This post tells about logical effort and parasitic delay in linear delay model in VLSI. As was shown before delay linearly depends on the…
Category: VLSI Design
Aim of the study element
To provide design basics of VLSI circuits and systems, and description of system platforms. To introduce the learner into logic synthesis, mapping, design, testing and verification principles.
Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:
- Understand the concet and basic principles of VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) and its design flow.
- Be familiar with VLSI designs of MOS transistors, logic circuits and FPGAs.
- Understand the main principles of modelling and optimisation for VLSI circuits and systems.
- VLSI Introduction .
- MOS theory and CMOS processing technology.
- Circuit simulations.
- Combinational and sequential circuit designs.
- Datapath, array and special purpose subsystems.
- Tools and VLSI methodology.
- Testing, debugging and verification.
How to calculate the delay in VLSI design using RC representation
This post tells about how to calculate the delay in VLSI design using RC representation, including the term of transfer function. Let's consider the…
Power in VLSI design
This post tells about the definition of power in VLSI design. There is several terms of power we must consider: instantaneous power and average…
MOS Transistors / CMOS logic
This post covers the topic of CMOS logic. Si is a semiconductor, the basis for building most semiconductor devices. It is a IV group…
CMOS gate logic
This post answers the question "What is CMOS gate logic?". A CMOS gate is a system consisting of a pMOS pull-up network connected to…
How to calculate transient response
This post gives insight to the topic of transient response using delay. To understand the delay transient response lets apply apply RC model to…
This post covers CMOS formation techniques. There are a few CMOS formation technologies: 1. P-well process 2. N-well process 3. Twin-well process 4. Triple-well…
Photolithography and wafer processing
This post covers topic of photolithography process. Before we considered how the simplest CMOS devices work. Every electronic engineer should understand how the devices…
CMOS device formation steps
This post covers CMOS device formation stepsCMOS processing is divided into two parts – FEOL (front-end-of-line) and BEOL (back-end of line). The CMOS device…
This post tells about types of delay in VLSI. When designing semiconductor devices it is very important to take into consideration the speed and…