Table of Contents

Dedication

In memoriam

Preface to the Second Edition

Changes in the second edition

Software used by the author

Thanks

From a Next Generation Analog Designer (?)

Chapter 1. Introduction and Motivation

Abstract

The need for analog designers

Some early history of technological advances in analog integrated circuits

Digital vs. analog implementation: designer's choice

So, why do we become analog designers?

Note on nomenclature in this text

Note on coverage in this book

Further reading

Chapter 2. Review of Signal Processing Basics

Abstract

Review of Laplace transforms, transfer functions, and pole-zero plots

First-order system response

Second-order systems

Free vibration of damped, second-order system

Logarithmic decrement

Higher order systems

Review of resonant electrical circuits

Use of energy methods to analyze undamped resonant circuits

Risetime for cascaded systems

Chapter 2 problems

Further reading

Chapter 3. Review of Diode Physics and the Ideal (and Later, Nonideal) Diode

Abstract

Current flow in insulators, good conductors, and semiconductors

Electrons and holes

Drift, diffusion, recombination, and generation

Effects of semiconductor doping

PN junction under thermal equilibrium

PN junction under applied forward bias

Reverse-biased diode

The ideal diode equation

Charge storage in diodes

Charge storage in the diode under forward bias

Reverse recovery in bipolar diodes

Reverse breakdown

Taking a look at a diode datasheet

Some quick comments on Schottky diodes

Chapter 3 problems

Further reading

Chapter 4. Bipolar Transistor Models

Abstract

A little bit of history

Basic N

Details

No. of pages:
722
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
Electronic ISBN:
9780124059085
Print ISBN:
9780124058668

Reviews

"...an excellent book for an advanced class in electrical engineering or for analog-circuit designers who want to !earn quickly about analog circuits and apply that knowledge to designing and building real circuits."--IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, Jan-Feb 2015