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Coordinates


Turin Office: New building - 2nd floor, room B15
Phone: +39.011.670.7434
E-mail: luca.pacher@NOSPAMto.infn.it | luca.pacher@NOSPAMunito.it
Skype: pacher_luca

CERN Office: 13-2-017
Phone: +41.22.76.72059
E-mail: Luca.Pacher@NOSPAMcern.ch
MailBox: F22910


Academic CV [PDF]

Current position and memberships

  • Not a beginner, not yet a pro… (aiming to become a Cylon)
  • associated to INFN, Section of Turin
  • member of the CMS experiment at CERN
  • member of the CERN/RD53 collaboration
  • member of the Italian CHIPIX65 INFN/CSN5 collaboration

About me


2011 - 2015
Ph.D. student in Physics and Astrophysics, XXVII cycle, University of Turin, Italy
Thesis: Development of Integrated Pixel Front-End Electronics in 65nm CMOS Technology for Extreme Rate and Radiation at HL-LHC


2009-2011
Postgraduate degree in Physics (2 years, Master of Science), University of Turin, Italy
Specialization in experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics
Thesis: LePix: Monolithic Pixel Detector for LHC Tracking Systems
Final grade: 110/110 magna cum laude


2006-2009
Undergraduate degree in Physics (3 years, Bachelor of Science), University of Turin, Italy
Thesis: Study and Characterization of a Solid State Photodetecor Based on APD
Final grade: 110/110 magna cum laude


2001-2006
Scientific Diploma, Liceo Scientifico Aldo Moro, Rivarolo Canavese (TO), Italy
Final grade: 100/100

Skills and interests

  • analog and mixed-signal full-custom IC design (Cadence IC6.1.x environment, Spectre/HSpice)
  • HDL languages (VHDL, Verilog/SystemVerilog)
  • digital IC design (Cadence Incisive, RTL Compiler, Encounter Digital Implementation)
  • physical verification (Cadence Assura and PVS, Mentor Calibre)
  • system administration (RAID/LVM, X System, TCP/IP, OpenSSH, NFS, CVS/SVN, rsync)
  • CAE tools installation and maintenance
  • FLEXlm-based licensing
  • design kit installation and maintenance
  • Web design (HTML, TWiki/DokuWiki)
  • software programming (C/C++, Python, ROOT/PyROOT)
  • scripting (csh/bash, batch, TCL, SKILL/OCEAN)
  • FPGA programming (Xilinx ISE)
  • test engineering
  • technical writing
  • particle physics
  • silicon detectors, tracking systems

A Low-Power Low-Noise Synchronous Pixel Front-End Chain in 65 nm CMOS Technology with Local Fast ToT Encoding and Autozeroing for Extreme Rate and Radiation at HL-LHC [Abstract and summary]
IEEE NSS/MIC 2015, San Diego, CA, US

Design of a 10-bit segmented current-steering Digital-to-Analog Converter in CMOS 65nm technology for the bias of new generation readout chips in high radiation environment
https://indico.cern.ch/event/357738/session/10/contribution/18
TWEPP 2015, Lisbon

Pixel front-end with synchronous discriminator and fast charge measurement for the upgrades of HL-LHC experiments
https://indico.cern.ch/event/357738/session/10/contribution/153
TWEPP 2015, Lisbon

Radiation Tolerance of a Moderate Resistivity Substrate in a Modern CMOS Process (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900212011527
NIM A 718 347-349

RD Collaboration Proposal: Development of Pixel Readout Integrated Circuits for Extreme Rate and Radiation (2013)
http://cds.cern.ch/record/1553467

CMS Technical Design Report for the Pixel Detector Upgrade (2012)
https://cds.cern.ch/record/1481838

Authorship within the CMS Collaboration since Oct 2013, see Inspire

Conferences and workshops

International schools and training Workshops

Phd stuffs

Teaching assistance (TA)

See also Didattica .



2013/2014

  • 6 ore (lezione frontale + esercitazioni con simulatore circuitale LTSpice), Esperimentazioni II (M. Chiosso)


2012/2013

  • 30 ore (lezione frontale + laboratorio, esperienza LePix), Laboratorio Fisica Nucleare e Subnucleare II (M. Costa)
  • 5 ore (esercitazioni con simulatore circuitale PSpice), Elettronica (E. Menichetti)
  • 4 ore (lezione frontale + esercitazioni con simulatore circuitale PSpice), Esperimentazioni II (M. Chiosso)


2011/2012

  • 6 ore (esercitazioni con simulatore circuitale PSpice), Microelettronica (A. Rivetti)



Last update: Jun 23, 2015

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