IEEE Transactions on Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits & Systems (TCAD)

Aim & Scope

The purpose of this Transactions is to publish papers of interest to individuals in the area of computer-aided design of integrated circuits and systems composed of analog, digital, mixed-signal, optical, or microwave components. The aids include methods, models, algorithms, and man-machine interfaces for system-level, physical and logical design including: planning, synthesis, partitioning, modeling, simulation, layout, verification, testing, hardware-software co-design and documentation of integrated circuit and system designs of all complexities. Design tools and techniques for evaluating and designing integrated circuits and systems for metrics such as performance, power, reliability, test-ability, and security are a focus.

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About TCAD

IEEE TCAD is published by the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation. The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) is an organizational unit of the IEEE that has six IEEE member societies, namely, Antennas and Propagation, Circuits and Systems, Computer, Electron Devices, Microwave Theory and Techniques, and the Solid-State Circuits Societies. The objectives of CEDA include fostering design automation of electronic circuits and systems at all levels, by means of publications, conferences/workshops, and volunteer activities. All members of the IEEE are eligible for membership in the Council and will receive this publication upon payment of the annual subscription fee of $50.00. For information on joining, write to the IEEE at the address below. Member copies of Transactions/Journals are for personal use only.

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TCAD Editor-in-Chief


David Atienza

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
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