ECG 721 Low Noise Electronics
Fall 2012, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Course lecture notes, videos, homework assignments, and project information are located here

Current grades are here

Instructor: R. Jacob Baker (see office hours at this link)

Course dates: Monday, August 27 to Wednesday, Dec. 5

Time: Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30-3:45 PM

Final exam: Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 3:10 p.m. 5:10 p.m.
Room: TBE B-309
Holidays: Monday, September 3, Labor day and Monday, November 12, Veteran's day


Textbook: CMOS Circuit Design, Layout and Simulation, Third Edition and technical papers to be handed out at various points during the semester by the instructor.


Course description - Noise mechanisms in semiconductor devices, noise calculations, low noise designs, high gain multistage amplifiers, matched filters, shielding. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.



Homework, 25%

In-class assessments (Quizzes), 25%

Midterm, 25%

Final Project Presentations, 25%



Cheating or plagiarism will result in an automatic F grade in the course (so do your own homework and projects!)