Graduate

    • Electrical Engineering [EE]

      Electrical Engineering (EE) is the field of study that deals with everything from solid-state devices and designing integrated circuits to developing information, communication and control systems. Over 22 faculty members are committed to the EE program while actively contributing in various research groups – Image Processing and Computer Vision Research Group, Information & Networks Research Group, Semiconductor Device &Circuit Design Research Group, EM &Wireless Power Transfer Research Group. The EE program is firmly committed to sustaining excellence in traditional areas of strength while venturing into areas of opportunity. Research and education in the EE program includes the area of Communication, Control, Signal Processing; Analog, Digital, RF and Power Circuit Design; Power Electronics and Systems; Electronic Devices and Materials; and Photonics.

      Communication, Control, & Signal Processing

      The Communication, Control, and Signal Processing area focuses on research and development of IT convergence systems that are capable of enriching the future human society with pleasant, secure, convenient, and socially connected living environments. The broad range of IT technologies covered by this track is cohesively merged together to reap the new benefits in the ubiquitous information society driven by the digital convergence. The research areas in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing include cutting-edge future IT technologies and convergence systems such as wireless communications, channel coding for communication systems, wireless and mobile networking, human-friendly intelligent robotic systems, decision and control system, image and video processing, computer vision, 3D visual processing, machine learning, medical image processing, and future smart home systems.

      Analog, Digital, RF & Power Circuit Design

      The Analog, Digital, RF, & Power Circuit Design area focuses on a vital area of electrical engineering represented by the core technology needed in implementing consumer electronics, automotive IT, communication systems and biomedical systems. Research in analog and RF circuit design circuits includes high-speed analog-digital converters, RF and wireless communication ICs, sensor network devices, RFID, antenna design, automotive IT and e-health sensors. Research in VLSI digital circuits includes low-power and high-performance microprocessor and mixed signal circuits including CAD (computer-aided design), physical design, and design for testing and manufacturability, next generation semiconductor devices, packaging, and power/signal integrity. Research in power circuit design includes power converters, power interface systems, and power conditioning for various applications such as renewable energy, EVs, and smart grid.

      Electronic & Photonic Devices

      The Electronic & Photonic Devices area focuses on research and development of next-generation semiconductor electronic devices and photonic/plasmonic devices covering most of the electromagnetic wave spectrum including microwave, THz, mid-/near-infrared and visible light. Research in electronic devices focuses on nanoscale non-planar CMOS devices, multi-level logic/memory devices, flexible devices, neuromorphic devices, and high-performance THz detectors/emitters, which is a part of the cooperative research effort aiming at developing electronic brain and THz sensing systems for security, safety, and medical applications. Research in photonic/plasmonic devices focuses on photonic waveguide devices which constitute photonic integrated-circuits used for optical interconnects and optical sensors, plasmonics in which a variety of peculiar optical phenomena related to light-matter interaction in metal or metal/dielectric interfaces are studied, and metamaterials with novel properties which cannot be observed from materials existing in nature.

Credit Requirement

Credit Requirement
Program Total Credits required Course Credit Research Credit
Master’s Program at least 28 credits at least 21 credits at least 7 credits
(at least 1 credit for ECE Graduate Seminar, at least 6 credits for Master’s Research)
Doctoral Program at least 60 credits at least 18 credits at least 42 credits
(at least 2 credits for ECE Graduate Seminar, at least 40 credits for Doctoral Research)
Combined Master’s-Doctoral Program at least 60 credits at least 36 credits at least 24 credits
(at least 3 credits for ECE Graduate Seminar, at least 21 credits for Doctoral Research)

Curriculum

Electrical Engineering Curriculum
Course is Classification Course No. Course Title Cred.- Lect.- Exp. Prerequisite Convergence
Required Research ECE590 ECE Graduate Seminar 1-1-0 EE211, EE311 X
ECE690 Master’s Research 가변학점
ECE890 Doctoral Research 가변학점
Elective Lecture EE506 Introduction to Optimization 3-3-0 EE533 O
CSE512 Graph Theory 3-3-0 O
EE530 Image Processing 3-3-0 EE211, EE311
EE531 Intelligent Systems 3-3-0 EE211, EE311
EE532 Linear System Theory 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE313
EE533 Advanced Linear Algebra 3-3-0 EE211, EE311
EE534 Modern Digital Communication Theory 3-3-0 EE412
EE535 Robotics 3-1-4 EE211, EE311, EE313
EE536 3D Visual Processing 3-3-0 EE211, EE311 O
EE537 Audio Engineering 3-3-0 EE411
EE538 Data Communication Networks 3-3-0 EE211 O
EE539 Advanced Control Techniques 3-3-0 EE313
EE540 Stochastic Optimization 3-3-0 EE211
EE541 Modern Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes 3-3-0 EE211, EE311
EE542 Introduction to Medical Image Processing 3-3-0 EE311 O
EE543 Computer Vision 3-3-0 EE211, EE311 O
EE550 Electric Machines and Drives 3-3-0 EE231
EE551 Analog Filters 3-3-0 EE301
EE552 Operational Amplifier Design 3-3-0 EE301
EE553 Digital Integrated Circuits 3-3-0 EE301 O
EE554 Electronic Packaging Design 3-3-0 EE231
EE555 Advanced Power Electronics 3-3-0 EE231, EE301, EE404
EE556 Antenna Engineering 3-3-0 EE231, EE204
EE557 Data Converter Circuits 3-3-0 EE301
EE558 Advanced Analog IC Design 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE559 Wireless IC Design 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE560 Power Systems 3-3-0 EE301, EE313
EE571 Advanced Electromagnetics 3-3-0 EE231, PHY204
EE572 Numerical methods in Electromagnetics 3-3-0 EE231, PHY204 O
EE575 Modern RF Engineering 3-3-0 EE231, PHY204 O
EE576 Advanced Photonics 3-3-0 EE231, EE204
EE577 Microelectronics Lab 3-1-4 EE331
EE578 Advanced Semiconductor Device Engineering 3-3-0
EE580 Automotive Elective System Design 3-3-0 EE404
EE581 Automotive Electronics I 3-3-0 EE404
EE582 Automotive Electronics II 3-3-0 EE404
EE630 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I 3-3-0
EE631 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing II 3-3-0
EE632 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing III 3-3-0
EE633 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing Ⅳ 3-3-0
EE634 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing Ⅴ 3-3-0
EE635 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications I 3-3-0
EE636 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications II 3-3-0
EE637 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications III 3-3-0
EE638 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications Ⅳ 3-3-0
EE639 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications Ⅴ 3-3-0
EE640 Special Topics in Device Physics I 3-3-0
EE641 Special Topics in Device Physics II 3-3-0
EE731 Information Theory 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE312, ECE541
EE732 Advance Digital Signal Processing 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE411, ECE541
EE733 Optimal Control Theory 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE532
EE734 Estimation & Decision Theory 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE411, ECE541
EE735 Pattern Recognition 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, ECE541 O
EE736 Channel Coding Theory 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, EE312, ECE541
EE737 Data Compression 3-3-0 EE211, EE311, ECE541
EE738 Advanced Wireless Communication Theory 3-3-0 EE412, ECE534
EE752 Advanced Integrated System Design 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE753 Advanced Digital IC Design 3-3-0 EE201, EE301 O
EE754 Low Noise Electronic System Design 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE755 Frequency Synthesizers 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE756 Electronic Oscillators 3-3-0 EE301, EE302
EE759 Intelligent Power Interface 3-3-0 EE404, EE555
EE772 Nanoscale Electronic Devices 3-3-0 PHY315 O
EE773 Compound Semiconductor Devices 3-3-0 PHY315 O
EE774 Plasma in Device Manufacturing 3-3-0 EE231, PHY204 O
EE775 Electromagnetic compatibility 3-3-0 O
EE778 Electronic Carrier Transport Physics 3-3-0 O
EE782 Nanophotonics 3-3-0 O
EE830 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I 3-3-0
EE831 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing II 3-3-0
EE832 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing III 3-3-0
EE833 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing Ⅳ 3-3-0
EE834 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing Ⅴ 3-3-0
EE835 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications I 3-3-0
EE836 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications II 3-3-0
EE837 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications III 3-3-0
EE838 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications Ⅳ 3-3-0
EE839 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications Ⅴ 3-3-0
EE840 Advanced Topics in Device Physics I 3-3-0
EE841 Advanced Topics in Device Physics II 3-3-0
PHY503 Electrodynamics I 3-3-0
PHY505 Quantum Mechanics I 3-3-0
PHY561 Plasma Physics 3-3-0 EE231, PHY203, PHY204
PHY723 Interface Physics of Electronic Devices 3-3-0 EE331 O
PHY761 Physics of Vacuum Electron Devices 3-3-0 O
PHY763 Laser-Plasma Physics 3-3-0 PHY427
PHY765 Nuclear Fusion Engineering 3-3-0 O
ECS527 Organic Electronics 3-3-0

Description

ECE590 ECE Graduate Seminar ECE 대학원 세미나

The purpose of this course is to extend knowledge to the state-of-the-art R&D level by invited talks of the experts in various related scientific or engineering fields, and also possibly by presentations of the students in the course to exchange their own ideas and updated information for creative and fine-tuned achievements.

 

ECE690 Master’s Research 석사논문연구

This course is related to the student’s graduate thesis and dissertation. As such, students should be actively working in a laboratory setting and gaining experience through hands-on experimentation.

 

ECE890 Doctoral Research 박사논문연구

This course is related to the student’s graduate thesis and dissertation. As such, students should be actively working in a laboratory setting and gaining experience through hands-on experimentation.

 

EE506 Introduction to Optimization 최적화 이론

This course introduces basic optimization theory and methods, with applications in systems and control. The course will cover constrained and unconstrained optimization, linear programming, convex analysis, various algorithms and search methods for optimization, and their analysis. Examples from various engineering applications are given. Prerequisite of linear algebra and calculus of several variables.

 

CSE512 Graph Theory 그래프 이론

This course studies the theories of graphs that are useful in solving problems in computer science/engineering especially in networking, communication, and database. This course also focuses on how to apply the theories of graphs to practical problems and how to implement the solution techniques using computer languages. The major topics to be covered include matchings, factors, connectivity, coloring, and cycles of various types of graphs.

 

EE530 Image Processing 영상처리

This course introduces mathematical representations of continuous and digital images, basic coding schemes and formats, picture enhancement, models of image degradation and restoration, segmentation, and pattern recognition.

 

EE531 Intelligent Systems 지능형시스템 (폐지)

Intelligent Systems are studied with particular attentions to CI(Computational Intelligence)-based design techniques and their applications in uncertain/ambiguous environments. Topics includes fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation, support vector machine, swarm intelligence, immune systems with their real-life applications for automation system control and data/information processing including gesture and facial expression recognition.

 

EE532 Linear System Theory 선형시스템이론

This course provides basic system theory for various engineering problems; solution of the linear system, equilibrium points and linearization, natural and forced response of state equations, system equivalence and Jordan form, BIBO stability, controllability and duality, control-theoretic concepts.

 

EE533 Advanced Linear Algebra 고급선형대수학

This course extends the undergraduate linear algebra and focus on vector spaces, dual vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigen vectors, Positive definiteness, Jordan form, linear transformations (e.g., orthogonal and unitary transformations), matrix decompositions (e.g., QR and singular value decompositions), least square approximation and linear programming.

EE534 Modern Digital Communication Theory 디지털 통신 이론

This course covers digital transmission of information over the channels using modern communication technologies. The topics include source coding, channel coding, digital modulation, decision theory, fundamental limits in coding and modulation, capacity and throughput analysis, and wireless channel model.

 

EE535 Robotics 로봇공학

This course introduces advanced topics in robot control methods such as servo mechanism design, man machine interface, teleoperation, force control, and stereo vision.

 

EE536 3D Visual Processing 3차원 영상처리

This course is offered to graduate students and introduces the researches in 3D Visual Processing. Topics include 3D data acquisition, 3D modeling, 3D data compression and transmission, 3D image processing, 3D rendering and visualization, and 3D display.

 

EE537 Audio Engineering 오디오 공학 (폐지)

This course studies concepts of acoustics and electroacoustic modeling for the analysis and design of microphones, loudspeakers, and crossover networks. Methods of analysis and design of audio power amplifiers are also covered.

 

EE538 Data Communication Networks 데이터 통신망

This course covers general connection methods of data networks and data communication architectures. The topics are: data link control (e.g., error correction, framing), message delay analysis (e.g., Markov processes, queuing), network delay analysis (e.g., Kleinrock independence, throughput analysis), and multiple access networks (e.g., ALOHA, carrier sensing).

 

EE539 Advanced Control Techniques 최신제어기법

Based on mathematical foundations, this course concerns advanced control methods such as adaptive control, robust control, predictive control, fuzzy control, etc.

 

EE540 Stochastic Optimization 스토캐스틱 최적화

This course is an introductory course for optimization of stochastic systems via mathematical modeling. The topics may include linear programming (e.g., simplex method, interior point method), convex optimization, dynamic programming (e.g., shortest path algorithm, infinite horizon problems, average cost optimization), and Markov decision process.

 

EE541 Modern Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes 확률신호론

This course covers probability theories such as probability measure, random variable, distribution, expectation, Markov chains, renewal theory and queuing theory, and stochastic processes such as Poisson process, random walks and Brown motion.

 

EE542 Introduction to Medical Image Processing 의료 영상 처리의 기초

Principles of modern medical imaging systems. For each modality the basic physics is described, leading to a mathematical systems model of the imager. Then, image reconstruction algorithm for each system will be derived. Modalities covered include radiography, x-ray computed tomography (CT), MRI, and ultra-sound.

 

EE543 Computer Vision 컴퓨터 비전 (equivalent to CSE543)

This course aims at learning how to extract valuable information from visual scenes using computers. Topics may include the basic theories for capturing images by cameras, human visual perception, filtering, edge detection, segmentation, stereo, motion analysis, feature extraction, and object recognition.

 

EE550 Electric Machines and Drives 전기기기 및 제어 (폐지)

Electric machine is an essential component in modern electric power applications such as electric vehicles, renewable energy generation, robotics, and industrial electronics. This course introduces the basic background of electric machines and drives, including the electromechanical energy conversion, steady-state and dynamic operations, control of AC and DC machines. As advanced topics, electromagnetic analysis and design of electric machines are also covered.

 

EE551 Analog Filters 아날로그 필터

This course is an introduction to the theory, design techniques, and applications of analog passive, active, and switched-capacitor filters.

 

EE552 Operational Amplifier Design 연산증폭기 설계 (폐지)

This course studies analysis and design techniques for the utilization of integrated circuit operational amplifiers for applications in electronic systems.

 

EE553 Digital Integrated Circuits 디지털 집적회로

This course studies analysis and design of MOS digital integrated circuit families necessary for Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits and their applications in modern electronic systems. This course introduces full-custom (or semi-custom) integrated circuit design with help of several EDA tools (e.g., schematic and layout design, parasitic extraction, and DRC/LVS, etc). This course is highly project-oriented.

 

EE554 Electronic Packaging Design 전자패키징설계

The electronic packaging in real-world applications is compromised by artifacts of the analog and digital circuit design, IC package, and printed circuit boards. This course gives engineers the necessary skills in the circuit and electromagnetic designs to ensure signal quality between a driver and a receiver and electromagnetic compatibility.

 

EE555 Advanced Power Electronics 고급 전력전자 공학

The objective of this course is to study and discuss the recent technology of power electronics. Main topics will cover topology of new dc-dc converter, resonant converters, bidirectional converters, and PFCs. In addition, new control scheme for power electronics and hot applications such as smart gird, renewable energy, EV, and DC distribution/transmission will be treated.

 

EE556 Antenna Engineering 안테나 공학

This course is designed for understanding the fundamental theory of antennas used in various wireless applications. The course covers electromagnetic radiation theory, small antennas, array antennas, resonant antennas, broadband antennas, aperture antennas, and antenna synthesis theory. Practical aspects for antenna designs are also considered.

 

EE557 Data Converter Circuits 데이터 변환기 회로

Data converters are essential circuits to provide data conversions between analog signals and digital signals. Various ADC(Analog-to-Digital Converter) and DAC(Digital-to-Analog Converter) circuits and their recent technology trends are covered.

 

EE558 Advanced Analog IC Design 고급 아날로그 IC디자인

A progression from the Analog Integrated Circuits course, this course covers advanced and state-of-the-art design of analog circuits using CMOS and bipolar technology with emphasis on practical implementation and examples.

 

EE559 Wireless IC Design 무선IC 디자인

Wireless system specifications are translated to architectures and building blocks compatible with silicon technology. The course focuses on the analysis and design of these blocks.

 

EE560 Power Systems 전력시스템

This course introduces the fundamentals of electric power systems, which covers power generation, transmission, and operation analysis. Topics include three-phase power analysis, transmission line modeling, distributions systems, power flow analysis, and grid stability. The effects of recent developments, such as renewable energy and distributed resources will also be discussed.

 

EE571 Advanced Electromagnetics 고급전자기학

In this course we provide the student with the basic knowledge of electrodynamics, which are necessary to understand the advanced electrodynamics. The electrostatics, magnetostatics, boundary value problems, Maxwell equations, and wave propagations are covered.

 

EE572 Numerical methods in Electromagnetics 전자기장수치해석 (폐지)

This course introduces popular numerical techniques for simulating electromagnetic fields: the finite difference method, the finite element method and the method of moments. To assess the accuracy of numerical methods, von Neumann stability analysis, convergence analysis and dispersion analysis are used. As applications, we develop numerical codes for simulating scattering and antenna design.

 

EE575 Modern RF Engineering 현대초고주파공학

This course covers from the fundamentals of RF/microwave engineering to applications of RF/microwave devices based on in-depth knowledge of microwave components. The emerging millimeter, submillieter, and THz technology will be also introduced. Basic principles of RF oscillators, amplifiers, and passive components, and circuits will be introduced. Modern usage of RF/microwave/millimeter-wave components will be broadly covered.

 

EE576 Advanced Photonics 고급 광자학

This course intends to provide knowledge for a research in the field of photonics. It covers a few fundamental and advanced topics related to photonics, especially integrated waveguide based photonics. The topics include: electromagnetic waves in anisotropic media, Gaussian beam propagation, resonance, coupled-mode theory, nonlinear optical effect, and optical modulation.

 

EE577 Microelectronics Lab 전자소자실험

This course supplies students hands-on experiences on semiconductor device fabrication processes (oxidation, chemical cleaning/etching, lithography, diffusion, metalization) by actually making planar diodes and transistors on a silicon wafer in cleanroom environment. Students also learn about the methodologies of characterizing the fabricated devices.

 

EE578 Advanced Semiconductor Device Engineering 고급 반도체소자 공학

The main purpose of this course is to teach the basic knowledges of semiconductor governing equations such as Poisson’s equation and continuity equations, and carrier transport equations on the numerical TCAD (technology computer-aided design) platform. In addition the course teaches discretization methods and how to solve nonlinear algebraic equations.

 

EE579 Advanced Optoelectronics 고급 광전자공학

This course aims at acquiring in-depth knowledges on laser diodes and photodetectors in graduate level. At the beginning, basics of electromagnetism, solid-state physics, and statistical physics will be reviewed. Main subjects to be covered include ingredients of laser diodes, rate equation, mirror/resonators, optical gain, absoprtion process, and pin/avalanche photodiode structures.

 

EE580 Automotive Elective System Design 융합전자시스템설계

This course aims to convey a knowledge of Implementation of integrated circuit of IT convergence system and latest research trend. In this semester, extra focus will be given to the following topics: IT convergence system research, Sensor technology for IT convergence systems, Processor technology for IT convergence systems, Integrated circuit implementation of IT convergence system.

 

EE581 Automotive Electronics I 자동차 반도체 설계 I

The aim of this course is to introduce the architecture of automotive ECU (Electronic Control Units) along with its system components, design requirements and real applications in automotive electronic industry. The underlying physics and its characteristics of semiconductor devices such as power MOSFET would be covered. Also, BCDMOS fabrication technologies, circuit design and implementation would be covered.

 

EE582 Automotive Electronics II 자동차 반도체 설계 II

The aim of this course is to cover the system architecture and key circuit design blocks of automotive IVN (In-Vehicle Network) such as CAN/CAN-FD, LIN, PSI-5, and SENT protocol. This course will carry out the real circuit design implementation of CAN and LIN function along with other key function blocks. Also, this will cover the requirement of the  functional safety or so called ISO26262 from actual design perspective.

 

EE630~ECE634 Special Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I~

통신,제어 및 신호처리 특수토픽 I~

This course introduces new research topics in the field of Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I~V.

 

EE635~ECE639 Special Topics in Electronic Design and Applications I~

전자회로 설계및 응용 특수토픽 I~

This course introduces new research topics in the field of Electronic Design and Applications I~V.

 

EE640 Special Topics in Device Physics I 소자물리 특수토픽 I

This course introduces new research topics in the field of Device Physics I.

 

EE641 Special Topics in Device Physics II 소자물리 특수토픽 II

This course introduces new research topics in the field of Device Physics II.

 

EE731 Information Theory 정보이론

This course introduces information theory which is a base for efficient data storage, compression, and transmission in communications. The topics include entropy, channel capacity, source coding theorems, channel coding theorems, and rate-distortion theory.

 

EE732 Advance Digital Signal Processing 고급디지털 신호처리 (폐지)

This course introduces advanced signal processing methods. Topics include statistical and deterministic least square filters design, adaptive filtering, applications in beam-forming and spectral estimation.

 

EE733 Optimal Control Theory 최적 제어 이론

This course introduces optimal control theory, including calculus of variations, the maximum principle, and dynamic programming for linear-quadratic control, differential games, and H-infinity control synthesis.

 

EE734 Estimation & Decision Theory 추론 및 의사결정 이론

This course introduces estimation and decision theory applied to random processes and signals in noise: Bayesian, maximum likelihood, and least squares estimation; the Kalman filter; maximum likelihood and maximum a posteriori detection, and detection systems with learning features.

 

EE735 Pattern Recognition 패턴 인식 (폐지)

This course introduces pattern recognition systems and their components. Topics include decision theories and classification, discriminant functions, supervised and unsupervised training, clustering, feature extraction and dimensional reduction, sequential and hierarchical classification, applications of training, feature extraction, and decision rules to engineering problems.

 

EE736 Channel Coding Theory 채널코딩 이론

This course introduces basic error-correcting codes by which channel errors in communications can be detected or corrected. The topics include introductory coding theory, basic algebra for linear codes, and encoding/decoding of cyclic codes, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes, convolutional codes, and Turbo codes.

 

EE737 Data Compression 데이터 압축

This course introduces various theories and tools to efficiently store and transmit source data. Topics cover quantization theory, rate-distortion theory, lossless and lossy compression methods, and their practical applications to multimedia data compressions including speech and image.

 

EE738 Advanced Wireless Communication Theory 고급 무선 통신 이론

This course covers the fundamentals of wireless communication underpinning the advances in leading-edge wireless technologies. The emphasis is on theory and algorithms for the most salient concepts including multi-input multi-output (MIMO) and OFDMA/CDMA and forefronts of commercialized systems such as WiFi and LTE-A.

 

EE752 Advanced Integrated System Design 아날로그 시스템 디자인

Students will study the design of analog systems using CMOS and bipolar technology. A higher level of design for analog and digital systems is presented. Practical examples for communication microsystems are presented.

 

EE753 Advanced Digital IC Design 고급 디지털 회로 설계

This course aims to convey a knowledge of application-specific integrated-circuit (ASIC) implementation. Emphasis is on the VLSI circuits and chip-level metrics such as power, area, speed and reliability; along with design automation techniques and methodologies (logic synthesis, physical design, design for testability, physical verification). In this semester, extra focus will be given to the following topics: RTL to tape-out using leading-edge EDA tool, and low-power System-on-Chip (SoC) design techniques.

 

EE754 Low Noise Electronic System Design 저잡음 전자시스템 디자인

This course is a study of the sources of noise found in electronic instrumentation. It teaches the recognition of sources of noise and the design techniques to achieve noise reduction.

 

EE755 Frequency Synthesizers 주파수 발생기 이론

Frequency synthesizers generate many discrete RF frequencies from one reference frequency. General synthesizers, digital PLL, direct digital, and hybrid synthesizers are covered.

 

EE756 Electronic Oscillators 전자 발진기 이론

Starting from non-linear differential equations, this course presents a systematic approach to the design of electronic oscillators. Design of negative resistance and feedback oscillators is discussed. CAD techniques are employed.

 

EE759 Intelligent Power Interface 지능형 전력 인터페이스

This course is a lecture for graduate students, especially in Ph.D. course, who are choosing a track in the school of ECE, especially the EE track. It is composed of three-hour lecture as a single course; however, this course requires partially organized student seminars for specific topics of Intelligent Power Interface such as resonant converters. It is designed to give graduate students (Ph.D. or M.S. graduate students who already took prerequisite lectures of Power Electronics) both the advanced principles and practical knowledge of power electronics, especially, practical design considerations of power converters and resonant converters for high power conversion efficiency.

 

EE772 Nanoscale Electronic Devices 나노전자소자

This course is intended to introduce the fundamental scientific principles and technologies of nano-scale electronic devices. We will start with discussing the basic and key concepts of semiconductor device physics, and then applying those concepts for several conventional electronic devices such as p-n junction, bipolar transistor, Schottky diode, and MOSFET. Finally, we will extend our scope to the new types of nanoscale devices that are currently under extensive research and development as candidates to overcome the limitation of current planar CMOS and flash memories, such as 3D structure transistors (dual-, tri-gate), CNT and nanowire applications, MRAM, FRAM and spintronics, etc.

 

EE773 Compound Semiconductor Devices 화합물 반도체 소자

This course covers the material properties of III-V compound semiconductor and device fabrication process technologies including epitaxy, doping, and etching, bandgap engineering. Also, several important applications of compound semiconductor such as HEMT will be discussed in depth.

 

EE774 Plasma in Device Manufacturing 플라즈마 공정

Plasma is widely used for contemporary materials processing. In this course, the plasma processing of semiconductors and other electronic devices are introduced.

 

EE775 Electromagnetic compatibility 전자파 적합성

With a boom of mobile and wearable devices, electromagnetic compatibility problems are becoming increasingly critical due to the decreasing form factor of the systems. This course covers the fundamental theories and necessary skills in the circuit and electromagnetic designs with respect to modeling and analysis of electromagnetic interference (EMI), electromagnetic immunity, electromagnetic susceptibility (EMS), and electrostatic discharge (ESD) issues on system-level, PCB-level, package-level, and IC-chip-level.

 

EE778 Electronic Carrier Transport Physics 전하 수송 물리

The purpose of this course is to extend knowledge to the advanced electronic carrier transport physics, which include conductance from transmission function, Green’s functions, tunneling and Non-equilibrium Green’s function (NEGF) formalism.

 

EE779 Nonlinear Optics 비선형광학

This course intends to provide the fundamental knowledge of nonlinear optics. It covers the basic principles of nonlinear optics: nonlinear susceptibility, quasi-phase matching, three-wave mixing, Raman scattering, and Brillouin scattering.

 

EE782 Nanophotonics 나노광자학

This course intends to provide and discuss advanced knowledge of nanophotonics. It covers a few current topics related to nanophotonics. The topics include: surface-plasmon polariton, plasmonic waveguides, plasmonic waveguide devices, nanophotonic devices like photonic crystals.

 

EE830~ECE834 Advanced Topics in Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I~

통신,제어 및 신호처리 고급토픽 I~

This course introduces advanced research topics in the field of Communication, Control, and Signal Processing I~V.

 

EE835~ECE839 Advanced Topics in Electronic Design and Applications I~

전자회로 설계및 응용 고급토픽 I~

This course introduces advanced research topics in the field of Electronic Design and Applications I~V.

 

EE840 Advanced Topics in Device Physics I 소자물리 고급토픽 I

This course introduces advanced research topics in the field of Device Physics I.

 

EE841 Advanced Topics in Device Physics I 소자물리 고급토픽 II

This course introduces advanced research topics in the field of Device Physics II.

 

PHY503 Electrodynamics I 전기역학 I

In this course we provide the student with the basic knowledge of electrodynamics, which are necessary to understand the advanced electrodynamics. The electrostatics, magnetostatics, boundary value problems, Maxwell equations, and wave propagations are covered.

 

PHY505 Quantum Mechanics I 양자역학 I

This course is intended to improve our understanding of the basic principles and theoretical schemes of quantum mechanics by revisiting the topics covered in undergraduate quantum mechanics with more systematic and advanced mathematical formalism. The basic assumptions, Dirac notation, Hilbert space, Schrodinger equation, harmonic oscillator, angular momentum, spin and identical particles will be discussed.

 

PHY561 Plasma Physics 플라즈마 물리

In this intermediate level course of plasma physics, basic frameworks are discussed for understanding of waves in plasmas, diffusion, collisions and energy absorption, MHD model, nonlinear theories of plasma sheath and shock waves etc. The prerequisite is the undergraduate plasma and beam physics or similar topics.

 

PHY723 Interface Physics of Electronic Devices 전자소자 계면물리

The interfaces between different materials in an electronic device take crucial roles in determining the functionality and efficiency of the device. This course introduces the basic physics of various interface phenomena occurring in electronic devices, and also the experimental methods characterizing them as well. Particularly, it discusses the electronic band structure and charge/spin transport (lateral, vertical) at interfaces, and their relations to the operational mechanisms of various actual electronic devices.

 

PHY761 Physics of Vacuum Electron Devices 진공 전자소자 물리 (폐지)

This course covers basic principles of vacuum electron devices. The electron beam formation, beam-wave interaction, and application of vacuum electron devices are the main topics of this course. The modern vacuum electron devices such as micro-vacuum electronics, and THz frequency sources will be discussed. Students are required to take pre-requisites for this course.

 

PHY763 Laser-Plasma Physics 레이저플라즈마 물리

This course is composed of two parts. Before the midterm, diverse subjects of laser-plasma interactions including the scattering, energy absorption by Bremsstrahlung, particle acceleration, nuclear fusion, terahertz generation, wakefield, and other nonlinear interactions are briefly introduced. After the midterm, specialized lectures are given on the laser-plasma-based particle acceleration and its numerical simulation.

 

PHY765 Fusion Plasma Physics 핵융합플라즈마물리 (개설과목명 변경)

This course intends to cover basic principles of nuclear fusion and broad knowledge of the current technology in the world. Physics of fusion plasmas and beam-wave interaction are the main themes of the course. Students are required to take pre-requisites for this course.

 

ENE527 Organic Electronics 유기일렉트로닉스 (과목코드 변경)

This course will cover the basic concepts, mechanisms, and special issues in organic electronics. Based on understanding of the basic properties of inorganic semiconductors, this course will focus on the applications using organic semiconductors such as organic light-emitting diodes, organic solar cells, and organic field-effect transistors.