Location E11-3100
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Rui MARTINS;
Prof. Seng-Pan U;
Prof. Pui-In MAK;
Prof. Sai-Weng SIN;
Technician Fan NG; Chio In IEONG; Weng Tim LOU
Open Access Reservation Period Monday: 9:00 – 12:00, 15:00 – 17:00
Tuesday: 9:00 – 12:00


Microelectronics-related course teaching, design, simulation and research.


1. Computer

  • PC x 13

2. Design Tools

  • System-level/behavioral modeling and simulation: C++, MATLAB, SIMULINK and SWITCAP2
  • Cadence frameworks: Analog Artist
  • IC schematic entry: Cadence Virtuoso Schematic Composer
  • IC simulators: Spectre, SpectreS, SpectreRF, NC-Verilog, NC-VHDL, Ultrasim, NC-Sim, NanoSim, HSPICE/AvanWaves, Modelsim, PSPICE
  • Logic Designs: Encounter Test, Encounter Library Characterizer, Encounter RTL Compiler
  • IC layout: Virtuoso Layout Editor, SOC Encounter
  • IC physical verifications (DRC, LVS, RCX): Mentor-Graphic Calibre, ASSURA, QRC Extraction, Synopsys Hercules, Star-RCXT
  • PCB design tools: Altium
  • Measurement signal acquisition tools: LabVIEW
  • General-purpose: Microsoft Windows and Office, Unix and Linux


  • Wire bonder x 1


Depends on courses and students activities

Courses supported

ECEB122 Circuit Analysis
ECEB210 Signals & Systems
ECEB311 Digital Signal Processing
ELEC402 Final Year Project
ELEC437 System Design
ELCE701 Introduction to Research
ELCE704 Microelectronic Circuit Design
ELCE711 Microelectronics for Telecommunication and Signal Processing