- Departments / Centres
MOS Transistor – Threshold voltage - Pass transistor - Transmission gate - Basic DC equations - Second order effects - MOS modules - Small signal AC characteristics - nMOS inverter - Steered input to an nMOS inverter - Depletion mode and enhancement mode pull ups - CMOS inverter - DC characteristics - Inverter delay – Power consumption in CMOS gates – Static dissipation – Dynamic Dissipation
Wafer processing - Oxidation - Patterning - Diffusion - Ion implantation - Deposition - Silicon gate nMOS process – CMOS processes – n well - p well – Twin tub - Silicon on insulator - CMOS process enhancements - Interconnect - Circuit elements - latchup - Latch up prevention techniques- layer representations – stick diagrams – nMOS design style – CMOS design style – Design rules
Simple combinational logic design examples - Parity generator - Multiplexers - Clocked sequential circuits - Two phase clocking - Charge storage - Dynamic register element - nMOS and CMOS - Dynamic shift register - Semi static register - JK flip flop
VHDL-Behavioural Modelling - Data flow Modelling - Structural Modelling - Design of simple circuits using VHDL - Overview of Verilog - Design of simple circuits using Verilog
Full custom and semicustom design - standard cell design and cell libraries - FPGA building block architectures - FPGA interconnect routing procedures
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4. Amar Mukherjee, "Introduction to nMOS and CMOS VLSI system design", Prentice Hall, USA, 1990.