Analog IC Design
ECEN 4827/5827 -- Fall 2017
Prof. Hanh-Phuc Le
Class: MWF, 3:00PM - 3:50PM, ECCS 1B14
Office hour: Mon,Wed 5PM-6PM @ ECOT 340

Class Schedule
The course schedule is subject to change, please check frequently.


Monday Wednesday Friday

- Lecture

Slides

  • Course Introduction
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Practical op-amp characteristics
  • Finite Open-Loop Gain, Non-ideal Input and Output Impedance in a Practical Application

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated, Supplements

  • Supply Voltages, Supply Current Bias, and their Impacts on Output Voltage Swing
  • Model for Input Offset Voltage and Input Offset Current
  • Temperature Variation and Component Tolerances
  • - No classes

    Labor Day

    - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated, Supplements

  • Input Common Mode, Differential Mode, and Common-Mode Rejection Ratio
  • Power Supply Noise, and Power Supply Rejection Ratio
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated, Supplements

  • Continue Lecture 4
  • Loop Gain Calculation
  • Middlebrook's Feedback Theorem

    HW1 due

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated, Supplements

  • Continue Lecture 5
  • MOS Transistor Operating Regions
  • Channel-Length Modulation

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 2]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 4 (5th edition)]
    • [Gray, Chapter 1]
    • [Allen, Chapters 2, 3]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated, Supplements

  • MOS Transistor Small-Signal Model
  • Common-Source Amplifier with Resistive Load
  • Common-Source Amplifier with Diode-Connected Load

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 3]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Gray, Chapter 3]
    • [Allen, Chapter 4]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Common-Source Amplifier with Ideal Current Source and Active Load
  • Common-Source Amplifier with Source Degeneration

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 3]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Gray, Chapter 3]
    • [Allen, Chapter 4]

    HW2 due

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Common-Drain and Common Gate Amplifiers

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 3]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Gray, Chapter 3]
    • [Allen, Chapters 4]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Another method for gain calculation
  • Cascode stage

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 3]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapter 5]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Telescopic amplifier
  • Folded-cascode amplifier

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 3]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapter 5]

    HW3 due

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Current Mirror

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 5]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 6 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapter 4]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 4]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Two-stage Differential CMOS Amplifier Introduction and DC Bias

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 4]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 7 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapters 5]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapters 6]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Two-stage Differential CMOS Amplifier Introduction and DC Bias
  • Output voltage swing
  • Input common-mode range

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 4]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 7 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapter 5&6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 6]

    HW4 due

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Two-stage Amplifier: Open-loop differential-mode gain
  • Basic differential amplifier: large-signal characteristics
  • Half-circuit analysis

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 4]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 7 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapters 5&6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 6]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

    Attending ECCE - Makeup class, or watch video, to be scheduled

  • Basic differential amplifier: CMRR and how to improve CMRR
  • Two-stage CMOS Differential Amplifier: CMRR

  • (Lecture video capture posted in Mediasite Lecture Access on D2L)

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 4]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 7 (5th edition)]
    • [Allen, Chapters 5&6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 6]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Output stages

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 9]
    • [Sedra, Chapter 14 (5th edition)]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 5]

    HW5 due

    Supplemental notes
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Continued Lecture 17
  • -   Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • DC Voltage and Current References
  • Two-stage CMOS Differential Amplifier: CMRR
  • Vt-based current reference
  • Startup/boost-strap circuit

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 11]
    • [Allen, Chapters 4.5 & 4.6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 4.4]

    Supplemental notes
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Continued Lecture 19

    HW6 due in on Sunday

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Bandgap reference

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 11]
    • [Allen, Chapters 4.5 & 4.6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 4.4]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

    - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Midterm Review

    HW7 due

  • - Lecture


    Slides, Annotated

  • Midterm Review
  • - Lecture - Midterm Review


  • Midterm Review
  • - Midterm, 5PM, ECEE 1B32


  • In-class office hour to prepare for midterm at 5 PM.

    HW8 due

  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated


  • Mismatch Effects in Two-Stage Amplifier and Analog ICs

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 13]
    • [Allen, Chapters 2.6]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 3.5]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated


  • Continue Lecture 26
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated


  • Introduction to Frequency Response
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • ZVTC method and examples, BW estimation
  • Miller effect, Miller capacitor
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • BW improvement methods: cascode stage
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Continue Lecture 30
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated


  • BW improvement methods: source follower, handling large capacitive loads
  • - Lecture

    Video, Slides, Annotated



  • N-Extra-Element-Theorem and application examples

  • Supplemental notes
  • -  Lecture


    Slides, Annotated

  • Middlebrook's feedback theorem: application examples.
  • GBW product, cross-over ferquency fc, closed-loop BW
  • Op-amp dominant pole compensation

  • Supplemental notes
  • - No class


    Fall Break

    - No classes


    Fall Break

    - No classes


    Thanksgiving Holiday

    - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Continue Lecture 34
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • GBW product, cross-over ferquency fc, closed-loop BW
  • Op-amp dominant pole compensation
  • Slew rate
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Stability of feedback circuits, phase margin and gain margin
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Stability and compensation for 2-stage CMOS amplifier
  • Right-Half-Plane Zero and mitigation methods.

  • Textbook references:
    • [Razavi, Chapter 10]
    • [Allen, Chapters 6.3]
    • [Gray & Meyer, Chapter 9, 9.4]
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Continue Lecture 38
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Analog IC Design application domains and review
  • - Lecture

    Rhett Crismon presentation, Yue Wei presentation

  • Midterm best design presentations
  • - Lecture

    Slides, Annotated

  • Class materials review
  • - Final Exam Day

    Slides, Annotated

  • Class material review continued
  • Final exam at 5-8 PM in ECE 1B32