2020 VLSI Technology II

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Instructor(s)
Wakabayashi Hitoshi  Ishihara Noboru  Machida Katsuyuki  Dosho Shiro  Tokgoz Korkut Kaan 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(G221)  Thr1-2(G221)  
Group
-
Course number
EEE.C442
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

We lecture RF transceiver systems, RF CMOS circuits, analog CMOS circuits, integrated CMOS/MEMS technology, and ultra-low-power CMOS circuits as a state-of-the-art integrated circuit technology. This class reviews examples and future trends of the integrated circuit design. Acquisition of the VLSI Engineering I is recommended.

Student learning outcomes

(1)Understand of technology trend of integrated circuit.
(2)Understand of fundamentals of analogy CMOS circuit
(3)Understand of CMOS A/D converters
(4)Understand of RF CMOS circuit and RF transceiver circuit

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
In this lecture, teaching faculty members with practical experiences used to be belonging to the company in the field of the integrated circuits will provide valuable contents on basics and applications in the VLSI Technology, based on their practical experiences.

Keywords

Si, CMOS, analog circuit, integrated circuit

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lecture

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction of integrated circuits Understanding of the technology trend of integrated circuit and its impact in the internet era.
Class 2 Analog Integrated Circuit Design Flow and Basic Circuits, furthermore, understanding Transistor Characteristics for Analog Integrated Circuit Design Analog Integrated Circuit Design Flow and Basic Circuits, furthermore, understanding Transistor Characteristics for Analog Integrated Circuit Design
Class 3 RF CMOS Circuits and Basics for Operational Amplifier RF CMOS Circuits and Basics for Operational Amplifier
Class 4 High-Speed Wired Communication Circuits and Integrated Sensor Circuits High-Speed Wired Communication Circuits and Integrated Sensor Circuits
Class 5 Basics for Linear Circuit Analysis Basics for Linear Circuit Analysis
Class 6 Basics for CMOS Analog Reference Circuits Basics for CMOS Analog Reference Circuits
Class 7 Basics for Phase Lock Loop and AtoD converter Basics for Phase Lock Loop and AtoD converter
Class 8 Integrated CMOS-MEMS: Heterogeneous Function and MEMS and Fabrication Technology for MEMS Device Integrated CMOS-MEMS: Heterogeneous Function and MEMS and Fabrication Technology for MEMS Device
Class 9 Multi-Physics Simulation Technology for CMOS-MEMS and Design of MEMS Device Multi-Physics Simulation Technology for CMOS-MEMS and Design of MEMS Device
Class 10 /Fundamentals of wireless communications /Link Budget calculations /Fundamentals of wireless communications /Link Budget calculations
Class 11 High-speed wireless communications mm-wave and THz transceivers High-speed wireless communications mm-wave and THz transceivers
Class 12 Active and passive devices for mm-wave and THz circuits Active and passive devices for mm-wave and THz circuits
Class 13 Design of mm-Wave and THz amplifiers Design of mm-Wave and THz amplifiers
Class 14 Examination Examination

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

None

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Distributed in the class

Assessment criteria and methods

Report and examination

Related courses

  • EEE.C441 : VLSI Technology I
  • EEE.C341 : Integrated Circuit Technology Integrated Circuit Technology
  • EEE.C201 : Electric Circuits I
  • EEE.C202 : Electric Circuits II
  • EEE.C211 : Analog Electronic Circuits
  • EEE.C311 : Advanced Electronic Circuits

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Knowledge of mathematics, electrical circuit thoery, semiconductor devices

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Hitoshi Wakabayashi (wakabayashi.h.ab[at]m.titech.ac.jp)

Office hours

9:00-17:00 Email appointment is required

Other

None

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