Power delivery system has great influence on the design of multiprocessor systems, such as many-core processors and multiprocessor system-on-chips. It is important to holistically analyze and co-optimize its power delivery system to balance the energy efficiency, performance, cost, scalability, and reliability of a multiprocessor system.
PowerSoC is a modeling, analysis, and optimization platform for power delivery systems which can help to develop effective power management techniques. It is based on analytical models to provide an accurate and fast evaluation of important characteristics, such as power efficiency, transient response, and cost, for the entire power delivery system consisting of on/off-chip converters and power delivery networks. Compared to SPICE simulations, PowerSoC achieves a simulation time reduction of 6~7 orders of magnitude and 5% error. The following diagram provides an overview of PowerSoC.
Project Member: Haoran Li, Jiang Xu, Rafael K.V. Maeda, Zhehui Wang, Luan H.K. Duong, Peng Yang, Zhifei Wang, Zhongyuan Tian, Xuanqi Chen
Maintained by: Haoran Li (firstname.lastname@example.org). If there is any inquiry or suggestion, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Past Member: Xuan Wang, Xiaowen Wu, Yaoyao Ye, Zhe Wang
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