EE 140 Syllabus

Fall 2005

My policy on CHEATING.  READ IT!
 
Instructor 
 

Office Hours

Kristofer S.J. Pister 
pister@eecs <-- easiest method of contact 
512 Cory Hall 
Tu 4-5, F 2-3 and by email appointment
TAs Jack Chu,  eecs.ta@gmail.com
Qingguo Liu,  qgliu@eecs
Required Texts Gray, Hurst, Lewis, and Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, 4th ed.
Suggested reference  Johns & Martin, Analog Integrated Circuit Design 
Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits
Allen & Holberg, CMOS Analog Circuit Design
Grading
Homework 20%
Midterms (2) 25%
Project 25%
Final  30%
 
Homework Collaboration is fine, copying is not.  Write your own answers on your own paper without staring at someone else's.
Project tba


Schedule
Week Date Topic Reading
1 8/29
8/31
9/2
Introduction: what is 140 all about 
Device physics
1.5, 1.6
skim 2.8, 2.9
2 9/5
9/7
9/9
Labor Day Holiday
Device models
1.2.1
3 9/12
9/14
9/16
Common source, frequency response 3.1, 3.2, 3.3.2
6.1.{1,2,3,4} (skim)
4 9/19
9/21
9/23
Differential pair
Biasing, current mirror
3.3.9, 3.5.3, 3.5.4, 3.5.5
4.1, 4.2.1, 4.2.2.2 
5 9/26
9/28
9/30
Operational Transconductance Amplifiers (OTAs)
Miller capacitance
6.1 (skim)
6.3.{1,2,4,5}
6 10/3
10/5
10/7
Midterm I
2 stage op-amps
7 10/10
10/12
10/14
Feedback, Frequency response, stability 9.1, 9.2 all 
9.3 don't worry about Nyquist, but look at the plots 
7.3.5 
8 10/17
10/19
10/21
Compensation of 2 stage op-amps 9.4.1 through 9.4.3
9 10/24
10/26
10/28
Telescopic cascode
Folded Cascode
6.5, 6.6
4.2.5.2 skim
10 10/31
11/2
11/4
Folded Cascode
11 11/7
11/9
11/11
Midterm II

Veterans Day Holiday

12 11/14
11/16
11/18
13 11/21
11/23
11/25

Thanksgiving Holiday
14 11/28
11/30
12/2
15 12/5
12/7
12/9