CAS Seasonal School on Circuits and Systems

Analog Integrated Circuits with EDA Tools

This 2-day school covered the custom integrated circuit design flow with Synopsys EDA tools. The course was imparted by Synopsys trainers and it included lectures with quizzes to test for understanding, as well as challenging labs. This activity was sponsored by IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, Synopsys, and Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica.



  • Introduction to Analog CAD
  • Basic Amplifier Design
  • Differential Circuits
  • Subcircuits
  • Layout Techniques
  • Analog design using Synopsys tools (w/labs)

Instructors: Victor Grimblatt, Ronald Valenzuela, Esteban Viveros, Synopsys, R&D Center Chile.