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Franco Maloberti

Franco Maloberti

Consultant


AwardsTotal: 4
  1. 4. Ka-Meng Lei, Hadi Heidari, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "ISSCC Silkroad Award", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), San Francisco, USA, Feb-2016
  2. 3. Chi Hang Chan, Yan Zhu, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Travel Grant Award (A 3.8mW 8b 1GS/s 2b/cycle Interleaving SAR ADC with Compact DAC Structure)", 2012 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits – VLSI 2012, Honolulu, Hawai, USA, Jun-2012
  3. 2. Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "IEEE A-SSCC Student Design Contest Best Design Award (A 35 fJ 10b 160 MS/s Pipelined-SAR ADC with Decoupled Flip-Around MDAC and Self-Embedded Offset Cancellation)", IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference, Jeju, South Korea, Nov-2011
  4. 1. He Gong Wei, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Silk-Road Award (A 0.024mm2 8-bit 400 MS/s SAR ADC with 2-bit per Cycle and Resistive DAC in 65 nm CMOS)", Digest of Technical Papers from IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference – ISSCC 2011, San Francisco, USA., Feb-2011
Patents and Technology TransferTotal: 4
  1. 4. Sai Weng Sin, He Gong Wei, Li Ding, Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A Time-Inteleaved Piplined-SAR Analog to Digital Converter with Low Power Consumption", US Patent, Granted Number: 8,427,355, Apr, 2013
  2. 3. U-Fat Chio, He Gong Wei, Yan Zhu, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Cascade Analog to Digital Converting System", US Patent, Application Number: 13/198,856, Granted Number: 8,466,823, Jun, 2013
  3. 2. Sai Weng Sin, Li Ding, Yan Zhu, He Gong Wei, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Analog to Digital Converter Circuit", Taiwan Patent, Application Number: 100107757, Granted Number: 201242261, Mar, 2014
  4. 1. Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "N-Bits Successive Approximation Register Analog-to-Digital Converting System", US Patent, Granted Number: 8,344,931, Jan, 2013
Journals and MagazinesTotal: 8
  1. 8. Arshad Hussain, Sai Weng Sin, Chi Hang Chan, Seng-Pan U, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "Active-Passive ΔΣ Modulator for High-Resolution and Low-Power Applications", IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Jan-2017.
  2. 7. Jun Yin, Pui In Mak, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "A Time-Interleaved Ring-VCO with Reduced 1/f3 Phase Noise Corner, Extended Tuning Range and Inherent Divided Output", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Dec-2016.
  3. 6. Zushu Yan, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Nested-Current-Mirror Rail-to-Rail-Output Single-Stage Amplifier With Enhancements of DC Gain, GBW and Slew Rate", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Oct-2015.
  4. 5. Yaohua Zhao, Pui In Mak, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 0.02 mm 59.2 dB SFDR 4th-Order SC LPF With 0.5-to-10 MHz Bandwidth Scalability Exploiting a Recycling SC-Buffer Biquad", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Sep-2015.
  5. 4. Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 50fJ 10b 160 MS/s Pipelined-SAR ADC with Decoupled Flip-Around MDAC and Self-Embedded Offset Cancellation", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Dec-2012.
  6. 3. He Gong Wei, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "An 8-b 400-MS/s 2-b-Per-Cycle SAR ADC With Resistive DAC", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Nov-2012.
  7. 2. U-Fat Chio, He Gong Wei, Yan Zhu, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "Design and Experimental Verification of a Power Effective Flash-SAR Subranging ADC", IEEE Transactions on CAS – Part II: Express Briefs, Aug-2010.
  8. 1. Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 10-bit 100-MS/s Reference-Free SAR ADC in 90nm CMOS", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Jun-2010.
Conference Papers and PresentationsTotal: 12
  1. 12. Xia Du, Chi-Seng Lam, Sai Weng Sin, Man-Kay Law, Franco Maloberti, Man-Chung Wong, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, "A digital pwm controlled ky step-up converter based on frequency domain ΣΔ ADC", The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2017), , Jun-2017.
  2. 11. Xia Du, Chi-Seng Lam, Sai Weng Sin, Franco Maloberti, Man-Chung Wong, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, "
    A digital pwm controlled ky step-up converter based on passive sigma-delta modulator
    ", The IEEE International Future Energy Electronics Conference 2017 – ECCE Asia (IFEEC 2017-ECCE Asia), , Jun-2017.
  3. 10. Ka-Meng Lei, Hadi Heidari, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "A Handheld High Sensitivity Micro-NMR CMOS Platform with B-Field Stabilization for Multi-Type Biological/Chemical Assays", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuit, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 284-297 [Invited Paper], Jan-2017.
  4. 9. Dante Gabriel Muratore, Alper Akdikmen, Edoardo Bonizzoni, Franco Maloberti, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, R. P. Martins, "An 8-bit 0.7-GS/s Single Channel Flash-SAR ADC in 65-nm CMOS Technology", . IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference – ESSCIRC 2016, pp. 421-424, Sep-2016.
  5. 8. Ka-Meng Lei, Hadi Heidari, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "A Handheld 50pM-Sensitivity Micro-NMR CMOS Platform with B-Field Stabilization for Multi-Type Biological/Chemical Assays", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest, pp. 474-475, Feb-2016.
  6. 7. Jun Yin, Pui In Mak, Franco Maloberti, R. P. Martins, "A 0.003mm2 1.7-to-3.5GHz Dual-Mode Time-Interleaved Ring-VCO Achieving 90-to-150kHz 1/f3 Phase Noise Corner", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest, pp. 48-49, Feb-2016.
  7. 6. Hadi Heidari, Ka-Meng Lei, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, Franco Maloberti, "Exploring the Noise Limits of Fully-Differential Micro-Watt Transimpedance Amplifiers for Sub-pA/√Hz Sensitivity", ,” IEEE Ph.D. Research In Micro-electronics and Electronics (PRIME), pp.290-293, Jul-2015.
  8. 5. Da Feng, Sai Weng Sin, E. Bonizzoni, Franco Maloberti, "Time interleaved current steering DAC for ultra-high conversion rate", IEEE Ph.D Research in Micro-electronics & Electronics (PRIME), pp. 1-4, Jun-2014.
  9. 4. Zushu Yan, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 0.0013mm2 3.6μW Nested-Current-Mirror Single-Stage Amplifier Driving 0.15-to-15nF Capacitive Loads with >62° Phase Margin", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), pp. 288-289, Feb-2014.
  10. 3. Yan Zhu, Chi Hang Chan, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 35 fJ 10b 160 MS/s Pipelined-SAR ADC with Decoupled Flip-Around MDAC and Self-Embedded Offset Cancellation", Proceedings of IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC, "Asia Chip Olympic"), pp. 61-64, Nov-2011.
  11. 2. He Gong Wei, Chi Hang Chan, U-Fat Chio, Sai Weng Sin, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "A 0.024mm2 8b 400MS/s SAR ADC with 2b/cycle and resistive DAC in 65nm CMOS", IEEE International Solid-State Circuit Conference (ISSCC),, pp. 188-189, Feb-2011.
  12. 1. Sai Weng Sin, He Gong Wei, U-Fat Chio, Yan Zhu, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, Franco Maloberti, "On-Chip Small Capacitor Mismatches Measurement Technique using Beta-Multiplier-Biased Ring Oscillator", in Proc. of 2009 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference (A-SSCC), pp. 49-52, Nov-2009.



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