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What will you learn?

  1. CMOS modeling and process characterization: Introduction to analog CMOS modelling and process characterization, RF modelling, equivalent circuit representation of MOS transistor, high frequency behavior of MOS transistor and AC small signal modeling, requirements for MOS modeling for RF application, modeling of intrinsic components, HF behavior, extrinsic components, non quasi static behavior, parameter extraction, RF measurements, NQS model for RF applications, noise source in MOS, physical mechanism of flicker and thermal noise models, HF noise parameters, analytical calculation of the noise parameters, induced gate noise and simulations, RF model, gate electrode and intrinsic input resistance model, substrate resistance model, junction diode models, I‑V and capacitance model
  2. Data converters: Introduction to data converters fundamentals, converting, analog signals to digital signals,
    sample and hold characteristics, DAC specifications, ADC specifications, data converter architectures, DAC
    architectures, resistor string DAC, R‑2R ladder networks, current steering, charge scaling, cyclic DAC and pipeline
    DAC, ADC architectures, flash ADC, two step flash ADC, pipeline ADC, integrated ADC, successive approximation
    ADC and over sampling ADC Case study: Step wise design and analysis of delta sigma modulators and SAR ADC’s
  3. CMOS RF IC design principles: Introduction to CMOS RF IC design principles, standards RF wireless communications
    multi standard RF transceivers, RF front end architectures, frequency down conversion, image rejections, synthesis of a generic front end architectures, single and two path front end architectures, selection criteria, broad band poly phase filters and topology, RC polyphase and IF image reject filters, I/Q generators design consideration of image
    rejections, voltage gain RC filters, noise and voltage gain analysis in low IF front end voltage gain, noise factor,
    80Hrs Rs.12000.00 passive RF blocks, linearity analysis, RF building block specifications, and noise figure IIP3, Case study : RF wireless transceivers at 2.4 GHz
  4. Circuit design for RF Transceivers: Introduction to RF transceivers, RF specifications, RF device technology,
    transmitter architectures like direct conversion transmitters, two step transmitters, receivers architectures
    like heterodyne receivers, homodyne receivers, image reject receivers, digital IF receivers and sub sampling
    receivers, Case studies: Motorola’s FM receivers: Modelling of building blocks
  5. Low noise amplifiers and Mixers: Introduction to LNA and mixers, general consideration, input matching, biplolar
    LNA, CMOS LNA design, measurements, single transistor LNA, design steps, simulation and measurements, classical
    LNA. mixer specification, bipolar mixers, CMOS mixers, active mixers, passive mixers, 1/F noise in mixer transistor,
    IF amplifiers and switched capacitor behavior models, Case Study : Common source stage with resistive load LNA, Single
    and balanced mixers
  6. RF power amplifiers and oscillators: Introduction to RF power amplifiers and oscillators, specification, efficiency,
    generic amplifier, heating, linearity and ruggedness, bipolar PA design, CMOS PA design, classifications of PA, types of PA’s, linearization principles, predistrotion techniques, phase correcting feedback, envelope elimination
    restoration and Cartesian feedback, ideal and non ideal oscillators, oscillators condition and amplitude
    stabilization, frequency tuning and linearity, phase noise to carrier ration, power dissipation, spurious emission SNR
    degradation of FM signals, harmonics, I/Q Matching, LC and RC oscillators Case study : Class B power amplifier, An
    830MHZ monolithic LC oscillators, an 10GHz I/Q RC oscillators with active inductors
  7. Frequency Synthesizers : Introduction to Frequency Synthesizers, integer N PLL architectures, tuning system
    specifications, system level aspects of PLL building blocks, VCO, frequency dividers, phase- frequency detector/​charge pump combination, loop filter, dimensioning the PLL parameter, spectral purity performance, phase noise performance, Case study: Linear Model PLL Analog CMOS filters for very high frequencies : Introduction to analog CMOS filters for very high frequencies, filter synthesis for high frequencies, cascaded, signal flow, state space, gyrator and coupled generated bandpass filters, effect of idealities, transconductance design, VHF transconductance, detail analysis and measurements, tuning, VCO tuning loop, quality factor, supply voltage unit, filter realizations, TV filters, IF filters, and third order elliptical filters, Case Study : Monolithic analog continuous time filters
  8. Analog baseband architectures for low voltage wireless application: Introduction to baseband architectures for low
    voltage wireless application , low voltage analog based band techniques, system design of SIP receivers IEEE 802.11A/B/G WLAN, Case study :SIP receivers IEEE 802.11A/B/G WLAN
  9. Practical design techniques for sensor signal conditioning: Introduction to design techniques for sensor signal
    conditioners, bridge circuits, strain, force, pressure and flow measurements, high impedance sensors, position and
    motion sensors, temperature sensor, ADC’s for signal conditioning, smart sensors, and hardware techniques
  10. Mixed Signal Testing : Introduction to mixed signal testing, DSP based and Model based analog and mixed signal test, delay test, analog test bus standard, oscillation-based builtin self-test (OBIST) techniques
  11. Tools Used: MATLAB, HSPICE, Virtuso, SpectreRF, NanoSim, HSIM, ADS, Qualnet

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No Minimum

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Fast Track — 4 Hrs / Day
Regular Track — 2 Hrs / Day


80 Hrs



MTPs are open to engineering graduates/​diploma holders, engineering students and working professionals with an appropriate background.

Application Process

Admission open around the year

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Manager - Training
Murali R
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