# EE6322: VLSI Broadband Communication Circuits, Jan-May 2018

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## Instructors: Nagendra Krishnapura

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### Lectures

1. 2018-01-16: Introduction to the course
2. 2018-01-17(pdf): Ideal transmitter and receiver; Noise; Spectral density and variance
3. 2018-01-19(pdf): MOS and resistor noise; Example calculations
4. 2018-01-22(pdf): Bit errors in a communication system due to noise and jitter
5. 2018-01-23(pdf): Phase detector for random data(Hogge phase detector)
6. 2018-01-24(pdf): Clock and data recovery loop using a linear phase detector
7. 2018-01-30(pdf): Static offset in a linear phase detector; Bang-bang phase detector
8. 2018-02-02(pdf): Clock recovery with no forwarded clock
9. 2018-02-05(pdf): Clock recovery with no forwarded clock
10. 2018-02-06(pdf): Phase domain model of a CDR
11. 2018-02-07(pdf): Phase domain model of a CDR; Calculating JTRAN, JTOL
12. 2018-02-09(pdf): Phase domain model of a CDR; Calculating JGEN
13. 2018-02-13(pdf): Phase domain model of a CDR; Calculating JGEN
14. 2018-02-16(pdf): VCO phase noise; Accumulative nature
15. 2018-02-19(pdf): VCO phase noise
16. 2018-02-20(pdf): VCO phase noise; Phase spectrum; Voltage spectrum; Relationship between phase noise and jitter
17. 2018-02-21: (no recording) VCO phase noise; VCO figure of merit; Calculating JGEN due to VCO, R, charge pump
18. 2018-02-23(pdf): Bang-bang jitter
19. 2018-02-26(pdf): Serializer; Deserializer; Digital implementation of the bang-bang CDR.
20. 2018-02-27(pdf): Discrete-time model of the bang-bang CDR; Digital implementation of the bang-bang CDR.
21. 2018-02-28(pdf): Digital implementation of the bang-bang CDR; Small-signal model of the CDR with the forwarded clock
22. 2018-03-05(pdf): Small-signal model of the CDR with the forwarded clock; Half rate implementation of phase detectors
23. 2018-03-07(pdf): Oscillators; Ring oscillators
24. 2018-03-09(pdf): Ring oscillator; LC oscillator
25. 2018-03-12(pdf): Ring oscillator figure of merit; LC oscillators
26. 2018-03-13(pdf): LC oscillators; Figure of merit; Phase-locked loop
27. 2018-03-14(pdf): Phase detector characteristics
28. 2018-03-16(pdf): PFD dead zone and blind zone; PLL phase domain model
29. 2018-03-19(pdf): PLL phase domain transfer functions; Effect of charge pump current mismatch
30. 2018-03-20(pdf): Reference feedthrough in a PLL; Additional poles to attenuate reference spurs
31. 2018-03-21(pdf): Data transmission over a channel; Qualitative overview of impairments
32. 2018-03-23(pdf): Channel response; Equivalent discrete-time response
33. 2018-03-26(pdf): Intersymbol interference; Calculating BER with ISI
34. 2018-03-27(pdf): Eye diagrams; Statistical eye
35. 2018-03-28(pdf): Equalization
36. 2018-04-02(pdf): Continuous-time linear equalizer in Rx; FIR equalizer in Tx
37. 2018-04-03(pdf): Crosstalk; Decision feedback equalization