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Unformatted text preview: 1 ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 1 University of New Mexico Office: ECE Bldg. 230B Office hours: Tuesday 2:00-3:00PM or by appointment E-mail: payman@ece.unm.edu Payman Zarkesh-Ha ECE520 VLSI Design Lecture 1: Introduction to VLSI Technology ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 2 University of New Mexico Course Objectives We will focus mainly on CMOS integrated circuits There will be significant design project assigned including: Schematic design using S-Edit Spice simulations and design verification Layout design using L-Edit (including LVS and DRC) Circuit extract and spice simulation (again) Project will be done individually Project grade will be based on: Quality of report Performance (speed/delay) Power dissipation Layout area There will be a 10% extra credit for any design that beats certain criteria for layout area, performance, or power consumption 2 ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 3 University of New Mexico Textbook and References Main textbook: Digital Integrated Circuits by J. M. Rabaey et al. (2nd edition) Other reference books: Physical Design of CMOS Integrated Circuits Using L-Edit by J. Uyemura Design of High-Performance Microprocessor Circuits, by A. Chandrakasan Lecture Notes: combination of slides and discussions Slides will be posted on the class webpage Class webpage: www.ece.unm.edu/~payman/classes/ECE520 Reference papers posted on the class webpage ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 4 University of New Mexico Grading Policy Your grade in the course will be comprised of: Homework (25%) Project (25%) Midterm Exam (25%) Final Exam (25%) Final letter grade will be based on curve and class performance No makeup exam 3 ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 5 University of New Mexico Homework Policy Homework will be setup for projects Learn CAD tools and basic circuits Require lab work Solutions will be posted on the class website a week after the due date Late homework and projects have 20% per day credit penalty No late homework will be accepted after the second day No makeup homework ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 6 University of New Mexico Class Project & Tools Use of CAD tools will be required for most assignments. Get yourself familiarized with the tools from today! This is a project oriented course. Be prepared for extensive lab work! We will be using L-Edit for our VLSI project all Tanner tools including L-Edit, S-Edit, T-SPICE, LVS, and W-Edit are installed on all machines in ECE 211 Lab for more information about these tools, please visit class website We will be using MOSIS 0.5um (C5N) for our process Selected projects will be submitted for manufacturing by MOSIS for more information about this process please visit http://www.mosis.com/on_semi/c5/#vendor-data 4 ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 7 University of New Mexico Test Chip 1 Test Chip 2 Projects Manufactured by MOSIS in 2009 ECE520 - Lecture 1 Slide: 8 University of New Mexico Class Schedule (1) 5...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course ECE 520 taught by Professor Zarkesh-ha,p during the Fall '08 term at New Mexico.

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