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Fundamentals of microelectronics relates modern circuit design from a practical perspective
Article Type: Industry news From: Microelectronics International, Volume 25, Issue 2.
Research and markets has announced the addition of “Fundamentals of microelectronics, 1st edition” to their offering.
Designed to build a strong foundation in both design and analysis of electronic circuits, Razavi teaches conceptual understanding and mastery of the material by using modern examples to motivate and prepare students for advanced courses and their careers. Razavi's unique problem-solving framework enables students to deconstruct complex problems into components that they are familiar with which builds the confidence and intuitive skills needed for success.
Razavi relates modern circuit design from a practical perspective, combined with a sense of excitement that captures the importance of microelectronics today. He first introduces readers to the big picture of microelectronics, followed by discussions on diode models and circuits, bipolar circuits, and MOS circuits. Then he provides insight into an operational amplifier as a black box, cascades and current mirrors, frequency response, analogue filters and more.
About the author
Behzad Razavi is an Award-winning Teacher, Researcher, and Author. He holds a PhD degree from Stanford University and has been Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles, since 1996. His current research encompasses RF and wireless design, broadband data communication circuits, phase-locking phenomena, and data converter design.
His research and teaching have garnered numerous awards. He received the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 1994 International Solid-State Circuits conference (ISSCC), the best paper award at the 1994 European Solid-State Circuits Conference, the best panel award at the 1995 and 1997 ISSCC, the TRW Innovative Teaching Award in 1997, and the best paper award at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference in 1998. He was the co- recipient of both the Hack Kilby Outstanding Student Paper Award and the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 2001 ISSCC. He received the Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award in 2006 and the UCLA Faculty Senate Teaching Award in 2007. He was also recognized as one of the top ten authors in the 50 year history of ISSCC.
He is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, a Fellow of IEEE, and the author of a number of books, including Principles of Data Conversion System Design, RF Microelectronics (translated to Chinese and Japanese), Design of Analogue CMOS Integrated Circuits (translated to Chinese and Japanese), Design of Integrated Circuits for Optical communications, and Fundamentals of Microelectronics. He is also the editor of “Monolithic phase-locked loops and clock recovery circuits and phase- locking in high-performance systems”.
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