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MICROELECTRONICS MOD. A

CODE 72445
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 5 credits during the 1st year of 8732 Electronic Engineering (LM-29) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/01
LANGUAGE Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Electronic Engineering)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

TEACHING METHODS

Class lectures (44 hours) + Laboratory exercise (4 hours)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to microelectronic technology: from silicon to chip fabrication. 

Microelectronic layout basic concepts: design rules, circuit examples, Microwind layout tool; MOS transistor behavior and modeling. 

Logic circuits: basic cells (inverter, logic gates) in NMOS and CMOS technology. Dynamic circuits and memories; 

Final project assignment.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Course material on AulaWEB

Sedra/Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, 7th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014.

S.M. Sze, Semiconductor Devices Physics and Technology, 2nd Edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2002.

Y. Tzividis, Mixed ANALOG-DIGITAL VLSI Devices and TECHNOLOGY, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pie. Ltd., 2002

N.H.E. Weste, D.M. Harris, CMOS VLSI Design – A circuit and system perspective, 4th Ed., Addison Wesley Publisher, 2011

E. Sicard, Microwind Layout Editor.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DANIELE CAVIGLIA (President)

MAURIZIO VALLE (President)

FRANCESCO CURATELLI

ERMANNO DI ZITTI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Class lectures (44 hours) + Laboratory exercise (4 hours)

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale