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Video lectures and Lecture Notes on RF Integrated Circuits by Prof. Sankaran Aniruddhan (IIT Madras)

Video Lecture Series from IIT Professors :

 RF Integrated Circuits by Prof. Sankaran Aniruddhan Sir

Prof. Sankaran Aniruddhan (IIT Madras)

He is an assistant professor in the VLSI group of the department of Electrical Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He work in the area of RF integrated circuit design. He obtained B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras, in 2000  then graduated with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Washington, Seattle in June 2003 and June 2006 respectively. He worked at the System-on-Chip Laboratory under the guidance of Prof. David Allstot in the area of Phase-Locked Loops for Wireless Applications. Between 2006 and 2011, He worked as a Senior/Staff Engineer in the RF-Analog group at Qualcomm Inc., San Diego where He designed integrated circuits for Cellular RF applications.

1) RF Microelectronics by Behzad Razavi (Publisher: Pearson)

2) The Design Of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits by Thomas H. Lee (Publisher: Cambridge University Press - 2006)

3) VLSI for Wireless Communication by Bosco Leung (Publisher: Prentice Hall - Electronics and VLSI Series)

Lecture 1 - Introduction; RF Design Tradeoffs; Fading; Diversity [Notes     Video]

Lecture 2 - Multiple Access Techniques; Ana. & Dig. Modulation [Notes     Video]

Lecture 3 - S and ABCD parameters; Resonance in LC circuits [Notes     Video]

Lecture 4 - Impedance transformations and matching; L-matches [Notes     Video]

Lecture 5 - L-matches; Pi- & T-matches; Other matches [Notes     Video]

Lecture 6 - RF Inductors [Notes     Video]

Lecture 7 - RF Inductors (contd.) & Transformers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 8 - Capacitors and Varactors [Notes     Video]

Lecture 9 - MOS Device Operation [Notes     Video]

Lecture 10 - Introduction to RF Systems [Notes     Video]

Lecture 11 - Basic RF Concepts - Nonlinearity, Time Variance etc [Notes     Video]

Lecture 12 - IIP3, different expressions/calculations for IIP3 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 13 - Noise in RF Circuits [Notes     Video]

Lecture 14 - Classical Two-port Noise Theory [Notes     Video]

Lecture 15 - Noise Figure of Cascaded Systems [Notes     Video]

Lecture 16 - Sensitivity, SFDR, MOSFET 2-port Noise Parameters [Notes     Video]

Lecture 17 - LNA Design - 1 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 18 - LNA Design - 2 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 19 - LNA Design - 3; Introduction to Mixers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 20 - Two- and Three-port Mixers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 21 - Gilbert Mixers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 22 - Linearity and Noise of Gilbert Mixers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 23 - Noise in Mixers (contd.); Other Linearisation Techniques [Notes     Video]

Lecture 24 - Other Mixers; Tx Architectures [Notes     Video]

Lecture 25 - Rx Architectures - I (Direct-Conversion Rx) [Notes     Video]

Lecture 26 - Rx Architectures - II (Heterodyne Rx; Image-Reject Rx) [Notes     Video]

Lecture 27 - VCOs - 1 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 28 - VCOs - 2 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 29 - VCOs - 3: Colpitts Oscillator; Quadrature Oscillators; [Notes     Video]

Lecture 30 - Phase Noise - LTI Analysis [Notes     Video]

Lecture 31 - Phase Noise - LTV Analysis [Notes     Video]

Lecture 32 - VCO Design - 1 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 33 - VCO Design - 2 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 34 - Wideband Amplifiers - 1 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 35 - Wideband Amplifiers - 2 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 36 - Power Amplifiers [Notes     Video]

Lecture 37 - Analog and RF Layout - 1 [Notes     Video]

Lecture 38 - Analog and RF Layout - 2 [Notes     Video]

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  1. Thank you for the great lectures! I am only starting this online seminar, however I am finding this to be extremely useful. Would it be possible to fix the link for the notes? They don't seem to be working, and I think they would be a good reference to have for the future. Thank you!

  2. Thank you very much for collecting all lectures. However, Topics in Lectures 11 and 13 are both very crucial through out the course. If there was a way to make them available, it would be of great help. Thank you.

  3. 11th and 13th topics are essential to understand other topics are missed here..please upload it..

  4. Please upload the notes to my email id -