Luca Marchetti

Postdoktor

Fakultet for teknologi, naturvitenskap og maritime fag
Institutt for mikrosystemer
Campus Vestfold (G3-31)
POST DOC. at University of South Eastern Norway. He got his bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering at "universita' politecnica delle Marche" (Italy) ,his master degree in Electronic engineering and specialized in power electronics at "politecnico di Torino" (Italy) and his Ph.D. degree in Micro and Nano Systems at University College South East Norway (USN) in October 2017. At the moment he is currently pursuing his research on "design and analysis of sensor front-end " with particular emphasis on resonant sensors .

Ansvarsområder

Design electronic interfaces for sensors

Kompetanse

Electronic Engineer specialized in Power Electronics

CV

- Bachelor degree in Electronic engineering at "Universita ' Politecnica delle Marche" Graduated with  110/110 cum laude (october 2012)

- ERASMUS project at HIVE (now USN) in 2014

- Master thesis at HBV (now USN) in 2015 , title: "design and fabrication of a mems switch for high temperature applications"

- Master degree in Electronic engineering specialized in Power electronics at "Politecnico di Torino" graduated with 110/110 Cum laude ( 2015)

- Phd research started on September  2015 - ended on 12 October 2017 at University of South Eastern Norway (USN)

- Laboratory Assistant in bachelor courses: Digitalteknikk (EL-DIS), Elektriske kretser (EL-ELK), Programmering (EL-POM), Mikrosensors (EL-MIS), Mikroelectroktronikk (MIE2001)

-Laboratory Assistant in master courses : Electronis System Design

- POSTDOC started on 1 August 2018

- Supervising experience:

(a) I have been a supervisor for a SSI master student in 2017-2018 together with Professor Einar Halvorsen in a project titled: "Design and Fabrication of a MEMS Gas Sensor with SnO2 thin layer for CO2". Final grade of master student : B

- Lecturer of Mikroelektronik course MIE2001 2018-2019

 

- Awards:

- Best Student Paper Award at IEEE ECTI-NCON 2018 conference

- Best Project Award at Nano Network Conference 2017 

Publikasjoner

Publications During Ph.D. 2016-2017:

L. Marchetti, A. Romi, Y. Berg, O. Mirmotahari and M. Azadmehr, "A discrete implementation of a bidirectional circuit for actuation and read-out of resonating sensors," 2016 International Conference on Design and Technology of Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Era (DTIS), Istanbul, 2016, pp. 1-5.
doi: 10.1109/DTIS.2016.7483896

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg, O. Mirmotahari and M. Azadmehr, "Bidirectional front-end for piezoelectric resonator," 2016 IEEE 13th International Conference on Networking, Sensing, and Control (ICNSC), Mexico City, 2016, pp. 1-4.
doi: 10.1109/ICNSC.2016.7479028

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "An autozeroing inverter based front-end for resonating sensors," 2017 12th International Conference on Design & Technology of Integrated Systems In Nanoscale Era (DTIS), Palma de Mallorca, 2017, pp. 1-5.
doi: 10.1109/DTIS.2017.7930154

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A bidirectional front-end with bandwidth control for actuation and read-out of MEMS resonating sensors," 2017 MIXDES - 24th International Conference "Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Bydgoszcz, 2017, pp. 185-188.
doi: 10.23919/MIXDES.2017.8005180

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg, O. Mirmotahari and M. Azadmehr, "A control system for a low power bidirectional front-end for resonating sensors," 2017 IEEE 14th International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), Calabria, 2017, pp. 322-326.
doi: 10.1109/ICNSC.2017.8000112

M. Azadmehr, L. Marchetti, M. S. Elkharashi and Y. Berg, "A virtual Wheatstone bridge front-end for resistive sensors," 2017 IEEE 14th International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), Calabria, 2017, pp. 368-371.
doi: 10.1109/ICNSC.2017.8000120

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg, and M. Azadmehr, "Design and Modelling of a Bidirectional Front-End for Resonating Sensors Based on Pseudo Floating Gate Amplifier," MDPI Electronics, vol. 6, 2017. doi:10.3390/electronics6030068

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg, and M. Azadmehr, "Analysis of the Effect of Channel Leakage on Design, Characterization and Modelling of a High Voltage Pseudo-Floating Gate Sensor-Front-End," MDPI Electronics, vol. 6, 2017. doi:10.3390/electronics6040079

 

M. Azadmehr, L. Marchetti and Y. Berg, "A low power analog voltage similarity circuit," 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Baltimore, MD, 2017, pp. 1-4.
doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2017.8050950
keywords: {analogue circuits;integrated circuit design;low-power electronics;power consumption;analog voltage similarity circuit;low-power bump circuit;voltage correlator;power consumption;Transistors;Correlators;Legged locomotion;Power demand;Simulation;Solids;Integrated circuit modeling},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8050950&isnumber=8049747

 

Publications in 2018:

 

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A self-cascode pseudo floating gate front-end for resonating sensors," 2018 International ECTI Northern Section Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering (ECTI-NCON), Chiang Rai, 2018, pp. 89-94.
doi: 10.1109/ECTI-NCON.2018.8378288
keywords: {amplifiers;CMOS integrated circuits;invertors;leakage currents;self-cascode transistors;minimum area occupation;SC-PFGA;CS-PFGA;resonating sensors;self-cascode pseudo floating gate amplifier;current-starved pseudo floating gate amplifier;self-cascode pseudo floating gate front-end;AMS-350nm CMOS process;reference voltages;Butterworth Van Dike model;size 350.0 nm;voltage 5.0 V;Inverters;Logic gates;Transistors;Resistance;Power demand;Cutoff frequency},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8378288&isnumber=8378269

 

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A bidirectional front-end for ultrasonic pulse-echo measurements," 2018 IEEE 15th International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), Zhuhai, 2018, pp. 1-6.
doi: 10.1109/ICNSC.2018.8361284
keywords: {amplifiers;biomedical ultrasonics;piezoelectric transducers;printed circuits;ultrasonic devices;ultrasonic materials testing;ultrasonic transducers;ultrasonic pulse-echo measurements;compact bidirectional front-end;pulse-echo ultrasound applications;electronic system;pseudofloating gate amplifier;power supply rails;electronic circuit;low power consumption;portable ultrasonic device;discrete components;integrated circuit CD4007UB;wide-bandwidth piezoelectric transducer;printed circuit board;ultrasonic transducer;underwater applications;voltage 10.0 V;frequency 3.5 MHz;Transducers;Ultrasonic transducers;Ultrasonic variables measurement;Logic gates;Inverters;Impedance;Power supplies},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8361284&isnumber=8361215

 

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A Low Power, High Gain Semi-Floating Gate Amplifier for Resonating Sensors Front-End," 2018 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), Hong Kong, 2018, pp. 458-463.
doi: 10.1109/ISVLSI.2018.00089
keywords: {Inverters;Manganese;Logic gates;MOSFET;Capacitors;Sensors;Bandwidth;Resonating Sensor;Front End;Semi floating Gate;Amplifier;High Gain},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8429410&isnumber=8429321

 

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A Discrete Implementation of a Semi-Floating Gate Amplifier for Resonating Sensor Front-End," 2018 25th International Conference "Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and System" (MIXDES), Gdynia, 2018, pp. 97-102.
doi: 10.23919/MIXDES.2018.8443591
keywords: {Inverters;Logic gates;MOS devices;Manganese;Power demand;Prototypes;CD4007UBE;Semi-Floating Gate;Resonating Sensor;Front-End;Amplifier},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8443591&isnumber=8436585

 

L. Marchetti, Y. Berg and M. Azadmehr, "A Compact Bidirectional Pseudo Floating Gate Front-End for Resonating Sensors based on NAND and NOR logic Gates," 2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics (ICSE), Kuala Lumpur, 2018, pp. 221-224.
doi: 10.1109/SMELEC.2018.8481284
keywords: {amplifiers;CMOS integrated circuits;logic gates;piezoelectric transducers;compact bidirectional pseudofloating gate Front-End;resonating sensors;pseudofloating gate amplifier;PFGA;voltage buffer;analog front-end;AMS-350nm CMOS technology;integrated circuits;resonant frequency;ring down method;piezoelectric transducer;NAND logic gates;NOR logic gates;size 350.0 nm;voltage 3.3 V;frequency 40.0 kHz;Sensors;Transistors;Inverters;Power demand;Logic gates;Semiconductor device measurement;Bidirectional;Front-End;Resonating Sensor;Pseudo Floating Gate Amplifier},
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8481284&isnumber=8481236