Layout Design Methods

  • Egon Hörbst
  • Christian Müller-Schloer
  • Heinz Schwärtzel

Abstract

A basic idea common to all standard design procedures is, as previously explained, the preparation of reusable, prefabricated and verified circuit components [3.1]. The design expenditure for the layout is saved. And the design engineer can work at a higher abstraction level. Transistors and the technological limitations — described in terms of process technology related design rules — no longer form the design basis; rather it is logic elements such as gates, flipflops and memories. These elements are called cells. That is why standard-design procedures are also called cell-oriented design procedures.

Keywords

Compaction Conglomerate Extractor Polysilicon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Egon Hörbst
    • 1
  • Christian Müller-Schloer
    • 1
  • Heinz Schwärtzel
    • 1
  1. 1.Corporate Applied Computer SciencesSiemens AGMunichGermany

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