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I need the following bbok -
Design of Analog-Digital VLSI Circuits for Telecommunications and Signal Processing: Yannis Tsividis Jose Epifanio Franca
if anyone has the link to it, please reply.
thanks in advance.
since gate is fabricated before fabricating diffusion regions, and the gate material acts as mask while fabricting the diffusion areas.
Please see the 3rd view in any of books, you will find in the 1st or 2nd chapter itself.
Re: DRC error
this error tells that the space between your substrate contacts is exceeding 30um.
generally foundary specifies the distance upto which a substrate contact is effective, in your case it is 30um...i.e some of your devices are placed more that 30um away from the substrate contact...
M. A. P. Pertijs, G. C. M. Meijer, and J. H. Huijsing, “Precision temperature measurement using CMOS substrate PNP transistors,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 294–300,
Thanks in advance
Re: LVDS tx at 1.8v supply
is it prelayout or postlayout.
if postlayout then check the parasitic cap present at nodes between switches and current sink/source.
if prelayout check the operating region for all the switches and their sat. margins.
need this book
if any body is having this book, please help?
Low-Voltage CMOS Log Companding Analog Design
author - Francisco Serra-Graells, Adoración Rueda and José L. Huertas
Publication - Springer Netherlands
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Re: Regarding DRC/LVS?
generally the unknown layers( whose gds no. is not defined) are dropped while generating the gdsii with some warning...........
hence you can check your report file for this kind of problem.
Re: Regarding DRC/LVS?
check your layer mapping.
it is possible that the layers that you used in layout doesn't correspond to the layers specified in the lvs/drc deck, in that case these layers will be dropped from the layout........and for the deck your gds/layout is empty.
Re: filler cells
filler cells are cells that generally contains substrate contacts and ESD circuits.
consider the case of memories, in the core array after a number of cells we place these filler cells,
they play a very important role here, as core cells are designed for minimum area and even...
dummy transistors help us in two ways-
1) to fix density errors:-
if we have both poly and diffusion min. density error than best way to fix is thrugh dummy transistors, best area utilization.
2) to provide matching to core transistors mainly in analog circuits...