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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)


FICT Exhibition 2019 Form

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Academic Advisors 2018/9


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Test Island Conference

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Last Updated: 17 September 2013

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