To facilitate filling out the HKN course evaluation surveys, attendance at
this Thursday's (5-6) lecture is mandatory.
The project presentations will be held on Mon. 5-10 at 9:30am in the BWRC
Project #3 has been posted, and
is due Mon. 5-10, in the drop box.
Project #2 has been posted, and
is due Fri. 4-23, in the drop box.
Project #1 has been posted, and
is due Thurs. 4-15, in the drop box.
(3-31) There was a typo in the
originally posted HW#4 - at the end of the second paragraph, the sentence
should have read "In other words, if you quote your output swing as
+/-150mV, your output must settle to within +/-375uV." A corrected
version of the homework has been posted.
Homework #4 has been posted, and
is due Thurs. 4-1, in the drop box.
(3-11) Elad will hold extra office
hours today from 9am-10am.
The midterm exam will be held on Thurs. Mar. 11 in 306 Soda from 6:30-8pm.
Note that the exam will begin at 6:30pm sharp.
Elad will hold a midterm review session on Tues. 3-9 from 2-3pm in 550 Cory.
For practice, previous midterm exams have been posted at the links
below. Note that all of the homework solutions so far can be found in
Homework section of the website.
Homework 2 clarification: For our technology,
the diffusion length (LD) is 0.25um.
Homework #3 has been posted, and
is due Thurs. 3-4, in the drop box.
Homework #2 has been posted, and
is due Tues. 2-23, in the drop box.
Next Thursday's (2-4) lecture will be taped ahead on Tues. 2-2 from
3:30-5pm in 127 Dwinelle.
Homework #1 has been posted, and
is due Thurs. 2-4, in the drop box.
For this week, Pierluigi Nuzzo (our volunteer grad student helper) will
hold his first discussion session to cover HW#1 on Wed. 1-27 from
3:30-4:30pm in 550 Cory.
(1-17) Instructions for setting up
an instructional account and running the required tools have been posted in the Software
section of the site.
Description: Analysis and optimized design of integrated analog
systems and building blocks. Specific topics include operational and
wide-band amplifiers, gain-bandwidth and power considerations, analysis of
noise in integrated circuits, low noise design, feedback, precision passive
elements, analog switches, comparators, CMOS voltage references,
non-idealities such as matching and supply/IO/substrate coupling. The
course will include a significant design project applying the techniques
taught in class to implement the analog front-end of a high-speed serial