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VE523 – Digital Integrated Technology


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Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: Ve423 or Ve425 and Ve311 Electronic Circuits and Ve320 Introduction to Semiconductor Devices


Integrated circuit fabrication overview, relationships between processing choices and device performance characteristics. Long-channel device I-V review, short-channel MOSFET I-V characteristics including velocity saturation, mobility degradation, hot carriers, gate depletion. MOS device scaling strategies, silicon-on-insulator, lightly-doped drain structures, on-chip interconnect parasitics and performance. Major CMOS scaling challenges. Process and circuit simulation.

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