Johannes Kepler University Linz
Energy-Efficient Analog Circuits
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Pretl
Altenberger Straße 69 | SCP3 0419
4040 Linz | Austria
Tel: +43 732 2468 4748

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  • November, 2018: Thomas Faseth takes part in the kickoff meeting for the project RHUMBO (modelling and pRedicting Human decision-making Using Measures of subconscious Brain processes through mixed reality interfaces and biOmetric signals) funded within the MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS ITN H2020 program in Valencia, Spain
  • November, 2018: Matthias Eberlein presents his work on “A 40nW, Sub-1V Truly 'Digital' Reverse Bandgap Reference Using Bulk-Diodes in 16nm FinFET” at the “Asian Solid State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC)” in Tainan, Taiwan.
  • October, 2018: Silvester Sadjina presents his work on ”Self-Interference in LTE-Advanced and 5G NR Transceivers” at the “Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean (RADIO)” in Mauritius.
  • September, 2018: Matthias Eberlein joins the group as PhD student in cooperation with Intel, Munich.
  • September, 2018: Silvester Sadjina presents his work on “A Mixed-Signal Circuit Technique for Cancellation of Interferers Modulated by LO Phase-Noise in 4G/5G CA Transceivers” at the “International Symposium on Integrated Circuits and Systems (ISICAS)” in Taormina, Italy.
  • September, 2018: We present our works on
    • A Quadrature Switched-Capacitor RF-DAC Drain Efficiency Model for Back-Off Operation (Ehrentraud Hager)
    • A 180-nm 1.2-V LO Divider with Quadrature Phase Generation for Low-Power 868–915MHz SRD-Band Applications (Tim Schumacher)
    at the “Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics (Austrochip 2018)” in Graz, Austria.
  • May, 2018: Silvester Sadjina presents his work on “Interference Mitigation in LTE-CA FDD Based on Mixed-Signal Widely Linear Cancellation” at the “22nd International Microwave and Radar Conference (MIKON 2018)” in Poznan, Poland.
  • April, 2018: Our institute takes part in the “Lange Nacht der Forschung” setting up demos in the shared area of the degree program in Electronics and Information Technology
  • January, 2018: Our works on
    • „From Microwatt to Gigabit: Challenges of Modern Radio Design“
    • „Elektromagnetische Störfestigkeitsprobleme in integrierten Schaltungen aufgrund elektrostatischer Entladungen“ (Timm Ostermann)
    • „Digitally-intensive transceivers for future mobile communications - emerging trends and challenges“
    have been published in “e&i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Vol. 135”
  • October ,2017: Our works on:
    • A Review of Ultra-Low-Power and Low-Cost Transceiver Design (Tim Schumacher, Markus Stadelmayer)
    • A Circuit Technique for Blocker-Induced Modulated Spur Cancellation in 4G LTE Carrier Aggregation Transceivers (Silvester Sadjina)
    are presented at “Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics (Austrochip 2017)” in Linz, Austria.
  • October, 2017: We organized the “Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics (Austrochip 2017)” in Linz.
  • Sep, 2017: Harald Pretl has been appointed member of the Jury of BR41N.IO AT ARS Electronica Festival 2017.
  • June, 2017: Timm Ostermann has been awarded with the Outstanding Paper Award at the 24th International Conference MIXDES 2017 for the paper entitled "On Power ESD Test of Integrated Circuits".
  • June, 2017: Harald Pretl has been invited to present at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium in Honolulu, Hawaii, contributing a workshop lecture titled „Towards Gigabit per Second: Evolution of Mobile Terminal Front-End and Transceiver Architectures".
  • May, 2017: Harald Pretl joins the Alumni Advisory Panel of the HTL Steyr.
  • March 16, 2017: Formal opening of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Digitally Assisted RF Transceivers for Future Mobile Communications at the JKU. Our researcher Ehrentraud Hager is part of this team.
  • April 28, 2016: Harald Pretl has given an invited talk at Microelectronic Systems Symposium (MESS16)
  • April 11, 2016: Harald Pretl has conducted his inaugural lecture.

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