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    Analog and Mixed Signal Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Mindspeed in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    The hiring manager contacted me regarding this opportunity and within 1 day the phone interview was setup and he asked me questions based on my resume.

    Interview Questions
    • What is a current mirror and what are the difficulties while designing it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Product Applications Staff Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Mindspeed.

    Interview Details

    Interviewing entire day with multiple people. Some are engaged in interview process. Some are not. Need to make sure you get business cards because if you don't, you won't know who the heck you interviewed with.

    Interview Questions
    • Make a thesis type presentation on a problem you solved. What/how/when/where/results.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    The process took 2 days - interviewed at Mindspeed in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    initial phone interview was about the content of resume, introductions etc

    1:1 was based on basics.
    Was given a TIA to solve.

    Interview Questions
    • what is the impact of capacitnace at input of TIA on bandwidth   View Answer
    • what is the o/p of a LPF followed by a HPF   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analog Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at Mindspeed in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Ask me to answer his questions about three circuits

    1. current source
    2. Op-amp
    3. cascode amp

    Interview Questions
    • cascode amplifier with ideal current source connected at the source and resistor connected at the drain

      what is the gain ?
        View Answer
    • a Op-amp, ask the frequency pole, and how to improve the imbalance, where is the most important pole.   Answer Question
    • a current mirror circuit, ask me that output voltage range   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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