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Ph. D. in Electronics & Communication Engineering is a doctoral program offered by the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus.
Doctoral programs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are designed to develop outstanding educational researchers with a wide range of research skills as well as in-depth knowledge and practical understanding and expertise in their chosen field of educational research.
Introduction to analog communication system – Amplitude Modulation (AM) – Frequency Modulation (FM) – Phase Modulation (PM) – Multiplexing – Complex low pass representation of narrow band signals and systems – Introduction to random processes – Characterization of noise – Sampling theorem – Quantization- Waveform coding– Baseband and band-pass Digital modulation and demodulation schemes – Digital transmission through AWGN band limited channels – Source coding-Information theory – Error correction codes. Data Communication Concepts – OSI model.
Combinatorial circuits, sequential circuits, number representation – fixed and floating point, FPGAs; computer architecture – data representation, addressing modes, ALU, CPU, pipelining, cache and virtual memory; microcontrollers – ARM, PIC, ATMEGA, USART, I2C, SPI interfaces, assembly language programming; AMBA Bus architectures
Static Electric Fields – Co-ordinate systems – Basic postulates and theorems in electromagnetics – Electrostatics – Magneto statics – Maxwell’s equations – Boundary conditions – Wave equation – Diffraction and interference.
Basic postulates and theorems in electromagnetics – Maxwell’s equations – Boundary conditions – Wave equation – transmission lines – impedance matching – waveguides – dielectric waveguides and optical fiber – dispersion and attenuation.
Introduction to Semiconductor materials – Crystal Structure – Review of Quantum Mechanics – E-k diagram – Semiconductor in equilibrium – Carrier transport – pn junction – direct/indirect bandgap – materials for optoelectronics – Optoelectronic devices – Semiconductor device fabrication.
Transmission lines – impedance matching – Waveguides – Transmission Line Resonators – S parameters – S matrix of microwave devices – Effect of mismatch on S-matrix – Antenna Radiation principle – Reflection and radiation characteristics – Radiation from a dipole – monopole and dipole antenna – Antenna arrays – Microstrip Antennas
Semiconductor materials, crystal structures, quantum mechanics, doping, mobility and conductivity, fermi level, equilibrium carrier concentrations, diffusion and drift, forward and reverse biased pn junction characteristics and properties, band diagrams, MOS capacitor, MOSFET physics, ideal MOSFET characteristics, threshold and sub threshold characteristics, short channel effects, current trends in MOSFET technology, LED physics, Photodetectors, Solar cell concepts, Lasers, optical fibers, waveguides, fabrication technology for ICs – lithography, ion implantation, etching, thin film deposition, interconnects.
Classification of signals – Basic operations on signals. Systems (continuous/discrete): Representation, classification. LTI systems – differential/difference equation representation, properties, Convolution. Fourier Series – Fourier transform – Sampling – Laplace Transform analysis of systems – Z-Transform – Frequency response of discrete time LTI systems. Filter Design: IIR filters – Butterworth and Chebyshev filters, design methods, transformation to digital filters – impulse invariance and bilinear transformation. FIR filters – design of FIR filters using windowing techniques.
Fees mentioned beside are current. The University reserves the right to alter fees at any time without notice.
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|Amritapuri||30,000||*||77,400(Includes One Time 5000 CD*)|
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• Analog VLSI
• Digital VLSI
• Radio frequency and antenna engineering
• Photonics, optoelectronics and optical imaging
• Material science and applications
• Signal processing
• Embedded systems and robotics
• Machine learning and computer vision
• VLSI lab with Cadence, Mentor graphics and Synopsis TCAD
• Embedded systems lab with FPGA boards
• Microcontroller lab
• HuT Lab for Robotics and Embedded systems
• IoT lab
• Optical imaging lab with optical bench and in-house developed design tools
• Photonic Devices and Systems lab with Optical bench, device characterisation setup, COMSOL Multiphysics software and in-house developed software tools.
• Radio Frequency lab with RF sources, ANSYS, Cadence
• MATLAB full bundle
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