FBE-ASIC microelectronics experts

Dietmar Gassmann

Key qualifications:
  • 10 years of experience in FPGA and IC Design as Designer, Architect, Project Leader and Manager
Fields of Expertise:
  • Digital Design and Verification in VHDL
  • Architecture for hardwired and (multi-)processor IC and FPGA systems
  • Project management
  • FPGA Design for Xilinx, implementation for all complexity levels up to the biggest available devices
  • Own lab with development software and hardware for Virtex-6 and Spartan-3/6 for prototyping and product development
Past projects
  • Project Manager responsible for several FPGA and Test IC prototyping projects
  • Project Manager for a WLAN/DVB Baseband IC from study phase to production ramp-up
  • IC Architect for several generations WLAN/DVB modem ARM/DSP-based multicore baseband ICs
  • Worked on all IC process nodes from 0.25um to 45nm
  • Worked on all FPGA generations from Virtex-1 to Virtex-6 and Spartan-2 to Spartan-6
  • Development and bring-up of FPGA interfaces for
    • Memory-IFs like DDR2 and QDR2
    • Communication links like fast LVDS and Serial RapidIO
  • Design and integration of many digital modules, like
    • Receiver and transmitter accelerators for several wireless standards
    • Forward error correction like Reed-Solomon and Viterbi
    • En/decryption like RC4 and AES
    • Clock and reset management units for complex ICs
    • Bus system components for AMBA, processor peripherals, external interfaces
Dietmar Gassmann