Circuits and Systems

Edited by : Paolo Bellavista,

DEIS/ARCES - University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento, 2 - 40136 - Bologna, Italy

Bruno Ricco,

DEIS - University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento, Bologna, Italy

Introducing Circuits and Systems

Bruno Riccò and Paolo Bellavista , University of Bologna – DEIS, Viale del Risorgimento, 2, Italy


Bruno Riccò, University of Bologna, Italy

Analog Circuits

Paul G.A. Jespers, Catholic University of Louvain. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Digital Circuits

Christian Piguet, CSEM, Neuchâtel, & EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)

Gloria Huertas, José L. Huertas, Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica, CSIC and Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Emilio Lora-Tamayo, Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona, Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica, CSIC and Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Smart Power Integrated Circuits

Heinz Zitta, Infineon Technologies, Austria

Custom and Semi-custom Integrated Circuits

Microwave Circuits

Advanced Optoelectronic Circuits: Detectors and Image Sensors

Edoardo Charbon , TU Delft

Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

Volker Kempe, SensorDynamics AG, Austria

Microprocessors, Digital Signal Processors, and Microcontrollers

M. D. Santambrogio, D. Sciuto, and F. Sironi, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Italy

Architecture of Systems on Chip

Luca Benini, Università di Bologna, Italy

Design Tools for System Integration

Design for Test and Reliability

Assembly and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Package

Mohammad S. Sharawi, Electrical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Embedded Systems


A. Ferrero and R. Ottoboni, Department of Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Circuits and Systems for RadioFrequency and Telecommunications

Dante Del Corso, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy.

Body Area Circuits

Biological Circuits

Power and Industrial Electronics

Jean-Christophe Crébier and Nicolas Rouger, CNRS, Grenoble Electrical Engineering Lab, Grenoble, France

Graphic Processing Units

Energy Harvesting and Renewable Energy Systems

Biomedical Systems

Integration Limits

Livio Baldi, Numonyx Italy S.r.l.

Thermal Issues and Management

Costs of Technology and Design

Quantum Electronics

Envisioned Perspectives, Regulatory, and Standardization Issues