In May 2006 I founded
West Silicon, a limited company offering expertise in the
design of RF and analog integrated circuits.
I have 30 years of industrial experience
gained working for
I have worked in most areas of RF and analog circuit
design in CMOS and BiCMOS technology, in particular:
Radio communication transceivers: EDGE, GSM, DECT,...,
PLLs, frequency synthesizers (integer and fractional N),
switched capacitor circuits: filters, ADCs, DACs,
continuous time filters: gm-C and active-RC.
I also develop tools to improve the speed and quality of
product development, mostly using C++, PHP and MySQL.
I am a fluent speaker of both German and French, having lived
with my family near Stuttgart for 3 years, and in Normandy for the last