eransocherDr. Eran Socher

 

Senior Lecturer

 

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 Khmaisi and Eran Socher, A 209-233GHz Frequency Source in 90 nm CMOS Technology, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2012

       A. Vishnipolsky and E. Socher, F Band Injection Locked Tripler Based On Colpitts Oscillator, IEEE Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF 2012)

       Ronny Sananes and Eran Socher, A 52-75GHz wideband low noise amplifier in 90nm CMOS Technology, IET Electronics Letters, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 71-72, 2012.

       Eran Socher and Samuel Jameson, A wide tuning range W-band Colpitts VCO in 90nm CMOS, IET Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 22, pp. 12271229, 2011, Featured Paper

       N. Buadana and E. Socher, A Triple Band Travelling Wave VCO Using Digitally Controlled Artificial Dielectric Transmission Lines, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Conference (RFIC 2011), June 2011, Baltimore

       Katz, O. Degani and E. Socher, Modeling and Design of a Low-Power Injection-Locked Frequency Divider in 90nm CMOS for 60GHz Applications, IEEE Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF 2011)

       Katz, O. Degani and E. Socher, Design and Optimization of a Low-Noise Cross-Coupled Fundamental VCO in 90nm CMOS for 60GHz Applications, IEEE Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF 2011)

       Vishnipolsky and E. Socher, A Compact Power Efficient Transformer Coupled Differential W-band CMOS Amplifier, IEEE 26-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Nov. 2010, Eilat, Israel, Best Student Paper Award

       Hsing-Ting Yu, Sai-Wang Tam, Yanghyo Kim, Eran Socher, M.C. Frank Chang and Tatsuo Itoh, A Dual Band mm-Wave CMOS Oscillator with Left-Handed Resonator, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 58, No. 5, part 2, pp. 1401-1409, 2010

 

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)

       RFIC Amplifier Design (Winter 2009, 2010, 2011)

       RFIC Communication Circuit Design (Spring 2010, 2011, 2012)

 

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)