The mission of MERDCI’s Analog and Mixed-Signal Group is to design and implement high performance integrated circuits for new applications. The Analog and Mixed-Signal Group works in close cooperation with the VLSI Group as well as the relevant application group to provide the most optimum solution for the target application.
The Analog and Mixed-Signal Group’s application areas include:
Design of RF transceivers which have applications in cell phones for example.
Design of consumer products.
Design of general analog blocks.
EDA software for analog circuits.
Here the emphasis is to find the most optimum solutions based on structured design methodologies. A top-down design methodology is followed by a trade-off between design parameters, performance requirements and system requirements which before the design process starts. The Analog and Mixed-Signal Group works also on novel circuits and system architectures to achieve the highest possible level of integration while enhancing the overall system performance.