2019-2020 / ELEN0037-1

Microelectronics and IC design


30h Th, 20h Pr, 40h Proj.

Number of credits

 Master of Science (MSc) in Biomedical Engineering5 crédits 
 Master of Science (MSc) in Electrical Engineering5 crédits 


Jean-Michel Redouté

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Theory, design and simulation of standard integrated circuits (analogue and digtial).  Technology involved in creating CMOS.  Basic functions and building blocks.  Performance evaluation.  System design methods.  Switched capacitor and sample and hold circuits circuits.  Filters.  A/D converters.  Noise in analogue circuits.  

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, students will master the bases of integrated CMOS circuit design.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, tutorials, logic function SPICE simulation and VHDL FPGA programming.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Face-to-face lectures, tutorials, independent laboratory work.

Recommended or required readings

Carusone, Johns, Martin, "Analog Integrated Circuit Design", Wiley, 2011.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination (60%)
Written report of the lab project (40%)

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Jean-Michel Redouté