Lecture3-DesignRules - EE141 EE141 EECS141 Lecture #3 1...

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EE141 1 EE141 EECS141 1 Lecture #3 EE141 EECS141 2 Lecture #3 Discussions start this week (Tomorrow) TA office hours will be held in 514 Cory Labs start next week Everyone should have an EECS instructional account You should have card key access to 353 Cory be now Concerns about discussion session Homework #1 is due this Friday Homework #2 to be posted on Friday
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EE141 2 EE141 EECS141 3 Lecture #3 Last lecture Basic metrics for IC design (Started) Today’s lecture Metrics Continued Design Rules Reading (1, 2.2, A) EE141 EECS141 4 Lecture #3
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EE141 3 EE141 EECS141 5 Lecture #3 5 EE141 EECS141 6 Lecture #3 Undefined Region Noise margin high: NM H = V OH – V IH Noise margin low: NM L = V IL – V OL Gate Output Gate Input NM L NM H “0” “1” V OL V OH V IL V IH (Stage M) (Stage M+1)
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EE141 4 EE141 EECS141 7 Lecture #3 Absolute noise margin values are not the only things that matter e.g., floating (high impedance) nodes are more easily disturbed than low impedance nodes (in terms of voltage)
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course EE 141 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture3-DesignRules - EE141 EE141 EECS141 Lecture #3 1...

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