Lecture notes for ECE 510/410 Integrated Circuit Physical Design, Spring 2008


May 7 lec26_ece5410.pdf and lec26_ece5410_video review for the final exam on Monday, May 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

May 5 lec25_ece5410.pdf and lec25_ece5410_video answer project questions, more clocked circuits, dynamic circuits

April 30 lec24_ece5410.pdf and lec24_ece5410_video metastability, clocked circuits, setup and hold times

April 28 lec23_ece5410.pdf and lec23_ece5410_video charge pumps (for projects)

April 23 lec22_ece5410.pdf and lec22_ece5410_video discuss projects, static logic gates, complex logic

April 21 Midterm 2

April 16 lec21_ece5410.pdf and lec21_ece5410_video review for the exam

April 14 lec20_ece5410.pdf and lec20_ece5410_video buffer design, wrap up inverter discussion

April 9 lec19_ece5410.pdf and lec19_ece5410_video switching behavior of the inverter, ring oscillator

April 7 lec18_ece5410.pdf and lec18_ece5410_video start on the inverter, DC characteristics, noise margins

April 2 lec17_ece5410.pdf and lec17_ece5410_video finish the digital model

March 31 lec16_ece5410.pdf and lec16_ece5410_video digital models for the MOSFET, assign course projects

March 24 and 26 spring break from instruction

March 19 lec15_ece5410.pdf and lec15_ece5410_video even more MOSFET operation (short-channel devices)

March 17 lec14_ece5410.pdf and lec14_ece5410_video more MOSFET operation

March 12 lec13_ece5410.pdf and lec13_ece5410_video Start on Ch. 6, MOSFET operation

March 10 Midterm1

March 8 Saturday study session notes1

March 5 lec12_ece5410.pdf and lec12_ece5410_video finish up Ch. 5, review for the exam

March 3 lec11_ece5410.pdf and lec11_ece5410_video more MOSFET layout, MOSFET capacitances

February 27 lec10_ece5410.pdf and lec10_ece5410_video temperature behavior of resistors, layout using unit elements, poly-poly capacitors

February 25 lec9_ece5410.pdf and lec9_ece5410_video MOSFET formation, layout of MOSFETs

February 20 lec8_ece5410.pdf and lec8_ece5410_video continue with active layers, depletion capacitance, polysilicon resistors

February 13 lec7_ece5410.pdf and lec7_ece5410_video finish up metal layers, introduce the active

February 11 lec6_ece5410.pdf and lec6_ece5410_video continue discussing metal layers, delay, parasitics, sizing

February 6 lec5_ece5410.pdf and lec5_ece5410_video finish reverse-recovery time, start metal layers

February 4 lec4_ece5410.pdf and lec4_ece5410_video RC delay, storage capacitance, reverse-recovery time

January 30 lec3_ece5410.pdf and lec3_ece5410_video depletion capacitance, pn junctions, RC delay

January 28 lec2_ece5410.pdf and lec2_ece5410_video n-well layout, parasitics, and sheet resistance, design rules

January 23 lec1_ece5410.pdf and lec1_ece5410_video course introduction and setting up the CAD tools, Electric and LTspice