ESE370 Fall 2010 Working Schedule

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1 9/8 W Intro/Overview [ppt] [pdf] 1 through 1.2
2 9/10 F Transistor Introduction [ppt] [pdf]
2 3 9/13 M Gates from Transistors [ppt] [pdf] 6.2 through static properites in 6.2.1
4 9/15 W Lab (RCA): Gate from Discrete Transistors Lab Instructions
5 9/17 F Restoration [ppt] [pdf] HW1 1.3.2
3 6 9/20 M Lab (Ketterer): SPICE starter In Lab B
7 9/22 W Delay and RC Response [ppt] [pdf] 1.3.3
8 9/24 F MOS Model [ppt] [pdf] HW2 ADD DATE 2.1--2.3, 3.3.1
4 9 9/27 M MOS Transistor Basics [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.2 (first half)
10 9/29 W MOS Transistor Details [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.2 (remainder)
11 10/1 F MOS Variation [ppt] [pdf] HW3 3.3.3, 3.4
5 12 10/4 M Layout and Area [ppt] [pdf] 2.3, A
13 10/6 W MOS Scaling [ppt] [pdf] 3.5
14 10/8 F Performance: Inverter [ppt] [pdf] HW4 5.4
6 10/11 M Fall Break
15 10/13 W Performance: Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.1 Delay and Performance Sections
16 10/15 F Energy [ppt] [pdf] 5.5, 6.2.1 Power Consumption
7 17 10/18 M Ratioed Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.2
18 10/20 W (finish) Ratioed Logic and (start) Pass-Transistor Logic [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.3
19 10/22 F Pass-Transistor Logic [ppt] [pdf] Proj1 6.2.3
8 20 10/25 M Synchronous Timing Discipline and Clocking
[ppt] [pdf] 7.1, 7.2
10/27 W Midterm 7-9pm, Towne 315 (no lecture) exam (no solutions) solutions
21 10/29 F Static and Dynamic Latches and Registers [ppt] [pdf] 7.2, 7.3
9 22 11/1 M Dynamic Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.3
23 11/3 W Lumped RC Interconnect and Driving Capacitive Loads [ppt] [pdf] 5.4.3
24 11/5 F Memory overview, organization, and architecture [ppt] [pdf] HW5 12.1
10 25 11/8 M RAM: Core [ppt] [pdf] 12.2.3
26 11/10 W RAM: periphery [ppt] [pdf] 12.3
27 11/12 F Distributed RC Wire [ppt] [pdf] (4 to 4.3), 4.4, 4.5.1
11 28 11/15 M Repeaters in Wiring [ppt] [pdf] 9.3.3
29 11/17 W Lab (RCA): Inductive Noise and crosstalk Proj2 2.4
30 11/19 F Crosstalk [ppt] [pdf] Withdraw DATE 9.2.1
12 31 11/22 M Noise: Inductive [ppt] [pdf] 9.4, 4.3.3
32 11/24 W Uncorrelated Noise Sources: Ionizing Particles + Thermal [ppt] [pdf] HW6 shot noise wikipedia, 12.4.1 (Critical Charge)
11/26 F Thanksgiving Holiday
13 33 11/29 M Trans. Line Intro and Analysis [ppt] [pdf] 4.4.5, 4.5.2, 9.4.2
34 12/1 W Trans. Line Modeling Implications and Where Arise
[ppt] [pdf]
35 12/3 F Lab (RCA): Transmission Line Measurement Lab description/assignment
14 36 12/6 M Transmission Lines (cont.) [ppt] [pdf] Proj3a Bakoglu 6.1 (6.11)
37 12/8 W Energy: Adiabatic Switching [ppt] [pdf] Athas TRVLSISYS 1994
38 12/10 F Energy: Adiabatic Logic [ppt] [pdf] Proj3 Feynman 5, Athas cont.
15 12/15 W Final Exam (12pm-2pm) final(no solutions)
solutions

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese370/fall2010/syllabus.html. Please, recheck the page on the web as details may be adjusted as the term progresses. Lectures notes, reading, and handouts will be filled as we reach them.


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