Devices and MEMS

Qualifying Exam Syllabus

Circuit Design

  • CMOS analog circuits
  • Operational amplifiers
  • Switched capacitor circuits


  • Low power CMOS
  • High frequency RF CMOS
  • BiCMOS

FET and Diode Technology (Silicon Only)

  • basic physics and modelling

VLSI and MEMS Microfabrication Techniques:

  • common/modern process and fabrication flows
  • MEMS release processes

Principles of Micro Transducers

  • electrostatic transducers
  • thermal transducers
  • magnetic transducers

Principles of Micro Sensors

  • optical sensors
  • thermal sensors
  • pressure sensors