An introductory course in analog circuit synthesis for microelectronic designers. Topics include: Review of analog design basics; linear and non-linear analog building blocks: harmonic oscillators, (static and dynamic) translinear circuits, wideband amplifiers, filters; physical layout for robust analog circuits; design of voltage sources ranging from simple voltage dividers to high-performance bandgaps, and current source implementations from a single resistor to high-quality references based on negative-feedback structures.

To know, understand and be able to analyze and design (synthesize):

  • resonator (LC) second-order oscillators
  • static translinear circuits
  • dynamic translinear circuits
  • voltage references – bandgap references
  • current sources.
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