Austrochip 2019

27th Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics
October 24, 2019 - Vienna, Austria

FH Technikum Wien
Research Group
Embedded Systems

Austrochip 2019 Conference Program

08:15 - 09:15 Registration
09:15 - 09:30 Conference Opening
  • Welcome Address
    Christian Kollmitzer (Vice Rector FH Technikum Wien)
09:30 - 10:30 Keynote Talk
  • Autonomy/AI, Automotive and IoT: Drivers for Semiconductor Industry
    Mirko Jakovljevic (TTTech Computertechnik AG)
10:30 - 11:30 Session I: Sensor & Microphone Interface Circuits
(chaired by Manfred Ley, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach)
  • A current-feedback amplifier with programmable gain for MEMS microphone read-out circuits
    Luca Sant, Elmar Bach, Richard Gaggl and Andrea Baschirotto

  • A Time-Domain Temperature Sensor using N-well Diodes on 820um2 in 7nm FinFET
    Matthias Eberlein, Harald Pretl and Tim Krebs

  • A Noise Analysis Based Design Approach of a Fully Differential Voltage Controlled Current Source for Fluxgate Sensor Excitation
    Maximilian Scherzer, Mario Auer
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session/Exhibition
12:00 - 12:40 Session II: Circuits for Mobile Communications
(chaired by Harald Pretl, Institute for Integrated Circuits, JKU Linz)
  • A comparison of all-digital transmitter architectures for cellular handsets
    Damir Hamidovic, Jovan Markovic, Peter Preyler, Christian Mayer, Mario Huemer and Andreas Springer

  • Time-Delay Estimation for Self-Interference Cancellation in LTE-A/5G Transceivers
    Thomas Paireder, Christian Motz, Oliver Lang and Mario Huemer
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch & Poster Session/Exhibition
14:00 - 15:40 Session III: Digital Circuit Design and Memories
(chaired by Martin Horauer, FH Technikum Wien)
  • A Fast High-Resolution Time-to-Digital Converter Implemented in a Zynq 7010 SoC
    Michel Adamic and Andrej Trost

  • A Systematic Approach to Clock Failure Detection
    Andreas Steininger and Martin Schwendinger

  • A Half-rate Built-in Self-test for High-speed Serial Interface using a PRBS Generator and Checker
    Ram Ratnaker Reddy Bodha, Sahar Sarafi, Ajinkya Kale, Michael Koberle and Johannes Sturm

  • Open-Source Crypto IP Cores for FPGAs - Overview and Evaluation
    Maurice Billmann, Stefan Werner, Roland Höller, Fritz Praus, Andreas Puhm and Nikolaus Kerö

  • Program time effects on Total ionizing Dose tolerance of Sidewall Spacer Memory Bit Cell
    Tommaso Vincenzi, Gregor Schatzberger and Alicja Michalowska-Forsyth
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break & Poster Session/Exhibition
16:10 - 17:30 Session IV: Analog Circuit Design
(chaired by Peter Söser, Institute of Electronics, Graz Univ. of Technology)
  • A 16-nm FinFET Power- and Phase Noise-Scalable DCO using On-Chip Tapped Inductor
    Ehrentraud Hager, Svetozar Broussev and Harald Pretl

  • Matching Considerations for Bidirectional Current Mirrors
    Inge Siegl, Markus Haberler and Christoph Steffan

  • Analysis of Common-mode Isolation on Transformer Based Balun
    Graciele Batistell, Sina Mortezazadeh Mahani, Suchendranath Popuri, Ajinkya Kale, Johannes Sturm and Wolfgang Bösch

  • A Single-to-Differential Transimpedance Amplifier for Low-Noise and High-Speed Optical Receivers
    Baset Mesgari, Hiwa Mahmoudi and Horst Zimmermann
17:30 - 17:45 Outlook to Austrochip 2020
Poster Presentations:
  • Implementation of a cost-efficient passive visible light sensing approach for the determination of surface colors
    Andreas Peter Weiss, Kushal Madane, Saman Zahiri Rad and Franz Peter Wenzl

  • Survey and Comparison of Digital Logic Simulators
    Peter Rössler, Roland Höller, Christopher Reisner, Oliver Maischberger

  • Characterization of On-Chip Interconnects: Case Study in 28 nm CMOS Technology
    Arash Ebrahimi Jarihani, Sahar Sarafi, Michael Köberle, Johannes Sturm and Andrea M. Tonello