Lecture Notes

This section provides a complete set of lecture slides for the course, including presentations by guest lecturers from academia and industry.
Lecture 1: Overview of the Course (PDF - 2.7 MB)

Lecture 2: Transmission Lines (PDF)

Lecture 3: S-parameters and Impedance Transformers  (PDF)

Lecture 4: Generalized Reflection Coefficient, Smith Chart, Passives (PDF)

Lecture 5: High Speed Broadband Amplifiers (PDF)

Lecture 6: Enhancement of Broadband Amplifiers, Narrowband Amplifiers   (PDF)

Lecture 7: Noise Modeling in Amplifiers (PDF)

Lecture 8: Noise Figure, Impact of Amplifier Nonlinearities (PDF)

Lecture 9: Low Noise Amplifiers (PDF)

Lecture 10: Mixers (PDF)

Lecture 11: Voltage Controlled Oscillators  (PDF)

Lecture 12: Noise in Voltage Controlled Oscillators (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Lecture 13: High Speed Digital Logic (PDF)

Lecture 14: High Speed Frequency Dividers (PDF)

Lecture 15: Integer-N Frequency Synthesizers (PDF)

Lecture 16: Noise in Integer-N Frequency Synthesizers (PDF)

Lecture 17: Advanced Frequency Synthesizers (PDF)

Lecture 18: Design and Simulation of Synthesizers (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Lecture 19: Basics of Wireless Communication (PDF)

Lecture 20: Performance Measures of Wireless Communication (PDF)

Lecture 21: MSK Modulation and Clock and Data Recovery Circuits (PDF)

Lecture 22: Low-Power High-Speed Links, Guest Lecture by Gu-Yeon Wei, Harvard University (PDF)

Lecture 23: Statistical Electronics, Guest Lecture

Lecture 24: RF Power Amplifiers, Guest Lecture by Analog Devices (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Lecture 25: A 1.6 Gb/s/pair Electromagnetically Coupled Multidrop Bus Using Pulse-Based Modulated Signaling, Guest Lecture

Lecture 26: Lowpass and Bandpass Delta-Sigma Modulation, Guest Lecture by Richard Schreier, Analog Devices (PDF)