Advanced Topics in Digital Integrated Circuits (ILV)

Course numberM-ISCD-3.08
Course codeDIGITAL2
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction English

This course follows the course "Design of Digital Integrated Circuit" in semester one and serves to extend the knowledge in digital VLSI design.

Successful completion of the following ISCD courses: Digital-1, CAD, HDL and Test

The course offers lectures on special circuit styles, embedded memories, adder design, advanced issues in power consumption and in low power circuit design. The practical part includes a lab on adders and a full custom design project.

- J. Rabaey, A. Chandrakasan and B. Nikolic, "Digital Integrated Circuits - A Design Perspective", 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall 2003.

- Additional literature is provided in class

- Lectures- Labs with CAD tools

- Final exam (50%)- Lab and project reports, homework (50%)