Course Plan and Presentations

Course Plan 


 

Weeks

 

Topics

Presentation

1

Introduction

 D1_Introduction

2

MOS transistors, velocity Saturation, parasitics, parameters

D2_MOS Transistors 

3

Passive components used in CMOS integrated circuits; on-chip resistors, capacitors and inductors

D3_Passives 

4

Analysis and design of basic circuits for high frequency applications

D4_Basic MOS Amplifiers

5

Coscode amplifiers, wide band techniques

D5_HF_Amplifiers  

6

Parallel and series resonance circuits

D6_Frequency-selective Circuits  

7

Midterm 1

20/03/2015 

8

Tuned amplifiers

 D7_Tuned Amplifiers 

9

Problems specific to low-Q circuits, Q-enhancement, Staggered tuning, etc. applications

  D7_Tuned Amplifiers 

10

Gyrators

D8_Gyrators 

11

Noise in MOS transistors, noise calculation in LNAs

D9_Noise  

12

Midterm 2

24/04/2015

13

LNAs,  impedance matching problem

 D10_LNAs

D11_WB LNA

14

RF Oscillators, Frequency stability, phase noise

 D12_RF Oscillators