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What is Metastability in VLSI?

Metastability occurs when a flip-flop or a latch in a digital circuit fails to settle into a stable state within the specified setup and hold time constraints. It results in t...
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What is Skew in VLSI?

Skew in VLSI, refers to the discrepancy or variation in signal arrival times among different paths within a chip. It represents the difference in propagation delay encountered...
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Newsletter March 2024

In 2023, the industry faced a lot of challenges with waves of uncertainty. As 2024 is up on the horizon, instead of hoping things to be “perfect”, we at Maven Silicon, are...
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VLSI Role in Advancing Sensors and Smart Devices

In today’s fast-paced technological landscape, the demand for advanced sensors and smart devices is at an all-time high. These devices form the backbone of the Internet ...
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How VLSI is used to improve battery life in mobile devices?

One of the significant ways VLSI technology is contributing to improved battery life is through advanced power management techniques. These techniques involve optimizing the e...
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Challenges in Modern SoC Design Verification

SoC design verification plays a pivotal role in ensuring the functionality, reliability, and security of integrated circuits. As the complexity of SoCs continues to soar, veri...
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Maven Silicon Scholarship Test 2024

Our online scholarship test, which is conducted every year, is a platform for us to identify individuals with genuine interest and potential in VLSI. It's a chance for you to ...
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High-Level Synthesis for FPGA Design

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, the demand for efficient and high-performance hardware designs is ever-increasing. Field-programmable gate Arrays (FPGAs) h...
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Why Do We Use Verilog Simulations in Digital Design?

Digital design is at the core of today's technological advancements, from smartphones to data centres and everything in between. Designing complex digital systems requires met...
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Future of FPGA

The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) has revolutionized the world of technology with its flexibility and versatility. From its humble beginnings in the 1980s, FPGA technol...
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What are Delays in Verilog?

Verilog, a prominent hardware description language, forms the backbone of digital design. For those venturing into the realm of digital circuits and Verilog, the concept of de...
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Key Skills Required to Excel as a DFT Engineer

DFT engineering serves as the bedrock for reliable semiconductor manufacturing. DFT engineers, akin to meticulous inspectors, ensure that integrated circuits (ICs) not only fu...
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Security Challenges During VLSI Test

VLSI tests play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and functionality of integrated circuits (ICs). As technology continues to advance rapidly, the complexity of ICs ha...
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5 Common Mistakes When Learning HDL

Verilog, a Hardware Description Language (HDL), is the backbone of digital design and FPGA programming. Learning Verilog is a crucial step for anyone venturing into the world ...
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ASICs in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry has always been at the forefront of technology, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible. One of the key technologies driving innovation i...
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Difference between SoC and ASIC

In the world of technology, various terms often confuse people, and two of them are SoC and ASIC. While they may sound similar, they are quite different from each other. In th...
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Difference between UVM and OVM in ASIC Verification

As the field of ASIC verification continues to advance, engineers rely on robust methodologies to ensure the functionality and reliability of their designs. Two prominent veri...
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The Evolution of VLSI Technology

VLSI technology has revolutionized the world of electronics by enabling the integration of a large number of transistors onto a single chip. This technological advancement has...
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Can AI Revolutionize ASIC Verification?

In the fast-evolving world of semiconductors, ASIC Verification plays a pivotal role in ensuring error-free and efficient chip functionality. As designs become more complex, t...
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VLSI for Space Exploration

VLSI refers to the process of integrating millions, or even billions, of transistors onto a single chip. This miniaturization has made it possible to create powerful and compa...
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VLSI Testing Techniques

VLSI testing involves verifying the correctness of the design and detecting any manufacturing defects that may have occurred during the fabrication process. It is an essential...
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