FPGA Tech Introduction

Reconfigurable Computing Seminar 1/19/98

The lecture slides can be viewed in postscript or read on the web as part of a slide show.


1. Administration
2. FPGA Tech Introduction
3. Why Talk about old FPGAs?
4. Xilinx 4000 Series CLB
5. Xilinx 4000 Series Interconnect
6. Area
7. FPGA CAD Flow
8. Synthesis
9. FPGA Tech Mapping
10. Issue: Homo vs Hetero
11. Homo vs. Hetero: Inside the cell
12. History: XC3000 Series CLB
13. Fast Carry Logic
14. Fast Carry for Carry
15. Issue: Rentís Rule
16. Issue: Speed
17. Speed: The Event Horizon
18. Event Horizon
19. Issue: Reprogrammability
20. Altera FLEX 8000
21. Altera 8K LAB
22. FastTrack Routing
23. FPGA Taxonomy
24. Programming Technology
25. Block Architecture
26. Interconnect Architectures
27. Summary