- Departments / Centres
Basic MOS Device Physics – General Considerations, MOS I/V Characteristics, Second Order effects, MOS
Device models. Short Channel Effects and Device Models.Single StageAmplifiers – Basic Concepts, Common Source Stage, Source Follower, Common Gate Stage, Cascode Stage.
Differential Amplifiers – Single Ended and Differential Operation, Basic Differential Pair, Common-Mode Response, Differential Pair with MOS loads, Gilbert Cell. Passive and Active Current Mirrors – Basic Current Mirrors, Cascode Current Mirrors, Active Current Mirrors.
Frequency Response of Amplifiers – General Considerations, Common Source Stage, Source Followers, Common Gate Stage, Cascode Stage, Differential Pair. Noise – Types of Noise, Representation of Noise in circuits, Noise in single stage amplifiers, Noise in Differential Pairs.
Feedback Amplifiers – General Considerations, Feedback Topologies, Effect of Loading. Operational
Amplifiers – General Considerations, One Stage Op Amps, Two Stage Op Amps, Gain Boosting, Common
– Mode Feedback, Input Range limitations, Slew Rate, Power Supply Rejection, Noise in Op Amps. Stability and Frequency Compensation.
Bandgap References, Introduction to Switched Capacitor Circuits, Nonlinearity and Mismatch.
1. B.Razavi, “Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits”, McGraw Hill Edition 2002.
2. Paul. R.Gray, Robert G. Meyer, “Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits”, Wiley, (4/e),
1. D. A. Johns and K. Martin, “Analog Integrated Circuit Design”, Wiley, 1997.
2. R. Jacob Baker, “CMOS Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation”, Wiley, (3/e), 2010.
3. P.E.Allen, D.R. Holberg, “CMOS Analog Circuit Design”, Oxford University Press, 2002.
Students are able to
CO1: draw the equivalent circuits of MOS based Analog VLSI and analyze their performance. CO2: design analog VLSI circuits for a given specification.
CO3: analyse the frequency response of the different configurations of a amplifier. CO4: understand the feedback topologies involved in the amplifier design.
CO5: appreciate the design features of the differential amplifiers.