M.Tech. VLSI Design & CAD:Mixed Signal Circuit Design

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Starts Location
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Patiala
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester I

Physics of Semiconductor Devices
IC Fabrication Technology
Digital VLSI Design
CAD Systems Environment
Research Methodology


Second Semester

Analog IC Design
Hardware Description Languages
Embedded Systems


Third Semester

Seminar
Thesis starts

Fourth Semester

Thesis


Mixed Signal Circuit Design

Introduction: Device Models, IC Process for Mixed Signal, Concepts of MOS Theory.

Introduction: Device Models, IC Process for Mixed Signal, Concepts of MOS Theory.

Comparators: Circuit Modeling, Auto Zeroing Comparators, Differential Comparators, Regenerative Comparators, Fully Differential Comparators, Latched Comparator.

Data Converters: Requirements, Static and Dynamic Performance, SNR and BER, DNL, INL.

High Speed A/D Converter Architectures: Flash, Folding, Interpolating, Piplelined.

High Speed D/A Converter Architectures: Nyquist-Rate D/A Converters, Thermometer Coded D/A Converters, Binary Weighted D/A Converters.

Sigma-Delta Data Converter Architectures: Programmable Capacitor Arrays (PCA), Switched Capacitor converters, Noise Spectrum, Sigma-Delta Modulation Method, Sigma-Delta A/D and D/A Converters, Non Idealities.

Key Analog Circuit Design: Analog VLSI building blocks, Operational Amplifiers for converters, advanced op-amp design techniques, Voltage Comparators, Sample-and-Hold Circuits.

Implementation & Design of High Performance A/D and D/A Converters: System Design, Digital Compensation, Noise, and Mismatch, Layout & Simulation Technologies for Data Converters.

Design Challenges: Low Voltage Design, Ultra-High Speed Design, High Accuracy Design.

Advanced Topics: Multipliers, Oscillators, Mixers, Passive Filter Design, Active filter design, Switched Capacitor Filters, Frequency Scaling, Phase-Locked Loops, Device Modeling for AMS IC Design, Concept of AMS Modeling and Simulation.


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