BJT: Current – Voltage characteristics, BJT as an amplifier and as a switch, brief idea of dc analysis, Biasing circuits, small signal operation and models, single stage BJT amplifiers, BJT internal capacitances and high frequency model - Frequency response of CE amplifier. Emitter follower, Darlington-pair.Applications of Diodes: Design of Clipper, clamper circuits and Voltage doubler.
MOS Field Effect Transistors: Introduction, device structures and physical operations, i-v characteristics, brief analysis as an amplifier, and as a switch, Biasing, small signal operation and models, single stage MOS Amplifiers, MOSFET capacitances, frequency response of CS amplifiers.
Differential Amplifiers: MOS differential Pair, Small signal operation, frequency response of differential amplifier, Introduction to differential amplifier with active load.
Power amplifier: Analysis and Comparison of power amplifiers in Class A, B, AB, D.
Voltage References and Regulators: Design of linear power supplies, Characteristics of voltage regulators, Analysis of series voltage regulator, Integrated circuit voltage regulators.
Feedback amplifiers, Oscillators - RC, LC and Crystal, Multivibrators - Analysis and Design of Bistable, Monostable, Astable Multivibrators and Schmitt trigger using transistors.