227-1032-00L Neuromorphic Engineering II
|Semester||Spring Semester 2019|
|Lecturers||T. Delbrück, G. Indiveri, S.‑C. Liu|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||Information for UZH students:|
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module INI405 at UZH.
Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
|Abstract||This course teaches the basics of analog chip design and layout with an emphasis on neuromorphic circuits, which are introduced in the fall semester course "Neuromorphic Engineering I".|
|Objective||Design of a neuromorphic circuit for implementation with CMOS technology.|
|Content||This course teaches the basics of analog chip design and layout with an emphasis on neuromorphic circuits, which are introduced in the autumn semester course "Neuromorphic Engineering I".|
The principles of CMOS processing technology are presented. Using a set of inexpensive software tools for simulation, layout and verification, suitable for neuromorphic circuits, participants learn to simulate circuits on the transistor level and to make their layouts on the mask level. Important issues in the layout of neuromorphic circuits will be explained and illustrated with examples. In the latter part of the semester students simulate and layout a neuromorphic chip. Schematics of basic building blocks will be provided. The layout will then be fabricated and will be tested by students during the following fall semester.
|Literature||S.-C. Liu et al.: Analog VLSI Circuits and Principles; software documentation.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Prerequisites: Neuromorphic Engineering I strongly recommended|