High Speed Integrated Circuits

Course Description

Properties and models of silicon MOS and gallium-arsenide (GaAs) transistors. Bias circuits, active loads, constant current and voltage sources. Feedback and high speed amplifiers, high frequency and dynamic range amplifiers. LC and ring oscillators. Frequency dividers. Measurement of frequency and dynamic characteristics. Layout design rules, design verification. Design of a simple analogue or digital integrated circuit.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


R. Jacob Baker (2011.), CMOS, John Wiley & Sons
Behad Razavi (2000.), Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill
Thomas H. Lee (2004.), The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits, Cambridge University Press
Behzad Razavi (2019.), Design of CMOS Phase-Locked Loops, Cambridge University Press

For students


ID 154913
  Winter semester
L3 English Level