Managing Implementation - 2022.1 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Implementation (UG904)

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The Vivado Design Suite includes a variety of design flows and supports an array of design sources. To generate a bitstream that can be downloaded onto a Xilinx device, the design must pass through implementation.

Implementation is a series of steps that takes the logical netlist and maps it into the physical array of the target Xilinx device. Implementation comprises:

  • Logic optimization
  • Placement of logic cells
  • Routing of connections between cells