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1st Edition

Physical Design for 3D Integrated Circuits

ISBN 9781498710367
Published December 18, 2015 by CRC Press
415 Pages 24 Color & 215 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Physical Design for 3D Integrated Circuits reveals how to effectively and optimally design 3D integrated circuits (ICs). It also analyzes the design tools for 3D circuits while exploiting the benefits of 3D technology.

The book begins by offering an overview of physical design challenges with respect to conventional 2D circuits, and then each chapter delivers an in-depth look at a specific physical design topic. This comprehensive reference:

  • Contains extensive coverage of the physical design of 2.5D/3D ICs and monolithic 3D ICs
  • Supplies state-of-the-art solutions for challenges unique to 3D circuit design
  • Features contributions from renowned experts in their respective fields

Physical Design for 3D Integrated Circuits provides a single, convenient source of cutting-edge information for those pursuing 2.5D/3D technology.

Table of Contents


2.5D/3D ICs: Drivers, Technology, Applications, and Outlook
Chuan Seng Tan

Overview of Physical Design Issues for 3D-Integrated Circuits
Aida Todri-Sanial

Detailed Electrical and Reliability Study of Tapered TSVs
Tiantao Lu and Ankur Srivastava

3D Interconnect Extraction
Sung Kyu Lim


3D Placement and Routing
Pingqiang Zhou and Sachin S. Sapatnekar

Power and Signal Integrity Challenges in 3D Systems-on-Chip
Emre Salman

Design Methodology for TSV-Based 3D Clock Networks
Taewhan Kim and Heechun Park

Design Methodology for 3D Power Delivery Networks
Aida Todri-Sanial


Live Free or Die Hard: Design for Reliability in 3D Integrated Circuits
Yu-Guang Chen, Yiyu Shi, and Shih-Chieh Chang

Thermal Modeling and Management for 3D Stacked Systems
Tiansheng Zhang, Fulya Kaplan, and Ayse K. Coskun

Exploration of the Thermal Design Space in 3D Integrated Circuits
Sumeet S. Kumar, Amir Zjajo, and Rene van Leuken

Exploration of the Thermal Design Space in 3D Integrated Circuits
Nizar Dahir, Ra’ed Al-Dujaily, Terrence Mak, and Alex Yakolev

TSV-to-Device Noise Analysis and Mitigation Techniques
Brad Gaynor, Nauman Khan, and Soha Hassoun


Overview of 3D CAD Design Tools
Andy Heinig and Robert Fischbach

Design Challenges and Solutions for Monolithic 3D ICs
Sung Kyu Lim and Yiyu Shi

Design of High-Speed Interconnects for 3D/2.5D ICs without TSVs
Tony Tae-Hyoung Kim and Aung Myat Thu Linn

Challenges and Future Directions of 3D Physical Design
Johann Knechtel, Jens Lienig, and Cliff C.N. Sze

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Aida Todri-Sanial holds a BS in electrical engineering from Bradley University, IL; an MS in electrical engineering from California State University, Long Beach, CA; and a PhD in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has held visiting research positions at Cadence Design Systems, Mentor Graphics, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, and STMicroelectronics. She was a recipient of the John Bardeen Fellowship and an R&D engineer at Fermilab, IL. She is currently a research scientist at CNRS, France and a member of the Microelectronics Department at LIRMM, where she is the group leader of Integration and Design of Energy-Aware Circuits and Systems. Widely published, highly decorated, and an IEEE and ACM member, Dr. Todri-Sanial participates in several international conference committees and serves as an associate editor for IEEE TVLSI journal. She is also engaged with the EPWS and WiTEC.

Chuan Seng Tan holds a BEng in electrical engineering from the University of Malaya, Malaysia; an MEng in advanced materials from the National University of Singapore; and a PhD in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. He has been a research engineer with the Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore; an Applied Materials Graduate Fellow; and an intern at Intel Corporation, Oregon. He is currently an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he previously served as a Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellow and an inaugural Nanyang Assistant Professor. Widely published, Dr. Tan participates in several international conference committees and is a member of the IEEE. He has edited three and co-authored two books, and serves as an associate editor for Elsevier Microelectronics Journal.