Physical implementation of an industrial design using a 180nm technology
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This thesis has been developed at Monolithic Power Systems; an IC design company located in Barcelona. The objective of the thesis is to learn the physical flow and make the tape out of a real-life project. One part of the thesis consists of studying each stage of the physical flow, starting with the necessary files with the particular constraints for the design, followed by the output files, and finally analyzing the flow of each step. Concurrently, a real project of the company is going to be developed from the RTL to the GDS. Finally, this project has been taped out within the established timeline, with all the characteristics and requirements that were requested by the marketing team and without timing or any other type of violations.