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... Pedro Nuno Mendonça dos Santos

Senior Researcher

Pedro Santos

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – Lx

Email: Send Email
Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 04-07-2002
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-11-1994
  • Licenciatura, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 01-01-1989
  • High_Voltage CMOS
  • Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
  • IC design
  • Microelectronics
  • CMOS Technology
  • Power Electronics
  • Academia Militar, 01-01-2011,
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 30-03-1993,
Supervision of theses
  • Fully integrated step-up dc-dc converters for energy harvesting of OPV cells, MSc Student, Duarte Vivas Batista, 09-2018
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Power Management in an Organic Photovoltaic Cell, MSc Student, Pedro Serras Duarte, 09-2017
  • Conversor DC-DC “boost” para aplicações “energy harvesting”, MSc Student, Luis Filipe Esteves Machado Fontela, 12-2016
  • Conversor DC-DC redutor quasi-square wave em tecnologia CMOS, MSc Student, Paulo César Paixão Pereira, 12-2016
  • P. M. Santos, L. Mendes, J. Vaz, HJQ Quaresma, Chapter 8: Layout strategies for substrate crosstalk reduction in low cost CMOS processes, Chapter in, Noise Coupling in System-on-Chip, Thomas Noulis, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2017
  • L. Mendes, P. M. Santos, J. Vaz, Substrate noise isolation improvement in a single-well standard CMOS process, Integration, The VLSI Journal, Vol. 52, No. -, pp. 122 - 128, January, 2016,
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  • M. Assunção, P. M. Santos, J. Costa Freire, A Technique to Reduce On-Wafer Measurement Uncertainty for CMOS Transmission Line Characterization, IEEE Microwave Wireless and Components Letters, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1 - 3, November, 2015 | BibTex
  • V. Costa, P. M. Santos, B. Borges, Design Methologies for Integrated Inductor-Based Soft-Switching DC-DC Converters, i-ETC : ISEL Academic Journal of Electronics, Telecomunications and Computers, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. id-17-1 - id-17-9, July, 2013,
    | Abstract
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  • HJQ Quaresma, P. M. Santos, A. Serra, An equivalent doping profile for CMOS substrate characterization, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 79, No. -, pp. 185 - 191, January, 2013,
    | Abstract
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  • V. Costa, P. M. Santos, B. Borges, A design methodology for integrated inductor-based DC–DC converters, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 401 - 409, June, 2012,
    | Abstract
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  • HJQ Quaresma, P. M. Santos, A. Serra, Impact of temperature on substrate coupling in low-doped substrate, Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 23, pp. 1273 - 1275, November, 2011,
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  • D. D. Duflot, P. Limão-Vieira, A. Giuliani, E. Vasekova, J.M.C. Lourenço, P. M. Santos, S.V. Hoffmann, , , Electronic State Spectroscopy of c-C5F8 Explored by Photoabsortion, Electron Impact, Photoelectron Spectroscopies and Ab Initio Calculations, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Vol. 112, No. 13, pp. 2782 - 2793, April, 2008 | BibTex
  • P. Limão-Vieira, E. Vasekova, A. Giuliani, J.M.C. Lourenço, P. M. Santos, D. D. Duflot, S.V. Hoffmann, Perfluorocyclobutane electronic state spectroscopy by high-resolution vacuum ultraviolet photoabsorption, electron impact, He I photoelectron spectroscopy, and ab initio calculations, Physical Review A, Vol. 76, No. 3, pp. 032509 -1 - 032509 -11, September, 2007 | BibTex
  • S. Finco, B. Borges, P. M. Santos, Smart Power Integrated Circuit Educational Tool, IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 1290 - 1303, July, 2007 | BibTex
  • P. M. Santos, V. Costa, B. Borges, M. Lança, High-Voltage LDMOS Transistors Fully Compatible with a Deep Submicron 0.35 um CMOS Process, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 35 - 40, January, 2007 | BibTex
  • P. M. Santos, HJQ Quaresma, A. Silva, M. Lança, High-Voltage NMOS design in fully implanted twin-well CMOS, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 35, No., pp. 723 - 730, September, 2004 | BibTex
  • P. M. Santos, M. I. Simas, M. Lança, High Voltage Solutions in CMOS Technology, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 33, No. 8, pp. 609 - 617, August, 2002 | BibTex
  • P. M. Santos, M. I. Simas, M. Lança, CMOS Compatible HV Gate-Shifted LDD-NMOS, IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 1013 - 1015, May, 2001 | BibTex

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
uFlexBat Batteryless energy supply system based on flexible organic photovoltaic cells IT/LA 01-12-2016 30-06-2019

Closed Projects9

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AISMAD AISMAD – Advanced Integrated Switched-Mode Audio Drivers IT/LA 01-07-2011 01-12-2013
AME Advanced Microelectronics Engineering ICEP 01-10-2002 22-10-2003
Digital_PAs Digital_PAs - Digital RF Power Amplifiers for Wireless Applications FCT/PTDC 01-01-2009 01-06-2012
DISRUPTIVE DISRUPTIVE - A Paradigm Shift in the Design of Analog and Mixed-Signal Nanoelectronic Circuits and Systems FCT 01-04-2013 01-12-2016
IRFDCMOS Integration of high-frequency dc-dc converters in RF CMOS SoC IT/LA 01-09-2005 01-06-2008
McPIC Mask Configurable Intelligent Power Integrated Circuits – Applications FCT/POCTI 01-01-2001 31-12-2004
OPERA OPERA - Layout-Aware Analog IC Design Automation IT/LA 01-03-2014 01-02-2016
SiGeM Silicon Germanium MMICs for RF Front End Transceivers IT/LA 01-10-2005 01-07-2008
SWIPA Switching Mode Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications IT/LA 01-11-2008 01-11-2010
  • IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS, Organizing Committee, 2015
  • IEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2011 International Conf. on Computer as a Tool joint with the Conf. on Telecommunications, Organizing Committee, 2011
  • IEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2011 International Conf. on Computer as a Tool joint with the Conf. on Telecommunications, Sessions Chairman, 2011
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Organizing Committee, 2005
  • Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Solid State Electronics
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal of Power Management Electronics
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal of Power Electronics (IJPElec)
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • Microelectronics Journal
    2012, 2 review(s); 2011, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conf. - PESC
    2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems
    2011, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition - ECCE
    2015, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Industrial Electronics - ISIE
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2011 International Conf. on Computer as a Tool joint with the Conf. on Telecommunications
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s);

  • 2007, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);