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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.

Lecture Topic

Lecture Notes and Handouts

Introduction to RF IC's  LectureIntroFA13
Design Flow  LectureDesignFlow 
Process Technology for rf Design  LectureProcessTechNotes
CMOS Devices and Models  LectureDevicesandModelsfa15
MOS Parasitics, High Frequency Behavior  Lecture3and4_s
Power transfer, rf units  Razavi 2.1
 Lecture5_s
Impedance Transformation and Matching Networks  Razavi 2.5.3
Lecture6_s
Passive Components-Inductors  Razavi 7.1-7.3
Lecture9_s
Inductor Modeling   Razavi 7.2-7.3
Lecture9add_s
Lecture10_s
Resistors and Capacitors  Razavi 7.6
Lecture11_s
Lecture12_s
Varactors Razavi 7.5
Lecture12a_s
System Considerations for Receivers  Razavi Chapt 3
 LectureNotes13
 Linear Time-Variance, Non-Linear Effects on rf Design  Razavi 2.2
 LectureNotes14
 Harmonic and IM Effects  Razavi 2.2
LectureNotes14a
 Cascaded Stages  Razavi 2.2
 Noise  Razavi 2.3-2.4
 LectureNotes15
 AdditionalNotes15
 Razavi Chapter 5
 LNA Design  LectureNotes16
 CommonSource with Rfeedback  LectureNotes17
 CG Stage
 LectureNotes18 
 Cascode CS Stage  LectureNotes19
 Cascode CG Stage
 LectureNotes20 
 Feedback for Low Noise, Reactance  LectureNotes21 
 LNA Configuration Summary  LectureNotes22 
 Razavi Chapter 4
 Receiver Architecture, Downconversion  LectureNotes23
 Some better notes
 NonLinearitySummary
 Webinar 11/3
  Razavi Chapter 6
Mixer Introduction and Performance Criteria  LectureNotes24
Active Downconversion Mixers and Improved Topologies
 LectureNotes25
 Webinar 11/12
 Webinar 11/17
 Passive Switching Mixers  LectureNotes26
 Webinar 11/17
 Webinar 11/19
 Upconversion Mixers  LectureNotes27
Mixer Interfaces and Oscillators  Webinar 11/19
 Razavi Chapter 8
Oscillators and VCO's  Webinar 11/19
 LectureNotes28
 LectureAddedNotes28  for PhaseNoise
Phase Locking  LectureNotes29
 Course Review 

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