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Teaching
Cadence products are actively being used in the following courses.
477L MOS VLSI Circuit Design: Analysis and design of digital MOS VLSI circuits including area, delay and power minimization. Laboratory assignments including design, layout, extraction, simulation and automatic synthesis.
533ab Mixed-Signal VLSI Systems Design: Integrated-circuit fabrication; circuit modeling and simulation; basic and advanced operational amplifiers and comparators; switched-capacitor and continuous-time filters; data converters; layout techniques. b: Mixed-signal VLSI design project; preparation of chips for fabrication; mixed-signal testing; current-mode techniques; nonlinear circuits; electrical and optical inputs; low-power design.
536 Integrated Circuit Analysis and Design: Development and application of advanced circuit theoretic concepts and computer-based device circuit models for the design of custom analog integrated circuits
577ab VLSI System Design: Integrated circuit fabrication; circuit simulation; basic device physics; simple device layout; structured chip design; timing; project chip; MOS logic; system design silicon compilers. b: VLSI design project; preparation of chips for fabrication; testing fabricated chips; design examples; design of specific units (e.g., buses); design techniques; testability; system integration.

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