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 Meeting Times:Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30am - 9:50am
 Instructor: Dr. Cameron Charles
 TA: Samrat Dey
 Office Hours:
 Tuesday and Thursday, 4-5pm in EEB407

Recent Announcements

  • Final Exam, Assignment #6, and Final Project A few quick reminders:- Assignment #6 is due by EOD on Saturday, March 15.- Final exam is 10:30am-12:20pm on Tuesday, March. 18, you can bring two single ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2014, 10:54 AM by Cameron Charles
  • Assignment #4 is posted. I moved the due date out until Feb. 25, sorry for posting it late.
    Posted Feb 18, 2014, 9:14 PM by Cameron Charles
  • Thursday, 2/13 class cancelled I had a last-minute conflict come up at work, sorry for the short notice! Please use the time to make some headway on the first project report, due next ...
    Posted Feb 12, 2014, 2:28 PM by Cameron Charles
  • Project due date change The first interim project report is now due Tuesday, Feb. 18 (instead of Feb. 13, as listed on the project handout).
    Posted Feb 9, 2014, 11:24 PM by Cameron Charles
  • Midterm solutions posted Look under the assignments tab.
    Posted Feb 9, 2014, 11:22 PM by Cameron Charles
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 Week Date Topics Reading Assignments/Projects
 1 Tues. Jan. 7
 Introduction, PLL Applications
 Ch. 1, Ch. 17
 
  Thurs. Jan. 9
 Laplace Review, Linear PLL modeling
 Ch. 2, Ch. 3
                         
 2     Tues. Jan. 14
 Linear PLL modeling (cont'd)
 Ch. 2, Ch. 3
 
  Thurs. Jan. 16
 Non-linear PLL modeling
 Ch. 5, Ch. 8
 Assignment #1 due
 3 Tues. Jan. 21
 Non-linear PLL modeling (cont'd),
 Phase Detectors
 Ch. 8, Ch. 10
 
  Thurs. Jan. 23
 PFDs, Charge-pump PLLs
 Ch. 10, Ch. 12
 Assignment #2 due
 4 Tues. Jan. 28
 Charge pumps, Loop Filters
 Ch. 11
 
  Thurs. Jan. 30
 Design Example, Midterm Review
  Assignment #3 due
 5 Tues. Feb. 4
 Midterm  
  Thurs. Feb. 6
 Phase Noise, VCOs
 Ch. 6, Ch. 7,   Ch. 9
 
 6 Tues. Feb. 11
 VCOs (cont'd)
 Ch. 9
 
  Thurs. Feb. 13
 Class cancelled
 
 
 7 Tues. Feb. 18
 Dividers Ch. 15
 Project #1 due
  Thurs. Feb. 20
 Prescalers, Noise in PLLs
 Ch. 7, Ch. 15
 
 8 Tues. Feb. 25
 Noise in PLLs (cont'd)
 Ch. 15
 Assignment #4 due
  Thurs. Feb. 27
 Class cancelled
 
 
 9 Tues. Mar. 4
 Frequency Synthesis
 Ch. 15
 Project #2 due
  Thurs. Mar. 6
 Frequency Synthesis
 Ch. 15
 Assignment #5 due
 10 Tues. Mar. 11
 Clock and Data Recovery
 Ch. 17
 
  Thurs. Mar. 13
 Digital PLLs
 Ch. 4, Ch. 13
 Assignment #6 due
 11 Tues. Mar. 18
 Final Exam (10:30am-12:20pm)
  
  Fri. Mar. 21
   Final Project due