From the Back Cover
New techniques for maximizing performance and minimizing power usage
Extensive new coverage of advanced interconnect models, including copper
Up-to-the-minute coverage of IP-based design
Detailed HDL introductions- Verilog and VHDL
The #1 VLSI design guide-now fully updated to reflect the latest advances in SoC design
Modern VLSI Design, System-on-Chip Design, Third Edition is a comprehensive, "bottom-up" guide to the entire VLSI design process, focusing on the latest solutions for System-on-Chip (SoC) design. Wayne Wolf reviews every aspect of digital design, from planning and layout to fabrication and packaging, introducing today's most advanced techniques for maximizing performance, minimizing power utilization, and achieving rapid design turnarounds. Coverage includes-
Advanced interconnect models- new techniques for overcoming delay bottlenecks, reducing crosstalk, and modeling copper interconnect
Advanced low-power design techniques for enhancing reliability and extending battery life in portable consumer electronics
Testing solutions for every level of abstraction, from circuits to architecture
Practical IP-based design solutions
A thorough overview of HDLs, including new introductions to Verilog and VHDL
Techniques for improving testability, embedded processors, and more
VLSI design for today's high-performance, low-power devices requires broader, deeper skills than ever before. Modern VLSI Design, System-on-Chip Design, Third Edition brings together those skills in a single, comprehensive resource that will be invaluable to every VLSI design engineer and manager.
About the Author
WAYNE WOLF is Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. Before joining Princeton, he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. He received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1980, 1981, and 1984, respectively. His research interests include VLSI embedded computing, VLSI CAD, and multimedia information systems. He is also the author of Computers as Components: Principles of Embedded Computing Systems. Wolf has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM and a member of SPIE.