FPGA RF Consult
Aktualisiert am 03.04.2024
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Verfügbar ab: 03.04.2024
Verfügbar zu: 100%
davon vor Ort: 100%
FPGA
HF
Digitale Signalverarbeitung
Drahtlose Kommunikation
Antennen und diskrete Filter
RF Power Amplifier und LNA
Analog and Digital Circuit Design
Digitale Filter
VHDL
FPGA Timing Closure
Xilinx
System Generator
Vivado
Zynq 7000
Python
MATLAB
Simulink
CST Studio
Altium Designer
DX Designer
Mentor Graphics Expedition
HF Messtechnik und Testautomatisierung
VNA und Spektrumanalyser
Englisch
Sehr gute Kenntnisse
Französisch
fließend
Deutsch
Muttersprache
Italienisch
Grundkenntnisse

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

nach Rücksprache (+500km)
Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

5 Jahre 11 Monate
2018-04 - 2024-02

VHF Aeronautical Data Communication Transceiver

System design and simulation, RF circuit design, FPGA implementation
System design and simulation, RF circuit design, FPGA implementation
Signal Processing
  • 8DPSK and MSK receiver synchronisation algorithm exploration and implementation (MATLAB)
  • 8DPSK and MSK transmitter implementation (MATLAB)

Digital Integrated design
  • Peripheral interfaces (I2S, SPI, I2C) Vivado block design and commissioning
  • PN9/23 synchronization module implementation and test (VHDL)
  • Xilinx SoC various AXI memory interfaces commissioning, integrity and performance testing (Python/Linux)
  • High speed analog to digital converter commissioning
  • Multi clock domain crossing implementation
  • Digital frequency translation and sampling rate conversion (Matlab, Simulink, CIC and FIR Filter Vivado IP block design)
  • Channel sense and collision avoidance implementation and test (VHDL)
  • Receive amplitude calibration, AGC compensated (VHDL)
  • Vivado IP Block Design Version Control (TCL)
  • Web based hardware and FPGA test and monitoring tool (Python, Dash)


RF HW design

  • RF HW architecture design
  • RF and IF BPF filter design, implementation and test
  • Automatic gain control (AGC) design, implementation and test (VHDL and RF HW)
  • RF transceiver schematic
  • Application standards conformity testing (RF HW and VHDL)
Germany
7 Monate
2023-04 - 2023-10

Military GNSS PNT Device

Requirements, production testing and FPGA consulting
Requirements, production testing and FPGA consulting
  • Requirements testing
  • Production test automation
  • FPGA project management and design transfer consulting
Germany
1 Jahr 7 Monate
2019-10 - 2021-04

Surveillance Radar Vehicle Transmitter

RF circuit design and PCB layout
RF circuit design and PCB layout
  • Requirements definition
  • Digital sensors, processing unit and RF TX chain schematic
  • RF power amplifier control loop design and circuit tuning
  • Antenna design, implementation and test (2D)
  • RF multilayer board layout
  • Mechanical collision and integration testing
  • Application system testing
Germany
1 Monat
2018-10 - 2018-10

RF Consulting

Requirements analysis and EMC measurements
Requirements analysis and EMC measurements
  • Requirements analysis
  • Antenna impedance measurement and tuning
  • EMC measurement series
Germany
1 Jahr
2017-04 - 2018-03

Surveillance Radar (SSR) Receiver and Test Transmitter

FPGA development, RF PCB Layout
FPGA development, RF PCB Layout
SSR Decoder Signal Processing (VHDL)
  • Microcontroller interface definition and implementation
  • High speed analog to digital converter commissioning
  • Decoding performance optimization
  • Decoder integrity and integration testing
  • I2C control and monitoring design, implementation and test


SSR Receiver
  • Sensitivity optimization
  • LNA stabilization
  • Calibration design and test automatization
  • CE noise immunity test, debug and fix


SSR Test Transmitter
  • PCB antenna design and board matching
  • RF board layout
  • Calibration design and test automatization
  • Application standards conformity testing
Germany
7 Monate
2016-09 - 2017-03

VHF Automotive Tuner

RF circuit development and PCB layout
RF circuit development and PCB layout
  • New tuner chip family introduction
  • System design
  • Interface description
  • Filter design
  • High speed bus signal integrity optimization
  • Schematic design
  • Length matching and impedance constraining (Mentor CES)
  • Complex multilayer layout
  • Tuner system verification
Germany
7 Monate
2016-03 - 2016-09

VHF, UHF Automotive Low Noise Amplifier

RF circuit development and PCB layout
RF circuit development and PCB layout
  • Requirements analysis
  • LNA design
  • Filter design
  • Wilkinson splitter design
  • Antenna impedance matching
  • Amplifier stability analysis
  • Multilayer RF PCB layout
  • LNA verification
  • Diagnostics circuitry verification
  • Automatic gain control circuitry verification
Germany
2 Monate
2016-01 - 2016-02

25kW VHF Laser RF Generator

RF architecture and project planning
RF architecture and project planning
  • Requirements specification
  • RF architecture design
  • Project planning
Germany
5 Monate
2015-08 - 2015-12

Microwave Oven Generator ? High Volume Design

RF architecture, implementation and verification
RF architecture, implementation and verification
  • RF architecture design
  • Thermal Management design
  • Temperature compensation circuit simulation and implementation
  • I/Q-Phase measurement design and implementation
  • Pulse Power measurement design and implementation
  • PCB to wave-guide transition design
  •  Wave-guide to cavity transition design
  • Cavity 3D EM field simulation
Germany
3 Monate
2015-05 - 2015-07

Broad L-Band High Linearity Medium Pulse Power Amplifier

RF hardware design, implementation and verification
RF hardware design, implementation and verification
  • Load/Pull transistor simulation
  • Impedance matching network design
  • Amplifier implementation and verification
  • Linearity bias point optimization
Germany
5 Jahre 7 Monate
2009-10 - 2015-04

Surveillance Radar (SSR) Transmitter and Receiver System

Design Implementation and Verification
Design Implementation and Verification

Baseband Signal Processing and Up-Conversion

  • Design and interface definition of a SSR transmitter with UML
  • Development of Matlab reference model for baseband test vector generation
  • Development of test bench for functional simulation of complete FPGA design
  • Implementation of SSR transmitter design
  • Validation of results for baseband processing and a successful comparison with MATLAB models.
  • Verification of interfaces like SRAM, SPI, parallel busses
  • RF signal up conversion design

1kW pulsed High Power Amplifier

  • RF signal performance verification
  • RF High pulse power amplifier design and verification
  • Antenna array design, evaluation and verification


SSR Decoder Signal Processing

  • Design with UML and Xilinx System Generator
  • Baseband test vector generation with MATLAB
  • Implementation with Xilinx System Generator
  • Testbench development in Matlab
  • Decoder verification in Matlab
  • Decoder verification in RF environment
  • Automated RF test execution and evaluation with Python
Germany

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

  • 2003 - School: Eichendorff Gymnasium Ettlingen
  • 2009 - University: Technische Universität München, Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Eng.

  • 2009 - University: Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Eng.

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

FPGA HF Digitale Signalverarbeitung Drahtlose Kommunikation Antennen und diskrete Filter RF Power Amplifier und LNA Analog and Digital Circuit Design Digitale Filter VHDL FPGA Timing Closure Xilinx System Generator Vivado Zynq 7000 Python MATLAB Simulink CST Studio Altium Designer DX Designer Mentor Graphics Expedition HF Messtechnik und Testautomatisierung VNA und Spektrumanalyser

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Methodological Expertise
Experte

RF

  • RF hardware architecture design
  • RF circuit simulation and optimization
  • RF signal measurements and hardware verification
  • RF high power amplifier design
  • RF low noise amplifier design
  • Lumped element filter design
  • Antenna PCB and metal low profile design
  • RF 3D EM component and field simulation


Matlab/Signal Processing

  • Frequency, phase and timing synchronisation techniques
  • Burst synchronization techniques
  • Digital Filter design
  • Fixed point arithmetic


FPGA

  • Digital integrated design and functional simulation
  • FPGA design synthesis and implementation
  • FPGA design verification and test bench development
  • Clock crossing techniques
  • Timing constraints creation and analysis of digital designs
  • Layout Synthesis, Floor planning, Place and Route

Betriebssysteme

  • Linux
  • Windows

Programmiersprachen

Programming Languages
Experte
  • Hardware description language VHDL
  • TCL
  • Python (Object Oriented Programming)
  • QT4 ? GUI Design
  • MATLAB

Design / Entwicklung / Konstruktion

Main Skills und Tools
Experte

Main Skills

  • RF hardware design and circuit simulation
  • RF high power and low noise amplifier design
  • RF filter and antenna design
  • RF signal verification and test automation
  • Analog and digital circuit design and PCB layout
  • MATLAB/Simulink algorithm design and verification
  • XILINX System Generator, signal processing algorithm exploration and implementation
  • Digital integrated design (VHDL) and functional verification (Vivado Simulator)
  • FPGA design synthesis and implementation (Xilinx Vivado)

 

Tools

  • Xilinx Vivado with Simulator
  • MATLAB/Simulink
  • Xilinx System Generator
  • Keysight Advanced Design System (ADS)
  • AWR Microwave Office
  • CST Studio Suite (EM 3D)
  • LT Spice
  • Mentor Graphics DxDesigner and Xpedition PCB
  • Altium Designer
  • Pulsonix PCB Design Software

Branchen

Branchen

Civil Airspace Surveillance

Maritime Ship Surveillance

Automotive

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

nach Rücksprache (+500km)
Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

5 Jahre 11 Monate
2018-04 - 2024-02

VHF Aeronautical Data Communication Transceiver

System design and simulation, RF circuit design, FPGA implementation
System design and simulation, RF circuit design, FPGA implementation
Signal Processing
  • 8DPSK and MSK receiver synchronisation algorithm exploration and implementation (MATLAB)
  • 8DPSK and MSK transmitter implementation (MATLAB)

Digital Integrated design
  • Peripheral interfaces (I2S, SPI, I2C) Vivado block design and commissioning
  • PN9/23 synchronization module implementation and test (VHDL)
  • Xilinx SoC various AXI memory interfaces commissioning, integrity and performance testing (Python/Linux)
  • High speed analog to digital converter commissioning
  • Multi clock domain crossing implementation
  • Digital frequency translation and sampling rate conversion (Matlab, Simulink, CIC and FIR Filter Vivado IP block design)
  • Channel sense and collision avoidance implementation and test (VHDL)
  • Receive amplitude calibration, AGC compensated (VHDL)
  • Vivado IP Block Design Version Control (TCL)
  • Web based hardware and FPGA test and monitoring tool (Python, Dash)


RF HW design

  • RF HW architecture design
  • RF and IF BPF filter design, implementation and test
  • Automatic gain control (AGC) design, implementation and test (VHDL and RF HW)
  • RF transceiver schematic
  • Application standards conformity testing (RF HW and VHDL)
Germany
7 Monate
2023-04 - 2023-10

Military GNSS PNT Device

Requirements, production testing and FPGA consulting
Requirements, production testing and FPGA consulting
  • Requirements testing
  • Production test automation
  • FPGA project management and design transfer consulting
Germany
1 Jahr 7 Monate
2019-10 - 2021-04

Surveillance Radar Vehicle Transmitter

RF circuit design and PCB layout
RF circuit design and PCB layout
  • Requirements definition
  • Digital sensors, processing unit and RF TX chain schematic
  • RF power amplifier control loop design and circuit tuning
  • Antenna design, implementation and test (2D)
  • RF multilayer board layout
  • Mechanical collision and integration testing
  • Application system testing
Germany
1 Monat
2018-10 - 2018-10

RF Consulting

Requirements analysis and EMC measurements
Requirements analysis and EMC measurements
  • Requirements analysis
  • Antenna impedance measurement and tuning
  • EMC measurement series
Germany
1 Jahr
2017-04 - 2018-03

Surveillance Radar (SSR) Receiver and Test Transmitter

FPGA development, RF PCB Layout
FPGA development, RF PCB Layout
SSR Decoder Signal Processing (VHDL)
  • Microcontroller interface definition and implementation
  • High speed analog to digital converter commissioning
  • Decoding performance optimization
  • Decoder integrity and integration testing
  • I2C control and monitoring design, implementation and test


SSR Receiver
  • Sensitivity optimization
  • LNA stabilization
  • Calibration design and test automatization
  • CE noise immunity test, debug and fix


SSR Test Transmitter
  • PCB antenna design and board matching
  • RF board layout
  • Calibration design and test automatization
  • Application standards conformity testing
Germany
7 Monate
2016-09 - 2017-03

VHF Automotive Tuner

RF circuit development and PCB layout
RF circuit development and PCB layout
  • New tuner chip family introduction
  • System design
  • Interface description
  • Filter design
  • High speed bus signal integrity optimization
  • Schematic design
  • Length matching and impedance constraining (Mentor CES)
  • Complex multilayer layout
  • Tuner system verification
Germany
7 Monate
2016-03 - 2016-09

VHF, UHF Automotive Low Noise Amplifier

RF circuit development and PCB layout
RF circuit development and PCB layout
  • Requirements analysis
  • LNA design
  • Filter design
  • Wilkinson splitter design
  • Antenna impedance matching
  • Amplifier stability analysis
  • Multilayer RF PCB layout
  • LNA verification
  • Diagnostics circuitry verification
  • Automatic gain control circuitry verification
Germany
2 Monate
2016-01 - 2016-02

25kW VHF Laser RF Generator

RF architecture and project planning
RF architecture and project planning
  • Requirements specification
  • RF architecture design
  • Project planning
Germany
5 Monate
2015-08 - 2015-12

Microwave Oven Generator ? High Volume Design

RF architecture, implementation and verification
RF architecture, implementation and verification
  • RF architecture design
  • Thermal Management design
  • Temperature compensation circuit simulation and implementation
  • I/Q-Phase measurement design and implementation
  • Pulse Power measurement design and implementation
  • PCB to wave-guide transition design
  •  Wave-guide to cavity transition design
  • Cavity 3D EM field simulation
Germany
3 Monate
2015-05 - 2015-07

Broad L-Band High Linearity Medium Pulse Power Amplifier

RF hardware design, implementation and verification
RF hardware design, implementation and verification
  • Load/Pull transistor simulation
  • Impedance matching network design
  • Amplifier implementation and verification
  • Linearity bias point optimization
Germany
5 Jahre 7 Monate
2009-10 - 2015-04

Surveillance Radar (SSR) Transmitter and Receiver System

Design Implementation and Verification
Design Implementation and Verification

Baseband Signal Processing and Up-Conversion

  • Design and interface definition of a SSR transmitter with UML
  • Development of Matlab reference model for baseband test vector generation
  • Development of test bench for functional simulation of complete FPGA design
  • Implementation of SSR transmitter design
  • Validation of results for baseband processing and a successful comparison with MATLAB models.
  • Verification of interfaces like SRAM, SPI, parallel busses
  • RF signal up conversion design

1kW pulsed High Power Amplifier

  • RF signal performance verification
  • RF High pulse power amplifier design and verification
  • Antenna array design, evaluation and verification


SSR Decoder Signal Processing

  • Design with UML and Xilinx System Generator
  • Baseband test vector generation with MATLAB
  • Implementation with Xilinx System Generator
  • Testbench development in Matlab
  • Decoder verification in Matlab
  • Decoder verification in RF environment
  • Automated RF test execution and evaluation with Python
Germany

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

  • 2003 - School: Eichendorff Gymnasium Ettlingen
  • 2009 - University: Technische Universität München, Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Eng.

  • 2009 - University: Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Eng.

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

FPGA HF Digitale Signalverarbeitung Drahtlose Kommunikation Antennen und diskrete Filter RF Power Amplifier und LNA Analog and Digital Circuit Design Digitale Filter VHDL FPGA Timing Closure Xilinx System Generator Vivado Zynq 7000 Python MATLAB Simulink CST Studio Altium Designer DX Designer Mentor Graphics Expedition HF Messtechnik und Testautomatisierung VNA und Spektrumanalyser

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Methodological Expertise
Experte

RF

  • RF hardware architecture design
  • RF circuit simulation and optimization
  • RF signal measurements and hardware verification
  • RF high power amplifier design
  • RF low noise amplifier design
  • Lumped element filter design
  • Antenna PCB and metal low profile design
  • RF 3D EM component and field simulation


Matlab/Signal Processing

  • Frequency, phase and timing synchronisation techniques
  • Burst synchronization techniques
  • Digital Filter design
  • Fixed point arithmetic


FPGA

  • Digital integrated design and functional simulation
  • FPGA design synthesis and implementation
  • FPGA design verification and test bench development
  • Clock crossing techniques
  • Timing constraints creation and analysis of digital designs
  • Layout Synthesis, Floor planning, Place and Route

Betriebssysteme

  • Linux
  • Windows

Programmiersprachen

Programming Languages
Experte
  • Hardware description language VHDL
  • TCL
  • Python (Object Oriented Programming)
  • QT4 ? GUI Design
  • MATLAB

Design / Entwicklung / Konstruktion

Main Skills und Tools
Experte

Main Skills

  • RF hardware design and circuit simulation
  • RF high power and low noise amplifier design
  • RF filter and antenna design
  • RF signal verification and test automation
  • Analog and digital circuit design and PCB layout
  • MATLAB/Simulink algorithm design and verification
  • XILINX System Generator, signal processing algorithm exploration and implementation
  • Digital integrated design (VHDL) and functional verification (Vivado Simulator)
  • FPGA design synthesis and implementation (Xilinx Vivado)

 

Tools

  • Xilinx Vivado with Simulator
  • MATLAB/Simulink
  • Xilinx System Generator
  • Keysight Advanced Design System (ADS)
  • AWR Microwave Office
  • CST Studio Suite (EM 3D)
  • LT Spice
  • Mentor Graphics DxDesigner and Xpedition PCB
  • Altium Designer
  • Pulsonix PCB Design Software

Branchen

Branchen

Civil Airspace Surveillance

Maritime Ship Surveillance

Automotive

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