Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
3645038 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection in CMOS Technologies: Principles, Modeling and Design 1.0 1
Description 1.Fundamentals of semiconductor devices 2.Overview of ESD (charge generation, damaging mechanisms, ESD standards, ESD protection schemes) 3.Issues of ESD testing and measurements (testing equipment, transmission line pulsing (TLP) technique) 4.ESD protection modeling (model development of MOSFET and SCR for ESD applications) 5.ESD protection design (practical ESD designs based on diode and SCR) 6.ESD optimization for RF functionality integrity (optimization of ESD protection structure to minimize parasitic capacitance for RF applications)