EE W242B. Advanced Integrated Circuits for Communications

Catalog Description: Analysis, evaluation, and design of present-day integrated circuits for communications application, particularly those for which nonlinear response must be included. MOS, bipolar and BICMOS circuits, audio and video power amplifiers, optimum performance of near-sinusoidal oscillators and frequency-translation circuits. Phase-locked loop ICs, analog multipliers and voltage-controlled oscillators; advanced components for telecommunication circuits. Use of new CAD tools and systems.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites: EE W240A, EE W242A; MAS-IC students only.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for EE W242B after taking EE 242B.

Fall: 3 hours of web-based lecture per week
Spring: 3 hours of web-based lecture per week
Summer: 4.5 hours of web-based lecture per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: No final exam

Also listed as: EL ENG W242B

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