EC703 VLSI Data Converters

Course Name: 

EC703 VLSI Data Converters


M.Tech (VLSI)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Sample and Hold Circuits: Basic S/H circuit, effect of charge injection, compensating for charge injection, bias dependency, bias independent S/H. D/A Converter – General considerations, Static non-idealities and Dynamic nonidealities; Current-steering DAC – Binary weighted DAC, Thermometer DAC, Design issues, Effect of Mismatches. A/D converter – General considerations, static and dynamic non-idealities. Flash ADC – Basic architecture, Design issues, Comparator and Latch, Effect of non-idealities, Interpolative and Folding architectures. Successive Approximation ADC; Pipeline ADC. Over sampling ADC – Noise shaping, SigmaDelta modulator.


Behzad Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits McGraw-Hill International Edition 2016
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.
Behzad Razavi, Principles of Data Conversion System Design, Wiley-IEEE Press, 1995
Rudy J. van de Plassche, CMOS Integrated Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog Converters, Springer, 2003
NPTEL Video Lectures


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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