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Lecture 1, Slide 1 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King Lecture #1 OUTLINE • Course overview • Introduction: integrated circuits • Analog vs. digital signals Lecture 1, Slide 2 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King EECS 40: One of five EECS core courses (with 20, 61A, 61B, and 61C) ± introduces “hardware” side of EECS ± prerequisite for EE105, EE130, EE141, EE150 Prerequisites: Math 1B, Physics 7B Course content: Electric circuits Integrated-circuit devices and technology CMOS digital integrated circuits Course Overview
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Lecture 1, Slide 3 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King IC Technology Advancement “Moore’s Law”: # of transistors/chip doubles every 1.5-2 years – achieved through miniaturization Technology Scaling Investment Better Performance/Cost Market Growth Lecture 1, Slide 4 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King Generation: Intel386™ DX Processor Intel486™ DX Processor Pentium ® Processor Pentium ® II Processor 1.5μ 1.0μ 0.8μ 0.6μ 0.35μ 0.25μ Benefit of Transistor Scaling smaller chip area Æ lower cost more functionality on a chip Æ better system performance
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Lecture 1, Slide 5 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King Æ Analog-to-digital & digital-to-analog conversion is essential (and nothing new) think of a piano keyboard Most (but not all) observables are analog think of analog vs. digital watches but the most convenient way to represent & transmit information electronically is to use digital signals think of telephony Analog vs. Digital Signals Lecture 1, Slide 6 EECS40, Fall 2003 Prof. King
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2009 for the course EECS 40 taught by Professor Chang-hasnain during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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