1. Introduction

  • Technology trends, design examples.
  • 2. Transistors and Gates

  • Energy delay trade-offs, voltage scaling, leakage current.
  • 3. Flip-Flops and Memory

  • Noise margin, voltage scaling, leakage current.
  • 4. Function Blocks

  • Algorithms, architectures, logic styles.
  • 5. Clock and Power Distributions

  • Clock generations, clock gating, power regulators, power gating.
  • 6. Buses and IOs

  • Interconnect, switches, routers, transmission lines, equalizers.