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Elec 422 VLSI Design I

Color Code for Stick Diagrams and Magic Layout Editor



The following color code is rather standard for most CMOS processes and layout editor. We have access to only two layers of metal in the MOSIS AMI 1.5 micron process.

Also refer to the color palette in Magic by typing “:load palette” in a test window.



PolySilicon  --  Red

Ndiffusion  --  Green

Pdiffusion  --  Brown

Metal1  --  Blue

Metal2  --  Purple

Contacts/Via  --  Black “X”

Nsubstrate Contact  --  Green “X”

Psubstrate Contact  --  Brown “X”