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Purushothaman, V.K. (author)
This dissertation presents an ultra-low power (ULP) phase-domain RX architecture for the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) applications. By 2020, there will be up to 10 to 100 billion wireless sensor devices connected to internet-of-things (IoT)[1]. With the increasing demand on prolonging the battery lifetime, the power consumption of the RF...
master thesis 2016
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Kraak, D.H.P. (author)
As semiconductor devices shrink further, the effects of process variation become more and more pronounced. They negatively impact the speed and power consumption of Integrated Circuits (ICs). Traditionally, a worst-case based design methodology is used to compensate for their potential impact. For modern technology this method means an increased...
master thesis 2016
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Chepuri, S.P. (author)
In today's society, we are flooded with massive volumes of data in the order of a billion gigabytes on a daily basis from pervasive sensors. It is becoming increasingly challenging to locally store and transport the acquired data to a central location for signal/data processing (i.e., for inference). To alleviate these problems, it is evident...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Wirianto, K. (author)
Neural networks have been investigated by researchers for several decades. Microelectrodes and neural interfaces are used to obtain the information contained in the neuronal networks activity, which can be used to control neural prosthetic devices. This field has advanced rapidly and the current research is focusing on multi-channel...
master thesis 2016
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Bacchu, R.R. (author)
As capacitive sensing provides flexible and reliable touch user interfaces for a varied set of applications, it has gained popularity over other touch sensing techniques. Consequently, capacitive touchscreens when interfaced with large display panels increases the number of channels that a readout IC has to support. As existing area-intensive...
master thesis 2015
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Koleoso, O.E. (author)
Cryogenic temperature sensors are finding broadened applications. Such applications include: Cryosurgery [1.3], quantum computing, deep-space probes and planetary missions, satellite communications systems and space-based radar, ultra-high-speed/high sensitivity instrumentation systems, medical electronics (e.g. CT scanner), superconductor...
master thesis 2015
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Hu, W. (author)
In this work a 9-bit, 33MHz hybrid SAR single-slope ADC for element-level digitization in 2D ultrasound transducer arrays is presented. This hybrid architecture consists of a 5-bit SAR ADC followed by a 4-bit single-slope ADC. In the comparator design, the dynamic comparator and the continuous-time comparator for the SAR and single-slope...
master thesis 2015
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Ampntel-Kanter-Oikonomou, A.K. (author)
Nowadays, modern Integrated Circuit (IC) technology allows processor manufacturers to produce complex designs with up to a few billions of transistors.Technology limitations and the end of voltage and frequency scaling forced computer architecture to multicore designs and more specialized solutions on hardware. These technology trends increased...
master thesis 2015
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Brevet, W.F.M. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Zhang, H. (author)
For energy management in wireless sensor networks, only the sensors with most informative measurements are activated to operate. How to select sensors that make good tradeoff between performance and energy consumption is what many researchers are focusing on. Existing solutions assume analog data model, i.e., the data from sensors collected by a...
master thesis 2015
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Shen, Y. (author)
A new method of flexible interposer with vertically aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) embedded in polymer is proposed in this thesis. Interposer, working as electrical routing between different sockets or connections, is being used for spreading connections and rerouting in packaging technology nowadays. With the rapid growing application of...
master thesis 2015
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Dabironezare, S.O. (author)
This work focuses on designing and evaluating the performance of a dual-band passive imager for security applications at sub-mm wave regime. The bolometer based kinetic inductive detectors are used as incoherent detectors on the focal plane array of this imaging system. In order to realize a dual-band system, two absorber sets are designed to...
master thesis 2015
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Xu, Y. (author)
This thesis gives an insightful analysis of the pinned photodiode 4T CMOS pixel from three different aspects. Firstly, from the charge accumulated aspect, the PPD full well capacity and related parameters of influence are investigated such as the pinning voltage, and transfer gate potential barrier. Secondly, from the charge transfer aspect, the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Solera, R.E. (author)
This work presents a study of a current problem in the field of audio processing: Source and receiver localization. Currently, this problem requires that either the onset time of the sources or the internal delay of the receivers are known. The algorithms studied here, take advantage of the structure of the time matrix, which contains the TOA of...
master thesis 2015
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Visser, S.M.C. (author)
Analog interfacing is the only way to communicate with a quantum processor, whether it is applying qubit operations or reading their quantum states. There exist other applications where analog interfacing is abundant, e.g. sensor networks, automotive, industrial control, etc. In those applications the use of FPGAs is continuously growing,...
master thesis 2015
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Monteiro Oliveira Cortez, A.M. (author)
doctoral thesis 2015
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Van der Meulen, J.M.M. (author)
SiGe bipolar amplifiers are getting more competitive in terms of noise figure to GaAs amplifiers. However, the linearity of these amplifiers is still limited in view of these GaAs implementations. In order to address and overcome these linearity limitations, this thesis report will start demonstrating that the linearity of SiGe bipolar...
master thesis 2015
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Yang, R. (author)
This thesis presents the theory, design and qualification of a precision capacitive sensor system for displacement measurement that require high resolution, high precision and simultaneously, low power consumption. The challenge to achieve the required performance has been taken care at both mechanical domain (sensor head) and electronic domain ...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Li, J. (author)
System in a package (SIP) allows integrated circuit (ICs) modules or other components from different suppliers and technologies to be integrated into highly functional products. This SIP could realize miniaturized and multifunctional systems enabling emerging technologies like solid-state lightening (SSL), internet of things (IOT), etc. Due to...
master thesis 2015
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Luo, Y. (author)
This thesis focuses on developing a high-resolution, energy-efficient smart temperature sensor. A resistor-based temperature-sensing structure is chosen as the core of the sensor. To digitize the core output, a low-noise readout circuit is developed. The design was fabricated in a standard CMOS technology, and the measurements were conducted to...
master thesis 2015
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