School of Engineering and Technology, (SET)

AT81.11 : Mixed Signal IC Design  3(2-3)

The course involves exploiting advanced circuit design concepts to develop models, circuit topologies, and design strategies for high performance CMOS technology mixed-signal integrated circuits.

Catalog Description:

Mixed Signal IC Design, Design of Switched Capacitor Circuits, Design of Data Converter Circuits, Design of Phase Locked Loop and Frequency Synthesizers.



Course Outline:
Brief review of various building blocks
Advanced Continuous Time Filter
Design of MOSFET-C Filter
Design of Gm-C Filters
Sample and Holds, Voltage References and Translinear Circuits
Review of Discrete-Time Signals
Advanced switched capacitor circuits
Design of switched capacitor amplifiers and Integrators
Design of switched capacitor filters
Design of data converters
Nyquist rate AID converters (Flash, interpolating, folding flash, SAR and pipelined architectures), Nyquist rate D/A converters (voltage, current and charge mode converters) hybrid and segmented converters
Oversampled A/D and D/A converters
Delta-Sigma data converters
Design of PLL's, DLL's and frequency synthesizers
Laboratory Sessions:
Laboratory 1:   Sample and Holds
Laboratory 2:   Continuous Time Filter
Laboratory 3:   Switched Capacitor Filter
Laboratory 4:    Convert A/D and D/A
R. Jacob Baker:
CMOS Mixed Signal Circuits Design, Willey-IEEE 2nd edition 2008
R. Gregorian and Tern
 Analog MOS integrated circuits for signal processing, JosseyBass, 1986.
 Introduction to CMOS OP-AMPs and comparators, John-Wiley, 1999.
D.Johns and K.Martin:
 Analog integrated circuit design, John-Wiley, 1997.
Monolithic Phase-locked loops and clock recovery circuits: Theory and design, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2008.
R. J. Baker: CMOS:
Mixed-Signal Circuit Design, (2nd edition) 2008
IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems
IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits
Kluwer Journal of VLSI Signal Processing
Taylor and Francis Journal of VLSI Design
Elselvier journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems
Elselvier Journal of Microelectronics
Grading System:
The final grade will be computed from the following constituent parts:
Mid-term exam (40%),
Final exam (40%), and
Assignments (20%).
Open-book examination is used for both mid-term and final exam.