Course title
Intensive course on Integrated Circuits Analysis and Design 2

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Course content
This course provides basic knowledge in integrated circuits analysis and design. It will include:
1) basic verification procedures using circuit simulators
2) layout of integrated circuits
3) post-layout verification
Purpose of class
This course aims to make the students understand the basic of integrated circuit design and implementation.
Goals and objectives
  1. The students will be able to understand the role of verification in integrated circuit design
  2. The students will be able to set up proper verification procedures for operational amplifiers
  3. The students will be able to create a layout of an operational amplifier
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Module 1 :
Class guidance
Operational amplifier design
Review operational amplifier from Intensive Course 1 100minutes
2. Module 2 :
Reference design 1
Review reference circuit from Intensive Course 1 200minutes
3. Module 3 :
Reference design 2
Review reference design 1 200minutes
4. Module 4 :
Input stage design 1
Review differential pair 200minutes
5. Module 5 :
Input stage design 2
Review cascode connection 200minutes
6. Module 6 :
2-nd stage design
Review common source amplifier 200minutes
7. Mid-term presentation Prepare for 30 minutes presentation 300minutes
8. Module 7 :
Output stage design
Review output stage from Intensive Course 1 200minutes
9. Module 8 :
Compensation technique
Review feedback and stability from Intensive Course 1 200minutes
10. Module 9 :
Layout and design rule check 1
Review MOS structure 200minutes
11. Module 10 :
Layout and design rule check 2
Review MOS structure 200minutes
12. Module 11 :
Debugging using layout versus schematic
Review overall operational amplifier topology 200minutes
13. Module 12 :
Parasitic extraction and post layout verification
Review semiconductor device characteristic 200minutes
14. Final presentation Prepare for 30 minutes presentation 300minutes
Total. - - 2900minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

short quizes presentations performance Total.
1. 5% 20% 5% 30%
2. 5% 20% 10% 35%
3. 5% 20% 10% 35%
Total. 15% 60% 25% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Attendance 15 pts + presentations 60 pts + performance 25pts= 100 pts.
Minimum 60% required to get the credit.
Textbooks and reference materials
Paul R.Gray,, "Analysis and design of analog integrated circuits - fifth edition," Wiley 2009.
Should take the credit of Intensive course on Integrated Circuits Analysis and Design 1
The course will be cancelled if the attending students is less than 3
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Friday 9:00-12:00
  • Contact address: nico[at]
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
About half of the classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
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