EEE 411 Introduction to VLSI Design

Introduction to the design and layout of Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits (VLSI). Emphasis is placed on digital CMOS circuits. Static and dynamic properties of MOSFET devices, along with integrated circuit fabrication are examined. Computer-aided design tools are used to produce working integrated circuit designs. Students will also learn to use a hardware descriptive language (VHDL) in the digital design process. This course has mandatory laboratory sessions every week.