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More Moore-Logic: CMOS Bulk


Examples of available "Lectures" or "Practical Work" in the CMOS Bulk domain:


  • Basic principles

1- Properties of digital circuits
2- Basic principles of bulk CMOS
3- Fundamentals and operating principles
4- The MOS Transistor: Structure, Current-voltage model
5- Combinational circuits: Implementation & device sizing, Power consumption, delays and other issues
6- Clocked circuits, Dynamic logic
7- -Ultra-low-voltage (ULV) IC/SoC
8- Scaling
9- Strain, Orientation and material Engineering


  • Modeling

1- Variability in CMOS
2- Low frequency noise modeling in semiconductors
3- Compact modeling of low-frequency noise
4- Compact modeling of bulk CMOS
5- TCAD modeling
6- Semiclassical transport Modeling
7- Quantum transport modeling
8- Analytical models
9- Performance of ULV logic (speed/energy/leakage/robustness)

  • Simulation

1- TCAD simulation
2- Simulation with Monte Carlo methods
3- Simulation with quantum transport methods
4- Mixed device-circuit simulation
5- Mobility calculations with Kubo-Greenwood method

6- Variability in CMOS


  • IC Design

1- Variability in Logic Circuits
2- ASIC design flow
3- Digital system architecture

4- Simple circuit blocks for telecom applications
5- Ultralow-power analog design
6- Design of ULV logic
7- Design of ULV SoCs


  • Technological Process

1- Introduction to CMOS process and layout


  • Characterization

1- Low frequency noise characterization
2- Electrical characterization methods: I-V, split-CV
3- DC and AC Parameter extraction techniques
4- Reliability characterization, Charge pumping
5- Benchmarking device performance
6- Transport (mobility, velocity etc.)
7- Two port AC small signal up to 20 GHz


  • Reliability

1- Latch-up
2- Hot Carriers in MOSFETs
3- Ultra thin dielectrics/BTI