Review of MOS transistor models, CMOS logic families including static, dynamic and dual rail logic. Integrated circuit layout; design rules, parasites. Building blocks, ALU, Memory and sense amplifier, FIFO, counters, VLSI design: data and control path design, floor planning, Design Technology: introduction to hardware description languages(VHDL), logic, circuit and layout verification. Design examples.
Which book should we refer to?
Jan M. Rabaey, Anantha P. Chandrakasan, and Borivoje Nikolic, "Digital Integrated Circuits," Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall
Neil Weste and Kamran Eshraghian, "Principles of CMOS VLSI Design," Addison Wesley
Lance A. Glasser and Daniel W. Dobberpuhl, "The Design and Analysis of VLSI Circuits," Addison Wesley
C. Mead and L. Conway, "Introduction to VLSI Systems," Addison Wesley
Douglas L. Perry, "VHDL," McGraw Hill
Do we use any simulation tools?
We will be using LTspice and Electric for schematic and layout design and simulation. Installation files for Windows systems can be found here. Use IIT Goa credentials to download the files.