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IC Circuit and Physical Design

Modules & Sub Modules

Training Days

M1: VLSI Overview

  • VLSI Design Flow Overview
  • System Validation
  • IC Fabrication
  • Assembly, Test, and Manufacturing

3 days

M2: Semiconductor Devices and Material

  • Review of material physical and electrical properties
  • Fundamental concepts of semiconductors
  • Basic semiconductor device structures and designs
  • Practical device design issues and considerations

2 days

M3: Transistor-Level Circuit Design

  • Standard Logic Cell Design
  • Lab Exercise 1: Basic cell library design
  • Sequential Circuits Design
  • Memory Circuits Design
  • Lab Exercise 2: Sub-modules development
  • Cache Memory Design
  • Lab Exercise 3: Register file design
  • Arithmetic and Logic Subsystem Design
  • Lab Exercise 4: Cache memory design

5 days

M4: VLSI Physical Design

  • Introduction to layout
  • Stick diagram
  • Layout quality
  • Layout hierarchy concept
  • Floorplanning
  • Auto place & route
  • ESD protection and latch up
  • Exercise 1: digital layout techniques
  • Full chip integration
  • Tapeout
  • Introduction to analog layout
  • Communications
  • Devices
  • Layout concepts
  • Exercise 2: Layout Identification
  • Analog layout techniques
  • Exercise 3: Analog Layout Techniques
  • Lab 1: Layout Tool
  • Lab 2: Layout Design of basic Gates
  • Mini Project: Layout Design of a Current Mirror Circuit/SRAM Circuit

5 days