Prof. Dr. J. Giehl
40% lectures, 20% exercises, 40% laboratory
MOSFET: IV-curve, transconductance, body effect, parasitic capacitances, SPICE-model, MOS as switch or current source, calculations by hand for dimensioning.
CMOS-Technology: Process technology, layout, design rules
CMOS-Gates: Inverter, NAND, NOR, Gate as driving circuit
Analogue Circuit Blocks: 1-transistor amplifier, complementary stage, current source, current mirror, source follower, cascode, differential pair
Advanced Analogue Circuits: 2 stage class-AB amplifier (dimensioning, stability, CMR, PSRR)
Circuit Simulation: MENTOR IC-Studio, DC-, AC-, transient and Monte-Carlo simulations
Circuit Design: simulation, matching
Practical courses: 8 courses
- Introduction to Mentor IC-Studio
- Saturation operation of N- and PMOS-FET
- MOSFET as switch
- Dimensioning of transistors (transconductance, output resistance, saturation current)
- 1-transistor amplifier with current source or resistor
- Current mirror and MOS diode
- Operational amplifier
Competences / Key Qualifications: dimensioning of circuits, simulation with circuit simulators, basics in circuits design, calculations by hand, pn-junction, MOSFET.
Students should learn to work with basic tools for designing of integrated circuits in CMOS technology. Therefore basic building blocks are explained.