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Alpha Processors

 

Title, Author Abstract


Impact of Scaling on Soft Error Rates in Commercial Microprocessors

X. Zhu, L. Massengill, Vanderbilt University; N. Seifert, Compaq Computer

Presented at the 2002 IEEE NSREC
Phoenix, AZ

Abstract
We analyze the impact of technology scaling and internal logic design on the soft error rate (SER) in 0.35 Ám and 0.25 Ám Alpha 21164 and 21264 microprocessors at the device, circuit and system levels.

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