Design of Asynchronous Circuit and Systems
ENG EC 751
Very large-scale integrated circuit design. Review of MOSFET basics. Functional module design, including BiCMOS, combinational and sequential logic, programmable logic arrays, finite-state machines, ROM, and RAM. Fabrication techniques, layout strategies, scalable design rules, design-rule checking, guidelines for testing and testability. Analysis of factors affecting speed of charge transfer, power requirements, and control and minimization of parasitic effects. Survey of VLSI applications. Extensive CAD laboratory accompanies course. 4 cr.