Welcome to the ENEE 417, Microelectronics Design Laboratory, Spring 2016, home page of R. Newcomb

  • Course Description updated 01/29/16(417desS15.pdf) here

  • Course Time Schedule updated 02/29/16 (417timS16.pdf) here

  • Course Paper Choices updated 04/10/16 (417_S16_pprs.pdf) here

  • Paper Presentation Schedules updated 04/05/16 (417prsnschdS15.pdf) here

  • paper description (417pprdes.pdf) here

  • Design Report Grading Form (ee417rpt_grd.pdf) here

  • Group Experiment Report Grading (417S16LabReportInfo.pdf) here

  • ------- Weekly Experiments ------
  • Week #1 & 2 familiarization with lab, LabView, DAQ (weeks_1_2S16.pdf) here

  • Week #3 Op-amp curve tracer (week_3S16.pdf) here

  • Weeks #4 Ring and phase shift Oscillator design (week_4S16.pdf) here

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

  • Week #5 choose one of General Impedance Converter or Piezoelectricity

  • Week #5a General Impedance Converter (=GIC)(week_5aS16GIC.pdf) here

  • Week #5b Piezoelectricity (week_5bS16Piezoelectricity.pdf) here

    ------- Other Useful Information ------
  • Guide to use of E. L. Tan curve tracer virtual instrument; need to reverse < (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

  • DAQ pins - NI USB-6216 (NI6216Terminals.pdf) here

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

  • 4558 op-amp info (4558_data.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

  • Laboratory Instruments/parts page here

    URL address, this page: http://www.ece.umd.edu/~newcomb/courses/spring2015/417/ENEE417_spring2015.html