EE141: Digital Integrated Circuits

Fall 2010

TuTh 11-12:30pm, 241 Cory

Professor Elad Alon



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Class Schedule

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Lecture notes will be posted at least 1 hour before the lecture.

Week Lecture Date Day Lecture Notes Video Due Reading
1 1 Aug. 26 Th Introduction (2up)(6up)     Chapter 1
2 2 Aug. 31 Tu Integrated Circuit Basics: Manufacturing and Cost (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 2
3 Sep. 2 Th Switches, Inverters, and Design Metrics (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 1 Chapter 3
3 4 Sep. 7 Tu CMOS Switches and Gates, Design Rules (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 2, 3, 6
5 Sep. 9 Th Overview of Semiconductor Memory (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 2 Chapter 12
4 6 Sep. 14 Tu Inverter Delay Optimization (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 5
7 Sep. 16 Th Gate Delay and Logical Effort (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 3 Chapter 6
5 8 Sep. 21 Tu LE for a Decoder (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
9 Sep. 23 Th MOS Transistor Model (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 4 Chapter 3
6 10 Sep. 28 Tu Using the MOS Model: VTCs (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 5
11 Sep. 30 Th MOS Capacitance, Delay Revisited (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 5 Chapter 3, 5
7 12 Oct. 5 Tu CMOS Delay Model, Power (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 5
13 Oct. 7 Th CMOS Logic Review (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
  Oct. 7 Th Midterm 1, 6:30-8:00pm,
126 Barrows
       
8 14 Oct. 12 Tu Wires, Wire Models (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 4
15 Oct. 14 Th SRAM Circuit Design (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 6 Chapter 11
9 16 Oct. 19 Tu Power Revisited (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 5
17 Oct. 21 Th CMOS Scaling (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 7 Chapter 3
10 18 Oct. 26 Tu Ratioed and Pass-transistor logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
19 Oct. 28 Th Dynamic logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Proj 1 Chapter 6
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20 Nov. 2 Tu

Adders

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 11
21 Nov. 4 Th

Multipliers

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 11
  Nov. 4 Th Midterm 2, 6:30-8:00pm,
277 Cory
       
12 22 Nov. 9 Tu Domino logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
  Nov. 11 Th

No lecture

       
  Nov. 12 Fr       Proj 2  
13 23 Nov. 16 Tu Flops and Latches (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
24 Nov. 18 Th Timing (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
14 25 Nov. 23 Tu  Clock (2up)(6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 8 Chapter 10
  Nov. 25 Th Thanksgiving        
15 26 Nov. 30 Tu

Power distribution

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 11
  Dec. 1 Wed.

Project Posters (BWRC)

       
27 Dec. 2 Th

Flash memory

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 12
16   Dec. 6 Mon.       Proj 3  
  Dec. 7 Tu       Hw 9  
  Dec. 8 Wed

Project wrap-up

  (wmv)(download)    
17   Dec. 15 Wed. Final, 8-11am, 3108 Etcheverry