Weeks 
Dates 
Lectures 
Notes 
Homework 
Week 1  Aug 29 
Introduction 

Aug 31 
Review Circuit I Problems video, notes 

Sep 2 
DAC video, notes 
Quiz 1  HW1 Due Friday 9/9 

Week 2  Sep 5 
DNL/INL, R2R video, notes 

Sep 7 
Op Amp for ADC The SAR ADC Algorithm video, notes 


Sep 9 
The SAR Algorithm notes 
Quiz 2 R/2R Ladder 
HW2 Due Friday 9/16 

Week 3  Sep 12 
The N Well video, notes 

Sep 14 
Semiconductor Basics/C5 Layers video, notes 

Sep 16  Semiconductor Basics/C5 Layers video, notes 
HW3 Due Monday 9/26 

Week 4  Sep 19 
MOSFETs/C5 Layers, body effect video, notes 
Model file Square Law Equations CMOS CrossSectional View 

Sep 21 
C5 Layers/The Square Law Equations video, notes 

Sep 23 
More MOSFETs, parasitic caps, C5 layers, PMOS body effect video, notes 

Week 5  Sep 26  The inverter/Square law equation video, notes 
HW4 Due Friday 9/30 

Sep 28  More on square law equation/Pass Gate/Transmission Gate video, notes 

Sep 30 
The Inverter 2 video, notes 
Quiz 3 on square law equation and C5 layers 
HW5 Due Monday 10/10 

Week 6  Oct 3 
Static Logic Gates/AOI Logic video, notes 

Oct 5 
More on AOI Logic/Stick Diagrams video, notes 
HW6 Due Friday 10/14 

Oct 7 
October Minibreak 

Week 7  Oct 10 
More on Stick Diagrams and midterm review video, notes 

Oct 12 
The Full Adder video, notes 

Oct 14 
Reviews video, notes 
Quiz 4 on AOI Logic and Stick Diagram 

Week 8  Oct 17 
Midterm Exam 

Oct 19 
Adders/Subtractors/High Speed Full Adder video, notes 
HW7 Due Friday 10/28 

Oct 21 
Carry Lookahead Adder video, notes 

Week 9  Oct 24 
Class canceled (conference trip) (Work on Cadence Tutorial 1 and 2) 
midterm grades due 
HW8: Complete Cadence Tutorial 1 and 2 Add a lab report to your Lab webpage as the deliverable Due Monday 10/31 
Oct 26  Class canceled (conference trip) (Work on Cadence Tutorial 1 and 2) 

Oct 28  The SAR ADC Sequencer and Code Register D Flip Flops video, notes 
HW9: (Heavy Load Alert) Complete the two problems here and the small project here Due Friday, 11/11 

Week 10  Oct 31 
More on D Flip Flops/Counters video 

Nov 2 
The Two Practical DFFs video 

Nov 4 
Sample and Hold/Comparator for the SAR ADC video 
References: f2021 Course project page Master Thesis Model files Razavi Bootstrap Audra's SAR ADC report Old SAR ADC flies Clocked Comparators sim files CDAC sim files 
Course Project Report due Friday 12/9 (Must use the CDAC, must use the clocked comparator) 

Week 11  Nov 7 
Sample and Hold, Comparator video, notes 

Nov 9 
Course Project video, notes 

Nov 11 
Models for Digital Design video, notes 

Week 12  Nov 14 
The Ring Oscillator video, notes 

Nov 16 
Memory Circuits video, notes 
HW10 Due Monday 12/5 (turn in to my office) 

Nov 18 
Wrap up SRAM Presentation 1 (show slides, simulation results) Meet in the classroom video, notes 
Course Project Presentation 1 

Week 13  Nov 21 
Fall Break 

Nov 23 
Fall Break 

Nov 25  Fall Break 

Week 14  Nov 28  Work on the Design Project, no lecture 

Nov 30 
Work on the Design Project, no lecture 

Dec 2 
Presentation 2 (show slides, simulation results) Meet in the classroom 
Course Project Presentation 2 

Week 15  Dec 5 
Work on the Design Project, no lecture 
HW11 Please complete the course evalution and send me the completion certificate snapshot by email. Thank you! 

Dec 7 
Work on the Design Project, no lecture 

Dec 9 
Presentation 3 (show slides, simulation results) Meet in the classroom 
Course Project Presentation 3 

Week 16 
Dec 13 
Final Exam Tuesday 9:45  11:45 am 