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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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The ring block and the transthecal block are two of the most common digital blocks.
The A/MS Reference Kit covers a vast majority of Cadence design tools and flows, focusing on rapid analog prototyping and analog layout automation, full-chip A/MS simulation, analog-on-top mixed-signal implementation, automated custom routing, and digital block implementation.
An integrated approach of analog and digital blocks into a single chip not only improves the performance but also enables a cost-effective solution.
The CY8C21x34's analog and digital blocks can be configured as 8-bit timers, counters and pulse-width modulators (PWMs).
2]) van, 44 analog units and six operator stations have been replaced by integrated digital blocks with two operator stations.
Various digital blocks such as microcontrollers, DSPs and state machines are finding new homes in traditional analog ICs.
Core re-usable components identified by Philips for use in the SSP include memories, analogue and digital blocks, digital signal processors and design support tools.
HiPer Simulation A/MS helps to eliminate co-simulation complexities by automatically recognizing the analog and digital portions of a design and enabling designers to easily verify interfaces between analog and digital blocks.
It combines programmable and reconfigurable analog and digital blocks with flexible automatic routing.
The S3 Group contribution to CDC160 ranged from the development of complex digital blocks and full system-on-chip integration and verification to physically implementing the design in silicon.
The S2-LP transceiver is a highly integrated device made possible by STs wide-ranging competencies including low-power RF analog design and integration with digital blocks comprising the radio baseband.
The lab exposes students to the PSoC platform, a flexible family of devices with programmable analog and digital blocks integrated with a microcontroller.

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