M.Tech. VLSI Design & CAD:High Level Synthesis

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester I

Physics of Semiconductor Devices
IC Fabrication Technology
Digital VLSI Design
CAD Systems Environment
Research Methodology

Second Semester

Analog IC Design
Hardware Description Languages
Embedded Systems

Third Semester

Thesis starts

Fourth Semester


High Level Synthesis

Introduction: Level of Abstraction, Need for Design Automation on Higher Abstraction Levels, Essentiel issues in Synthesis.

Architectural Models in Synthesis. Combinational Logic, Finite State Machines.

Quality Measures: Area and Performance measures, Other Measures.

Design Description Language: HDLs, Hardware Specific Features, Formats, HDLs for DSP, Simulation Based HDLs, Modeling Guidelines for HDLs

Design Representation and Transformations:




Design Methodology for High-Level Synthesis: Generic Synthesis, System Synthesis, Chip Synthesis, Logic and Sequential Synthesis, Physical-Design Methodology, System and component Databases, Conceptualization Environment.

High Level Synthesis of ASICs.

High-Level Synthesis for Real-Time Digital Signal Processing.

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