Dr. Eran Socher

 

Senior Lecturer (Tenured Junior Associate Professor Equivalent)

 

High Frequency Integrated Circuits Lab

School of Electrical Engineering Physical Electronics

The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering

Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978

Israel

 

Office: 234 Wolfson EE Lab Bldg.

Tel: +972-3-640-5805

Fax: +972-3-642-3508

Email: socher@eng.tau.ac.il

 

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Openings

Excellent M.Sc and Ph.D students are welcome to join and work on various RFIC circuit design research projects

 

Current Research Interests

 

       RFICs at mm-wave frequencies and beyond

       Short-range ultra-fast wireless links

       RF interconnect in deep sub-micron CMOS

       60GHz radio in CMOS

       Sensing and imaging in IR, THz and mm-wave frequencies

 

Recent Publications

 

       Bassam Khamaisi and Eran Socher, A 230-310 GHz Down Converter with Integrated Local Oscillator in 65 nm CMOS Technology European Microwave Integrated Circuit Conference, Rome, Italy, October 2014 (EuMIC 2014)

       Nir Weissman and Eran Socher, 9mW 6Gbps Bi-directional 85-90 GHz Transceiver in 65nm CMOS, European Microwave Integrated Circuit Conference, Rome, Italy, October 2014 (EuMIC 2014)

       R. Levinger, O. Katz, B. Sheinman, R. Carmon, R. Ben-Yishay, N. Mazor, S. Pivnik, D. Elad and E. Socher, An E-band 40dB dynamic range multi-tanh power detector in 0.13mm SiGe technology, European Microwave Integrated Circuit Conference, Rome, Italy, October 2014 (EuMIC 2014)

       Hadar Dagan, Aviv Shapira, Adam Teman, Samuel Jameson, Anatoli Mordakhay, Evgeny Pikhay, Vlad Dayan, Yakov Roizin, Eran Socher and Alexander Fish, A Low-Power Low-Cost 24-GHz RFID Tag with a C--Flash Based Embedded Memory, IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, Vol. 49, No. 9, 2014

       Samuel Jameson and Eran Socher, High Efficiency 293 GHz Radiating Source in 65nm CMOS, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 463-465, 2014

       Run Levinger, Benny Sheinman, Oded Katz, Roee Ben-Yishay, Roi Carmon, Nadav Mazor, Avi Bruetbrat, Danny Elad and Eran Socher, A 71-86GHz multi-tanh Up-Conversion Mixer achieving +1dBm OP1dB in 0.13 μm SiGe Technology, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Seattle, June 2014 (IMS 2014)

       Nir Weissman, Samuel Jameson and Eran Socher, W-Band CMOS On-Chip Energy Harvester and Rectenna, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Seattle, June 2014 (IMS 2014)

       Samuel Jameson and Eran Socher, A 67-110GHz CMOS to WR-10 Waveguide Transition using Wirebonds and Wideband Microstrip Launcher, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Seattle, June 2014, Best Student Paper Finalist. (IMS 2014)

       Eli Bloch and Eran Socher, An F-Band 20.6Gbp/s QPSK Transmitter in 65nm CMOS, IEEE RFIC, Tampa FL, June 2014 (RFIC 2014)

       Lisauskas, M. Bauer, S. Boppel, M. Mundt, B. Khamaisi, E. Socher, R. Venckevicius, L. Minkevicius, I. Kasalynas, D. Seliuta, G. Valusis, V. Krozer, H. G. Roskos, Exploration of Terahertz Imaging with Silicon MOSFETs, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 63-80, 2014. (Invited paper)

       Naftali Landsberg and Eran Socher, 240 GHz and 272 GHz Fundamental VCOs using 32 nm CMOS Technology, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 61, No. 12, pp. 4461 - 4471, 2013

       Nadav Mazor and Eran Socher, Analysis and Design of an X-band to W-band CMOS Active Multiplier with Improved Harmonic Rejection, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 61, No. 5, pp. 1924-1933, 2013

       Bassam Khamaisi, Samuel Jameson and Eran Socher, A 210-227 GHz Transmitter with Integrated On-Chip Antenna in 90nm CMOS Technology, IEEE Trans. THz Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 141-150, 2013

 

Other Research Interests

 

       CMOS compatible thermal imaging

       MEMS and integrated sensors

       CMOS readout circuits

 

Teaching

 

       Analog Electronic Circuits 0512-3513 (Spring 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

       RFIC Amplifier Design (Winter 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

       RFIC Communication Circuit Design (Spring 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, Winter 2014)

       Integrated Analog Circuits (Spring 2014, Winter 2014)

 

Education

 

       PhD (EE), Technion Israel Institute of Technology (2005)

       MSc (EE), Technion Israel Institute of Technology (1999)

       BSc (EE), Summa Cum Laude, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (1996)

       BA (Physics), Summa Cum Laude, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (1996)