George Mason University
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George Mason University

ECE 681: VLSI Design for ASICs

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Introduces VLSI design of application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) from front-end to back-end using HDL and modern design automation software. Covers simulation, synthesis of digital circuits using standard cells, static timing analysis, formal verification, power analysis, test generation/fault simulation, and physical design including floor planning, placement, routing, and design rule checking. Addresses deep submicron CMOS scaling issues and other advanced topics.

Corequisite(s): ECE 586

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

ECE 545, or permission of instructor.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

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