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Physical design engineer
I am an experienced semiconductor expert with twenty years of experience both in top semiconductor companies such as Sony, National Semiconductor, Analog Devices, and Cambridge Silicon Radio and much smaller companies such as Pericom and Theta Microelectronics. I designed high-volume products for customers including Quantum, Western Digital, Hewlett-Packard and Nokia. I also acted as an expert evaluator for European Union H2020 framework project calls and EURIPIDES research frameworks. Specialities: CMOS/BiCMOS, SOI CMOS analogue and radio-frequency integrated circuit design: Millimetre-wave phase shifters, vector modulators, attenuators, Phased-array transceivers, LNA (Bluetooth, FM, 802.11n) Mixer (100MHz to 4GHz) Limiting Amplifiers for optical communication circuits, Transimpedance Amplifiers, Low-power RF Amplifiers Hard-disk preamplifiers, Clock and Data Recovery (CDR) circuits, High-speed output drivers (CML), Sigma-delta converters. Xtal Oscillators, Ultra-low power CMOS circuits for RFID transponders CMOS RF-DC Energy Harvesting circuits
Silicon Entrepreneur with extensive experience in Digital Physical Design, EDA and HPC Infrastructures for Electronic Design.