New edition of Taur & Ning’s classic VLSI design textbook adds chapter on SOI


Taur_coverIn a new edition (2013) of Taur and Ning’s Fundamentals of Modern VLSI Devices, the authors have added a chapter on SOI devices.  The first edition of the book was widely adopted as a standard textbook in microelectronics in many major US universities and worldwide.  Reviewers on Amazon called the first edition of this book (1998) “best textbook I used” and the “Bible for microelectronic device engineers”.  Now available as an eBook as well as in hardcover and paperback from Cambridge University Press (click here for details), this new edition will also be a valuable reference volume for practicing engineers involved in research and development in the electronics industry.  As Professor Mark Lundstrom of Purdue noted, “The best book of its kind is now even better.”

A professor at UC San Diego, Yuan Taur spent twenty years at IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center. Tak H. Ning is an IBM Fellow at the T. J. Watson Research Center, where he has worked for over 35 years.

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