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2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting

The joint meeting is intended to provide an international forum for the exchange of information on state of the art research in the area of antennas and propagation, electromagnetic engineering and radio science


2020 57th ACM/ESDA/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2022 59th ACM/ESDA/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2021 58th ACM/ESDA/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2019 56th ACM/ESDA/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    EDA (Electronics Design Automation) is becoming ever more important with the continuous scaling of semiconductor devices and the growing complexities of their use in circuits and systems. Demands for lower-power, higher-reliability and more agile electronic systems raise new challenges to both design and design automation of such systems. For the past five decades, the primary focus of research track at DAC has been to showcase leading-edge research and practice in tools and methodologies for the design of circuits and systems.

  • 2018 55th ACM/ESDA/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2017 54th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2016 53nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2015 52nd ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2014 51st ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    DAC Description for TMRF The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 sessions on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus the NEW User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading

  • 2013 50th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The world's premier EDA and semiconductor design conference and exhibition. DAC features over 60 session on design methodologies and EDA tool developments, keynotes, panels, plus User Track presentations. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organization attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities.

  • 2012 49th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for EDA and silicon solutions. DAC features a wide array of technical presentations plus over 200 of the leading electronics design suppliers

  • 2011 48th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The Design Automation Conference is the world s leading technical conference and tradeshow on electronic design and design automation. DAC is where the IC Design and EDA ecosystem learns, networks, and does business.

  • 2010 47th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for EDA and silicon solutions. DAC features a wide array of technical presentations plus over 200 of the leading electronics design suppliers.

  • 2009 46th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    DAC is the premier event for the electronic design community. DAC offers the industry s most prestigious technical conference in combination with the biggest exhibition, bringing together design, design automation and manufacturing market influencers.

  • 2008 45th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for EDA and silicon solutions. DAC features a wide array of technical presentations plus over 250 of the leading electronics design suppliers.

  • 2007 44th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

    The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and silicon solution event. DAC features over 50 technical sessions covering the latest in design methodologies and EDA tool developments and an Exhibition and Demo Suite area with over 250 of the leading EDA, silicon and IP Providers.

  • 2006 43rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

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  • 2000 37th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

  • 1999 36th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

  • 1998 35th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

  • 1997 34th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

  • 1996 33rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)


2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)

The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2020) will be held in Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SMC 2020 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report most recent innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and cybernetics. Advances in these fields have increasing importance in the creation of intelligent environments involving technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improve quality of life. Papers related to the conference theme are solicited, including theories, methodologies, and emerging applications. Contributions to theory and practice, including but not limited to the following technical areas, are invited.


2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)

The International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) is the flagship conference of the IEEE Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society and the world’s premier networking and exchange forum for researchers in the highly active fields of theory, design and implementation of circuits and systems. ISCAS2020 focuses on the deployment of CASS knowledge towards Society Grand Challenges and highlights the strong foundation in methodology and the integration of multidisciplinary approaches which are the distinctive features of CAS contributions. The worldwide CAS community is exploiting such CASS knowledge to change the way in which devices and circuits are understood, optimized, and leveraged in a variety of systems and applications.


2020 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)

The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2036 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2036

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2031 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2031

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2029 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2029

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2026 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2026

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2025 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2025

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conferencecovering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies;encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including thelatest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulationand more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions,panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2024 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2024

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2023 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2023

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2022 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2022

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2021 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2021

    The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier conference covering basic technologies, to passives and actives components to system over a wide range of frequencies including VHF, UHF, RF, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical. The conference will encompass the latest in RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation, wireless systems, RFID and related topics.

  • 2019 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2019

    Comprehensive symposium on microwave theory and techniques including active and passive circuit components, theory and microwave systems.

  • 2018 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2018

    Microwave theory and techniques, RF/microwave/millimeter-wave/terahertz circuit design and fabrication technology, radio/wireless communication.

  • 2017 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2017

    The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier conference covering basic technologies, to passives and actives components to system over a wide range of frequencies including VHF, UHF, RF, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical. The conference will encompass the latest in RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation, wireless systems, RFID and related topics.

  • 2016 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - IMS 2016

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2015 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2015

    The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier conference covering basic technologies, to passives and actives components to system over a wide range of frequencies including VHF, UHF, RF, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical. The conference will encompass the latest in RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation, wireless systems, RFID and related topics. The IMS includes technical sessions, both oral and interactive, worksh

  • 2014 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2014

    IMS2014 will cover developments in microwave technology from nano devices to system applications. Technical paper sessions, interactive forums, plenary and panel sessions, workshops, short courses, industrial exhibits, and a wide array of other technical activities will be offered.

  • 2013 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2013

    The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier conference covering basic technologies, to passives and actives components to system over a wide range of frequencies including VHF, UHF, RF, microwave, millimeter -wave, terahertz, and optical. The conference will encompass the latest in RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation, wireless systems, RFID and related topics.The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2012 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2012

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2011 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2011

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2010 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2010

    Reports of research and development at the state-of-the-art of the theory and techniques related to the technology and applications of devices, components, circuits, modules and systems in the RF, microwave, millimeter-wave, submillimeter-wave and Terahertz ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum.

  • 2009 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2009

    The IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the world s foremost conference covering the UHF, RF, wireless, microwave, millimeter-wave, terahertz, and optical frequencies; encompassing everything from basic technologies to components to systems including the latest RFIC, MIC, MEMS and filter technologies, advances in CAD, modeling, EM simulation and more. The IMS includes technical and interactive sessions, exhibits, student competitions, panels, workshops, tutorials, and networking events.

  • 2008 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2008

  • 2007 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2007

  • 2006 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2006

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  • 2002 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2002

  • 2001 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2001

  • 2000 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2000

  • 1999 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT '99

  • 1998 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT '98

  • 1997 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT '97

  • 1996 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT '96


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Periodicals related to Circuit synthesis

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Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on

Experimental and theoretical advances in antennas including design and development, and in the propagation of electromagnetic waves including scattering, diffraction and interaction with continuous media; and applications pertinent to antennas and propagation, such as remote sensing, applied optics, and millimeter and submillimeter wave techniques.


Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on

The theory, design and application of Control Systems. It shall encompass components, and the integration of these components, as are necessary for the construction of such systems. The word `systems' as used herein shall be interpreted to include physical, biological, organizational and other entities and combinations thereof, which can be represented through a mathematical symbolism. The Field of Interest: shall ...


Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on

Video A/D and D/A, display technology, image analysis and processing, video signal characterization and representation, video compression techniques and signal processing, multidimensional filters and transforms, analog video signal processing, neural networks for video applications, nonlinear video signal processing, video storage and retrieval, computer vision, packet video, high-speed real-time circuits, VLSI architecture and implementation for video technology, multiprocessor systems--hardware and software-- ...


Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on

Part I will now contain regular papers focusing on all matters related to fundamental theory, applications, analog and digital signal processing. Part II will report on the latest significant results across all of these topic areas.


Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, IEEE Transactions on

Part I will now contain regular papers focusing on all matters related to fundamental theory, applications, analog and digital signal processing. Part II will report on the latest significant results across all of these topic areas.


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Xplore Articles related to Circuit synthesis

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Synthesis of integrable, potentially-bistable, near-harmonic oscillators

1966 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. Digest of Technical Papers, 1966

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Offset Cancellation [Circuit Intuitions]

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine, 2016

Welcome to the eighth article in this ?Circuit Intuitions? column series. As the title suggests, each article provides insights and intuitions into circuit design and analysis. These articles are aimed at undergraduate students but may serve the interests of other readers as well. If you read this article, I would appreciate your comments and feedback, as well as your requests ...


Fault-tolerant evolvable hardware using field-programmable transistor arrays

IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2000

The paper presents an evolutionary approach to the design of fault-tolerant VLSI (very large scale integrated) circuits using EHW (evolvable hardware). The EHW research area comprises a set of applications where GA (genetic algorithms) are used for the automatic synthesis and adaptation of electronic circuits. EHW is particularly suitable for applications requiring changes in task requirements and in the environment ...


The Synthesis of Fundamental Gyrators

IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory, 1969

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A VHDL-AMS compiler and architecture generator for behavioral synthesis of analog systems

Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition, 1999. Proceedings (Cat. No. PR00078), 1999

This paper presents a complete method for automatically translating VHDL-AMS behavioral-specifications of analog systems into op amp level net-lists of library components. We discuss the three fundamental aspects, that pertain to any behavioral synthesis environment the specification language, the rules for compiling language constructs into a technology-independent, intermediate representation, and the synthesis (mapping) of representations to net-lists (topologies) of library ...


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Educational Resources on Circuit synthesis

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IEEE.tv Videos

Fast Broadband Impedance Matching with Automatic Circuit Synthesis: MicroApps 2015 - Keysight Technologies
IMS 2012 Microapps - Fully Integrating 3D Electromagnetic (EM) Simulation into Circuit Simulation
Dario Floreano: The Evolutionary Analysis & Synthesis of Intelligent Living Systems
The 6-Minute Memristor
IMS 2012 Microapps - Improve Microwave Circuit Design Flow Through Passive Model Yield and Sensitivity Analysis
IBM Researcher Dr. Jamie Garcia Explores Sustainable Polymers at Rising Stars 2016
Sources of Innovation
IMS 2012 Microapps - Reducing Active Device Temperature Rise and RF Heating Effects with High Thermal Conductivity Low Loss Circuit Laminates
IMS 2012 Microapps - Integrated Electrothermal Solution Delivers Thermally Aware Circuit Simulation Rick Poore, Agilent EEsof
Synthesis and Selection of High Priority Areas - ETAP Delhi 2016
Maker Faire 2008: Spectrum's Digital Clock Contest Winner
Nanotechnology, we are already there: APEC 2013 KeyTalk with Dr. Terry Lowe
Micro-Apps 2013: Frequency Planning Synthesis for Wireless Systems Design
ISSCC 2012 - Formal Opening
Micro-Apps 2013: Determining Circuit Material Dielectric Constant from Phase Measurements
R. Jacob Baker: CMOS & DRAM Circuit Design
Device versus Circuit Engineer
26th Annual MTT-AP Symposium and Mini Show - Dr. Ajay Poddar
Micro-Apps 2013: EM Simulation Tools in Evolution within Circuit Design
IMS 2011 Microapps - Understanding the Proper Dielectric Constant of High Frequency Laminates to Be Used for Circuit Modeling and Design

IEEE-USA E-Books

  • Synthesis of integrable, potentially-bistable, near-harmonic oscillators

    None

  • Offset Cancellation [Circuit Intuitions]

    Welcome to the eighth article in this ?Circuit Intuitions? column series. As the title suggests, each article provides insights and intuitions into circuit design and analysis. These articles are aimed at undergraduate students but may serve the interests of other readers as well. If you read this article, I would appreciate your comments and feedback, as well as your requests and suggestions for future articles in this series. Please send your comments to me at ali@ece.utoronto.ca.

  • Fault-tolerant evolvable hardware using field-programmable transistor arrays

    The paper presents an evolutionary approach to the design of fault-tolerant VLSI (very large scale integrated) circuits using EHW (evolvable hardware). The EHW research area comprises a set of applications where GA (genetic algorithms) are used for the automatic synthesis and adaptation of electronic circuits. EHW is particularly suitable for applications requiring changes in task requirements and in the environment or faults, through its ability to reconfigure the hardware structure dynamically and autonomously. This capacity for adaptation is achieved via the use of GA search techniques, in our experiments, a fine-grained CMOS (complementary metal-oxide silicon) FPTA (field-programmable FPGA transistor array) architecture is used to synthesize electronic circuits. The FPTA is a reconfigurable architecture, programmable at the transistor level and specifically designed for EHW applications. The paper demonstrates the power of EA to design analog and digital fault-tolerant circuits. It compares two methods to achieve fault-tolerant design, one based on fitness definition and the other based on population. The fitness approach defines, explicitly, the faults that the component can encounter during its life, and evaluates the average behavior of the individuals. The population approach, on the other hand, uses the implicit information of the population statistics accumulated by the GA over many generations. The paper presents experiment results obtained using both approaches for the synthesis of a fault-tolerant digital circuit (XNOR) and a fault-tolerant analog circuit (multiplier).

  • The Synthesis of Fundamental Gyrators

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  • A VHDL-AMS compiler and architecture generator for behavioral synthesis of analog systems

    This paper presents a complete method for automatically translating VHDL-AMS behavioral-specifications of analog systems into op amp level net-lists of library components. We discuss the three fundamental aspects, that pertain to any behavioral synthesis environment the specification language, the rules for compiling language constructs into a technology-independent, intermediate representation, and the synthesis (mapping) of representations to net-lists (topologies) of library components, so that performance constraints are satisfied. We motivate the effectiveness of the method by presenting our synthesis results for 5 examples.

  • Fast efficient algorithms for the factoring of multiple output logic functions

    Factoring is a technique for converting a two-level circuit description to a logical equivalent multilevel form to achieve economy or to meet fan-in and fan-out limitations of the given technology. The authors describe efficient algorithms that transform a two-level programmable-logic-array (PLA)-like representation of a logic function into a globally optimized multilevel multiple-output switching circuit by the use of algebraic factoring. They present the results of two synthesis algorithms, which show the influence of the factoring strategy on the area and delay of the resulting circuit. The algorithms are part of the CAD system FIGARO, which supports the automatic logic and physical design of finite state machines.<<ETX>>

  • Recent advances in process synthesis for semiconductor devices

    Recently, work has been started on a new methodology, called process synthesis, that has the potential to revolutionize integrated circuit (IC) process design in the same way that ASIC and microelectronics manufacturing science and technology (MMST) revolutionized circuit design and factory operation. This paper provides an overview of process synthesis, discusses synthesis methodologies, potential roadblocks to execution of this strategy, and presents recent progress in developing this capability.

  • A usable circuit optimizer for designers

    OASYS, a flexible and efficient system for circuit optimization and performance characterization, is presented. This system has been successful in being accepted in an industrial design environment. A unique aspect of this system is the use of distributed computing resources to reduce the computation time. A structured problem specification methodology was developed which is novel in that it provides the user with much flexibility yet allows simplification through libraries. A user-interface and management system has been built which allows multiple jobs to be run and dynamically monitored and altered. This system has received considerable usage industrially.<<ETX>>

  • Exploitation of Hierarchy in Analyses of Integrated Circuit Artwork

    The artwork of integrated circuit designs is usually available in the form of hierarchical specification, in which each cell is made up of geometric primitives and references to other cells. Such a representation captures structure and repetition in the layout. As the realizable device count of integrated circuits increases with every passing year there is an increasing trend towards structured design approaches that result in even greater degrees of regularity and hierarchy. Yet the typical approach to design verification requires fully instantiating the hierarchical representation thereby removing all structure from it. Consequently much time is spent repeating the analyses of identical cells. This paper presents a general approach to exploiting hierarchy and repetition in the analysis of integrated circuit designs, and includes details of a circuit extraction algorithm that uses this approach. The implementation and performance of such a system is also described.

  • Thermal Coupling Phenomena in IC's: Models for Analysis and Synthesis for Circuits based on Thermal Coupling

    The lecture presents a modeling method for the combined electric-thermal effects of monolithic IC's. The method is compatible to the usual computer simulation techniques of electronic circuits. Typical application areas are: analysis of low frequency response of operational amplifiers, design of circuits with temperature-stabilized substrate, thermal functional circuits, etc.



Standards related to Circuit synthesis

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(Replaced) IEEE Standard VHDL Language Reference Manual

his standard revises and enhances the VHDL language reference manual (LRM) by including a standard C language interface specification; specifications from previously separate, but related, standards IEEE Std 1164 -1993,1 IEEE Std 1076.2 -1996, and IEEE Std 1076.3-1997; and general language enhancements in the areas of design and verification of electronic systems.


IEEE Standard for an Advanced Library Format (ALF) Describing Integrated Circuit (IC) Technology, Cells, and Blocks

ALF shall serve as the data specification language of library elements for design applications used to implement integrated circuits. The range of abstraction shall include from the register-transfer level (RTL) to the physical level. The language shall model behavior, timing, power, signal integrity, physical abstraction and physical implementation rules of library elements.


IEEE Standard for Design and Verification of Low Power Integrated Circuits

This standard establishes a format used to define the low power design intent for electronic systems and electronic intellectual property. The format provides the ability to specify the supply network, switches, isolation, retention and other aspects relevant to power management of an electronic system. The standard defines the relationship between the low power design specification and the logic design specification ...


IEEE Standard for Extensions to Standard Test Interface Language (STIL) (IEEE Std. 1450-1999) for Semiconductor Design Environments

Define structures in STIL to support usage as semiconductor simulation stimulus; including: 1) mapping signal names to equivalent design references, 2) interface between Scan and BIST, and the logic simulation, 3) data types to represent unresolved states in a pattern, 4) parallel or asynchronous pattern execution on different design blocks, and 5) expression-based conditional execution of pattern constructs. Define structures ...


IEEE Standard for Integrated Circuit (IC) Delay and Power Calculation System

Delay and power calculation for integrated circuit design.


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