Jose Bastos


Curriculum vitae

Jose Bastos obtained a degree in Applied Physics and Electronics in 1984 from the Physics Department, University of Porto, Portugal. In 1988 he was a visiting student at the Technical University of Trondheim, Norway, specializing in Electronic Instrumentation. From 1985 until 1992 he was a research assistant at the Physics Dept. of the University of Porto. From March 1992 to May 1988 he was a PhD student at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Electrotechnical Dept. The title of the Ph. D. dissertation was “Characterization of MOS Transistor Mismatch for Analog Design”.  The thesis advisors were Prof. M. Steyaert and Prof. W. Sansen. He is since September 1998 Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering and Informatics of the University of Algarve.


Main research interests

  1. Microelectronics
  2. Analog Integrated Circuit Design
  3. Transistor Modelling and Parameter Extraction
  4. Data Converters
  5. Organic Transistor Circuit Design

Current activities

Jose Bastos is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering and Informatics of the University of Algarve. Apart from teaching (electronic circuit design), his current  research activities include:

Oversampled Digital to Analog Converters. The use of mismatch shaping algorithms in multibit Delta-Sigma digital to analog converters allows to bypass the limits in linearity and spectral purity imposed by technology limits (component mismatch) in Nyquist rate DACs. The research involves the study of algoritms that optimize the tradeoff between resolution, speed, and circuit complexity..

Organic Transistor Circuit Design Organic thin film transistors are gaining attention as a technology that eneable electronic circuits to be fabricated using low cost processing on plastic substrates. The research involves the design of analog and digital bulding blocks to be used as sensors and sensor interfaces in this new technology.


Publications

You can download my PhD thesis on “Characterization of MOS Transistor Mismatch for Analog Design” from here


If you want to contact Jose Bastos :

	Jose Bastos
DEEI - FCT
FAculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
CAmpus de Gambelas
p-8000 FARO
Portugal
Tel : +351-289800900 extension 7748
Fax : +351-289819403
email : jbastos@ualg.pt
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