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EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 1
EECS 247Analog-Digital InterfaceIntegrated Circuits © 2010
Instructor: Haideh KhorramabadiUC BerkeleyDepartment of Electrical Engineering andComputer Sciences
Lecture 1: Introduction
EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 2
Instructor‟s Technical Background
Ph.D., EECS department -UC Berkeley 1985, advisor Prof. P.R. Gray
Thesis topic: Continuous-time CMOS high-frequency filters
Industrial background
11 years at ATT & Bell Laboratories, N.J., in the R&D area as a circuit designer
Circuits for wireline communications: CODECs, ISDN, and DSL includingADCs (nyquist rate & over-sampled), DACs, filters, VCOs
Circuits intended for wireless applications
Fiber-optics circuits
3 years at Philips Semiconductors, Sunnyvale, CA
Managed a group in the RF IC department-developed ICs for CDMA &analog cell phones
3 years @ Broadcom Corp.
Director of Analog/RF ICs in San Jose, CA.
Projects: Gigabit-Ethernet, TV tuners, and DSL circuitry
Currently consultant for IC design
Teaching experience
Has taught/co-taught EE247 @ UCB since 2003
Instructor for short courses offered by MEAD Electronics
Adjunct Prof. @ Rutgers Univ., N.J. : Taught a graduate level IC design course
EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 3
Administrative Issues
Course web page:
Course notes will be uploaded on the coursewebsite prior to each class
Announcements regarding the course will beposted on the home page, please visit coursewebsite often
Homeworks & due dates are posted on the coursewebsite
EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 4
Office Hours & Grading
Office hours:
Tues./Thurs. 4 to 5pm @ TBD (unless otherwiseannounced in the class)
Extra office hours by appointment
Feel free to discuss issues via email:haidehk@eecs.berkeley.edu
Course grading:
Homework/project 50%
Midterm 20% (tentative date: Oct. 28)
Final 30%
EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 5
Prerequisites & CAD Tools
Basic course in signal processing (Laplace and z-transform, discrete Fourier transform) i.e. EE120
Fundamental circuit concepts i.e. EE105 andEE140
CAD Tools:
Hspice or Spectre
EECS 247 Lecture 1: Introduction© 2010 H.K. Page 6
Analog-Digital Interface Circuitry
Analog Input 
Analog WorldDigital/AnalogInterface
0 0 11 1 00 1 01 0 0 11 0 1 00 0 1 0
Analog Output 
Naturally occurring signals are analog
To process signals in the digital domain
Need Analog/Digital & Digital/Analog interface circuitry
Question: Why not perform the signal processing in the analog domain only 
& thus eliminate need for A/D & D/A? 

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