Course Detail
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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: (ECE 5710 OR ECE 6710) OR (CP SC 5710 OR CP SC 6710).
This course addresses advanced issues in VLSI design, covering the following topics: design methodologies and IP design, CMOS circuit scaling, advanced logic circuit styles, noise sources and signal integrity in digital design, design techniques for dynamic and static power reduction, power supply issues, interconnect analysis, clocking and synchronization, process variation, and performance verification. Students are expected to complete a substantial design project as part of the course, which involves extensive use of CAD tools.