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Doubts on clock buffer and ordinary buffer

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Can anyone explain wt is the difference between clock buffer and ordinary buffer ??
 

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clock buffer has the same rise time and fall time as the input which is not the case for an ordinary buffer....
 

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clkbuffer as output rise/fall transitions matched.
in a normal buffer, normally fall transition is faster than rise transition. so if you use normal buffer on clock trees, you'll have duty cycle distortion.
 

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only one difference ??
 

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Any more difference except this ?? Plz tell me some more differences
Bye take care
 

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since the clock buffers are optimised for the transitions their power consumption would be higher than ordinary buffers.... speed is trade offed for power consumption...
 

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