Electronic Design Automation & VLSI Laboratory

Calendar

PHO305 Calendar

Description

The VLSI Instructional Laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is involved in almost all aspects of digital design. We have a wide range of EDA/CAD tools available for student use, including Cadence, Synopsys, IBM and NCSU Design Toolkits.

Lab Info

Location: Photonics Building, Room 305
Faculty: Hubbard, Knepper, Joshi
Managing Staff: Goebel, Hamdi
Support: enghelp@bu.edu or 617-353-1244

Courses

EC311/312, EC401, EC463/464, EC551, EC571, EC580, EC582, EC700-A1

Hardware

  • 30 Lenovo ThinkCentre M91p workstations
    • 8GB ram
    • 3GHz Quad core processors
    • 24″ 1920×1200 Dell monitors
  • 2 Laser printers (color and BW)

Lab Software

  • BU Linux 6 (Neo)
  • Matlab
  • Cadence
    • IC5141 (5.10.41.500.4.64) main ICpackage
    • IC612, IC614
    • ASSURA317, SOC710, IUS81, SPB1601
  • BiCMOS7WL & BiCMOS8HP: (IBM_PDK for MOSIS chip development)
  • Synopsys
    • sold, syn, css, tx
  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim
  • Comsol
  • OPNET
  • ANSYS HFSS
  • NS (network simulator)
    • ns-allinone
    • ns-wireless