Electric VLSI Tutorials from CMOSedu.com

Electric at CMOSedu.com (examples, downloads, links, etc.)
 

 

 
http://cmosedu.com/videos/electric/efin.jpg

 


Below is tutorial material that was generated with an older version of Electric that may still be useful.

 

Videos introducing both layout and Electric:

Electric_video_1   (17:42) drawing a basic inverter schematic, CMOSedu_1.jelib, inv_20_10.spi, and inv_20_10.sp (HSPICE) (save MOSFET models, C5_models.txt, to the C:\Electric directory)

Electric_video_2   (23:38) more inverter schematic drawing, CMOSedu_2.jelib, inv_sim_1.spi, and inv_sim_2.spi

Electric_video_3   (34:55) layout of an inverter (DRC, ERC, LVS [NCC]), CMOSedu_3.jelib, Inv_20_10_sch.spi, inv_sim_lay.spi, and inv_sim_lay_no_parasitics.spi

Electric_video_4   (15:09) adding separate connections for power and ground, CMOSedu_4.jelib and inv_sim_conn_1.spi

Electric_video_5   (09:52) drawing the schematic of a 21-stage ring oscillator, CMOSedu_5.jelib and ring_osc_sim_sch.spi

Electric_video_6   (19:06) lay out of a 21-stage ring oscillator, CMOSedu_6.jelib, ring_osc_sim_lay.spi, and ring_osc_sim_lay_with_parasitics.spi

Electric_video_8   (18:30) lay out a poly1-poly2 capacitor and an RC circuit, CMOSedu_8.jelib, RC_sim_sch.spi, and RC_sim_lay.spi

Electric_video_9   (24:25) drawing the schematic and icon of a NAND gate, CMOSedu_9.jelib, NAND_2_sch.spi, and NAND_sim_sch.spi

Electric_video_10 (28:33) lay out of a NAND gate, CMOSedu_10.jelib

Electric_video_11 (28:15) drawing the schematic and laying out a NOR gate (no talking, just music and the sound of connections!), CMOSedu_11.jelib

Electric_video_12 (10:50) brief introduction to IRSIM and ALS (asynchronous logic simulator), CMOSedu_12.jelib

Electric_video_13 (11:33) brief introduction to using HSPICE and LTspice with Electric, CMOSedu_13.jelib

 

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

 

Return to:

Videos from CMOSedu.com

CMOSedu.com