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Publications

Here are some selected publications:

Modelisation and Simulation

  • Pre-Simulation Elaboration of Heterogeneous Systems: The SystemC Multi-Disciplinary Virtual Prototyping Approach C. Ben Aoun, L. Andrade, T. Maehne, F. Pêcheux, M.-M. Louërat, A. Vachoux Proc. International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modelling and Simulation (SAMOS XV), Samos, Greece (2015) available online 1
  • Pre-Simulation Symbolic Analysis of Synchronization Issues between Discrete Event and Timed Data Flow Models of Computation L. Andrade, T. Maehne, A. Vachoux, C. Ben Aoun, F. Pêcheux, M.M. Louërat Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (DATE 2015), Grenoble, France, pp. 1671-1676 (2015)
  • Languages, Design Methods, and Tools for Electronic System Design: Selected Contributions from FDL 2013, M.-M. Louërat, T. Maehne (Eds.), vol. 311, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), (Springer), (ISBN: 978-3-319-06316-4) (2015)
  • Holistic Modeling of Embedded Systems with Multi-Discipline Feedback: Application to a Precollision Mitigation Braking System, A. Lévêque, F. Pêcheux, M.M. Louërat, H. Aboushady, F. Cenni, S. Scotti, A. Massouri, L. Clavier Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (DATE 2012) available online 2
  • SystemC AMS extensions User's Guide, M. Barnasconi, C. Grimm, M. Damm, K. Einwich, M.M. Louërat, T. Maehne, F. Pêcheux, A. Vachoux The Open SystemC Intiative, march 2010 available from Accellera Systems Initiative

CAD Tools for Analog Design

  • Fast multidimensional optimization of analog circuits initiated by monodimensional global Peano explorations A. Malak, Y. Li, R. Iskander, F. Durbin, F. Javid, M.-M. Louërat, A. Tissot, J.-M. Guebhard Integration, The VLSI Journal, vol. 48, pp. 198-212, (ISBN: 0167-9260) (2015) available online 3
  • Hierarchical sizing and biasing of analog firm intellectual properties, R. Iskander, M.M. Louërat, A. Kaiser Integration, the VLSI journal, vol. 46 (2), pp. 172-188, (ISBN: 0167-9260) (2013) available online 4
  • Automatic DC Operating Point Computation and Design Plan Generation for Analog IPs Ramy Iskander, Marie-Minerve Louërat and Andreas Kaiser Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing Journal, Vol. 56, Issue 1-2, pp. 93-105, August 2008. available on SpringerLink 1
  • Hierarchical Graph-Based Sizing for Analog Cells Through Reference Transistors, Iskander Ramy, Louërat Marie-Minerve, Kaiser Andreas, Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME'06),Otranto, Italy, June 2006, pp. 321-324, Winner of the Bronze Leaf Certificate. available online 5
  • Automatic Synthesis and Simulation of Continuous-Time Sigma Delta Modulators, H. Aboushady, L. de Lamarre, N. Beilleau, M.M.Louërat Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (DATE 2004), Paris, France, pp. 674-675 (2004) Best Interactive Presentation Award. available online 6
  • Analog Design for Reuse - Case Study : Very Low Voltage Delta-Sigma Modulators Dessouky Mohamed, Kaiser Andreas, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Greiner Alain, Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (DATE 2001), Munich, Allemagne, Mars 2001, pp. 353-360. available online 7
  • Layout-Oriented Synthesis of High Performance Analog Circuits Dessouky Mohamed, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Porte Jacky, Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (DATE 2000), Paris, France, Mars 2000, pp. 53-57. available online 8
  • CAIRO : A hierarchical layout language for analog circuits, M. Dessouky, A. Greiner, M.M.Louërat Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (MIXDES'99), Krakow Poland, pp. 105-110 (1999) Outstanding Paper Award

Analog and Mixed-Signal Design

  • Split ADC Based Fully Deterministic Multistage Calibration for High Speed Pipeline ADCs, H. Adel, M. Sabut, M.M. Louërat IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 62 (6), pp. 1481-1488, (ISBN: 1549-8328) (2015) available online 9
  • Background Analog and Mixed Signal Calibration System For Time-Interleaved ADC, R. Khalil, M.M. Louërat, R. Petigny Microelectronics Journal, vol. 46 (7), pp. 656-667, (ISBN: 0026-2692) (2015) available online 10
  • Evaluation of Capacitor Ratios in Automated Accurate Common-Centroid Capacitor Arrays, Khalil DiaaEldin, Dessouky Mohamed, Bourguet Vincent, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Cathelin Andreia, Ragai Hani, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED'05), San Jose, CA, USA, March 2005, pp. 143. available online 11
  • Loop Delay Compensation in Bandpass Continuous-Time Modulators without Additional Feedback Coefficients, Aboushady Hassan, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS'04), Vancouver, Canada, May 2004. available online 12
  • Systematic Approach for Scaling Coefficients of Discrete-Time and Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulators, Beilleau Nicolas, Aboushady Hassan, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, MidWest Symposium on Circuits And Systems (MWSCAS'03), Le Caire, Egypte, December 2003, Winner of the Third Place Award in the Student Paper Contest. available online 13
  • A 5mW, 100kHz Bandwidth, Current-Mode Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulator with 84 dB Dynamic Range, Aboushady Hassan, Montaudon Franck, Paillardet Frédéric, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, European Conference on Solid State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC'2002), Florence, Italy, September 2002, pp. 283-286. available online 14
  • Efficient Polyphase decomposition of Comb decimation filters in sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters, Aboushady Hassan, Dumonteix Yannick, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Mehrez Habib, IEEE transactions on Circuits and Systems II, October 2001, vol. 48, No 10. available online 15
  • Efficient Polyphase Decomposition of Comb Decimation Filters in Sigma-Delta Analog-to-Digital Converters, Aboushady Hassan, Dumonteix Yannick, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Mehrez Habib, IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2000), Lansing MI, USA, August 2000, Winner of the Second Place Award in the Student Paper Contest. available online 16

Verification

  • UVM-SystemC-AMS Framework for System-Level Verification and Validation of Automotive Use Cases, M. Barnasconi, M. Dietrich, K. Einwich, Th. Vörtler, J.P. Chaput, M.M. Louërat, F. Pêcheux, Zh. Wang, Ph. Cuenot, I. Neumann, Th. Nguyen, R. Lucas, E. Vaumorin IEEE Design & Test, pp. 76-86, (ISBN: 2168-2356) (2015) available online 17
  • Virtual Prototyping, Verification and Validation Framework for Automotive Using SystemC, SystemC-AMS and SystemC-UVM Y. Li, Zh. Wang, M.¿M. Louërat, F. Pêcheux, R. Iskander, Ph. Cuenot, M. Barnasconi, Th. Vörtler, K. Einwich Embedded Real Time Software and Systems (ERTS2), Toulouse, France, pp. 1-10 (2014) Download ERTS2 Proceedings
  • A Design and Verification Methodology for Mixed-Signal Systems Using SystemC-AMS, Y. Li, R. Iskander, F. Javid, M.M. Louërat chapter in Models, Methods, and Tools for Complex Chip Design, vol. 265, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, J. Haase (Ed.), pp. 89-108, (Springer), (ISBN: 978-3-319-01417-3) (2014) available online 18
  • Use of MutiPhase Stability Intervals to handle Crosstalk with the Timing Analyzer hiTas, Avot Grégoire, Greiner Alain, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Dioury Karim, Lester Anthony, Debreil Alain, Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (User Forum at DATE 2002), Paris, France, Mars 2002, pp. 112-116. available online 19
  • Hierarchical Static Timing Analysis at Bull with HiTas, Dioury Karim, Lester Anthony, Debreil Alain, Avot Gregoire, Greiner Alain, Rosset-Louërat Marie-Minerve, Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, (User Forum at DATE 2000), Paris, France, Mars 2000, pp. 55-60, Winner of the User Forum Prize. available online 20