Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Course Information

18-629D: Special Topics in Circuits: IC Design for Wireless Communication Systems




This course will familiarize students with the design of integrated circuit blocks that are commonly encountered in modern wireless communication transceivers which are implemented in fully integrated form in nanoscale CMOS technology. Topics include traditional and modern transceiver architectures, wideband low-noise amplifiers, frequency synthesizers (and their component blocks), N-path filters and millimeter-wave circuit blocks.

Prerequisites: 18-623

Last Modified: 2019-04-19 5:44PM

Semesters offered:

  • Spring 2019
  • Fall 2017