Integrated Circuits, Mosfets, OP-Amps and their Applications

By Prof. Hardik Jeetendra Pandya   |   IISc Bangalore
Learners enrolled: 2429
This course is a design-oriented course aimed at understanding fabrication, parameters, and specifications of integrated circuits, MOSFETs, Op-Amps as well as their applications in the Analog domain. Below are some of the course outcomes.
  • To understand and analyze the Op-Amps.
  • The ability to understand the IC Technology and equipment used in fabrication.
  • To understand feedback techniques and types of Noise.
  • Ability to design amplifiers using Op-Amps.
  • Ability to analyze and design filters using Op-Amps,
  • To develop the skill to build and troubleshoot Analog circuits
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Engineering Students, Faculty from Engineering Colleges
PREREQUISITES : B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc. and M.Tech./M.E.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 24 Jan 2022
End Date : 15 Apr 2022
Enrollment Ends : 07 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 23 Apr 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1  : Introduction to Integrated Circuit Technology
Week 2  :  Fabrication processes for Integrated Circuits
Week 3  : Understanding Op-Amps
Week 4  : CMRR of an Op-Amp and Offset voltages and currents
Week 5  :  MOSFETs Fabrication and Applications
Week 6  :  Frequency Response and Feedback techniques for Integrated Circuits
Week 7  :  Comparators, Instrumentation Amplifiers, Filters
Week 8  :  Oscillators
Week 9  :  MOSFETs Current Mirrors
Week 10  :  Noise, Op-Amp Circuits Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
Week 11  :  Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) using Op-Amps 
Week 12  :  Understanding the Datasheet of Op-Amps

Books and references

  1. Gray, Hurst, Lewis, and Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons, 5th edition, 2009
  2. Horowitz and Hill, The Art of Electronics, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999
  3. Behzad Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill, 2001
  4. Phillip E. Allen and Douglas R. Holberg, CMOS Analog Circuit Design, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, 2002
  5. Johan H. Huijsing, Operational Amplifiers – Theory and Design, 3rd edition, Springer
  6. Carusone, Johns, and Martin, Analog Integrated Circuit Design, 2nd edition, John Wiley, 2012
  7. Razavi, Fundamentals of Microelectronics, John Wiley, 2008
  8. Franco Maloberti, Analog Design for CMOS VLSI Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001
  9. Willy M.C. Sansen, Analog Design Essentials, Springer, 2007

Instructor bio

Prof. Hardik Jeetendra Pandya

IISc Bangalore
Biodata (Self Introduction): Dr. Hardik J. Pandya is an assistant professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Division of Electrical Sciences, IISc Bangalore where he is developing Advanced Microsystems and Biomedical Devices Facility for Clinical Research and Biomedical and Electronic (10-6-10-9) Engineering Systems Laboratory to carry out cutting-edge research on novel devices to solve unmet problems in biology and medicine. He is recipient of prestigious Early Career Research Award from Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India as well as a start-up grant of 228 Lacs from IISc. He has taught Design for Analog Circuits, Analog Integrated Circuits, VLSI technology, and Semiconductor Devices to undergraduate and graduate students from Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, and Applied Physics. He seek to understand and exploit novel ways of fabricating microengineering devices using glass, silicon, polymers and integrate with unusual classes of micro/nanomaterials. His research interests include integrating biology/medicine with micro- and nanotechnology to develop innovative tools to solve unmet clinical problems. His current research focuses on flexible sensors for smart catheters, microsensors, microfluidic devices, and microelectromechanical systems, all lately with an emphasis on cancer diagnosis, therapeutics, e-nose, and biomedical device technologies. Before joining IISc, he worked as a postdoctoral scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maryland Robotics Center, University of Maryland, College Park and in the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital–Harvard Medical School affiliated with Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology. His work has resulted in several patents and publications. His work has been highlighted as “Breaking Research News” by The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and has been featured on IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering July 2016 issue cover image as well as IEEE TBME July 2016 feature article for the website and monthly highlights. The work on portable cancer diagnosis tool was also featured on Science Translational Medicine as an Editorial Choice, Breast Cancer Diagnosis, March 2016 and has been highlighted on CapeRay blog as “Biochips and Diagnostic tools” in April 2016. His work has been published in high-quality journals including Lab on a Chip, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Sensors and Actuators B, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, Sensors and Transducers, and Journal of Micromechanics and Micromachining.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 23 April 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IISc Bangalore.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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