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Course Staff


Prof. Hae-Seung Lee
Prof. Michael Perrott



Lee, Thomas H. The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0521835399.

Additional References (Not required, but helpful)

Razavi, Behzad. RF Microelectronics. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997. ISBN: 0138875715.

Course Format

There will be two 1.5 hours lectures per week. Problem sets (7 total) will be given out every one to two weeks. The laboratory assignment, due in session 18, will be focused on an RF amplifier. The final project, due in session 25, will be focused on the design and simulation of a CMOS power amplifier for wireless applications. A quiz will be given after session 16. There is no final exam.


Quiz 35%
Lab 25%
Final Project 25%
Homework 15%


6.301: Solid-State Circuits (or equivalent)


Students should work in pairs on the homework, and turn in one write-up per pair.