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ECE 536: RF Integrated Circuit Design

 

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Fall 2013 Lecture Notes

Lecture notes for selected lectures below are available as Adobe PDF files.  Please access with Adobe Reader 9.0 or later.  These files are protected by a password which is available only to registered students.   Please email the instructor should you have any questions.

 

Date

Lecture

Lecture Topic

Lecture Notes and Handouts

Mon., Aug. 26

1

Introduction to RF IC's Notes Intro fa13

Wed., Aug. 28

2

MOS Devices

Notes 2

Notes Extra

Fri., Aug. 30

3

MOS Devices

see above

Mon., Sept. 2

4

No Class -- Labor Day Holiday

 

Wed., Sept. 4

5

MOS High Fields, High Frequency Behavior

 see above,

Notes 3and4

Fri., Sept. 6

6

Complex Impedance

Notes 5

Mon., Sept. 9

7

Impedance Transformation

Notes 6

Wed., Sept. 11

8

Matching Networks

see above

Fri., Sept. 13

9

Process Technology Overview, Passive Components-Inductors

Notes 8

Notes 9

Mon., Sept. 16

10

 

 

Wed., Sept. 18

11

Inductors Continued 

Notes 9add

Fri., Sept. 20

12

Inductor Modeling 

Notes 10 

Mon., Sept. 23

13

Resistors and Capacitors

Notes 11 12  

Wed., Sept. 25

14

System Considerations for Receivers

Notes 13

Fri., Sept. 27

15

Linear Time-Variance, Non-Linear Effects on rf Design

Notes 14

14a

14b

14c

Mon., Sept. 30

16

CM and IM Effects

 

Wed., Sept. 26

17

Common Config, Cascaded Stages

 

Fri., Sept. 28

18

Noise

Notes15

Mon., Oct. 7

19

 

 

Wed., Oct. 14

20

 

 

Fri., Oct.. 11

23

 

 

Mon., Oct. 14

24 

LNA Design  

Notes16

Wed., Oct. 16

25 

Two Ports, Input Design

Notes16a

Notes17

Fri., Oct. 18

26 

Common-Source Configurations

 

Mon., Oct. 21

27

Output Load, Design Approach

Notes18 

Wed., Oct. 23

28

Common-Gate

Notes19

Fri., Oct. 25

29

Common-Gate cont.

 

Mon., Oct. 28

30

LNA Specs 

Notes20

Wed., Oct. 30

33

Modulation and Down Conversion  

Notes21

Fri., Nov. 1

 34

Receiver Architecture, Direct Conversion

Notes22

Mon., Nov. 4

35

Mixers

Notes23

Wed., Nov. 6

36

 

 

Fri., Nov. 8

37

 

 

Mon., Nov. 11

38

 Baseband Amplifiers

Notes24

Wed., Nov. 13

39

 Active Mixers

Notes25a

Fri., Nov. 15

 40

 

Notes25b 

Mon., Nov. 18

  41

Mixer Interfaces and Oscillators

Notes26

Correction26

Wed., Nov. 20

42

Oscillators

Notes27

Notes28

Fri., Nov. 22

43

No Lecture

 

Mon., Nov. 25

44

No Lecture - break

 

Wed., Nov. 27

45

No Lecture - break

 

Fri., Nov. 29

46

No Lecture - break

 

Mon, Dec. 2

47

Course Review 

 

Dec. 4, Dec.6

48

 No Lecture

 


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