TECH EXPERT
Dr Malcolm Smith

Dr Malcolm Smith

Director

AnalogueSmith (S) Pte Ltd

EXPERTISE:
Electronics - Product Design & Development
LOCATION:
Japan

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Malcolm H. Smith has more than 27 years of post-PhD industrial experience in a wide range of areas, including more than 3 years at Matsushita (renamed Panasonic) in Japan designing analogue circuits for sensors, more than 22 years in cellular and other radio experience in the US at Bell Labs, Intel, Amalfi Semiconductor and RFMD, and more than 6 years as an independent consultant working worldwide for clients including MediaTek, HiSilicon (Huawei) and Google. Malcolm has over 40 patents issued for circuit, system and architecture inventions.

At AnalogueSmith, Malcolm also consults in following fields of RFIC, analogue, mix-signal circuit design, system and architectural design of mixed-signal RFICs, CMOS PA, transceiver system, architecture, and circuit design, and modelling (device, circuit, system, and architecture).

PORTFOLIO

CMOS PA design and Switchless GSM TxM

Inventor of world's first, viable CMOS PA for cellular systems (US patent US8274336), and world's first switchless RF transmit module for GSM (US patent US8843083)


Expertise Provided
  • Electronics - Product Design & Development
Circuit Design for CMOS PA
  • High band GSM
  • Greater than 32 dBm output power
  • 40% PAE
  • Output stage presented at Keysight seminars in Hanoi and Singapore

Expertise Provided
  • Electronics - Product Design & Development
LTE and GSM Receiver System and Architecture Design for SDR
  • Part of multi-band, multi-mode radio
  • Mixer-first multi-phase design
  • Unique analogue requirements
  • New architecture ADC

Expertise Provided
  • Electronics - Product Design & Development
LNA and Switch for 802.11 at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • Part of front-end module in 1.8 ¼m SOI CMOS
  • Fully integrated digital control, analogue bias including bandgap reference, matching, LNA and switch
  • 2.5 dB NF in low band; 4 dB in high band

Expertise Provided
  • Electronics - Product Design & Development
System Design and Support of mmWave Radar
  • Link budget calculation for 60 GHz radar system using commercial chips
  • Test setup and experiment design
  • PCB layout and design support

Expertise Provided
  • Electronics - Product Design & Development
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