The progress made in microelectronics and photon-based sciences, coupled with the emergence of nanotechnology, is enabling development of novel VLSI circuits and systems with extraordinary new properties relevant to nearly every sector of the economy.
In this new book, the authors (the first two are senior, established authors) use their pedagogical skills and professional expertise to present the fundamentals of silicon-based VLSI design topics as the enabler of future systems. The book offers comprehensive coverage of the essential matters for the design of digital circuits in nMOS, CMOS and BiCMOS technologies. It is an accessible and well-structured textbook that provides insights into concepts and illustrates, through numerous examples, links between circuits, logic, and system design.
Design exercises and challenging CMOS design projects are included to provide hands-on experience.
Real-world micro-based rule sets are included to provide a feel of more effective designs.
Architectural issues related to deep submicron technologies (DST) and indepth treatment of the recent advances are lucidly presented.
Gives logical and established design parameters and processes.
The material covered in this book is classroom tested by the authors over a number of years. It covers essentials of VLSI design in a style that makes for easy reading by students and prepares them to embark upon challenging design tasks ahead.