Homeworks are due at the Beginning of the lecture on the due date.

Syllabus

Grades

Videos to check out:
1. IC Fabrication (Global Foundries, from Sand to Silicon)
2. Multi-Bridge Chnnel FET

Basic Course Information:

Course and Lab Time/Location: Lectures (MWF 10:10 – 11:05 am) in SFH711. Labs (T 8 – 11:05 am or 11:15 – 2:20 pm) in SFH 2771.

Instructor Name:      Dr. Yiyan Li

Office Location:        SFH 2755B

Contact: yli@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-6574

Office Hours (virtual): MWF, 7:30 am – 9:30 am, from 1/29/2021 – 5/7/2021      Click here to join the meeting

(No office hours and lectures on Wednesday 2/24)

Course Materials & Resource

CMOS Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation, Third Edition, R. Jacob, Baker. (required)

CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective 4th Edition, Neil Weste, David Harris. (Optional).

FLC calendar

Weeks Dates Lectures Notes Homework
Week 1
Jan 29, Fri
Introduction
video
, slides
Please note that the office hours period have been changed. Check the time period on the syllabus.
Virtual
Microsoft Teams Link to the meeting
No HW
Week 2 Feb 1
Review Circuit Theories
video, notes



Feb 3
More DACs
video, notes



Feb 5
More DACs and ADCs
video, notes
Quiz 1 on Superposition and Thevenin's Equivalent Circuit

Week 3 Feb 8
More DACs and ADCs
video, notes

HW1
models.zip
TI DFF 1
TI DFF 2
Prints:
CMOSedu ADC
CMOSedu DAC
Due Friday, 2/19

Feb 10
More SAR ADC
video, notes



Feb 12
HW1 Review
video, notes
Census


Week 4 Feb 15
Semiconductor Basics I
video, notes



Feb 17
Semiconductor Basics II
video, notes
Quiz 2 on DAC/ADC

Feb 19
The TI Set/Reset DFF and more semiconductor basics
video, notes


Week 5 Feb 22
NMOS pinch-off, body effect, and latch-up
and more semiconductor basics
video, notes



Feb 24
#FLCtogether Day (Classes cancelled)
No lectures and no office hours




Feb 26
Diode Terminal Characteristics, BJTs I
video, notes


Week 6 Mar 1
BJTs II
video, notes

HW2
Due Monday, 3/8

Mar 3
More BJTs, Static Logic Gates



Mar 5
Static Logic Gates, Stick Diagrams


Week 7 Mar 8
More Stick Diagrams
Quiz 3 on pn junctions/BJTs

Mar 10
Adders

HW3
Due Wednesday
3/17

Mar 12
Midterm Exam


Week 8 Mar 15
Models for Digital Design
No lab tomorrow


Mar 17
Models for Digital Design


Mar 19
Models for Digital Design Midterm grades due
Week 9 Mar 22
Models for Digital Design


Mar 24
Clocked Circuits


Mar 26
Clocked Circuits

Week 10 Mar 29
Clocked Circuits


Mar 31
Special Purpose ICs



Apr 2
Special Purpose ICs

Week 11 Apr 5
Special Purpose ICs


Apr 7
Skyhawk Station’s Get Prepped for Registration Day (Classes cancelled)


Apr 9
Memory Circuit Design


Week 12 Apr 12
Memory Circuit Design


Apr 14
Memory Circuit Design


Apr 16
Memory Circuit Design

Week 13 Apr 19
Memory Circuit Design


Apr 21
Memory Circuit Design


Apr 23
Projects


Week 14 Apr 26
Projects


Apr 28
Projects


Apr 30
Projects Last day of classes

Week 15 May 3




May 5
Final Exam
9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.


May 7