Specifications Schematic Symbol Simulation Layout DRC Extraction LVS Post-layout
Introduction to VLSI Design

This site contains a complete on-line tutorial for a typical bottom-up design flow using CADENCE Custom IC Design Tools (version 97A). The examples were generated using the HP 0.6 um CMOS14TB process technology files, prepared at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and made available through MOSIS.

Please click on any box in the design flow (below) to see a detailed description of the corresponding design step, and to view the design examples.

Tutorial Flow

[Design Specifications]
[Schematic Capture]
[Symbol Editor]
[Physical Mask Layout]
[Design Rule Checking]
[Layout Versus Schematic]
[Post-layout Simulation]

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VLSI CAD Laboratory

Analog/Digital Microelectronics Group

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Last Updated by Ilhan Hatirnaz on 11/01/1998