Basics of At-Speed DFT test

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Basics of At-Speed DFT test

At-speed DFT test is critical to ensure chip free of timing issue due to design, timing closure, and manufacture issues. At speed test means on ATE tester the circuit is tested at the functional clock rate. This article is a basic introduction of how this is done in DFT design.

Below is a typical jtag tap controller hook up. Lbist controller is one of those DRs (data registers). Lbist controls scan chain during at speed test.

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  1. Glad to realize there is both at speed shift and at speed capture.


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