Hw & Exam


Analysis and Design of VLSI Analog-Digital Interface Circuits

NTU NEEI6351 / Berkeley EECS247

Spring 2007



Special Note:  This syllabus reflects the sequence of lectures in the course as it was videotaped in the Fall of 2002.  You must take the exams by the deadlines below.  If you have a conflict, call BEFORE the deadline to arrange an alternative Time..

  • Lecture #1 – Analog Interface circuits overview

(MATLAB files: bode3, bodehz, bodemaghz, bodephhz)


(MATLAB files: bode3_lpf1, bode3_lpf2, bode3_lpf3, bode_lpf1, bode_lpf2, bode_lpf3, lpf3, sk1, sk2)


(MATLAB files: notch, zero)

(SPECTRE netlists: tow_thomas)


      Conference Call - MANDATORY Introductory telephone discussion with David Chen.


  • Lecture #4 – Noise and dynamic range            

(SPECTRE netlists: lpf, lpf_ota, tow_thomas_noise)


  • Lecture #5 – Higher order filters               

(MATLAB files: eye, eye_sim, step, step_sim, template)


(MATLAB files: biquad, ladder)

(SPECTRE netlists: LC5, LC5dr, LC5noise, LC5sensitivity, LC5syn, LC5zero_simulation, LC5zeros)



(MATLAB files: zoh)


(SPECTRE netlists: RCnoise, RCpac, RCtran)


(SPECTRE netlists: bp, int_inv, int_non_inv, martin_sedra)






  • Lecture #15 – Sampling                     

(SPECTRE netlists: clockBooster, constantVgs)


      Conference Call - Telephone discussion with David Chen.



      MIDTERM  EXAMINATION: Must be postmarked by 3/2.












      Conference Call: Telephone discussion to review for final exam with David Chen.


  • Lecture #27 –  Offset control             


      FINAL EXAMINATION: Must be postmarked by 4/11.