Patent Number: 6,166,593

Title: Input/output devices for complex integrated circuits, and assembly method thereof

Abstract: A complex integrated circuit comprises at least a plurality of modules coupled together through at least a system channel. The circuit further comprises a plurality of input/output devices for interfacing the circuit with structures outside the circuit. The plurality of input/output devices comprise at least a first circuit portion implemented as a module coupled to the remaining modules of the circuit by the first channel system (BUS1).

Inventors: Ganzelmi; Roberto (Vittuone, IT), Costa; Raffaele (Milan, IT), Pozzi; Cesare (Capriate, IT)

Assignee: STMicroelectronics S.r.l.

International Classification: H01L 25/00 (20060101); H01L 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017