### Table of Contents

Introduction and motivation; Signal processing basics: Review of Bode plots, Review of pole-zero plots,Second-order systems,Relationship between bandwidth and risetime; Review of bipolar device physics: Intrinsic semiconductor, Electrons and holes, Drift and diffusion, Doping and its effect on carrier concentrations; Bipolar device models:Diode large-signal model, Diode small signal model,Transistor large-signal model, Transistor small-signal model, Transistor charge storage; Review of feedback systems: Block diagrams, Routh stability criteria, Bode-plot method for determining stability of feedback systems, Compensation techniques, Design example --- Photodiode amplifier, Design example --- operational amplifier; Bipolar transistor amplifiers: Common-emitter amplifier, Bandwidth of common-emitter amplifier, Other building blocks; Bandwidth estimation techniques: Dominant poles, Method of open-circuit time constants, Method of short-circuit time constants, Design example --- high frequency amplifier, Design example --- high frequency gain of +5 amplifier with high current output; Transistor switching and switching speed estimation: Models, Charge-control model, Base-current driven switch, Voltage-driven switch, Emitter current switching, Design example --- semiconductor diode switching; Transistor extended models: Development of extended model, Other building blocks, Design example --- high gain amplifier; CMOS amplifiers: MOSFET,MOSFET large-signal model, MOSFET small-signal model; Advanced transistor amplifier design techniques:Bootstrapping, Current switching,Current mirrors; Operational amplifier topologies: Basic bipolar amplifier, Basic CMOS amplifier, Design example: bipolar operational amplifier; Operational amplifier limitations --- real-world op-amps:Gain, Voltage offset, Input current, Common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR), Power supply rejection ratio (PSRR, Output impedance, Frequency response; Operational amplifier circuit potpourri: Standard topologies, Differential amplifier, Sallen-Key circuit; Current-feedback op-amps; Analog filtering:Topologies, Implementation methods, Lowpass to bandpass and lowpass to highpass transformations, Design example --- 1 MHz lowpass video filter, Design example --- 2 MHz bandwidth, 3.58 MHz centered bandpass filter; PC board layout, hints and rules-of-thumb: Basics of grounding, Impedance of a PC board trace, Power supply bypassing; Passive components --- real world issues: Resistors, Capacitors,Inductors; Use of circuit analogies: Mechanical circuit analogies, Thermal circuits, Magnetic circuits; Other random useful design techniques: Middlebrook's extra element theorem, Cramer's rule.