Fundamentals of Microelectronics

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Wiley, May 19, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 767 pages
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To succeed in the practice of microelectronics in industry, students must develop the ability to think intuitively about circuits. They need to move beyond simply plugging and chugging numbers in equations and be prepared to face real design trade-offs.

Fundamentals of Microelectronics, Preview Edition helps students develop intuitive techniques so they can design and implement circuits not just analyze them. Using many real-word examples and applications, the text motivates the student to understand the importance of today's microelectronics.

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As an introductory text, there is no substitute. This book is so amazing. The focus on intuitive design is what sets it apart from other texts. Take the classic Grey and Meyer, or Sedra and Smith. Those guys will show you how to derive gain of an op-amp over the course of several pages. Razavi will show that too, but will emphasize how to quickly analyze a circuit.
My friends call this my "cheat" book, because it is SO clear. The examples are perfect. They start with the simple, basic circuits, and built up to more complex ones.
If you want a really solid understanding of transistorized circuits, buy this book. If your course requires one of the "other" texts, I would still buy this one. The text is so practical, so elegant.. it has no equal. And the author writes it in a very personal way, that is a big contrast to the old and cold textbooks (S&S, G&M).
Thanks Razavi, much appreciated. You have definitely left your mark.
 

Is Worth if u wanna a go into depth

User Review  - nitish kumar - Flipkart

Please buy this if u want to have depth knowledge.If ur opting to give sem xams by studying one night u certainly will fail. One needs patience and time to study this book. Read full review

Contents

Introduction to Microelectronics
1
Basic Physics of Semiconductors
19
Diode Models and Circuits
56
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BEHZAD RAZAVI, is Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCLA, where he conducts research on wireless transceivers, broadband data communications, and phenomena related to phase-locking. He is a Fellow of IEEE and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He is the author of Principles of Data Conversion System Design, RF Microelectronics, and Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, and the editor of Monolithic Phase-Locked Loops and Clock Recovery Circuits

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