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Publications

Here are some selected publications organised in thematic areas:

Toward Free and Open Source Hardware (FOSHW) with FOS EDA

  • RISC-V design using Free Open Source Software J.-P. Chaput, M.-M. Louërat, R. Chotin-Avot, A. Satin, The RISC-V Week, Paris, France (2019). available on HAL 27
  • From filters to transistors A library of analog schematic with automated sizing Team: FOSS EDA for analog and mixed circuit design J. Porte, M.-M. Louërat, Free Silicon Conference, Paris, France (2019). available on HAL 26
  • Open Source Hardware and EDA Tools for Analog/Mixed-Signal Design and Prototyping N. Shimizu, J. Akita, M.-M. Louërat, H.-G. Stratigopoulos, J.-P. Chaput, D. Galayko, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Florence, Italy, (IEEE) (2018). available online 21

Security of AMS hardware

  • Securing Programmable Analog ICs Against Piracy M. Elshamy, A. Sayed, M.-M. Louërat, A. Rhouni, H. Aboushady, H.-G. Stratigopoulos, Proc. Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference, Grenoble, France (DATE 2020). available on HAL 23
  • Symmetry-based A/M-S BIST (SymBIST): Demonstration on a SAR ADC IP A. Pavlidis, M.-M. Louërat, E. Faehn, A. Kumar, H.-G. Stratigopoulos, Proc. Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference, Grenoble, France (DATE 2020). available on HAL 24
  • MixLock: Securing Mixed-Signal Circuits via Logic Locking J. Leonhard, M. Yasin, Sh. Turk, M. Nabeel, M.-M. Louërat, R. Chotin-Avot, H. Aboushady, O. Sinanoglu, H.-G. Stratigopoulos, Proc. Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference, Florence, Italy (DATE 2019). available on HAL 25

Modelisation and Simulation

  • SystemC Analog/Mixed-Signal User’s Guide, User Perspective on IEEE Std. 1666.1-2016, M. Barnasconi, K. Einwich, C. Grimm, S. Adhikari, M. Damm, P. Floyd, D. Genius, M.M. Louërat, T. Maehne, F. Pêcheux, A. Vachoux, Accellera SystemC AMS Working Group, Accellera Systems Initiative, January 2020. available from Accellera Systems Initiative
  • 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). available on HAL 28
  • 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

CAD Tools for Analog and Mixed-Signal Design

  • A gm/ID Methodology Based Data-Driven Search Algorithm For the Design of Multi-Stage Multi-Path Feed-Forward-Compensated Amplifiers Targeting High Speed Continuous-Time ??-Modulators F. Gebreyohannes, J. Porte, M.-M. Louërat, H. Aboushady, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, IEEE, 2020. available on HAL 22
  • 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 R. Iskander, M.-M. Louërat and A. Kaiser, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing Journal, Vol. 56, Issue 1-2, pp. 93-105, August 2008. available on HAL
  • Hierarchical Graph-Based Sizing for Analog Cells Through Reference Transistors, R. Iskander, M.-M. Louërat, A. Kaiser, 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 M. Dessouky, A. Kaiser, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, A. Greiner, 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 M. Dessouky, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, J. Porte, 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, D. Khalil, M. Dessouky, V. Bourguet, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, A. Cathelin, H. Ragai, 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, H. Aboushady, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, 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, N. Beilleau, H. Aboushady, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, 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, H. Aboushady, F. Montaudon, F. Paillardet, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, 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, H. Aboushady, Y. Dumonteix, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, H. Mehrez, 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, H. Aboushady, Y. Dumonteix, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, H. Mehrez, 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 on HAL 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, G. Avot, A. Greiner, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, K. Dioury, A. Lester, A. Debreil, 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, K. Dioury, A. Lester, A. Debreil, G. Avot, A. Greiner, M.-M. Rosset-Louërat, 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