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Barkhausen Institut


Dr. Padmanava Sen

Head of RF Design Enablement Group

  • since 07/2018: Head of the RF Design Enablement Group at the Barkhausen Institut, Dresden, Germany
  • 2010-2016: Principal /Sr. Staff Scientist at Broadcom Corporation (Irvine, USA and Bangalore, India)
  • 2008-2010: Senior member of technical staff at Sayana Wireless LLC, Atlanta, USA
  • 2007: Co-op intern at Sayana Wireless LLC, Atlanta, USA
  • 2004, 2006: Co-op intern at IBM Corporation, USA
  • 2003-2006: Graduate Research Assistant at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 2007: PhD in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 2003: B Tech in Electronics and Electrical Communications, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Senior Member, IEEE with 40+ peer-reviewed International IEEE Publications
  • 3 US Patents issued

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Selected Journal Publications

  • T. Sowlati, ....P. Sen et Al, “A 60-GHz 144-Element Phased-Array Transceiver for Backhaul Application”, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 53, issue 12, page(s): 3640-3659, December 2018.
  • M. Boers, ....P. Sen et Al, “A 16TX/16RX 60GHz 802.11ad chipset with single coaxial interface and polarization diversity”, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, issue 12, page(s): 3031-3045, December 2014.
  • P. Sen, S. Sarkar, D. Dawn, S. Pinel, and J. Laskar, “Integrated VCO with Up/Down Converter for Si-based 60 GHz WPAN Applications”, IEEE Microwave wireless and components letters, vol. 18, issue 2, page(s): 139- 141, February 2008.
  • J. Laskar, S. Pinel, D. Dawn, S. Sarkar, B. G. Perumana, and P. Sen, “The Next Wireless Wave is a Millimeter Wave,” Invited article in Microwave Journal (Magazine), vol. 50, no. 8, page(s): 22-36, August 2007.
  • P. Sen, W. H Woods, S. Sarkar, R. J. Pratap, B. M. Dufrene, C-H Lee, E. Mina, and J. Laskar, “Neural Network-based Parasitic Modeling and Extraction Verification for RF/Millimeter-wave Integrated Circuit Design", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 54, issue 6, part 2, page(s): 2604-2614, June 2006.


  • E. Frantzeskakis, Ioannis L. Syllaios, G. Sfikas, H. Jensen, S. Wu and P. Sen “Digital phase-locked loop with wide capture range, low phase noise, and reduced spurs” US Patent # 8686771 B2, dated April 1, 2014.
  • P. Sen, S. Sarkar, S. Pinel, J. Laskar, and F. Barale “Millimeter-wave Wideband Voltage Controlled Oscillator,” US Patent # 8067987, dated November 29, 2011.
  • S. Sarkar, P. Sen, S. Pinel, and J. Laskar “Gain Boosting Technique of Millimeter-wave Cascode Amplifiers,” US Patent # 7489201 B2, dated February 10, 2009.