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**Introduction**

Lecture
1: Course overview and introduction; analog vs. digital signals

**Circuit Analysis**

Lecture
2: Overview of circuit analysis, electrical quantities, ideal basic
circuit element, sign conventions

Lecture
3: Power calculations; circuit elements (voltage and current sources,
resistor); Kirchhoff's laws

Lecture
4: Circuit element *I-V* characteristics; construction of a circuit
model; Kirchhoff's laws -- a closer look

Lecture
5: Resistors in series; voltage divider; resistors in parallel; current
divider; measuring current and voltage

Lecture
6: Wheatstone bridge circuit; delta-to-wye equivalent circuits; node-voltage
analysis method

Lecture
7: Node-voltage analysis of circuit with dependent sources; source
transformations; mesh-current analysis method

Lecture
8: Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; maximum power transfer;
superposition

**The Operational Amplifier**

Lecture
9: Op amp terminals and voltages; feedback; comparator circuits; ideal
op amp; unity-gain voltage follower circuit

Lecture
10: Inverting-amplifier circuit; summing-amplifer circuit; non-inverting
amplifier circuit; difference-amplifier circuit

Lecture
11: Op amp circuit analysis; the capacitor

**First-Order Circuits**

Lecture
12: Capacitors in series and in parallel; the inductor; inductors in
series and in parallel

Lecture
13: Mutual inductance; natural response of an RL circuit

Lecture
14: Natural response of RC circuit

Lecture
15: General transient response of RL and RC circuits; application to
digital logic gate

Lecture
16: Propagation delay; energy consumption of simple RC circuit

**Semiconductor Devices and Technology**

Lecture
17: Semiconductor materials; properties of Si; doping

Lecture
18: Generation and recombination; charge-carrier transport; resistivity

Lecture
19: IC resistors; the p-n junction diode (depletion region, built-in
voltage, *I-V* characteristic, capacitance)

Lecture
20: Reverse breakdown; load-line analysis method; diode models; diode
applications

Lecture
21: More diode applications; introduction to the MOSFET

Lecture
22: The MOSFET as a controlled resistor; current saturation; channel-length
modulation; velocity saturation

Lecture
23: MOSFET *I _{D}*-

**Transistor Amplifier Circuits**

Lecture
24: The common-source amplifier

Lecture
25: General transconductance amplifier; summary of MOSFET

**Digital Integrated Circuits**

Lecture
26: Logic functions; NMOS logic gates; noise margin; the CMOS inverter

Lecture
27: Current flow in CMOS inverter during switching; CMOS logic gates;
the body effect

Lecture
28: Review (various examples relevant for Midterm #2)

Lecture
29: Logic circuit synthesis; minimization of logic circuits

Lecture
30: Sequential logic circuits

Lecture
31: Fan-out; propagation delay; CMOS power consumption; timing diagrams

Lecture
32: Computing the output capacitance; history of IC devices and technology

Lecture
33: Basic IC fabrication technology

Lecture
34: Modern IC fabrication technology

Lecture
35: Device isolation methods; electrical contacts to Si; mask layout
conventions; process flow examples

Lecture
36: CMOS process flow and layout; circuit extraction from layout

Lecture
37: Interconnect parameters; interconnect modeling

Lecture
38: Propagation delay with interconnect; inter-wire capacitance; pi
model for capacitive coupling; capacitive coupling effects

Lecture
39: Transistor scaling; interconnect scaling

Lecture
40: Microelectronics technology in the 21st century

Lecture
41: Example problems for the final exam