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VLSI Lab

 

 Sun Server Enterprise 250 

 Processor

 Number

 Two processor

 Type

 400-MHz UltraSPARC-II with onboard e-cache

 Cache memory

 2-MB external cache per processor with 400-MHz CPU

 Main Memory

 Available

 16 DIMM slots, four banks of four slots 512 MB memory

 Standard Interfaces

 Serial

 2 EIA-232D or EIA-423 serial port, one 50- to 384-Kb/sec synchronous, one 50- to 460.8 - Kbaud asynchronous

 Parallel

 2-MB/sec Centronics-compatible bidirectional EPP port, DB25

 Ethernet

 One 10/100-Mb/sec auto select port, RJ45 or MII

 Keyboard and mouse

 One standard keyboard/mouse port; mini din-8

 PCI

 Three slots for 32- or 64-bit, 33-MHz 5V PCI cards One slot for 32- or  64-bit, 33- or 66-MHz 3.3V PCI cards

 SCSI

 One 40-MB/sec Ultra SCSI-3 bus for internal disk One 40-MB/sec  fast/wide SCSI-3 bus for external disk

 Internal Mass Storage

 Disk bays

 Six hot-swap disk bays

 Disk controllers

 One 40-MB/sec Ultra SCSI-3 channel

 Disks

 Four 18-GB 3.5 x 1.6 in., 10000 rpm, hot-swap Ultra SCSI-3 drives

 DVD

 Internal 10X DVD-ROM drive

 Floppy

 1.44-MB 3.5-in. floppy drive

 Tape

 5.25 x 1.6 in. fast SCSI tape drive 4-mm DDS-3

 Console Options

 Monitor

 17 inch color

 Frame buffer

 PGX32 PCI graphics card Up to 1600 x 1000 (24-in. monitor) 256 
 colors

 Power Supplies

 

 Type

 One hot-swap, universal input (1 supply standard)

 Software

 

 Operating system

 Solaris 8 release

 VLSI Tools

 Cadence Complete Suit, FPGA Advantage 5.0 (Modelsim, Leonardo  Spectrum, HDL Designer

 Cadence Tools
 (Click here for details)


 Nclaunch(NCVHDL, NCVERILOG) 

 Verilog XL, Leapfrog(VHDL), Ambit Buildgates,

 RTL Complier, Silicon Ensemble, 

 Nano encounter, CeltlC crosstalk analyzer, 

 DIVA Verification suite, Spectre SPICE simulator. Full custom ICFB (DIVA, SPECTRE, DRACULA)   

 Mentor Graphics

 Modelsim, Leonardo Spectrum, HDL designer

 Xilinx

 Foundation series

 Altera

 Maxplus II, Quartus II

FPGA KITS

 Xilinx SPARTRAN XC2S50 , Altera ACEX EP1k50Q208, Xilinx XC9572(CPLD),Xilinx XC4003EP(FPGA).

 

 Windows 2000 Domain Server

 Processor

 Number

 One Processor

 Type

 x86 Family 15 Model 1 Stepping 2 GenuineIntel ~1614 Mhz

 Main Memory

 Available

 512 MB SDRAM

 Standard Interfaces

 Ethernet

 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller

 Keyboard and mouse

 Standard 101/102 Keyboard and PS/2 compatible mouse

 SCSI

 Adaptec AIC-7899 Ultra160/m PCI SCSI Card

 Internal Mass Storage

 Disks

 Four 18-GB 3.5 x 1.6 in, 10000rpm Ultra SCSI-3 drives

 CD

 Internal 52X CD-ROM drive

 Floppy

 1.44-MB 3.5-inch floppy drive

 Console Options

 Monitor

 15 inch color

 Adapter Type

 SiS 300

 Software

 Operating system

 Windows 2000 Server

 

 Windows 2000 Professional

 Number of Systems

 Available

 37 Workstations

 Processor

 Number

 One processor

 Type

 x86 Family 15 Model 1 Stepping 2 Genuine Intel ~1715 Mhz

 Main Memory

 Available

 256 MB SDRAM

 Standard Interfaces

 Ethernet

 Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter

 Keyboard and mouse

 Standard 101/102 Keyboard and PS/2 compatible mouse

 Internal Mss Storage

 Disks

 One 40GB, Maxtron Hard disk

 CD

 Internal 52X CD-ROM drive

 Floppy

 1.44-MB 3.5-inch floppy drive

 Console Options

 Monitor

 17 inch color

 Adapter Type

 SiS300

 Software

 Operating system

 Windows 2000 Professional

 Other Applications

 Microsoft Office XP, XManager, Matlab, Rational Tools, Xilinx Foundation 
 Edition

 

 

VLSI and Embedded System hardware and software such as 8051 & 8031 Micro controller kits, ARM processor kit, Network simulation for CAN, Vxworks, Xilinx, Cadene, Model Sim, Leonardo spectrum, Nucleus plus RTOS, keil, etc are available For R&D work. The lab has 50 IBM PCs for the above Design work.

 

VLSI TRAINER KITS -Universal FPGA Development station - 5 Unit Bundle FPGA Development station, Universal FPGA/DSP Base Station.

 

FPGA Adapter Board To be used with base station Xilinx FPGA Adapter with 50k gate density Spartan II series ASIC replacement, ALTERA FPGA Adaptor Board with 50 k gate density ACEX series ASIC replacement.

 

DSP adapter board to be used with base station,   Education Kit - SLS Development Board Cyclone FPGA.

 

 

VLSI Software Tools Available

 

1. Complete Cadence suite of software

 

    ASIC Design bundle

    Custom IC design bundle

    Analog IC Design bundle

    PCB design bundle

 

 

 

2. XILINX Foundation Express

 

  • Integrated EDA package to program FPGA/CPLD Demo board with Schematic entry

  • Simulator

  • State machine Editor

  • VHDL/Verilog Synthesizer

  • Place and Route tool

  • Timing Simulator

  • State timing analyzer

 

Universal FPGA Development station

 

1. Universal FPGA/DSP Base Station

 

  • With Multivendor FPGA support

  • Support upto one million gates

  • External frequency support upto 16 MHZ (Upgradable upto 80 MHZ)

  • Two row lcd display

  • Matrix keyboard

  • Supports all popular simulator, Synthesizer and Place and Route tools

  • With multi output power adapter

 

2. FPGA Adapter Board - To be used with base station

  • Xilinx FPGA Adapter with 50k gate density Spartan II series ASIC replacement

  • ALTERA FPGA Adaptor Board with 50 k gate density ACEX series ASIC replacement

 

3. DSP adaptor board to be used with base station


FPGA Advantage for HDL Design

 

1. COMPILER CUM ADVANCED SIMULATOR SOFTWARE - MODEL SIM

 

  • VHDL Support/Verilog Support

  • Mixed VHDL, Verilog Support

  • Suitable for behavioral & structured simulation

  • Sign off quality tool ASIC

  • OS support 95/98/NT

  • Industry broadest ASIC and FPGA vendor library support

  • Easy customization enabled by Tel/Tk

  • With direct compile architecture

  • With fast & comprehensive debugging

 

2. HDL SYNTHESIZER SOFTWARE

 

  • Leonardo Spectrum for Solaris

  • With Multivendor FPGA support (Xilinx, Altera, Actel, Latice)

  • Suitable for both VHDL , Verilog HDL code

  • OS support 95/98/NT

  • P&R tool compatible

  • With support of team Design Methodology

  • With support of modular Design

  • With Timing Analysis library

 

3. HDL Designer SERIES

  • Graphical Design Entry tool

 

RATIONAL SUITE ENTERPRISE

  • Software Engineering tool, Rational Enterprise Suite 2002 version.

  • Rational Suite includes the following tools : Rational Robot, Rational Rose, Rational Clear Case, Rational Purify, Rational Request Pro etc.,

 

 

 

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