Francesc Serra-Graells
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Books

F. Serra-Graells, A. Rueda and J.L. Huertas, Low-Voltage CMOS Log Companding Analog Design, Series in Engineering and Computer Science, Vol.733, 220pp., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Jun 2003, ISBN 1-4020-7445-X [book]


Journals

M. Dei, S. Sutula, J. Cisneros, E. Pun, R. J. E. Jansen, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Robust 96.6-dB-SNDR 50-kHz-Bandwidth Switched-Capacitor Delta-Sigma Modulator for IR Imagers in Space Instrumentation, MDPI Sensors, 17:6(1273), Jun 2017, ISSN 1424-8220 [doi][open-access]

S. Sutula, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Variable-Mirror Amplifier: A New Family of Process-Independent Class-AB Single-Stage OTAs for Low-Power SC Circuits,
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 63:8(1101-1110), Aug 2016, ISSN 1549-8328 [doi][final-draft]

J.M. Margarit, G. Vergara, V. Villamayor, R. Gutiérrez-Álvarez, C. Fernández-Montojo, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 2-kfps Sub-uW/pix Uncooled-Pbse Digital Imager with 10 bit DR Adjustment and FPN Correction for High-Speed and Low-Cost MWIR Applications,
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 50:10(2394-2405), Oct 2015, ISSN 0018-9200 [doi][final-draft]

R. Figueras, R. Martínez, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Experimental Characterization of a 10uW 55um-pitch FPN-Compensated CMOS Digital Pixel Sensor for X-ray Imagers, Elsevier Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 761(19–27), Oct 2014, ISSN 0168-9002 [doi][final-draft]

S. Sutula, J. Pallarès, J. Gonzalo-Ruiz, F. X. Muñoz-Pascual, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 25-uW All-MOS Potentiostatic Delta-Sigma ADC for Smart Electrochemical Sensors, IEEE
Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 61:3(671-679), Mar 2014, ISSN 1549-8328 [doi][final-draft]

S. Sutula, C. Ferrer and F. Serra-Graells, Design and Modeling of a Low-Power Multi-Channel Integrated Circuit for Infrared
Gas Recognition, Elsevier Microprocessors and Microsystems, 36:5(355-364), Jul 2012, ISSN 0141-9331 [doi][final-draft]

R. Figueras, J. Sabadell, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 70-um Pitch 8-uW Self-Biased Charge-Integration Active Pixel for Digital Mammography, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 5:5(481-489), Oct 2011, ISSN 1932-4545 [doi][final-draft]

S. Sutula, C. Ferrer and F. Serra-Graells, A 400uW Hz-Range Lock-In A/D Frontend Channel for Infrared Spectroscopic Gas Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 58:7(1561-8), Jul 2011, ISSN 1549-8328, Invited Paper [doi][final-draft]

J. Sabadell, R. Figueras, J.M. Margarit, E. Martín, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 70umx70um CMOS Digital Active Pixel Sensor for Digital Mammography and X-ray Imaging, IOP Journal of Instrumentation, 6:3(C03002), Mar 2011, ISSN 1748-0221 [doi][final-draft]

R. Durà, F. Mathieu, L. Nicu, F. Pérez-Murano and F. Serra-Graells, A 0.3mW/Ch 1.25V Piezo-Resistance Digital ROIC for Liquid Dispensing MEMS, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 56:5(957-65), May 2009, ISSN 1549-8328, Invited Paper [doi][final-draft]

J. Margarit, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Sub-uW Fully Tunable CMOS DPS for Uncooled Infrared Fast Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 56:5(987-96), May 2009, ISSN 1549-8328, Invited Paper [doi][final-draft]

J. Arcamone, B. Misischi, F. Serra-Graells, M. A. F. van den Boogaart, J. Brugger, F. Torres, G. Abadal, N. Barniol and F. Pérez-Murano, Compact CMOS Current Conveyor for Integrated NEMS Resonators, IET Proceedings: Circuits, Devices and Systems, 2:3(317-23), Jul 2008, ISSN 1751-858X [doi][final-draft]

J. Arcamone, M. A. F. van den Boogaart, F. Serra-Graells, J. Fraxedas, J. Brugger and F. Pérez-Murano, Full-Wafer Fabrication by Nanostencil Lithography of Micro-nanomechanical Mass Sensors Monolithically Integrated with CMOS, IOP Nanotechnology, 19: 305302(13), Jun 2008, ISSN 0957-4484 [doi]

F. Serra-Graells, B. Misischi, E. Casanueva, C. Méndez and L. Terés, Low-Power and Compact CMOS APS Circuits for Hybrid Cryogenic Infrared Fast Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, 54:12(1052-6), Dec 2007, ISSN 1549-7747 [doi][final-draft]

J. Arcamone, B. Misischi, F. Serra-Graells, M. A. F. van den Boogaart, J. Brugger, F. Torres, G. Abadal, N. Barniol and F. Pérez-Murano, A Compact and Low-Power CMOS Circuit for Fully-Integrated NEMS Resonators, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, Vol.54:5, pp.377-381, May 2007, ISSN 1549-7747 [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells and J.L. Huertas, Low-Voltage CMOS Subthreshold Log-Domain Filtering, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I, 52:10(2090-100), Oct 2005, ISSN 1057-7122 [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells and J.L. Huertas, Low-Voltage CMOS Subthreshold Log Amplification and AGC, IEE Proceedings: Circuits, Devices and Systems, 152:1(61-70), Feb 2005, ISSN 1350-2409 [doi[final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells, L. Gómez and J.L. Huertas, A True-1V 300uW CMOS-Subthreshold Log-Domain Hearing-Aid-on-Chip, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 39:8(1271-81), Aug 2004, ISSN 0018-9200 [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells, A. Rueda and J.L. Huertas, Low-Voltage CMOS Log-Companding Techniques for Audio Applications, Special Issue on Current Mode Circuit Technqiues, Kluwer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 38:2/3(121-35), Jan 2004, ISSN 0925-1030 [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells, 1V All-MOS Sigma-Delta A/D Converters in the Log-Domain, Kluwer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 35:1(47-57), Apr 2003, ISSN 0925-1030, Invited Paper [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells and J.L. Huertas, 1V CMOS Subthreshold Log-Domain PDM, Kluwer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 34:3(183-7), Mar 2003, ISSN 0925-1030 [doi][final-draft]

F. Serra-Graells and J.L. Huertas, Sub-1V CMOS Proportional-To-Absolute-Temperature References, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 38:1(84-8), Jan 2003, ISSN 0018-9200 [doi][final-draft]

J. Aguiló, E. Valderrama, P. Garrido, P. Serra, E. Cabruja and R. Villa, Silicon Via-Holes Arrays for Neural Interface Fabrication, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 39a:2(568), Institute of Physics, Aug 1994, ISSN 0031-9155


Conferences

J. Cisneros-Fernández, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Design Methodology for Power-Efficient SC Delta-Sigma Modulators Based on Switched-VMAs, Proceedings of the XXXII Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), Barcelona, Spain, Nov 2017, accepted

J. Aymerich, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Design of a Low-Power Potentiostatic Second-Order CT Delta-Sigma ADC for Electrochemical Sensors, Proceedings of the IEEE PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), Taormina, Italy, Jun 2017 [doi][slides]

M. Dei, J. Sacristán, E. Marigó, M. Soundara, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 10-bit Current-Controlled Ring Oscillator with Rolling Regulation for Smart Sensing, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Baltimore, USA, May 2017 [doi][slides]

M. Dei, R. Figueras, J.M. Margarit, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Highly Linear Integrate-and-Fire Modulators with Soft Reset for Low-Power High-Speed Imagers, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Baltimore, USA, May 2017 [doi][poster]

E. Pun, F. Serra-Graells, J. Madrenas, M. García, R. Jansen, F. Muñoz, D. González, M. Dei, L. Entrena and D. Fernández, ESA Cosmic Vision MF ASICs and IPs Development, ESA International Workshop on Analogue and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits for Space Applications (AMICSA), Gothenburg, Sweden, Jun 2016 [paper][slides]

S. Sutula, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells,  A Calibration-Free 96.6-dB-SNDR Non-Bootstrapped 1.8-V 7.9-mW Delta-Sigma Modulator with Class-AB Single-Stage Switched VMAs, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 61-64, Montreal, Canada, May 2016, ISBN  978-1-4799-5341-7 [doi][slides]

F. Serra-Graells, How to Make your Integrated Sensor Smarter, IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), Salamanca, Spain, Sep 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-8569-2 [abstract][slides]

S. Sutula, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Class-AB Single-Stage OpAmp for Low-Power Switched-Capacitor Circuits, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2081-2084, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-8391-9, Student Best Paper Award Honorable Mention [doi][slides][poster]

J. Pallarès, S. Sutula, J. Gonzalo-Ruiz, F. X. Muñoz-Pascual, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Low-Power MOS-Only Potentiostatic ΔΣ ADC, Proceedings of the XIX Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), Madrid, Spain, Nov 2014, Best Paper Award [slides]

J. M. Margarit , L. Terés , E. Cabruja and F. Serra-Graells, A 10kfps 32x32 Integrated Test Platform for Electrical Characterization of Imagers, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 53-56, Melbourne, Australia, Jun 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-3431-7 [doi][slides]

R. Figueras, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, Compact and Low-Power All-MOS Voltage References with Thermal Compensation, Proceedings of the XXVIII Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 80-85, San Sebastián, Spain, Nov 2013, ISBN 978-84-8081-401-0 [slides]

F.J. Delgado, J. García, C.L. Tarrida, J.M. Quero, P. Ortega, L. Terés, F. Serra-Graells and E. Cabruja, Integrated Design of a Smart Analog Sun Sensor with CMOS Technology, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT), pp. 184-188, Athens, Greece, Mar 2012, ISBN 978-1-4673-0342-2 [doi]

R. Figueras, F. Serra-Graells and L. Terés, A 55umx55um Charge-Integration Digital Pixel Sensor for Digital Direct Mammography in 0.18um CMOS Technology, Conference Record of the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), pp. 3625-3630, Valencia, Spain, Oct 2011, ISBN 978-1-4673-0120-6 [doi][poster]

J. M. Margarit, M. Dei, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Self-Biased PLL-Tuned AER Pixel for High-Speed Infrared Imagers, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1812-1815, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011, ISBN 978-1-4244-9473-6 [doi][slides]

S. Sutula, C. Ferrer and F. Serra-Graells, Design and Modeling of a 0.4mW/Ch Multi-Channel Integrated Circuit for Infrared Gas Recognition, Proceedings of the XXV Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 266-271, Lanzarote, Spain, Nov 2010, ISBN 978-84-693-7393-4 [slides]

A. Jemni, F. Serra-Graells and L. Terés, A fA-Range Low-Power Multi-Channel Digital Read-Out Integrated Circuit for Differential Mobility Analyzers, Proceedings of the XXV Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 278-283, Lanzarote, Spain, Nov 2010, ISBN 978-84-693-7393-4 [slides]

S. Sutula, C. Ferrer and F. Serra-Graells, A 100uA/Ch Fully-Integrable Lock-in Multi-Channel Frontend for Infrared Spectroscopic Gas Recognition, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2267-2270, Paris, France, May 2010, ISBN 978-1-4244-5308-5 [doi][slides]

J. Gemio, J. Parron, J. Sacristan, F. Vila, F. Serra-Graells, A. Baldi and P. de Paco, Miniaturization Techniques Applied to Standard CMOS Technology Integrated Antennas, Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), pp. 1-4, Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2010, ISBN 978-84-7653-472-4 [paper]

R. Figueras, J. Sabadell, J. M. Margarit, E. Martín, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 0.18um CMOS Low-Power Charge-Integration DPS for X-Ray Imaging, Proceedings of the IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), pp. 209-212, Beijing, China, Nov 2009, ISBN 978-1-4244-4918-7 [doi][slides]

X. Redondo, J. Pallarès, F. Vila, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A 1.2V Low-Power 2.4GHz 0.18um CMOS Quadrature VCO, Proceedings of the XXIII Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), Grenoble, France, Nov 2008, ISBN 978-2-84813-124-5 [slides]

J. M. Margarit, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Sub-1uW Fully Programmable CMOS DPS for Uncooled Infrared Fast Imaging, Proceedings of the XXIII Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), Grenoble, France, Nov 2008, ISBN 978-2-84813-124-5 [slides]

J. M. Margarit, J. Sabadell, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Novel DPS Integrator for Fast CMOS Imagers, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1632-5, Seattle, USA, May 2008, ISBN 978-1-4244-1684-4 [doi][slides]

J. M. Margarit, L. Terés and F. Serra-Graells, A Sub-μW Fully Programmable CMOS DPS for Uncooled Infrared Fast Imaging, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1424-7, Seattle, USA, May 2008, ISBN 978-1-4244-1684-4, Best Paper Award by the Sensory Systems Technical Committee [doi][slides]

R. Durà, F. Mathieu, L. Nicu, F. Pérez-Murano and F. Serra-Graells, A 0.35um 1.25V Piezo-Resistance Digital ROIC for Liquid Dispensing MEMS, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2082-5, Seattle, USA, May 2008, ISBN 978-1-4244-1684-4 [doi][slides]

F. Serra-Graells, J. M. Margarit and L. Terés, A Self-Biased and FPN-Compensated Digital APS for Hybrid CMOS Imagers, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2850-3, New Orleans, USA, May 2007, ISBN 1-4244-0921-7 [doi][slides]

X. Redondo, J. Pallarès and F. Serra-Graells, A 1.2V 130μA 10-bit MOS-Only Log-Domain Sigma-Delta Modulator, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 17-20, New Orleans, USA, May 2007, ISBN 1-4244-0921-7 [doi][slides]

G. Vergara, L. J. Gómez, V. Villamayor, M. Álvarez, M. C. Torquemada, M. T. Rodrigo, M. Verdú, F. J. Sánchez, R. M. Almazán, J. Plaza, P. Rodriguez, I. Catalán, R. Gutiérrez, M. T. Montojo, F. Serra-Graells, J. M. Margarit and L. Terés, Monolithic Uncooled IR Detectors of Polycrystalline PbSe: a Real Alternative, Proceedings of the SPIE Infrared Technology and Applications XXXIII, vol. 6542, Orlando, USA, Apr 2007, ISBN 0-8194-6664-6 [doi]

J. Arcamone, M. A. F. van den Boogaart, F. Serra-Graells, S. I. Hansen, J. Brugger, F. Torres, G. Abadal, N. Barniol, and F. Pérez-Murano, Full Wafer Integration of NEMS on CMOS by Nanostencil Lithography, Proceedings of the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), pp. 525-8, San Francisco, USA, Dec 2006, ISBN 1-4244-0438-X [doi]

F. Serra-Graells, B. Misischi, E. Casanueva, C. Méndez and L. Terés, A 60ns 500x12 0.35um CMOS Low-Power Scanning Read-Out IC for Cryogenic Infra-Red Sensors, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1742-5, Kobe, Japan, May 2005, ISBN 0-7803-8835-6 [doi][poster]

X. Redondo and F. Serra-Graells, 1V Compact Class-AB CMOS Log Filters, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2000-3, Kobe, Japan, May 2005, ISBN 0-7803-8835-6 [doi][slides]

B. Misischi, F. Serra-Graells, E. Casanueva, C. Méndez and L. Terés, Design of Low-Power CMOS Read-Out ICs for Large Arrays Cryogenic Infra-Red Sensors, Proceedings of the XIX Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 180-5, Bordeaux, France, Nov 2004, ISBN 2-9522971-0-X [slides]

X. Redondo, J. Pallarès and F. Serra-Graells, Modeling All-MOS Log-Domain Sigma-Delta A/D Converters, Proceedings of the XIX Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 667-72, Bordeaux, France, Nov 2004, ISBN 2-9522971-0-X [slides]

J. Pallarès, X. Redondo, F. Serra-Graells and J. Sabadell, Implementation of an RTZ Code for Feedback DAC on a Sigma-Delta Modulator, Proceedings of the XIX Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 877-81, Bordeaux, France, Nov 2004, ISBN 2-9522971-0-X [slides]

X. Redondo and F. Serra-Graells, Exact Design of All-MOS Log Filters, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. I, pp. 25-8, IEEE, Vancouver, Canada, May 2004, ISBN 0-7803-8251-X [doi][slides]

J. Pallarès, J. Sabadell and F. Serra-Graells, Modeling all-MOS Log Filters and its Application to Sigma-Delta Modulators, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. I, pp. 117-20, IEEE, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2003, ISBN 0-7803-7762-1 [doi]

F. Serra-Graells, 1V sub-100uW 12b all-MOS Sigma-Delta A/D Converters in the Log-Domian, Proceedings of the XVII Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS), pp. 9-13, Santander, Spain, Nov 2002, ISBN 84-8102-311-6 [slides]

F. Serra-Graells, 1V All-MOS Sigma-Delta A/D Converters in the Log-Domain, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. II, pp. 213-6, IEEE, Phoenix, USA, May 2002, ISBN 0-7803-7448-7 [doi][poster]

F. Serra-Graells, L. Gómez and O. Farrés, A True 1V CMOS Log-Domain Analog Hearing-Aid-on-a-Chip, Proceedings of the IEEE European Solid-State Circuit Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 420-3, Villach, Austria, Sep 2001, ISBN 2-914601-00-X [paper][poster]

F. Serra-Graells, All-MOS Subthreshold Log Filters, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 1, pp. 137-40, Sydney, Australia, May 2001, ISBN 0-7803-6685-9 [doi][slides]

F. Serra-Graells, VLSI CMOS Low-Voltage Log Companding Filters, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 1, pp. 172-5, Geneve, Switzerland, May 2000, ISBN 0-7803-5482-6 [doi][slides]

P. Serra-Graells, J. Parramón, E. Valderrama y J.L. Huertas, Circuitería para el Registro de Señal en Interfases Neurales de Tipo Regenerativo, Proceedings of the II Workshop Iberchip, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 1996

J. Parramón, T. Osés, P. Serra-Graells, E. Cabruja, P. Garrido, R. Villa, J. Aguiló y E. Valderrama, Interfase Neural Monolítica de Tipo Regenerativo, Proceedings of the II Workshop Iberchip, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 1996

J. Parramón, T. Osés, E. Valderrama, P. Serra y E. Cabruja, Interfase Neural: Compatibilización Micromecánica/Microelectrónica, Actas del X Congreso de Diseño de Circuitos Integrados y Sistemas (DCIS), pp. 661-6, Zaragoza, España, Nov 1995, ISBN 84-600-9269-0

J. Parramón, T. Osés, E. Valderrama, P. Serra y E. Cabruja, Interfase Neural: Compatibilización Micromecánica/Microelectrónica, Actas del XIII Congreso Anual Asociación Española de Bioingeniería, pp. 3-4, Barcelona, España, Oct 1995

E. Valderrama, R. Villa, C. Domínguez, X. Navarro, M. Butí, S. Calvet, P. Garrido, P. Serra y J. Aguiló, Regeneration Microelectrode Array Based on Si Technology for Long-Term Neural Recording and Stimulation, Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), pp. 121-2, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Sep 1994, ISBN 84-600-8981-9 [book]

D. Mateo, M. Roca, F. Serra-Graells and A. Rubio, An Approach to the Analysis of the Current Testability of IC Analog Sections, Proceedings of the Second Asian Test Symposium (ATS), pp. 82-7, Beijing, China, Nov 1993, ISBN 0-8186-3930-X [doi]