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Analog Electronics Lab

This lab deals with various electronic techniques and building blocks used in analog signal processing. Experiments and projects using discrete IC modules will be carried out in the laboratory. The experiment topics range from study of basic circuits like common emitter amplifier, basic Op-Amp configurations etc. to advanced topics like Study of Filters, Oscillators and applications of Integrated circuit timers.
 
Facilities
  • Discrete ICs
  • Analog Discovery Kit
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Advanced Communication Lab

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Communication Systems

In Communication systems lab, there is a lot of scope for the students to study in detail about various types of Modulators and De-Modulators, Transceivers and Spectrum Analyzer along with the different types of Filters and their design and usage and also different types of Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) formats. In this lab, mathematical models are designed and simulated in MATLAB and perform the practical simulation using hardware kits.
 
Facilities
  • MATLAB Release 2012a 
  • Emona Trainer Kit
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Control Systems Lab

Control systems curricula are often viewed by students as theoretical and highly mathematical. Students are often unable to relate the theory to applications in the real world. The obvious solution to this problem is to include lab experiments in the control curriculum. The experiments for the control lab are selected based on the topics for the co-requisite lecture class so that they cover basic principles. They include modeling, analysis, simulation and design of control systems. In this lab, MATLAB software is used to simulate and analyses the real life control systems both linear and feedback.
 
Facilities
  • MATLAB Release 2012a 
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Digital Design Lab

This Lab is associated with a compulsory disciplinary course and serves to consolidate fundamental concepts in the field of Digital Electronics. The objective of the lab is to impart knowledge of the basic tools for the design of digital circuits and to provide methods and procedures suitable for a variety of digital design applications. The lab provides laboratory practice using MSI devices and covers the topics on logic circuits and minimization, Combinational and sequential logic circuit design, Design and application of Counters, Arithmetic Circuit implementation, Shift register Applications etc. This lab also includes HDL tools like Verilog/VHDL which are used to describe and simulate different circuits.
 
Facilities
  • Digital trainer kits
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Digital Signal Processing Lab

The field of Digital Signal Processing was developed due to the flexibility offered by the use of digital computers in implementing signal processing algorithms and systems. The goal of DSP is usually to measure, filter and/or compress continuous real-world analog signals. But to deal with real life analog signals from our environment, it is necessary to convert them to digital form, and vice-versa. This lab boasts of plenty of powerful computers preinstalled with MATLAB and Code Composer Studio (CCStudio), and high-speed Digital Signal Processors of the TMS320C6713 Digital Starter Kit (DSK) family by Texas Instruments. Using these, students are able to perform real-time analysis of signals and get hands-on experience about the theory they have learned in the class. This is used as regular lab for undergraduate students. Some research scholar uses this lab for development of algorithms which can be ported to hardware for real time applications.
 
Facilities
  • TMS3206713 - Digital Starter Kit boards.
  • Code Composer Studio 3.1
  • MATLAB Release 2012a 
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Electrical Machines Lab

Electrical Machines Lab provides the essential facilities to the students to augment their concepts about the fundamentals of transformers and rotating machines. It is well equipped Lab to provide experimental and hands-on experience to the undergraduate students as a part of their course curriculum. The students are exposed to the detailed study of characteristic and operational aspects of different electrical machines, viz, DC machine, AC machine, transformers etc. Through hands-on experiments with real machines, students gain practical experience all of which help to increase the technical skills of students.
 
Facilities
  • DC Machines
  • Alternators
  • Induction Motors
  • Transformers
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MEMS / Microfluidics / Microelectronics Lab

Lab details
  • Thermal Evaporation, Rapid Thermal Processing (RTP) 
  • Photolithography (Lamination mask maker, Laminator, Spin Coater, Hot   Plate, UV exposure unit)
  • 3D printing (Stereolithography – SLA and Fused Deposition Modelling –   FDM)
  • Filament Extruder
  • Soft-lithography (Hot Air Oven, Desiccator with Vacuum, Plasma Cleaner with Rotary High Vacuum Pump)
  • Paper-based device (Solid Ink Wax printer, Cutting plotter)
  • Electrochemical Workstation (Potentiostat, Galvanostat and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy – EIS)
  • Fluorescence Microscope 
  • Digital Stereo Microscope
  • Photomultiplier tube
  • Digital Viscometer
  • Miniature Peristaltic pump
  • Micro-pumps and Pipettes Set 
  • Conductivity and pH meter
  • Digital agitator cum stirrer
  • Access to Central Analytical Lab
 
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Microprocessor & Interfacing Lab

In this lab, students are introduced with 8086 microprocessor and assembly programming for microprocessors. Further students interface peripheral devices with these processor and finally a small embedded system is designed.
 
Facilities
  • Microprocessor 8086 Trainer Kit 
  • Interfacing Equipments 
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Microwave Lab

In microwave lab,X band signal is generated using Reflex Klystron or Gunn oscillator and transmitted through rectangular wave guide and detected by using detector. Detected signal can be seen on DSO and measurements of X band signal can be performed by using instruments such as Frequency meter, VSWR meter etc. Various microwave components characteristics can be tested. Horn antenna can be used to transmit as well as to receive the signal.
 
Facilities
  • Generators
  • Wave Guides
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Radiating and receiving antennas.
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Power Electronics Lab

Power electronics Lab is being designed for the third year Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Instrumentation students. The lab aims at imparting practical outlook for conversion of power from one form to another. The introduction to different types of switches and their applications, design of circuits for power conversion and their applications are the primary goal of the lab. The students can further use the knowledge thus gained for various real life applications renewable energy system design.
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Signals and Systems Lab

One can use the toolbox to visualize signals in time and frequency domains, compute FFTs for spectral analysis, design FIR and IIR filters, and implement convolution, modulation, resampling, and other signal processing techniques. Algorithms in the toolbox can be used as a basis for developing custom algorithms for audio and speech processing, instrumentation, and baseband wireless communications. Students can create their own scripts and enjoy audio and image processing in Signal Processing toolbox and Image Processing Toolbox. The Symbolic Math Toolbox is also used for Laplace and Z-transform. Fourier transform, Bode and Nyquist plots and digital filtration are processed in the Signal Processing Toolbox. Edge detection in images or shift detection and summation of large amount of pictures of the same subject in a noise via correlation serve can be done. The MATLAB and Simulink greatly help to teach so many important topics in such a short time.
 
Facilities
 
MATLAB Release 2012a 
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VLSI Design Lab

The VLSI Design lab supports a full chip analog, digital and mixed signal VLSI design capability through state-of-the-art EDA tools.  These tools offers full-custom and  semicustom (Cell based and FPGA based) VLSI design capability, test circuit insertion, device modeling & simulation and process modeling & simulation. This lab has become a center of excellence in the field of microelectronics and VLSI areas
 
Facilities
  • Synopsys Tool Suite (Design Compiler, PrimeTime, NanoSim, HSPICE)
  • Cadence Tool Suite (Virtuoso Schematic and Layout, RC compiler, SOC encounter)
  • Silvaco Design Tool Suite (Device simulator, Circuit simulator, Process simulator)

News

 
[Project] Dr. Souvik Kundu (PI) and Prof. Souri Banerjee (Physics, co-PI) received a project from BRNS (3 years, ~35 lakhs) - "Metal-oxide and Nanocomposite based low-power non-volatile switching device".
 
[PhD Student Paper] Manu Gupta, V Rajagopalan, E P Pioro, B.V.V.S.N. Prabhakar Rao, Volumetric Analysis of MR Images for Glioma Classification and their Effect on Brain Tissues, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Published Online, 2017. 
 

Events

[15 Sep 2017Visit by Prof. R. Karmalkar, IIT Madras
 
[24 Aug 2017Visit by Prof. Varun Jeoti (Signal processing and Wireless communication), University Technology Petronas, Malaysia 
 
[11 Aug 2017Interaction with New EEE Students
 

Recent Publications

Detailed List...

1. Manu Gupta, V Rajagopalan, E P Pioro, B.V.V.S.N. Prabhakar RaoVolumetric Analysis of MR Images for Glioma Classification and their Effect on Brain Tissues, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Published Online, 2017.    
2. S. Chitraganti, R. Toth, N. Meskin, J. Mohammadpour, Stochastic model predictive tracking of piecewise constant references for LPV  Systems, IET Control Theory & Applications, in press, 2017.
3. Soham Jariwala, Rohit Nagpal, Saksham Phul, Sanket Goel and Balaji Krishnamurthy, Modeling the performance of an enzymatic glucose fuel cell, accepted for publication with Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2017.
4. Venkateswaran PS, Santosh Dubey, Abhishek Sharma, Ajay Agarwal and Sanket Goel*, Stereolithographic 3D Printed Microfluidic viscometer for Rapid Detection of Automobile Fuel Adulteration, accepted for publication with Sensor Letters, 2017.
5. S. K. Sahoo, A. Gangishetty, R. Sahoo and M. Muglikar, High Performance Ternary Adder using CNTFET, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology , Vol. 99, pp.1-1. 2017.
6. Young Ho Kim, Jeong-Woo Sohn,  Yeon Kyung Lee, Jaehoon Jung, Minyeong Jeong, Sanket Goel, Hee Jin Kim,  Sang-June Choi, Preparation of pH Sensitive MMT/PEGMEA Nanocomposite Micropatterns by Rapid and Simple UV Curing Procedures, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Vol 12(6), pp. 550-556, 2017.
7. Ganesh Kumar Ganjikunta and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An area-efficient and low-power 64-point pipeline Fast Fourier Transform for OFDM applications, Integration, the VLSI Journal, Vol. 57, pp. 125-131, 2017.
8. Kotha Srinivasa Reddy and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An approach for fixed coefficient RNS-based FIR filter, International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 104 (8), 2017.

 

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