Services for CHiPTec Members
Journal Club: members meet every Friday to discuss the latest literature and exchange ideas.
- Level 5, Innova21
- 11.00 - 12.00: journal paper review, research focus update, technical forum
- 12.00 - 1.00: informal lunch on Rundle St
Wiki: the CHiPTec wiki hosts manuals, how-tos and project notes. It is a way for members to share their experience for the benefit of others.
Tool Experts: members with valuable experience with software and hardware tools are prepared to share their expertise. There is a list of tool experts on the wiki.
Mailing Lists: CHiPTec members can post to a moderated discussion mailing list. There are also mailing lists for important announcements and journal club reminders. Further details are on the wiki.
Software: CHiPTec members help maintain a variety of software design tools including microelectronic layout and simulation tools and architectural simulators. The wiki includes a list of tools as well as detailed information on each. The tools include:
- Synopsys and Cadence - electronic design automation
- Tensilica Xtensa Xplorer - configurable processor development
- Graphite, GEMS and Simics - multiprocessor simulation
Hardware: The microelectronics laboratory, Innova21 2.33, is maintained by CHipTec members and contains equipment for the test and measurement of ICs. There is a list of equipment and its supporting documentation on the wiki. This includes:
- LeCroy WaveRunner 6100A Oscilloscope: 1GHz bandwidth on 4 channels
- Tektronix GPX3001 Logic Analyser: 80 input channels at 200 MHz and 1 GHz
- HP16500 Logic Analyser: 60 output channels at 200 MHz or 120 output channels at 100 MHz
- Acute LA-2164P Logic Analyser Card: 64 Channel, 200 MHz, 2 M-sample
- Acute PG-2050 Pattern Generator Card: 50 Channel, 512 k/Ch
- Chip-probe station
- CHIPit Iridium FPGA software and hardware development
Officers: members volunteer to fill the various roles including:
- Journal club coordination
- Wiki maintenance
- Laboratory maintenance
- Tool experts
Things All Members Should Do
- Consider how new and existing research projects might contribute to the CHiPTec research themes
- Include CHiPTec in your affiliation for all relevant publications
- Include the following in your email signature:
CHiPTec Member: www.adelaide.edu.au/chiptec
- Contribute to the wiki
- Participate in the journal club