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Abbas A El Gamal, Khaled A El Ayat, Jonathan W Greene, Ta Pen R Guo, Justin M Reyneri: Programmable interconnect architecture. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, October 10, 1989: US04873459 (374 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...


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Abbas El Gamal, David P Marple, Justin M Reyneri: CAD and simulation system for targeting IC designs to multiple fabrication processes. Synopsys, Brian D Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, May 19, 1998: US05754826 (237 worldwide citation)

Using the present invention, only a single design and development process needs to be conducted for ICs fabricated using a number of different fabrication processes. In one embodiment of this process, the IC is first designed on a CAD system using a generic Cell Based Architecture (CBA) library. Thi ...


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Abbas El Gamal, Khaled A El Ayat, Jonathan W Greene, Ta Pen R Guo, Justin M Reyneri: Universal logic module comprising multiplexers. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, March 20, 1990: US04910417 (139 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...