Course: Electronics I (ES 230)
Spring, 2014
Instructor: Jack Ou, Ph.D.
Office Location: Salazar Hall 2010B
Telephone: (707) 664 3462
Email:jack.ou AT sonoma DOT edu
Office Hours: By appointment during during MW10:1510:45 and M 1:002:00.
Class Days/Time: MW 10:4512:00
Classroom: Salazar Hall 2009A
Prerequisites: ES 220 and ES221
Corequisites: ES 231
Course Description
Theory, characteristics and operation of diodes, bipolar junction transistors and MOSFET transistors; analog and digital electronic circuits; design and analysis of analog electronic circuits such as filters, operational amplifiers,single and multistage amplifiers; modeling and simulation using spice/multisim software.
Required Text: Behzad Razavi, “Fundamentals of Microelectronics”, Wiley, 1st Edition.
(ISBN13: 9780471478461)
Date 
Topic 
Reference 
Comments 
1/13 
Introduction 
diagnostic test 

1/16 
Chapter 1 
KCL, KVL, Thevenin/Norton Equivalent Circuit 

1/21 
Section 2.1 
drift/diffusion current 

1/23 
PN Junction, hw2 
Section 2.2 
Problem Session (10:1545, Sal 2009), hw1 due. 
1/28 
PN Junction 

1/30 
Sec. 3.13.3 
Problem Session (10:1545, Sal 2009), hw2 due. 

2/4 
Test #1, review 

2/6 
Class Canceled 

2/11 
Sec. 4.14.3 
Underlying physics of an NPN transistor, Energy band diagram. 

2/13 
Section 4.3, 4.5, 4.6 
Physics of npn and pnp transistor 

2/18  Application of BJT in the design of logic gates  Section 4.5  Use BJT to design an NAND gate 
2/20 
Sec. 4.4, 4.6 
Small signal model 

2/25 
Small signal model,hw4 
Sec. 4.4, 4.6 
Derivation of small signal model, iteration example, iteration problems 
2/27 
Sec. 5.15.2 
Biasing techniques, iteration, FM transmitter 

3/4 
Chapter 5 
Derivation of resistance looking into base, emitter, and collector. Equivalence of NPN and PNP. Similarity of BJT to CMOS. 

3/6 
Chapter 5 
Problems 

3/11 
Chapter 5 
Av of CE, CB, and CC 

3/13 
Chapter 5 
Problems 

3/25 

3/27 
Sec. 6.16.4 
BJT vs. MOS, Basic NMOS Device Physics 

4/1 
Test #2 

4/3 
Sec. 6.16.4 

4/8 
Small signal model, digital applications 
Applications of CMOS transistors, small signal model, practice problems 

4/10 
Review, review sheet, hw7, hw7_sol 

4/15 
Test #3, part a 
Coverage: Chapter 6 

4/17 
Courtesy of Dr. Cullens 

4/21 
Courtesy of Dr. Cullens 

4/22 
Courtesy of Dr. Cullens 

4/24 
Courtesy of Dr. Cullens 