PROGRAM INFORMATION IN CUSTOM LAYOUT DESIGN

PROGRAM INFORMATION(Custom Layout Design)

Program Contents

Common

  • Number systems
  • Combinational and Sequential circuit design at gate and functional block level and their stick diagrams
  • Fabrication process
  • OS: Unix
  • Scripting: PERL/Python, TCL
  • Basic device physics: Introduction to MOSFETs, regions of operation, Short channel effects, FDSOI and FinFET device explanations.
  • Analog layout concepts: Devices, Matching, layout dependent effects, EM, Antenna effect, Latch-up, Reliability etc.

Domain specific

  1. Standard cell layout design

    • Design of layout for digital cells in 9T, 8T library along with PV checks (DRC, LVS, DFM, PM etc.)
  2. Analog layout design

    • Circuit explanations for analog circuits such as OPAMP, BGR
    • Layout constraints and guidelines to design circuits with PV checks (LVS, DRC)
  3. Memory Layout design

    • Circuit explanations for circuits such as level shifter, sense amplifier
    • Layout constraints and guidelines to design circuits with PV checks (LVS, DRC)

Program Logistics

  • Full Time, 6 months, 6 days per week
  • Lecture Sessions 3 hours per day
  • Lab & Design Practice 5 hours per day
  • 8:30am-9:00am: Student preparation
  • 9:00am-10:30am: Morning Lecture
  • 10:30am-01:00pm: lab /Assignment (with Tea Break)
  • 01:00pm-01:30pm: Lunch Break
  • 01:30pm-03:00pm: Afternoon Lecture
  • 03:00pm-06:00pm: lab /Assignment (with Tea Break)