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CMOS VLSI Design A Circuits and Systems Perspective

ISBN-10: 0321149017

ISBN-13: 9780321149015

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Neil H. E. Weste, Dave Harris

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List price: $148.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 5/11/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

David Money Harris Associate Professor of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA, holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and S.B. and M.Eng. degrees from MIT. His research interests include CMOS VLSI design, microprocessors, and computer arithmetic. He holds a dozen patents, is the author of three other books in the field of digital design and three hiking guidebooks, and has designed chips at Sun Microsystems, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, and Evans & Sutherland. As owner of Harris Consulting, he serves regularly as an expert witness in patent litigation, addressing issues including claims construction, conception, ownership, and infringement analysis, validity and prior art, code analysis, expert reports, depositions, and testifying in federal court. Since 1997, he has served as a Visiting Professor at Sun Microsystems Labs, consulting on low-overhead asynchronous applications of domino circuits with Turing award-winner Ivan Sutherland.Neil Weste is a member of the faculty at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Macquarie University; Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at The University of Adelaide; and Director, Engineering at Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit. He is a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to custom IC design, and a peer elected member of the IEEE Solid State Circuits Society. In 1997 he cofounded Radiata Communications (with David Skellern) which designed the first chip sets for the IEEE 802.11a WLAN standard; in 2001 Radiata was acquired by Cisco. He has served as department head at Bell Laboratories; leader of design projects for Symbolics, Inc.; and as president of TLW, Inc., an IC engineering company that completed groundbreaking chip designs for companies such as North American Philips, Analog Devices, AT&T Microelectronics and Thomson Consumer Electronics.

David Harris is the legendary anti-war activist who went to jail for draft resistance in the 1960s. Formerly a contributing editor at the "New York Times Magazine" & "Rolling Stone", his seven previous books include "The League", "Dreams Die Hard", & "The Last Stand".

Introduction
A Brief History
Book Summary
MOS Transistors
CMOS Logic
CMOS Fabrication and Layout
Design Partitioning
Example: A Simple MIPS Microprocessor
Logic Design
Circuit Design
Physical Design
Design Verification
Fabrication, Packaging, and Testing
Summary
Exercises
MOS Transistor Theory
Introduction
Ideal I-V Characteristics
C-V Characteristics
Nonideal I-V Effects
DC Transfer Characteristics
Switch-Level RC Delay Models
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Summary
Exercises
CMOS Processing Technology
Introduction
CMOS Technologies
Layout Design Rules
CMOS Process Enhancements
Technology Related CAD Issues
Manufacturing Issues
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Historical Perspective
Summary
Exercises
References
Circuit Characterization and Performance Estimation
Introduction
Delay Estimation
Logical Effort and Transistor Sizing
Power Disruption
Interconnect
Wire Engineering
Design Margin
Reliability
Scaling
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Historical Perspective
Summary
Exercises
Circuit Simulation
Introduction
A SPICE Tutorial
Device Models
Device Characterization
Interconnect Simulation
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Summary
Exercises
Combinational Circuit Design
Introduction
Circuit Families
Circuit Pitfalls
More Circuit Families
Comparison of Circuit Families
Silicon-on-Insulator Circuit Design
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Historical Perspective
Summary
Exercises
Sequential Circuit Design
Introduction
Sequencing Static Circuits
Circuit Design of Latches & Flip-Flops
Static Sequencing Element Methodology
Sequencing Dynamic Circuits
Synchronizers
Wave Piplining
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Case Study: Pentium 4 and Itanium 2 Sequencing Methodologies
Summary
Exercises
Design Methodology and Tools
Introduction
Structured Design Strategies
Basic Design Methods
Design Flows
Behavioral/Functional Synthesis Design Flow (ASIC Design Flow)
Programmed Behavioral Synthesis
Automated Layout Generation
Mixed Signal or Custom Design Flow
Additional Design Interchange Formats
Design Economics
Data Sheets and Documentation
Closing the Gap Between ASIC and Custom
Historical Perspective
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Exercises
CMOS Physical Design Styles
Logic Optimization
Testing and Verification
Introduction
A Walk Through the Test Process
Reliability
Logic Verification Principles
Silicon Debug Principles
Manufacturing Test Principles
Design for Testability
Boundary Scan
Pitfalls and Fallacies
Historical Perspective