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Zhang, Remy (author)
Bidirectional neural recording ICs faces the challenge of simultaneous stimulation and recording. The recording IC should endure large stimulation artifacts while capturing weak neural signals excited by the stimuli. The stimulation artifacts can be as large as hundreds of millivolts, which can saturate the recording front end. Conventional...
master thesis 2023
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Rooijers, C.T. (author), Huijsing, J.H. (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
In chopper amplifiers, the interaction between the input signal and the chopper clock can cause intermodulation distortion (IMD). This is mainly due to finite amplifier bandwidth, which causes signal-dependent output spikes at the chopping transitions. Such chopper-induced IMD can be mitigated by the fill-in technique, which involves ping...
journal article 2023
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Eland, E.N. (author), Mehrotra, Shubham (author), Karmakar, S. (author), van Veldhoven, Robert (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
Zoom ADCs combine a coarse SAR ADC with a fine delta-sigma modulator (?SM) to efficiently obtain high energy efficiency and high dynamic range. This makes them well suited for use in various instrumentation and audio applications. However, zoom ADCs also have drawbacks. The use of over-ranging in their fine modulators may limit SNDR, large...
book chapter 2023
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YU, Jinqian (author)
This thesis focuses on the design of a high input impedance sensor readout system based on a continuous-time sigma-delta modulator with finite-impulse-response digital-to-analog converter feedback.<br/><br/>Both the system-level and circuit-level design techniques of this system are investigated. The concept and design methods of finite-impulse...
master thesis 2022
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Mehrotra, Shubham (author), Eland, Efraim (author), Karmakar, S. (author), Liu, Angqi (author), Gonen, B. (author), Bolatkale, M. (author), Van Veldhoven, Robert (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
This paper presents a continuous-Time zoom ADC for audio applications. It combines a 4-bit noise-shaping coarse SAR ADC and a fine delta-sigma modulator with a tail-resistor linearized OTA for improved linearity, energy efficiency, and handling of out-of-band interferers compared to previous designs. In 160 nm CMOS, the prototype chip...
conference paper 2022
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Mehrotra, Shubham (author)
Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) used in high fidelity audio applications require high linearity and a wide dynamic range (&gt;100 dB). Moreover, for use in portable electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and hearing aids, these ADCs must also achieve high energy efficiency. This requirement of high linearity and high energy...
master thesis 2021
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Fijneman, Mark (author), Chin-On, Maxim (author), Yousef, Gabriel (author)
This report details the software part of the development process of the eNose technology. The technology is posed by Momo Medical. Momo Medical is a start-up company located in Delft, it provides and develops non-intrusive monitoring systems in the nursing sector. The project is the next step in an already existing product: BedSense. BedSense...
bachelor thesis 2021
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Ahmed, Sheeraz (author), Aubry, P.J. (author), Yarovoy, Alexander (author)
In this paper, a novel multi-channel waveform agile radar testbed - ASTAP (Advanced Space-Time Adaptive Processing) with eight transmit channels and a single receive channel to form a co-located Multiple-Input Single-Output (MISO) radar is presented. Based on current configuration, the ASTAP radar system possesses agility for synthesizing and...
conference paper 2021
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Eland, E.N. (author), Karmakar, S. (author), Gonen, B. (author), van Veldhoven, Robert (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
This article describes a discrete-time zoom analog-to-digital converter (ADC) intended for audio applications. It uses a coarse 5-bit SAR ADC in tandem with a fine third-order delta-sigma modulator (ΔΣM) to efficiently obtain a high dynamic range. To minimize its over-sampling ratio (OSR) and, thus, its digital power consumption, the...
journal article 2021
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Gonen, B. (author), Karmakar, S. (author), van Veldhoven, Robert (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
This article presents a continuous-Time zoom analog to digital converter (ADC) for audio applications. It employs a high-speed asynchronous SAR ADC that dynamically updates the references of a continuous-Time delta-sigma modulator (CTDSM). Compared to previous switched-capacitor (SC) zoom ADCs, its input impedance is essentially resistive,...
journal article 2020
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Musters, Ferry (author)
The recent development of commercial phased array antennas for 5G at mm-wave frequencies (20 GHz to 60 GHz) introduces new challenges for radiation pattern characterization. Since these systems aim to employ active beamforming to steer the datastream to specific users, a single base station should be capable of deploying multiple beams...
master thesis 2019
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Karmakar, S. (author), Gonen, B. (author), Sebastiano, F. (author), van Veldhoven, Robert (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
This paper presents a dynamic zoom analog-to-digital converter for use in low-bandwidth (&amp;lt;1 kHz) instrumentation applications. It employs a high-speed asynchronous successive approximation register (SAR) ADC that dynamically updates the references of a fully differential &amp;#x0394; &amp;#x03A3; ADC. Compared to previous zoom ADCs,...
journal article 2018
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D'Urbino, M. (author)
This work presents an architecture capable of digitizing every channel of an ultrasound transducer array independently and simultaneously. This feature is achieved by exploiting the frequency response of the piezoelectric transducer in order to save area and reduce to a minimum the required building blocks of the ADC. The transducer is used as...
master thesis 2017
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Rajendran, L. (author)
This thesis presents an incremental ?? capacitance-to-digital converter (CDC) that serves as an interface circuit for a MEMS-based pressure sensor. The thesis presents a systematic analysis of the CDC and compares different CDC architectures. A novel non-linear CDC is also proposed and analysed. Energy-efficiency of the CDC is improved by...
master thesis 2013
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Wang, S. (author)
A pipelined ADC core consumes 28mW with 60.3dB SNDR, 78dB SFDR and 76dB IMD3 is obtained. Combined with expander, extra 12dB DR is achieved with equal dynamic performance because companding takes place. Compared to conventional baseband interface, power dissipation is reduced by a factor of 3.3.
master thesis 2009
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