VLSI Communication Circuit Design
Frequency synthesizers; low-jitter, voltage-controlled oscillators; high Q circuits; clock regeneration; phase-locked loops; frequency discriminators; and radio-on-a-chip concepts.
EC EN
549
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesECEn 443 or 445 or equivalent.
 TaughtSpring
Course Outcomes: 


1.

Understand the challenges of designing modern wireless circuits such as wireless local area networks, cell phones, Bluetooth, and other systems.

2.

Learn the various architectures of wireless transceivers suited to MOSFET circuit design.

3.

Learn the modulation methods and bandwidth requirements for wireless transceivers.

4.

Understand the technical specifications that characterize modern wireless systems.

5.

Learn how to implement components of wireless systems using MOSFET integrated circuits.