hi All,

What is done during Scan Chains Optimization in BackEnd Flow?

What exact optimization is done?

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Scan re-ordering. During (after) placement, the tool reorder flops in scan chain. Just connect the closest flops togeteher - to reduce scan chain wire length.
 
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When you perform Scan-Chain reorder, you will improvement in congestion number, this will help you in routing phase.
 

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Can you describe complete flow for scan chain reordering. In terms of any design compiler. just the basic.
 

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