ECE 468 - Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Design

Description: Credit 4U/5G. Elementary transistor stages and analog components; low-power design; comparison of bipolar, CMOS, and BiCMOS; s-parameters and high-frequency ASIC design and modeling; RF wireless communication system components; behavioral modeling.

Prerequisite: ECE 467


  • Analog CMOS models
  • Analog bipolar models
  • Circuit characterization
  • Feedback and sensitivity
  • Elementary transistor stages
  • Low-power low-voltage design
  • Technology scaling
  • CMOS vs. BiCMOS vs. bipolar
  • High-frequency circuit design issues
  • Operational amplifiers
  • Voltage regulators and references
  • Analog signal processing circuits
  • Oscillators and phase-locked loops
  • Monolithic filters
  • Mixers
  • Wireless communication system design
  • Behavioral modeling
  • Topic revision: r2 - 2011-03-08 - 19:04:34 - Main.ala
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