RFIC Design and Testing for Wireless Communications

A course developed under support from:
NSF I/UCRC Program: WICAT Center
and NSF CRI Grant 0708962
Texas Instruments, Bangalore, India
July 18, 21, 22, 2008, 9:00AM - 5:30PM

A course prepared and delivered by:
Vishwani D. Agrawal, Auburn University
Fa Foster Dai, Auburn University

Course Syllabus

Faculty Profile


Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Distortion - theory, measurements, test
Lecture 3: Noise - theory, measurements, test
Lecture 4: RFIC SOCs and their testing
Lecture 5: Semiconductor history, RF characteristics
Lecture 6: Basic Concepts in RFIC Designs
Lecture 7: RF front-end design LNA mixer
Lecture 8: Frequency Synthesizer PLL
Lecture 9: Frequency Synthesizer VCO
Lecture 10: RFIC design for wireless communications
Lecture 11: ATE and SOC testing