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Advanced VLSI Design and Testability Issues

Advanced VLSI Design and Testability Issues

Author: Suman Lata (Lovely Professional University, India.) Tripathi Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2020

This book facilitates the VLSI-interested individuals with not only in-depth knowledge, but also the broad aspects of it by explaining its applications in different fields, including image processing and biomedical. The deep understanding of basic concepts gives you the power to develop a new application aspect, which is very well taken care of in this book by using simple language in explaining the concepts. In the VLSI world, the importance of hardware description languages cannot be ignored, as the designing of such dense and complex circuits is not possible without them. Both Verilog and VHDL languages are used here for designing. The current needs of high-performance integrated circuits (ICs) including low power devices and new emerging materials, which can play a very important role in achieving new functionalities, are the most interesting part of the book. The testing of VLSI circuits becomes more crucial than the designing of the circuits in this nanometer technology era. The role of fault simulation algorithms is very well explained, and its implementation using Verilog is the key aspect of this book. This book is well organized into 20 chapters. Chapter 1 emphasizes on uses of FPGA on various image processing and biomedical applications. Then, the descriptions enlighten the basic understanding of digital design from the perspective of HDL in Chapters 2-5. The performance enhancement with alternate material or geometry for silicon-based FET designs is focused in Chapters 6 and 7. Chapters 8 and 9 describe the study of bimolecular interactions with biosensing FETs. Chapters 10-13 deal with advanced FET structures available in various shapes, materials such as nanowire, HFET, and their comparison in terms of device performance metrics calculation. Chapters 14-18 describe different application-specific VLSI design techniques and challenges for analog and digital circuit designs. Chapter 19 explains the VLSI testability issues with the description of simulation and its categorization into logic and fault simulation for test pattern generation using Verilog HDL. Chapter 20 deals with a secured VLSI design with hardware obfuscation by hiding the IC's structure and function, which makes it much more difficult to reverse engineer.

Entwicklung Eingebetteter Systeme

Entwicklung Eingebetteter Systeme

Author: Ralf Gessler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2020

Silicon Analog Components

Silicon Analog Components

Author: Badih El-Kareh, Lou N. Hutter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2020

This book covers modern analog components, their characteristics, and interactions with process parameters. It serves as a comprehensive guide, addressing both the theoretical and practical aspects of modern silicon devices and the relationship between their electrical properties and processing conditions. Based on the authors' extensive experience in the development of analog devices, this book is intended for engineers and scientists in semiconductor research, development and manufacturing. The problems at the end of each chapter and the numerous charts, figures and tables also make it appropriate for use as a text in graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in electrical engineering and materials science. Enables engineers to understand analog device physics, and discusses important relations between process integration, device design, component characteristics, and reliability; Describes in step-by-step fashion the components that are used in analog designs, the particular characteristics of analog components, while comparing them to digital applications; Explains the second-order effects in analog devices, and trade-offs between these effects when designing components and developing an integrated process for their manufacturing.

Fundamentals of Power Electronics

Fundamentals of Power Electronics

Author: Robert W. Erickson, Dragan Maksimovic Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/08/2020

Fundamentals of Power Electronics, Third Edition, is an up-to-date and authoritative text and reference book on power electronics. This new edition retains the original objective and philosophy of focusing on the fundamental principles, models, and technical requirements needed for designing practical power electronic systems while adding a wealth of new material. Improved features of this new edition include: new material on switching loss mechanisms and their modeling; wide bandgap semiconductor devices; a more rigorous treatment of averaging; explanation of the Nyquist stability criterion; incorporation of the Tan and Middlebrook model for current programmed control; a new chapter on digital control of switching converters; major new chapters on advanced techniques of design-oriented analysis including feedback and extra-element theorems; average current control; new material on input filter design; new treatment of averaged switch modeling, simulation, and indirect power; and sampling effects in DCM, CPM, and digital control. Fundamentals of Power Electronics, Third Edition, is intended for use in introductory power electronics courses and related fields for both senior undergraduates and first-year graduate students interested in converter circuits and electronics, control systems, and magnetic and power systems. It will also be an invaluable reference for professionals working in power electronics, power conversion, and analog and digital electronics.

Design of Low Power Integrated Radios for Emerging Standards

Design of Low Power Integrated Radios for Emerging Standards

Author: Mustafijur Rahman, Ramesh Harjani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book describes novel and disruptive architecture and circuit design techniques, toward the realization of low-power, standard-compliant radio architectures and silicon implementation of the circuits required for a variety of leading-edge applications. Readers will gain an understanding of the circuit level challenges that exist for low power radios, compatible with the IEEE 802.15.6 standard. The authors discuss current techniques to address some of these challenges, helping readers to understand the state-of-the-art, and to address the various, open research problems that exist with respect to realizing low power radios. Enables readers to face challenging bottleneck in low power radio design, with state-of-the-art, circuit-level design techniques; Provides readers with basic knowledge of circuits suitable for low power radio circuits compatible with the IEEE 802.15.6 standard; Discusses new and emerging architectures and circuit techniques, enabling applications such as body area networks and internet of things.

FPGA-BASED Hardware Accelerators

FPGA-BASED Hardware Accelerators

Author: Iouliia Skliarova, Valery Sklyarov Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book suggests and describes a number of fast parallel circuits for data/vector processing using FPGA-based hardware accelerators. Three primary areas are covered: searching, sorting, and counting in combinational and iterative networks. These include the application of traditional structures that rely on comparators/swappers as well as alternative networks with a variety of core elements such as adders, logical gates, and look-up tables. The iterative technique discussed in the book enables the sequential reuse of relatively large combinational blocks that execute many parallel operations with small propagation delays. For each type of network discussed, the main focus is on the step-by-step development of the architectures proposed from initial concepts to synthesizable hardware description language specifications. Each type of network is taken through several stages, including modeling the desired functionality in software, the retrieval and automatic conversion of key functions, leading to specifications for optimized hardware modules. The resulting specifications are then synthesized, implemented, and tested in FPGAs using commercial design environments and prototyping boards. The methods proposed can be used in a range of data processing applications, including traditional sorting, the extraction of maximum and minimum subsets from large data sets, communication-time data processing, finding frequently occurring items in a set, and Hamming weight/distance counters/comparators. The book is intended to be a valuable support material for university and industrial engineering courses that involve FPGA-based circuit and system design.

Foundations of Embedded Systems

Foundations of Embedded Systems

Author: Alexander Barkalov, Larysa Titarenko, Malgorzata Mazurkiewicz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book is devoted to embedded systems (ESs), which can now be found in practically all fields of human activity. Embedded systems are essentially a special class of computing systems designed for monitoring and controlling objects of the physical world. The book begins by discussing the distinctive features of ESs, above all their cybernetic-physical character, and how they can be designed to deliver the required performance with a minimum amount of hardware. In turn, it presents a range of design methodologies. Considerable attention is paid to the hardware implementation of computational algorithms. It is shown that different parts of complex ESs could be implemented using models of finite state machines (FSMs). Also, field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are very often used to implement different hardware accelerators in ESs. The book pays considerable attention to design methods for FPGA-based FSMs, before the closing section turns to programmable logic controllers widely used in industry. This book will be interesting and useful for students and postgraduates in the area of Computer Science, as well as for designers of embedded systems. In addition, it offers a good point of departure for creating embedded systems for various spheres of human activity.

Modeling and Simulation of Invasive Applications and Architectures

Modeling and Simulation of Invasive Applications and Architectures

Author: Sascha Roloff, Frank Hannig, Jurgen Teich Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book covers two main topics: First, novel fast and flexible simulation techniques for modern heterogeneous NoC-based multi-core architectures. These are implemented in the full-system simulator called InvadeSIM and designed to study the dynamic behavior of hundreds of parallel application programs running on such architectures while competing for resources. Second, a novel actor-oriented programming library called ActorX10, which allows to formally model parallel streaming applications by actor graphs and to analyze predictable execution behavior as part of so-called hybrid mapping approaches, which are used to guarantee real-time requirements of such applications at design time independent from dynamic workloads by a combination of static analysis and dynamic embedding.

Efficient Design of Variation-Resilient Ultra-Low Energy Digital Processors

Efficient Design of Variation-Resilient Ultra-Low Energy Digital Processors

Author: Hans Reyserhove, Wim Dehaene Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book enables readers to achieve ultra-low energy digital system performance. The author's main focus is the energy consumption of microcontroller architectures in digital (sub)-systems. The book covers a broad range of topics extensively: from circuits through design strategy to system architectures. The result is a set of techniques and a context to realize minimum energy digital systems. Several prototype silicon implementations are discussed, which put the proposed techniques to the test. The achieved results demonstrate an extraordinary combination of variation-resilience, high speed performance and ultra-low energy.

Designing Droplet Microfluidic Networks

Designing Droplet Microfluidic Networks

Author: Andreas Grimmer, Robert Wille Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book describes automatic methods for the design of droplet microfluidic networks. The authors discuss simulation and design methods which support the design process of droplet microfluidics in general, as well as design methods for a dedicated droplet routing mechanism, namely passive droplet routing. The methods discussed allow for simulating a microfluidic design on a high-abstraction level, which facilitates early validation of whether a design works as intended, automatically dimensioning a microfluidic design, so that constraints like flow conditions are satisfied, and automatically generating meander designs for the respective needs and fabrication settings. Dedicated methods for passive droplet routing are discussed and allow for designing application-specific architectures for a given set of experiments, as well as generating droplet sequences realizing the respective experiments. Together, these methods provide a comprehensive toolbox for designers working on droplet microfluidic networks in general and an integrated design flow for the passive droplet routing mechanism in particular. Provides both a comprehensive toolbox for designers working on droplet microfluidic networks in general and an integrated design flow for the passive droplet routing mechanism in particular; Describes for the first time CAD methods for droplet microfluidic networks, along with the first integrated design process; Includes open source implementations, in order to reach the largest possible user group within the domain of microfluidics.

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberphysical Microfluidic Biochips

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberphysical Microfluidic Biochips

Author: Jack Tang, Mohamed Ibrahim, Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Ramesh Karri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book describes novel hardware security and microfluidic biochip design methodologies to protect against tampering attacks in cyberphysical microfluidic biochips (CPMBs). It also provides a general overview of this nascent area of research, which will prove to be a vital resource for practitioners in the field.This book shows how hardware-based countermeasures and design innovations can be a simple and effective last line of defense, demonstrating that it is no longer justifiable to ignore security and trust in the design phase of biochips.

Circadian Rhythms for Future Resilient Electronic Systems

Circadian Rhythms for Future Resilient Electronic Systems

Author: Xinfei Guo, Mircea R. Stan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

This book describes methods to address wearout/aging degradations in electronic chips and systems, caused by several physical mechanisms at the device level. The authors introduce a novel technique called accelerated active self-healing, which fixes wearout issues by enabling accelerated recovery. Coverage includes recovery theory, experimental results, implementations and applications, across multiple nodes ranging from planar, FD-SOI to FinFET, based on both foundry provided models and predictive models. Presents novel techniques, tested with experiments on real hardware; Discusses circuit and system level wearout recovery implementations, many of these designs are portable and friendly to the standard design flow; Provides circuit-architecture-system infrastructures that enable the accelerated self-healing for future resilient systems; Discusses wearout issues at both transistor and interconnect level, providing solutions that apply to both; Includes coverage of resilient aspects of emerging applications such as IoT.