EE 442/542 CMOS IC Design

Spring 2016




Ming-Cheng Cheng; ECE, CAMP 138


Phone: 268-7735; Email: mcheng@clarkson.edu


Course Outline:



Class Schedule:

2:30-4:45pm, Tuesday & Thursday, SC348


Tentative office hours:

Tue: 9:15-10:45am

Wed: 2:30-4:30pm






HW Assignments



HW1: due Thursday January 21, 2016, in class

HW2: due Tuesday February 2, 2016, in class

HW3: due Wednesday February 17, 2016, 5pm

HW4: due Friday February 26, 2016, 3pm

Short Project:

HW5: due Tuesday, March 24, in class

HW6: due Tuesday, April 7, in class

Final Project/Presentation:



Posted files




Useful Websites


Interesting Papers about early history of semiconductor industry/technology:




Gordon Moore’s 1956 paper

Information on the textbook: http://CMOSedu.com


Electric VLSI Tutorials: http://cmosedu.com/videos/electric/electric_videos.htm

LTSpice Tutorials: http://cmosedu.com/videos/ltspice/ltspice_videos.htm

Spice Tutorials: http://wedillon.com/pspice/


MOSIS (Metal Oxide Silicon Implementation Service): http://www.mosis.com/  (a multi-project wafer service)



Semiconductor Research Corporation: http://www.src.org


International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors: http://public.itrs.net/