EC902 Integrated Circuits for Communications

Course Name: 

EC902 Integrated Circuits for Communications



Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Course Description: Analysis and design of electronic circuits for communication systems, with an emphasis on integrated circuits for wireless communication systems. Analysis of distortion in amplifiers with application to radio receiver design. Power amplifier design with application to wireless radio transmitters. Class A, Class B, and Class C power amplifiers. Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase- locked loops, modulators, and demodulators. System integration in single chip/multichip module, system partitioning, high throughput and low latency design requirement for real-time communication, critical path analysis for high speed VLSI design, design of analog front ends, impedance matching with bonding pads, Si-Ge devices for RF circuits, interface for optical fibres.


The design of CMOS radio-frequency integrated circuits, Thomas H.Lee. Cambridge University Press, 1998.
RF microelectronics, Behzaad Razavi, Prentice Hall, 1998.
Analysis and Design of Integrated Circuits, Paul R Gray, Paul J Hurst, Stephen H. Lewis, Robert G Meyer, Wiley, 2001.
Recent publications from IEEE, IEICE and ACM Journals


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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

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