User Guide: Designing with TSMC’s CR013G Technology PDK (ICI-376)

User Guide: Designing with TSMC’s CR013G Technology PDK (ICI-376)
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Prepared by:

  • Tayebeh Yousefi, MASc Student;
  • Mansour Taghadosi, Ph.D. Student;
  • Alireza Dabbaghian, MASc Student; and
  • Hossein Kassiri, Assistant Professor.

All from the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering (LAS 2018), York University.

This guide provides guidance in all design and verification steps for users who want to tape-out a microchip in TSMC 0.13µm CMOS using the tsmc13rf library, which is provided through Canadian Microelectronics Corporation (CMC). The manual provides an overview of the design procedure in Cadence Spectre, and verification using Calibre Mentor Graphics, which is required prior to fabrication in any process.

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