CMOS IC Layout

Concepts, Methodologies, and Tools


  • Dan Clein, Manager, IC Layout, Semiconductor Division, MOSAID Technologies, Inc., Ottawa, Canada. Formerly with Motorola Israel.

This book includes basic methodologies, review of basic electrical rules and how they apply, design rules, IC planning, detailed checklists for design review, specific layout design flows, specialized block design, interconnect design, and also additional information on design limitations due to production requirements.
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Circuit designers, newly graduated or retraining engineers, technicians, students.


Book information

  • Published: January 1999
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7194-1

Table of Contents

Introduction; Background; Layout Design; Specific Layout Design Flows; Advanced Techniques for specialized building block layout design; Advanced techniques for Building Block Interconnect Layout Design; Layout Design techniques to address Electrical characteristics; Layout considerations due to process requirements; Layout design techniques in an uncertain environment; Layout CAD Tools