Lecture notes for ECE 510/410 Integrated Circuit Physical Design, Spring 2009

 

May 12 – Final exam from 1 to 3 PM

May 7 – lec28_ece5410.pdf and lec28_ece5410_video – review for the comprehensive final exam

May 5 – lec27_ece5410.pdf and lec27_ece5410_video – course projects due before lecture starts, finish DFFs

April 30 – lec26_ece5410.pdf and lec26_ece5410_video – DFF design, setup and hold times

April 28 – lec25_ece5410.pdf and lec25_ece5410_video – complex CMOS logic

April 23 – lec24_ece5410.pdf and lec24_ece5410_video – buffer design, finish up Ch. 11

April 21 – lec23_ece5410.pdf and lec23_ece5410_video – discuss comparator design for the projects

April 16 – lec22_ece5410.pdf and lec22_ece5410_video – cross-coupled inverters for comparators

April 14 – Midterm2 – closed book and notes

April 12 (extra) – lec2_extra_ece5410.pdf and lec2_extra_ece5410_video – review and work examples for Midterm2

April 9 – lec21_ece5410.pdf and lec21_ece5410_video – switching point of inverters, review for the exam

April 7 – lec20_ece5410.pdf and lec20_ece5410_video – more inverters, ring oscillators

April 2 (extra) – lec1_extra_ece5410.pdf and lec1_extra_ece5410_video – work examples for Chs. 10 and 11

April 2 – lec19_ece5410.pdf and lec19_ece5410_video – finish up the digital model for the MOSFET, start Ch. 11

March 31 – lec18_ece5410.pdf and lec18_ece5410_video – start the digital model for the MOSFET, Ch. 10

March 24 and 26, Spring break from instruction

March 19 – lec17_ece5410.pdf and lec17_ece5410_video – cover projects

March 17 – lec16_ece5410.pdf and lec16_ece5410_video – more IV characteristics of MOSFETs

March 12 – lec15_ece5410.pdf and lec15_ece5410_video – introduction to projects, IV characteristics of MOSFETs

March 10 – Midterm1 – closed book and notes

March 5 – lec14_ece5410.pdf and lec14_ece5410_video – MOSFET threshold voltage, review for the exam

March 3 – lec13_ece5410.pdf and lec13_ece5410_video – MOSFET regions of operation, Ch. 6

February 26 – lec12_ece5410.pdf and lec12_ece5410_video – layout examples and MOSFET capacitances

February 24 – lec11_ece5410.pdf and lec11_ece5410_video – layout and design of resistors, capacitors, and MOSFETs in CMOS

February 19 – lec10_ece5410.pdf and lec10_ece5410_video – MOSFET formation, the poly layer

February 17 – lec9_ece5410.pdf and lec9_ece5410_video – work quiz 3, start Ch. 4, active and select layers

February 13 – lec8_ece5410.pdf and lec8_ece5410_video – finish Ch. 3, vias, parasitics, coupling, sizing (electromigration, resistance), ground

February 6 – lec7_ece5410.pdf and lec7_ece5410_video – more metal layers, parasitics, layout, average, and peak power dissipation

February 5 – lec6_ece5410.pdf and lec6_ece5410_video – finish up Ch. 2, start metal layers, vias, bond pad

February 3 – lec5_ece5410.pdf and lec5_ece5410_video – reverse recovery time, diffusion (storage) capacitance, pn-junction from a circuit’s view

January 29 – lec4_ece5410.pdf and lec4_ece5410_video – AC circuit review, depletion capacitance

January 27 – lec3_ece5410.pdf and lec3_ece5410_video – n-well layout, parasitics, and sheet resistance, design rules

January 22 – lec2_ece5410.pdf and lec2_ece5410_video – more discussion about, and examples of, using Electric and LTspice

January 20 – lec1_ece5410.pdf and lec1_ece5410_video – course introduction and setting up the CAD tools, Electric and LTspice

 

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