• I regularly teach this course and practical training in Fall quarters (2013 to present)

    GME329_CI1: VLSI Circuit Design Tuesdays: 2:00PM-5:00PM, CNFM Lab room

    Course Syllabus

    Course Textbook "Principles of CMOS VLSI Design: A Systems Perspective" by N. Weste and K. Eshraghian

      Course Lectures:

      Lecture 1: Basic understanding of CMOS transistors

      Lecture 2: Implementation of logic gates

      Lecture 3: Circut level implementation of logic gates

      Lecture 4: Timing characterization of logic gates

      Lecture 5: Interconnects & Timing

      Lecture 6: Power estimation

      Lecture 7: Circuit-level Timing Analysis

      Lecture 8: Placement & Routing

      Lecture 9: CMOS scaling issues - Process variation

      Lecture 10: Low-Power & More than Moore Technologies


      Schematic and Simulation

      Measuring Power

      Office Hours: Tuesdays: 1:00PM-2:00PM or appointment by email