Course title
Intensive course on Integrated Circuits Analysis and Design 1

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Course content
This course provides basic knowledge in integrated circuits analysis and design. It will include:
1) brief review on semiconductor devices such as diode and MOS transistor as well as
implementation of resistor, capacitor, and inductor on an integrated circuit.
2) basic integrated circuit analysis technique
3) understanding trade-offs and process variation
Purpose of class
This course aims to make the students understand the basic of integrated circuit analysis and design.
Goals and objectives
  1. The students will be able to understand the basic of semiconductor devices
  2. The students will be able to understand and consider the trade-offs in integrated circuit design
  3. The students will be able to analyze and design an operational amplifier
  4. The students will be able to do proper verification in integrated circuit design
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Module 1 :
Class guidance
Introduction to semiconductor devices
Review physics of semiconductor devices 200minutes
2. Module 2 :
MOS transistor and its small signal model
Single transistor amplifiers
Review complex impedance 200minutes
3. Module 3 :
Multiple-transistor amplifiers
Review single transistor amplifiers 200minutes
4. Module 4 :
Current mirrors
Review MOS transistor characteristics and small signal equivalent circuit 200minutes
5. Module 5 :
Active loads
Review current mirrors, single and multiple-transistor amplifiers 200minutes
6. Module 6 :
Review semiconductor devices characteristic 200minutes
7. Mid-term exam Review Module 1 - 6 200minutes
8. Module 7 :
Output stages
Review MOS transistor and its small signal model 200minutes
9. Module 8 :
Two-stage operational amplifiers
Review amplifiers, active loads and output stages 200minutes
10. Module 9 :
Frequency response
Review operational amplifier and complex impedance 200minutes
11. Module 10 :
Feedback and stability
Review feedback theory 200minutes
12. Module 11 :
Noise in integrated circuit
Review semiconductor devices characteristic 200minutes
13. Module 12 :
Fully differential operational amplifier
Review single output operational amplifier 200minutes
14. Final exam Review Module 8 - 12 200minutes
Total. - - 2800minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

quizes mid-term exam final exam Total.
1. 5% 10% 10% 25%
2. 5% 10% 10% 25%
3. 5% 10% 10% 25%
4. 5% 10% 10% 25%
Total. 20% 40% 40% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Quiz 20 pts + exams 80 pts = 100 pts.
Minimum 60% required to get the credit.
Textbooks and reference materials
Behzad Razavi, "Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits", McGRAW-HILL
Have a basic understanding in electric and electronic circuits theory and analysis
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 applicable
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
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