Integrated circuit physics and technology

  • J. F. Gibbons
  • J. D. Shott
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 126)


Very Large Scale Integration Control Electrode Mode Device Minimum Feature Size Programmable Logic Array 


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  1. 1.
    J. F. Gibbons, Semiconductor Electronics, (McGraw-Hill, 1966). Chapters 2–4 provide a discussion of basic physics to supplement Section 1.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Carver Mead and Lynn Conway, Introduction to VLSI Systems, (Addison-Wesley, 1980). The pioneering book on VLSI design principles with special emphasis on the "sticks" approach.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    A. S. Grove, Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices (John Wiley, 1967). Excellent text on basic physics and process technology for silicon devices.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    J. A. Cooper, Jr., "Limitations on the Performance of Field Effect Devices for Logic Applications," Proc. IEEE, Feb. 1981, pp. 226–232. Excellent discussion of material requirements and limitations using simple circuit models and concepts.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Gibbons
    • 1
  • J. D. Shott
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Electronic LaboratoriesStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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