AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: ST-Ericsson - Monza Brianza, Italy
Germano Nicollini was born in Piacenza, Italy. He received the degree in Electronic Engineering from the Universita’ di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, in 1981. From 1982 to 2008 he worked for ST-Microelectronics, Agrate Brianza, Italy, where he was involved in and managed the design of analog and mixed-signal ICs for wired and wireless communication. In 2008, he joined ST-Ericsson, Agrate Brianza, Italy, where he presently works as technical director of the Audio & Converter Expertise Center. During part of the academic years 1990-1991 and 1991-1992, he was a Visiting Professor at the Universita’ di Genova, Genova, Italy, and he has served the ISSCC technical program committee from 2006 to 2008. He has specialized in the areas of sigma-delta conversion for audio and RF baseband processing, and acoustic interfaces, and is a coauthor of several conference and journal papers in these fields. He has been granted 64 patents and has several pending patents.
Supply-Feedback Fully-Digital Class D Audio Amplifier Featuring 100 dBA+ SNR and 0.5 W to 1 W Selectable Output Power (Author)