EE 102B: Signal Processing and Linear Systems II
Continuation of
EE 102A. Concepts and tools for continuous and discretetime signal and system analysis with applications in communications, signal processing and control. Analog and digital modulation and demodulation. Sampling, reconstruction, decimation and interpolation. Finite impulse response filter design. Discrete Fourier transforms, applications in convolution and spectral analysis. Laplace transforms, applications in circuits and feedback control. Z transforms, applications in infinite impulse response filter design. Prerequisite:
EE 102A.
Terms: Spr

Units: 4

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci, WAYAQR, WAYFR

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Goldsmith, A. (PI)
EE 108: Digital System Design
Digital circuit, logic, and system design. Digital representation of information. CMOS logic circuits. Combinational logic design. Logic building blocks, idioms, and structured design. Sequential logic design and timing analysis. Clocks and synchronization. Finite state machines. Microcode control. Digital system design. Control and datapath partitioning. Lab. Undergraduates must enroll for 4 units. *In Autumn, enrollment preference is given to EE majors. Formerly
EE 108A.
Terms: Aut, Win

Units: 4

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci, WAYAQR, WAYSMA

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Mitra, S. (PI)
EE 114: Fundamentals of Analog Integrated Circuit Design (EE 214A)
Analysis and simulation of elementary transistor stages, current mirrors, supply and temperatureindependent bias, and reference circuits. Overview of integrated circuit technologies, circuit components, component variations and practical design paradigms. Differential circuits, frequency response, and feedback will also be covered. Performance evaluation using computeraided design tools. Undergraduates must take
EE 114 for 4 units. Prerequisite: 101B. GER:DBEngrAppSci
Terms: Aut

Units: 34

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Arbabian, A. (PI)
EE 116: Semiconductor Device Physics
The fundamental operation of semiconductor devices and overview of applications. The physical principles of semiconductors, both silicon and compound materials; operating principles and device equations for junction devices (diodes, bipolar transistor, photodetectors). Introduction to quantum effects and band theory of solids. Recommended corequisites:
EE 65 and
EE 101B. NonEE majors are encouraged to take
ENGR 40 before
EE 116.
Terms: Spr

Units: 3

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Pop, E. (PI)
EE 122A: Analog Circuits Laboratory
The course covers practical applications of mixedsignal circuits, including simple amplifiers, filters (passive, opamp, switchedcapacitor and digitalsignalprocessorbased), oscillators, power supplies, sensors and interface (input/output) circuits. Practical design skills, computeraided design, and circuit fabrication and debugging are core topics. The design process is learned through proposing, designing, simulating, building, debugging, and demonstrating a substantial and novel team project. Radio frequency and largely digital projects not suitable for
EE 122. Prerequisite: basic electronics laboratory experience with solid working knowledge of circuit analysis, Fourier and Laplace methods.
Terms: Aut

Units: 3

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci, WAYSMA

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Kovacs, G. (PI)
EE 134: Introduction to Photonics
Photonics, optical components, and fiber optics. Conceptual and mathematical tools for design and analysis of optical communication, sensor and imaging systems. Experimental characterization of semiconductor lasers, optical fibers, photodetectors, receiver circuitry, fiber optic links, optical amplifiers, and optical sensors. Class project on confocal microscopy or other method of sensing or analyzing biometric data. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisite:
EE 42 and
EE 102A or equivalent.
Terms: Spr

Units: 4

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Bowden, A. (PI)
EE 136: Introduction to Nanophotonics and Nanostructures
Electromagnetic and quantum mechanical waves and semiconductors. Confining these waves, and devices employing such confinement. Localization of light and applications: metallic mirrors, photonic crystals, optical waveguides, microresonators, plasmonics. Localization of quantum mechanical waves: quantum wells, wires, and dots. Generation of light in semiconductors: spontaneous and stimulated emission, lasers, and light emitting diodes. Devices incorporating localization of both electromagnetic and quantum mechanical waves such as resonant cavity quantum well lasers and microcavitybased single photon sources. Systemlevel applications such as optical communications, biochemical sensing, and quantum cryptography. Prerequisite: basic familiarity with electromagnetic and quantum mechanical waves and semiconductors at the level of
EE 42 and
EE 65 or equivalent.
Terms: not given this year

Units: 3

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
EE 142: Engineering Electromagnetics
Introduction to electromagnetism and Maxwell¿s equations in static and dynamic regimes. Electrostatics and magnetostatics: Gauss¿s, Coulomb¿s, Faraday¿s, Ampere's, BiotSavart's laws. Electric and magnetic potentials. Boundary conditions. Electric and magnetic field energy. Electrodynamics: Wave equation; Electromagnetic waves; Phasor form of Maxwell¿s equations.nSolution of the wave equation in 1D free space: Wavelength, wavevector, forward and backward propagating plane waves.Poynting¿s theorem. Propagation in lossy media, skin depth. Reflection and refraction at planar boundaries, total internal reflection. Solutions of wave equation for various 1D3D problems: Electromagnetic resonators, waveguides periodic media, transmission lines. Formerly
EE 141. Prerequisites: Phys 43 or
EE 42,
CME 100,
CME 102 (recommended)
Terms: Aut

Units: 3

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci, WAYFR, WAYSMA

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Fan, J. (PI)
EE 178: Probabilistic Systems Analysis
Introduction to probability and statistics and their role in modeling and analyzing real world phenomena. Events, sample space, and probability. Discrete random variables, probability mass functions, independence and conditional probability, expectation and conditional expectation. Continuous random variables, probability density functions, independence and expectation, derived densities. Transforms, moments, sums of independent random variables. Simple random processes. Limit theorems. Introduction to statistics: significance, estimation and detection. Prerequisites: basic calculus.
Terms: Aut, Spr

Units: 4

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Montanari, A. (PI)
;
Weissman, T. (PI)
EE 180: Digital Systems Architecture
The design of processorbased digital systems. Instruction sets, addressing modes, data types. Assembly language programming, lowlevel data structures, introduction to operating systems and compilers. Processor microarchitecture, microprogramming, pipelining. Memory systems and caches. Input/output, interrupts, buses and DMA. System design implementation alternatives, software/hardware tradeoffs. Labs involve the design of processor subsystems and processorbased embedded systems. Formerly
EE 108B. Prerequisite:
CS107 (required) and
EE108 (recommended but not required).
Terms: Win

Units: 4

UG Reqs: GER:DBEngrAppSci, WAYSMA

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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