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Rafael Nadal Guardia

Rafael Nadal Guardia, Spanish communications engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents pending for semiconductor device for adjusting threshold value shift due to short channel effect; patents for semiconductor device for detecting and adjusting a threshold value variation; patents for movable eletrostatic electrode beyond its instability ( pull-in ) by switched current source. Scholar, Spanish Government, 1997—2000.

Background

  • Guardia, Rafael Nadal was born on March 9, 1970 in Barcelona, Spain. Son of Bernardo Nadal and Rosario Guardia.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering, University Politècnica Catalunya, Barcelona, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy European honorable mention, University Politècnica Catalunya, Barcelona, 2001.

    Career

    • Invited researcher TIMA Laboratory, Grenoble, France, 1997, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, Texas, 1998, Infineon Technologies, Munich, 1999, 2000—2001, research engineer, 2001—2002. Patent examiner European Patent Office, since 2002. Consultant in nanotechnologies European Union, since 2002.

      Reviewer IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, since 2004, IOP Nanotechnology, 2004, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Sensors, DCIS Conference.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents pending for semiconductor device for adjusting threshold value shift due to short channel effect. Patents for semiconductor device for detecting and adjusting a threshold value variation. Patents for movable eletrostatic electrode beyond its instability ( pull-in ) by switched current source.

    Works

    • Contributor scientific papers, articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Ana-Maria Brosa, December 20, 2003.
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    Born March 9, 1970
    (age 47)
    • 1995
      University Politècnica Catalunya
    • 2001
      University Politècnica Catalunya
    • 2001
      Invited researcher, TIMA Laboratory
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1997
      Invited researcher, TIMA Laboratory
      Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
    • 1998
      Invited researcher, TIMA Laboratory
      College Station, Texas, United States
    • 1999
      Invited researcher, TIMA Laboratory
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 2002
      patent examiner European Patent Office

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