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T2M Analog/Codec 10 bit VT sensor IP Core

10 bit VT sensor IP Core

Description and Features

10-bit VT sensor IP Core is an IP for process voltage and temperature sensing of the silicon chip die. It has unique features like voltage and temperature probes without needing dedicated analog current and voltage signals. Each voltage sensor node is connected to the central controller with a single-wire digital signal for communicating the sensor data in real-time. A dedicated enable signal is provided with each node to enable or disable the operation for power management. Since each probe has a digital interface to the central controller, the sensing operation is intact with the on-chip noise and achieves better accuracy.

Unlike traditional PVT sensors, each sensor node can have a very flexible placement of the nodes and signal routing.

IP has a parallel communication interface with command and response protocol using two 12-bit digital I/O ports. Alert signals can also be configured to alert low and high threshold crossing using parallel communication ports.

 

Features
  • 10b Digital Temperature and Voltage Resolution

  • Unique Digital Probes for easy integration and noise immunity

  • Ultra-low leakage power

  • Ultra-low active power

  • Configurable ALERT signals for temperature and voltage limits

  • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range

Applications:

  • Microcontroller

  • Industrial Instrumentation

  • Broadband Wireless communication

Deliverables:

  • Datasheet

  • Hard Macro (GDSII)

  • Characterization Report (as applicable)

  • Abstract View (LEF)

  • Integration and Customer Support