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ASIC & FPGA Design

These websites contain information relating to ASIC and FPGA design including white papers, datasheets, tutorials, and online write-ups.


Achieving Design Security Requirements Using eASIC’s Technology |
White Paper from eASIC Corp.

The Art of Successful ASIC Design |
From by John Bedford Solomon.

ASIC Basics Tutorial |
An overview or tutorial of the basics of the ASIC, its advantages and disadvantages and a tutorial about the ASIC design process and the use of an ASIC design service. From

ASIC Design at Home |
From Journal of Universal Computer Science, Heinrichmeyer Friedrich.

ASIC Design Channel |
ASIC design articles, product information and vendors from Power Design 365.

ASIC Design Guidelines |
Application note from Atmel Corporation.

ASIC Design Tips |
A mix of useful tips from Doulos Ltd.

ASIC Design Methodology Primer |
Abstract from IBM.

ASIC-Style Design Techniques for Programmable Devices |
By Salil Raje Hier Design.

ASIC to FPGA Design Methodology & Guidelines |
From Altera Corporation.

ASIC Volume Production Without Breaking the Bank |
Whitepaper from ChipX, Inc.

Creating a Timing Constraint File for RTL Synthesis Using the Synplify ASIC® Tool |
Application note from Synplicity, Inc.

Design Guidelines for Optimal Results in FPGAs |
By Jennifer Stephenson, Altera Corporation.

Design your own ASIC |
From Advanced Packaging, by By Donald Hawk and Kevin Kolwicz.

Embedding the 1-Wire Master |
Application note from Maxim Integrated Products.

Mixed Signal ASIC Design Methodology for Space Applications |
By L. Foglia.

Mixed-Signal ASIC Success Story |
Whitepaper from ChipX, Inc.

Navigating the Silicon Jungle: FPGA or ASIC? |
From Chip Design, by John Blyler.

SideChip ASIC Approach Increases Chip Designers' Flexibility |
Whitepaper from ChipX, Inc.

SOI Eases Radiation-Hardened ASIC Designs |
From EE Times, by Thomas Romanko and Brian Clegg.

Translation Of Existing ASIC Designs |
From Atmel.

Tutorial 1 - Introduction to ASIC Design Methodology |
This tutorial is meant only to provide the reader with a brief introduction to those portions of the design process that occur in the HDL Design Capture and HDL Design Synthesis phases, and a brief overview of the design automation tools typically used for these portions of the design process.