[ 489ETELEKSU22 ] UE Design of complex integrated circuits

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Informationselektronik Harald Pretl 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Electronics and Information Technology (ELIT) 2023W
Objectives This course offers a broad introduction into the design of integrated circuits (IC).
  • History of integrated circuits, repetition MOS-FET
  • IC technology
  • Scaling & Economy
  • IC Layout
  • Design Methodology & Auxiliary Circuits
  • IC Packaging & PCB Design
  • ESD, Latchup & IO
  • Biasing & References
  • Power Supply & Decoupling
  • Crosstalk & Isolation
  • Testing & Debug
  • Circuit Simulation
  • Datasheet
Criteria for evaluation Homework, participation in class and submitted examples
Methods Presentation and discussion of the theory in the lecture (VL, weekly), hands-on usage of the theory in the practices (UE, blocked).
Language German and English
Study material
  • B. Razavi: Fundamentals of Microelectronics
  • P. Allen/D. Holberg: CMOS Analog Circuit Design
  • Ch. Hu: Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits
  • Y. Tsividis/C. McAndrew: MOS Transistor
  • N. Weste/Harris: CMOS VLSI Design – A Circuits and Systems Perspective
  • J. Rabaey/A. Chandrakasan/B. Nikolic: Digital Integrated Circuits
Changing subject? No
Further information For the execution of the examples an own PC (notebook) will be needed. The used SW is freeware.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
489ELTEEKSU17: UE Design of complex integrated circuits (2017W-2022S)
489ETITEKSU16: UE Design of complex integrated circuits (2016W-2017S)
IEMPAUEEKIS: UE Design of complex integrated circuits (2011W-2016S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 30
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence