VLSI Tutorials from CMOSedu.com
Electric at CMOSedu.com (examples, downloads, links, etc.)
Below is tutorial material that was generated with an older version of Electric that may still be useful.
Videos introducing both layout and Electric:
Some random videos; the jelib used in these videos is here.
Electric_4_1 (3:52) – Setting the right scale factor when opening libraries
Electric_4_2 (2:54) – Create new libraries using objects (schematics/layout/icons) from other libraries. Moving objects between libraries.
Electric_4_3 (15:33) – How to create and use icons and use them in schematics/SPICE.
Electric_4_4 (4:50) – How to create a new version of a cell
Electric_5_1 (6:04) – Layout of an n–well diode and making an icon view
Electric_5_2 (11:09) – Schematic and simulation of an RC circuit using an n–well resistor
Electric_5_3 (12:15) – Layout of the metal layers and a pad
Electric_6_1 (2:51) – Layout of a pad that contains metal2 and metal3
Electric_6_2 (2:33) – Layout of a padframe
Electric_6_3 (9:04) – Layout of metal1, metal2 pad and overglass
Electric_7_1 (11:26) – Making substrate connections
Electric_8_1 (10:20) – Layout of an n–well resistor and sizing it for specific resistance
Electric_8_2 (11:37) – Layout of a poly1 resistor with contacts to a resistor using bondpads
Electric_8_3 (5:28) – Layout of a p+ resistor
Electric_8_4 (2:20) – Layout of NMOS and PMOS transistors
Electric_8_5 (7:26) – Connecting transistors together
Electric_9_1 (15:54) – Schematic and layout of an inverter
Electric_9_2 (5:04) – Layout of an ring oscillator
Electric_9_3 (5:27) – Layout of a long L MOSFET
Electric_10_1 (4:26) – Quick guide to laying out a long–L device without LVS error by creating an icon
Electric_10_2 (2:13) – How to layout a 4–to–1 divider using four 10k n–well unit cells
Electric_10_3 (22:26) – Layout of a poly1–poly2 capacitor, icon, an RC circuit
Electric_19_1 (11:50) – 3 terminal and 4 terminal MOSFET symbols, when to use, some SPICE simulations