# Download GTU B.Tech 2020 Summer 6th Sem 2161101 Vlsi Technology And Design Question Paper

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Seat No.: ________
Enrolment No.___________
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
BE - SEMESTER? VI EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2020
Subject Code: 2161101 Date:02/11/2020
Subject Name: VLSI Technology & Design
Time: 10:30 AM TO 01:00 PM Total Marks: 70
Instructions:
1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

MARKS
Q.1
(a) Compare: Semi-custom and Full custom VLSI design style.
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(b) Write a short note on CMOS ring oscillator circuit.
04

(c) List out the fabrication steps of nMOS transistor with necessary
07
figures.

Q.2
(a) Define the following terms with example: (1) Controllability (2)
03
Observability.

(b) What is substrate bias effect? Derive the expression for the threshold
04
voltage.

(c) Draw and discuss: The circuit diagram of domino CMOS logic gate.
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OR

(c) Draw and explain: CMOS implementation of D latch with two
07
inverter and two CMOS TG gates.
Q.3
(a) Explain latch-up problem observed in CMOS circuits. How it can be
03
avoided?

(b) Explain the energy band diagram of MOS structure at surface
04
inversion and derive the expression for the maximum possible depth
of the depletion region.

(c) Measured voltage and current data for a MOSFET are given below.
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Determine the type of the device, and calculate the parameters kn,
VT0, and . Assume ?F = -0.3 V.
VGS(V) VDS(V) VSB(V) ID(?A)
3
3
0
97
4
4
0
235
5
5
0
433
3
3
3
59
4
4
3
173
5
5
3
347

OR

Q.3
(a) Draw the inverter circuit with Resistive Load. Derive critical voltage
03
points VOH and VOL for Resistive Load inverter circuit.

(b) Explain the basic principles of pass transistor circuits. Also explain
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logic "0" and logic "1" transfer.

(c) Calculate the average junction capacitance for a simple abrupt pn-
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junction, which is reverse biased with a voltage Vbias. The doping
density of the n-type region is ND = 1019 cm-3, and the doping density
of the p-type region is NA = 1016 cm-3. The junction area is
A=20?m?20?m. Assume that the reverse bias voltage changes from
0 to -5V.
1

Q.4
(a) Briefly explain working of FPGA with suitable diagram.
03

(b) Explain voltage bootstrapping in brief.
04

(c) Consider a resistive-load inverter circuit with V
'
DD=5V, kn =20 ?A/V2,
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VT0=0.8V, RL=200k, and W/L=2. Calculate the critical voltages
VOL, VOH, VIL & VIH on the VTC and find the noise margins of the
circuit.

OR

Q.4
(a) Explain Built-in Self Test (BIST) techniques in brief.
03

(b) Write a short note on switching power dissipation of CMOS
04
inverters.

(c) Consider a depletion-load inverter circuit with VDD=5V, VT0,driver
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=1V, VT0,load = -3V, (W/L)driver = 2, (W/L)load = 1/3, kn,driver' = kn,load' =
25 ?A/V2, = 0.4 V1/2 and ?F = -0.3 V. Calculate the critical voltages
VOL, VOH, VIL & VIH on the VTC and find the noise margins of the
circuit.
Q.5
(a) Write a short note on behavior of bistable elements.
03

(b) Realize the following Boolean function:
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(1) F = AB + A'C' + AB'C using CMOS Transmission Gates.
(2) F = [(C+D+E)?(B+A)]' using CMOS.

(c) In CMOS inverter circuit, define propagation delay PLH and obtain
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its expression.

OR
Q.5
(a) Explain CMOS Transmission gate in brief.
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(b) Draw voltage transfer characteristics of CMOS inverter and define
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VIL, VIH, VOL, VOH, NML and NMH.
(c) Draw Y- Chart for VLSI design. Also list out possible physical faults,
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electrical faults and logical faults in the circuit.

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