MSc C De Martino

PhD student
Electronic Circuits and Architectures (ELCA), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: MM-Wave Devices Characterization

Themes: mm-wave sensors, Characterization and modelling up to sub THz


Senior Application Engineer at Vertigo Technologies B.V.

Projects history

Metrology for optical and RF communication systems

To develop traceable methods for RF power and MIMO antenna measurements and cost-effective metrological solutions for smart, adaptive, reconfigurable and wearable antennas.

THz silicon-integrated camera for low-cost imaging applications

Develop a real-time multi pixel passive radiometer, operating between 0.1 THz and 1THz, integrated in a silicon based technology, with temperature resolution better than 1K

  1. Hardware and Software Solutions for Active Frequency Scalable (Sub)mm-Wave Load–Pull
    De Martino, Carmine; Galatro, Luca; Romano, Raffaele; Parisi, Gaetano; Spirito, Marco;
    IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques,
    Volume 68, Issue 9, pp. 3769-3775, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2020.3005178

  2. Wideband Double Leaky Slot Lens Antennas in CMOS Technology at Submillimeter Wavelengths
    van Berkel, Sven; Malotaux, Eduard Satoshi; De Martino, Carmine; Spirito, Marco; Cavallo, Daniele; Neto, Andrea; Llombart, Nuria;
    IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology,
    Volume 10, Issue 5, pp. 540-553, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TTHZ.2020.3006750

  3. System NEP Verification of a Wideband THz Direct Detector in CMOS
    van Berkel, S.L.; Malotaux, E.S.; de Martino, C.; Spirito, M.; Cavallo, D.; Neto, A.; Llombart, N.;
    In 2020 45th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz),
    pp. 1-1, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/IRMMW-THz46771.2020.9370624

  4. Towards Commercially Available Quartz Calibration Substrates
    Galatro, Luca; De Martino, Carmine; van ‘t Hof, Jos; Alomari, Mohammed; Sailer, Holger; Burghartz, Joachim; Spirito, Marco;
    In 2020 95th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference (ARFTG),
    pp. 1-5, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ARFTG47271.2020.9241374

  5. Over-the-Air Characterization Of mm-Wave On-Chip Antennas and Tx Modules, Concept and Calibration
    De Martino, C.; Visweswaran, Akshay; Spirito, M.;
    In 2020 95th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference (ARFTG),
    pp. 1-4, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ARFTG47271.2020.9241375

  6. Vector gain based EVM estimation at mm-wave frequencies
    Van ‘t Hof, J.; De Martino, C.; Malotaux, S.; Squillante, M.; Marchetti, M.; Galatro, L.; Spirito, M.;
    In 2020 95th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference (ARFTG),
    pp. 1-5, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ARFTG47271.2020.9241384

  7. An integrated 132-147GHz power source with +27dBm EIRP
    Visweswaran, Akshay; Haag, Alexander; de Martino, Carmine; Schneider, Karina; Maiwald, Tim; Vignon, Bastien; Aufinger, Klaus; Spirito, Marco; Zwick, Thomas; Wambacq, Piet;
    In 2020 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC),
    pp. 219-222, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/RFIC49505.2020.9218353

  8. A TRL Error-box Split Procedure to Compensate for the Bias Dependency Effects in Device Test-Fixtures
    De Martino, C.; Malotaux, E.S.; Spirito, M.;
    In 2019 93rd ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference (ARFTG),
    pp. 1-6, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/ARFTG.2019.8739197

  9. A Planar Near-Field Setup for Millimeter-Wave System-Embedded Antenna Testing
    M. Alonso-delPino; M. d. Rosa; M. Simeoni; M. Spella; C. De Martino; M. Spirito;
    IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters,
    Volume 16, pp. 83-86, 2017.

  10. A near-field setup with independent amplitude and phase control of the stimuli for phased antenna testing
    C. De Martino; M. Spirito; I. E. Lager; M. Simeoni;
    In 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP),
    pp. 2851-2855, March 2017. DOI: 10.23919/EuCAP.2017.7928515
    Keywords: ... antenna phased arrays;antenna testing;digital-analogue conversion;mixers (circuits);phase control;Cartesian modulation;broadband passive IQ-mixers;complex antenna array;delay mismatch compensation;far-field radiation pattern;high-resolution DAC;high-resolution digital-to-analogue converters;independent amplitude control;loss compensation;near-field antenna setup;phase coherent signals;phase control;phased antenna array testing;quadrature signal;Antenna arrays;Antenna measurements;Antenna radiation patterns;Calibration;Europe;Testing.

  11. An IQ-steering technique for amplitude and phase control of mm-wave signals
    A. Visweswaran; C. de Martino; E. Sirignano; M. Spirito;
    In 2015 86th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference,
    pp. 1-4, Dec 2015.

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Last updated: 17 May 2023