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CMOS: Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation, 3rd Edition

R. Jacob Baker

ISBN: 978-1-118-03823-9 January 2011 Wiley-IEEE Press 1208 Pages


The Third Edition of CMOS Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation continues to cover the practical design of both analog and digital integrated circuits, offering a vital, contemporary view of a wide range of analog/digital circuit blocks including: phase-locked-loops, delta-sigma sensing circuits, voltage/current references, op-amps, the design of data converters, and much more. Regardless of one's integrated circuit (IC) design skill level, this book allows readers to experience both the theory behind, and the hands-on implementation of, complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) IC design via detailed derivations, discussions, and hundreds of design, layout, and simulation examples.

Chapter 1 Introduction to CMOS Design.

Chapter 2 The Well.

Chapter 3 The Metal Layers.

Chapter 4 The Active and Poly Layers.

Chapter 5 Resistors, Capacitors, MOSFETs.

Chapter 6 MOSFET Operation.

Chapter 7 CMOS Fabrication by Jeff Jessing.

Chapter 8 Electrical Noise: An Overview.

Chapter 9 Models for Analog Design.

Chapter 10 Models for Digital Design.

Chapter 11 The Inverter.

Chapter 12 Static Logic Gates.

Chapter 13 Clocked Circuits.

Chapter 14 Dynamic Logic Gates.

Chapter 15 VLSI Layout Examples.

Chapter 16 Memory Circuits.

Chapter 17 Sensing Using ?S Modulation.

Chapter 18 Special Purpose CMOS Circuits.

Chapter 19 Digital Phase-Locked Loops.

Chapter 20 Current Mirrors.

Chapter 21 Amplifiers.

Chapter 22 Differential Amplifiers.

Chapter 23 Voltage References.

Chapter 24 Operational Amplifiers I.

Chapter 25 Dynamic Analog Circuits.

Chapter 26 Operational Amplifiers II.

Chapter 27 Nonlinear Analog Circuits.

Chapter 28 Data Converter Fundamentals by Harry Li.

Chapter 29 Data Converter Architectures by Harry Li.

Chapter 30 Implementing Data Converters.

Chapter 31 Feedback Amplifiers with Harry Li.


About the Author.

Additional chapters covering the implementation of data converters and the analysis/design of feedback amplifiers, all of the changes found in the Revised Second Edition, and other changes to ensure the most up-to-date and modern information. In addition, the book's companion website,, has been expanded with support for Cadence and with additional videos, solutions, simulation examples, and homework problems.

Readers will continue to find the relevant and practical material that made the first two editions bestsellers. The Third Edition has been updated and includes new chapters covering the implementation of data converters and the analysis/design of feedback amplifiers. The additional material makes the book even more useful as an academic text and companion for the working design engineer. Featured in this Third Edition:

·         In-depth coverage of both analog and digital transistor-level design techniques 
·         Integration of the book’s material with online resources found at
·         Detailed discussions on the design of phase- and delay-locked loops, mixed-signal circuits, data converters, and circuit noise
·         Real-world process parameters, design rules, and layout examples, hundreds of practical design examples, discussions, and end-of-chapter problems
·         Theory and discussions detailing the trade-offs and considerations when designing at the transistor level

The book’s accompanying Web site,, offers numerous examples for many computer-aided design (CAD) tools including Cadence, Electric, HSPICE, LASI, LTspice, Spectre, and WinSpice. Readers can recreate, modify, or simulate the design examples presented in the book.  In addition, the solutions to the book’s end-of-chapter problems, the book’s figures, and additional homework problems without solutions are found at