Microelectronic Devices and Circuits

*Announcements*

*Staff*

Lecturer: | Prof. C.G. Sodini | Room 39-527B | 3-4938 | sodini@mtl.mit.edu |

Instructors: | Prof. Jing Kong | Room 13-3065 | 4-4068 | jingkong@mit.edu |

Prof. Judy Hoyt | Room 39-427 | 2-2873 | jlhoyt@mtl.mit.edu | |

TA's: | Ke Lu | kelu@mit.edu | ||

Ivan Nausieda | nausieda@mtl.mit.edu | |||

Ravi Palakodeti | ravip85@mit.edu | |||

Riccardo Signorelli | signo@mit.edu | |||

Assistant: | Rhonda Maynard | Room 39-527 | 3-6857 | rmaynard@mtl.mit.edu |

*Office Hours (24-321)*

Ke | Thursday | 2-3pm |

Ivan | Thursday | 3-5pm |

Ravi | Tuesday | 7-9pm |

Riccardo | Tuesday | 3-4pm |

*Tutorials *

Ke | Tuesday | 24-320 | 2-3pm, 3-4pm |

Ivan | Monday | 24-322 | 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm |

Ravi | Monday | 24-320 | 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm |

Riccardo | Tuesday | 24-322 | 1-2pm, 2-3pm |

*Course Description*

General Information and Outline

*Lecture Notes and Schedule*

Lecture | Date | Content |

Lecture 1 | Feb. 6 | overview of 6.012 |

Lecture 2 | Feb. 8 | intro to semiconductors: electrons and holes, donors and acceptors |

Lecture 3 | Feb. 13 | carrier transport: drift and diffusion |

Lecture 4 | Feb. 15 | electrostatics in semiconductors; the "60 mV rule" |

Lecture 5 | Feb. 22 | p-n junction electrostatics in thermal equilibrium |

Lecture 6 | Feb. 27 | Introduction to MOS, MOS Capacitor |

Lecture 7 | March 1 | MOS capacitor under bias |

Lecture 8 | March 6 | MOSFET: I-V Characteristics |

Lecture 9 | March 8 | MOSFET: backgate and saturation |

Lecture 10 | March 13 | MOSFET: small signal model |

Lecture 11 | March 15 | Digital Logic Concepts |

Lecture 12 | March 20 | NMOS/Current Source Load |

Lecture 13 | March 22 | CMOS inverter: propagation delay |

Lecture 14 | April 3 | p-n junction diode I-V characteristics |

Lecture 15 | April 5 | p-n junction: short base approximation |

Lecture 16 | April 10 | p-n junction: static model |

Lecture 17 | April 12 | Intro to BJT |

Lecture 18 | April 19 | BJT electrostatics |

Lecture 19 | April 24 | single-stage amplifiers: common source/emitter |

Lecture 20 | April 26 | single-stage amplifiers: common base/gate and common collector/drain |

Lecture 21 | May 1 | frequency domain analysis |

Lecture 22 | May 3 | voltage gain frequency response, Miller approx |

Lecture 23 | May 8 | Open Circuit Time Constants: CG and CD |

Lecture 24 | May 10 | Multistage amplifiers |

Lecture 25 | May 15 | DC coupling, voltage/current sources and current sinks |

Lecture 26 | May 17 | analyzing complex circuits, Wrap-up |

*Assignments*

Assignment | Solutions | Content | issued | due |

Web Lab 1 | Web Lab 1 | PN Diode Characterization | Feb. 7 | Feb. 14 |

Problem Set 1 | PS1 Solutions | Doping, Drift and Diffusion Currents | Feb. 14 | Feb. 21 |

Problem Set 2 | PS2 Solutions | PN Junction Electrostatics | Feb. 21 | Feb. 28 |

Problem Set 3 | PS3 Solutions | PN, MOS Capacitor | Feb. 28 | Mar. 9 |

Problem Set 4 | PS4 Solutions | MOSFET and Digital Logic | Mar. 16 | Mar. 23 |

SPICE Tutorial | SPICE Tutorial | |||

Design Project | Solutions | Inverter Design and Optimization | Mar. 21 | Apr. 13 |

Problem Set 5 | PS5 Solutions | Diode | April. 4 | Apr. 13 |

Problem Set 6 | PS6 Solutions | Transistor | Apr. 13 | Apr. 20 |

Problem Set 7 | PS7 Solutions | Single Stage Amplifiers | Apr. 27 | May 4 |

Weblab 2 | Solutions | Amplifiers | May 2 | May 9 |

Problem Set 8 | PS8 Solutions | Single Stage Amplifiers - Frequency Response | May 4 | May 11 |

Problem Set 9 | PS9 Solutions | Multi Stage Amplifiers - Frequency Response | May 11 | NA |

*Other Handouts and Links*

Handout | Content | |

Quiz 1 | Solutions | |

Quiz 2 | Solutions |