Analog and Mixed-signal Integrated Circuit Design

Supervisor
Prof. Zeljko Ignjatovic
Place:
Technion, EE building, Auditorium 1003 (10th floor)
Date:
15.2.11
Abstract:

Analog and Mixed-signal Integrated Circuit Design

Can we describe analog and mixed-signal circuits as telecommunication channels and determine fundamental limits utilizing Information theory tools?

Professor Zeljko Ignjatovic, University of Rochester

Academic organizers:  Prof. Eby Friedman and Prof. Avinoam Kolodny

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Course description and material: This course will discuss the circuitry, algorithms and architectures used in analog and mixed-signal mode CMOS integrated circuits, provide practical considerations and detailed design examples . In addition, information theoretical concepts closely related to the design of A/D converters will be discussed and their fundamental resolution-bandwidth limits will be presented. The discussion of the following topics is planned:

February 15th

 

08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to Switched Capacitor (SC) Circuits and basic building blocks

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 - 13:00 First order and biquad SC filters

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 High-order SC filters and Non-ideal effects

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:00 Other SC stages and Introduction to Sigma-delta A/D converters

February 16th

 

09:00 - 10:30 Noise shaping, MASH structurs and Non-ideal effects

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 - 13:00 Higher order Sigma-delta Topologies

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Spread-spectrum Technique in Sigma-delta ADC

       15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:00 Noise in SC circuits and Sigma-delta ADC; Turbo-code A/D converters

February 17th

 

09:00 - 10:30 CMOS Image Sensors

      10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 - 13:00 Pixel designs in CMOS image sensors

        13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Image sensor readout methods with global feedback – improving readout speed and noise

      15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:00 Fully digital image sensors utilizing pixel level Sigma-delta A/D converters

 

Others will be charged 1500 Shekels+VAT for participating in the seminar.

The course is open free of charge for EE students (undergraduate and graduate).

 
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