VL721 Analog IC Design

Course Name: 

VL721 Analog IC Design


M.Tech (VLSI)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Current mirrors – basic current mirror, Widlar, Wilson biasing, Cascoded current mirrors; Noise – Types,Representation of noise in circuits; Basic Single-stage amplifiers - CS, CD and CG amplifier; noise analysis;Differential amplifiers – current mirror load, current source load, CMR, CMRR, folded cascode amplifier, noise analysis, common-mode feedback circuits; Two-stage amplifiers – analysis, frequency response, stability, compensation; Band gap references; Constant–Gm biasing; Distortion in amplifiers; Introduction to switched capacitor circuits – MOSFET as a switch, charge injection and its cancellation, switched capacitor amplifiers.
Course Objective:
  • To lay good foundation on the design and analysis of CMOS analog integrated circuits.

Course Outcomes:

At the end of the course, the student must be able to

  • Design MOSFET based analog integrated circuits.
  • Analyze analog circuits at least to the first order.
  • Appreciate the trade-offs involved in analog integrated circuit design.
  • Understand and appreciate the importance of noise and distortion in analog circuits.


Behzad Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill International Edition, 2001
A.S. Sedra & K.C. Smith, "Microelectronic Circuits",5th/6th Ed.,Oxford University Press.
Behzad Razavi, "RF Microelectronics", Prentice Hall, 1997.
David A. Johns and Ken Martin, Analog Integrated Circuit Design, John Wiley, 2002
Phillip E. Allen and Douglas R. Holberg, CMOS Analog Circuit Design, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Contact us

Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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