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ASIC: Analogue/Mixed-Mode Design:


Microsystem Design:

Analogue Designs

  • Low Supply Voltage:
  • 1 V Sigma-Delta Modulator
  • 1.8 V Class AB op amp for SC circuits
  • 1.8 V S2I Class AB differential memory cell
  • Switched Capacitor Circuits:
  • 1.8 V SC multiplier
  • 1.8 V SC cross-correlator
  • Log Domain Circuits:
  • 1.8 V Log-domain circuit for onset detection
  • 1.8 V Log-domain filterbank for audio applications


Low Voltage Log Domain Front End for the Extraction of 2-D Sound Localization Cues


13 mm x 11 mm 

0.8 µm  standard double-poly double-metal CMOS process

     Onset Detector - Echo Envelope Estimation

     3.5 mm x 4.9 mm

     0.8 µm standard double-poly double-metal CMOS process


Radio Frequency CMOS / SiGe Designs

  • Innovative Radio Frequency Synthesis Architectures:
  • 1.6 GHz Low Power Low Phase Noise Quadrature Phase Loop with on chip DC-DC converter for wide tuning range (GPS Applications)
  • Utilization of MEMS Tunable Inductors in the design of RF Voltage-Controlled Oscillators
  • Radio Frequency Direct Digital Synthesis
  • Others:
  • Design of a Variable Power LINC Amplifier System in SiGe operating at 2.4 GHz
  • A 10 Gsamples/S SiGe Track-and-Hold Amplifier with 8-bit Resolution


1.6 GHz QPLL Chip

2 mm x 2 mm   

130 nm HCMOS9-RF

VLSI Neural Networks

  • Radial Basis Function Neural Network
  • Self Organizing Maps Neural Network
  • Time Delay Neural Network

vlsi_1 vlsi_2

Biomedical Microelectronics

  • Research into methods of real-time measurement of localized neurotransmitter concentration in a living brain using Fast Cyclic Voltammetry.


Austria Micro Systems

0.8 µm CMOS (CXQ)


Study-unit Registration Forms 2017/8


For Undergraduate (Day) and Postgraduate students.


Faculty of ICT Timetables


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Health and Safety Regulations for Laboratories Form

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13th Edition of EY’s Annual Attractiveness Event




The 13th Edition of EY’s Annual Attractiveness event will be held on 25th October 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel,

St. Julians. It is titled "Thinking without the box: disruption, technology and FDI".


The  students' invitation and more information can be found here

The conference programme can be found here


Last Updated: 17 September 2013

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