Courses

We offer VLSI courses for B.E/M.tech/Diploma students with Electronics/Electrical streams. The courses are conducted at our centers in RNSIT and JSSATE Bangalore on weekends. Students can register and enroll for the courses.

VLSI Layout Design Course and Internship Using 45nm Technology

Introduction to MOSFET

  • CMOS Basics: MOSFET Construction and Operation, Regions of Operation (Cut-off, Linear, Saturation), Threshold Voltage
  • IC Design Flow: Specification to GDS
  • Fabrication: Wafer Fabrication, Oxidation, Mask Generation, Photolithography, Diffusion, Ion-Implantation, Etching, Chemical Mechanical Polishing

Tool Introduction

  • Schematics and Layouts Entry: Library Creation, Schematics and Layout Design, Bind-Keys
  • Stick Diagram: Euler's path, Area and Routing Optimization Techniques

Custom Layouts

  • Introduction to Basic Layout Concepts: Flat and Hierarchical Layouts
  • Quality Checks: LVS, DRC

Standard Cell Layouts

  • Concept of High Performance and High Density Library
  • Track Based Library Creation Concepts
  • ASIC Library Design: NOT, NAND, NOR, AND, OR, XOR, TG, AOI, OAI, ADDER, LATCH, D-FLOP

Memory Layouts

  • Introduction to Different Types of Memories
  • Sub-block Design and Layout: Bit-cell, R/W Circuit, Sense-amp, Row Decoder, Control Block, 1KB SRAM

Analog Layouts

  • Concept of Sheet Resistance
  • Layouts of Resistor, Capacitor, Op-amp, Matching, Shielding

Quality Checks

  • Design For Manufacturing Rules
  • DRC, LVS, EMIR, Antenna, Latch-up, Density, Proximity Effects

Advanced Topics

  • Short Channel Effects
  • STI, Finfet, Double Patterning, EUV

Student Workshop and Faculty Development Program

We conduct on demand tools training and VLSI workshops for students and faculty. This program can be requested by the college staff only.