Synthesis and Static Time Analysis
STA course is designed for the working VLSI engineers who want to learn/enhance their knowledge on Synthesis and Static Timing Analysis (STA).
The course will be delivered by experts in STA, who have worked on multiple tape-outs for timing closure. Special emphasize on Fundamentals, Application of Concepts and on the job training, with a minimum of 50 – 60 % time for lab sessions
Weekend: 5 Weeks
Training Delivery Model:
• Interactive Live Online Sessions.
• Lab access through VPN.
GLS Certified STA Course completion certificate to be awarded to all participants who successfully complete our tests and evaluation process.
Who can benefit from this Course:
• M.Tech / B.Tech Students.
• Working Professionals from the VLSI industry, currently working in some areas (RTL Design, Verification, FPGA Design, DFT, Physical design, Low Power PD) who want to learn Synthesis & STA thoroughly.
• Synthesis, STA Engineers who want to fill the gaps in their understanding & strengthen STA knowledge to deliver effectively in the current role.
• CAD / Methodology Engineers or Application Engineers who have come across Synthesis & STA in their work, but don’t have a good understanding of its working.
• Any working VLSI Engineer seeking to learn Synthesis & STA.
• Faculties from Engineering Colleges across India.
• Professionals from Electrical and electronics engineering background with good academic Percentage but are working in other industries, and who are desiring to make a career in VLSI.
• Working professionals from Embedded background working in PCB designing, assembling, DSP, testing, RFIDs, etc.,
● Working knowledge of Linux.
● Knowledge of Digital Electronics fundamentals.
● Knowledge of Verilog and the ability to design circuits using Verilog.
● Knowledge of CMOS Fundamentals and ASIC / SOC flow is an added advantage to understand the concepts.
- Introduction to Synthesis and its flow
- Constraining Design for timing, area & power
- Understanding & Exploring .lib
- Synthesizing the Design
- Checks on Timing
- Reports, Analysis and Debugging of results
- Optimization Techniques
- Low Power Synthesis using UPF
- Fundamentals of STA
- Delays & Libraries
- Constraining design using SDC commands
- Clock generations, Handling Clocks and Cock exceptions
- Timing Exceptions
- Post Layout STA using SPEF
- Multi-Mode, Multi-Corner STA
- Cross talk & Noise Analysis
- Timing ECOs generation, What-If Analysis
- Timing Challenges
- MOS fundamentals and characteristics
- Current Mirror
- Single-ended MOS amplifiers
- Single-ended and differential signaling
- CMOS Differential Amplifier
- Stability Analysis
- Operational Transconductance Amplifier
- Two stage OPAMPS
- Designing OPAMP using current source
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