Welcome to the ENEE 417, Microelectronics Design Laboratory, Spring 2012, home page of R. Newcomb

  • Course Description (417desS12.pdf) here

  • Course Time Schedule updated 02/20/12(417timS12.pdf) here

  • Course Paper Choices updated 04/10/12 (417_S12_pprs.pdf) here

  • Paper Presentation Schedules updated 03/13/12 (417prsnschdS12.pdf) here

    ------- Weekly Experiments ------
  • Week #1 & 2 familiarization with lab, LabView, DAQ (weeks_1_2S12.pdf) here

  • Weeks #3-#4 Op-amp curve tracer, MAGIC (weeks_3_4S12.pdf) here

  • Weeks #5 Ring and phase shift Oscillator design and vlsi layout (week_5S12.pdf) here

  • Phase Shift Oscillator Analysis 02/21/12 (PhaseShiftOscEqs.pdf) here

  • Weeks #6 Current measurement (week_6S12.pdf) here

  • Week #7 Negative C and crystal equivalent upsated 04/09/12(week_7S12.pdf) here

  • Weeks #8-12 Base Paper designs (weeks_8-12S12.pdf) here

  • Guide to use of E. L. Tan curve tracer virtual instrument (ELTan_Guide_RWN.pdf) here

  • LabView curve tracer vi of E.L.Tan_RWN updated for LabVIEW 8.0 09/18/06 {this still requires the inputs of the < symbol reversed) (ELTan_curve_RWN.vi) here

  • LabVIEW to control oscilloscope; guide of Y. Zhao (guide_read_waveforms.pdf) here

  • LabVIEW to print curves from X. He (XHHE_use_labview.pdf) here

  • DAQ pins (DAC_pins.pdf) here

  • 1458 op-amp data & pins (DAC_pins.pdf) here

  • 4558 op-amp info (DAC_pins.pdf) here

  • LabVIEW Quick Reference (LV_quickref.pdf) here

    The files cross listed below have various items of interest for the course.
  • Microsystems Lab VLSI design page here

    Contains Spice models, MAGIC Layout tutorial, VLSI examples

    URL address, this page: http://www.ece.umd.edu/~newcomb/courses/spring2012/417/ENEE417_spring2012.html