2017-2018 / ELEN0037-1

Microelectronics and IC design


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

Number of credits

 Master in biomedical engineering (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in electrical engineering (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

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 (analoque 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 analoque circuits.  

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, the student 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

"Integrated Circuit Design", Weste & Harris, 4th ed, PEARSON 2011;
"Analog Integrated Circuit Design", Carusone, Johns, Martin, Wiley, 2011

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination (70%)
Writtem report on lab project (30%)

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


M. Kraft phone: 04 366 2616 m.kraft@ulg.ac.be