M.Sc. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan

Research Profile:

- RF Mixed Signal ASIC Design for Optical Transceiver Modules in FTTH Applications within the scope of ZiM Cooperation-Project 'Mixed-Signal ASIC'

- RF Power Detectors

- RF Wideband Amplifiers: Low Noise Amplifier, Power Amplifier

- RF Step Attenuators and Gain Tilt Equalizers

Academic and professional education:

Since Sept 2014
Ph.D. Candidate, Research & Teaching Associate at the Integrated Electronic Systems Lab, TU Darmstadt, Germany

Oct 2011 - Jan 2014
Master of Science in Microsystems Engineering, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

Aug 2005 - May 2009
Bachelor of Technology in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, University of Kerala, India


  1. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Klaus Hofmann, "A Digitally Controllable Passive Variable Slope Gain Equalizer for Wideband Radio Frequency System-on-Chip Applications", IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC) 2019, Singapore (accepted paper)
  2. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Harman Malhotra, David Navara, Norbert Reiss, Klaus Hofmann, "A Wideband Digitally Controllable RFIC with Gain and Wavelength Tunability and Built-in Self Test Functionalities for Optical Transceiver Modules in FTTx Applications", IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2019, Boston, Massachussets, USA (accepted paper)
  3. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Jing Ning, Klaus Hofmann, "A CMOS Bidirectional -69 mA to + 63 mA Output Range Voltage Controlled Current Source for Laser Diode Current Control in FTTx Applications", ANALOG 2018; 16th GMM/ITG-Symposium, Munich/Neubiberg, Germany, 2018
  4. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Klaus Hofmann, "A Wideband RF Power Detector with -56 dBm Sensitivity and 64 dB Dynamic Range in SiGe BiCMOS Technology", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  5. Harman Malhotra, Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Klaus Hofmann, "Modelling the Impact of PCB traces on the Performance of an RF Amplifier in an ASIC with the help of CST-Studio Full Field EM Simulations and Cadence Virtuoso Co-Simulations", CST European User Conference 2017, Darmstadt, Germany
  6. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan, Klaus Hofmann, "A Mixed-Signal ASIC for an RF Optical Transceiver Module for FTTx Applications", Analog Workshop 2016, Hannover, Germany


Accompanying lectures and labs:

Advanced Integrated Circuit Design Lab


Technische Universität Darmstadt

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

Fachgebiet Integrierte Elektronische Systeme

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Hofmann

Merckstr. 25

64283 Darmstadt

+49 6151 16-20256

+49 6151 16-20264


Technische Universität Darmstadt

M.Sc. Sreekesh Lakshminarayanan

S3|06 345a
Merckstr. 25
64283 Darmstadt

+49 6151 16-20267
+49 6151 16-20264

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