Digital Integrated Circuits Design



Analysis and design of digital integrated circuits. Fabrication processes, device characteristics, parasitic effects static and dynamic digital circuits for logic and memory functions. Process technology scaling and challenges, emerging technology and its impact on digital integrated circuits. Impact of process variation on circuit behavior. Design building block of digital system including memory, combinational, sequential, and IO. System integration options (TSV, SOC, SOP). Noise and noise sources in digital systems. Interconnect and its impact on digital design performance, power, and area. Synchronous and A synchronous design, clock generation and distribution. The course will use state of the art EDA (Electronic Design Automation) tools such as Cadence and Synopsys.

Course period21/08/16 → …