6.776 High Speed Communication Circuits
Principles and techniques of high-speed integrated circuits used in wireless/wireline data links and remote sensing. On-chip passive component design of inductors, capacitors, and antennas. Analysis of distributed effects, such as transmission line modeling, S-parameters, and Smith chart. Transceiver architectures and circuit blocks, which include low-noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage-controlled oscillators, power amplifiers, and frequency dividers. Involves IC/EM simulation and laboratory projects.
This class has 6.301 as a prerequisite.
6.776 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by R. Han.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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