ECE Course Outline

ECE6430

Digital MOS Integrated Circuits (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Detailed analysis of the operaration and design of high performance MOS digital integrated circuits. Emphasis is on current design techniques with examples from the literature.
Textbook(s)
Uyemura, CMOS Logic Circuit Design, Kluwer Academic Pub., 1999. ISBN 9780792384526 (required)

Topical Outline
MOSFETs
     Physics of the MOS system
     MOSFET I-V equations
     Layout and parasitics

Static Logic Gates
     CMOS inverter:  DC and transient analysis
     Pass transistor networks
     Complex logic gates
          Series-parallel networks
          Pseudo nMOS networks and arrays
          Adders
     SRAM cells and arrays
     Driver chain sizing
     Input/Output networks

Transmission Gate Networks
     CMOS TG analysis
     Multiplexors
     Logic networks
     Adder circuits

Dynamic Logic Families
     Clocks and synchronization
     DRAMs
     Precharge/evaluate ripple logic
     Domino logic families
          Basic DL analysis and modified P/E chains
          Self-Resetting logic
          MODL
     NORA and related families
     Advanced single and dual phase techniques
     Clock distribution techniques
     Applications to current high-performance systems design

Differential Logic Families
     CVSL fundamentals
     DSL and related families
     Current design strategies