Digital Integrated Circuit Design from VLSI Architectures to CMOS Fabrication

Digital Integrated Circuit Design from VLSI Architectures to CMOS Fabrication

Hubert Kaeslin
ETH Z rich

Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, S o Paulo, Delhi

Cambridge University Press
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Published in the United States of America by Cambridge University Press, New York

2008 Cambridge University Press

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First published 2008

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ISBN 9780521882675 hardback

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  • A top-down guide to the design of digital integrated circuits.

  • Reflects industry design methods, moving from VLSI architecture design to CMOS fabrication.

  • Practical hints and tips, case studies, and checklists provide a how and when guide to design.

  • Key concepts and theory are explained when needed to provide the student with an insightful, practical guide.

  • Homework problems test the student s understanding.

  • Lecture slides help instructors deliver this course.

This unique guide to designing digital VLSI circuits takes a top-down approach, reflecting the nature of the design process in industry. Starting with architecture design, the book explains the why and how of digital design,...