VLSI Technology & Design

I Year – I Sem. M.Tech (VLSI System Design)

 

VLSI   TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN

 

UNIT – I:

Review of Microelectronics and Introduction to MOS Technologies: MOS, CMOS, BiCMOS Technology, Trends And Projections.

 Basic Electrical Properties of MOS, CMOS & BiCMOS Circuits: Ids-Vds relationships, Threshold Voltage Vt, Gm, Gds and ωo, Pass Transistor, MOS, CMOS & Bi CMOS Inverters, Zpu/Zpd, MOS Transistor circuit model, Latch-up in CMOS circuits.

 

UNIT – II:

LAYOUT DESIGN AND TOOLS: Transistor structures, Wires and Vias, Scalable Design rules, Layout Design tools.

     

LOGIC GATES & LAYOUTS: Static Complementary Gates, Switch Logic, Alternative Gate circuits, Low power gates, Resistive and Inductive interconnect delays.

 

UNIT – III:

COMBINATIONAL LOGIC NETWORKS: Layouts, Simulation, Network delay, Interconnect design, Power optimization, Switch logic networks, Gate and Network testing.

 

UNIT –IV:

SEQUENTIAL SYSTEMS: Memory cells and Arrays, Clocking disciplines, Design, Power optimization, Design validation and testing.

 

UNIT – V:

FLOOR PLANNING & ARCHITECTURE DESIGN: Floor planning methods, off-chip connections, High-level synthesis, Architecture for low power, SOCs and Embedded CPUs, Architecture testing.

 

 

TEXT BOOKS:

1.       Essentials of VLSI Circuits and Systems, K. Eshraghian Eshraghian. D, A.Pucknell, 2005, PHI. 

2.       Modern VLSI Design - Wayne Wolf, 3rd ed., 1997, Pearson Education.

 

 

REFERENCES:

1.       Principals of CMOS VLSI Design – N.H.E Weste, K.Eshraghian, 2nd ed., Adisson Wesley.

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