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Mixed-signal IC Design

  1. Dec 14, 2007 #1
    Hi all - quick question: what type of topics do you learn in Mixed-signal IC Design courses? (at the upper undergrad level/low-level masters)?

    I have a course entitled "RECONFIGURABLE MIXED-SIGNAL IC DESIGN" and was considering taking it in place of another course. I've read the wiki link, but was hoping someone else could expand on it further.
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2007 #2

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    Generally you learn some Verilog and some basics of amplifier design.

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  4. Dec 16, 2007 #3
    What field would this be most relevant to?

    Also, if I didn't really enjoy my Digital Systems Design (used VHDL in it) that much, should I stay away from this class?
     
  5. Dec 16, 2007 #4

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    It would be most relevant to the industry (employing tens of thousands of people) who design mixed-signal integrated circuits.

    If you don't like digital design, I'd probably look into something else, yes. You might like analog design, but I personally feel it's much more difficult than digital.

    - Warren
     
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