Micropower ADCs

Thursday, May 04, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
POB 2.402
Free and open to the public

Micropower ADCs, i.e. ADCs that dissipate less than 1mW, are critical components of the autonomous systems that constitute the IoT. In this talk, recent developments will be discussed, in particular how successive approximation and over-sampling techniques can be combined to realize hybrid ADCs that can efficiently achieve both low power dissipation and high (> 14-bit) resolution.

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Kofi Makinwa

Delft University

Kofi Makinwa is a Professor at Delft University of Technology. His main research interests are in the design of analog circuits and sensor interfaces. This has resulted in over 200 publications. He is an IEEE fellow, an ISSCC top-10 contributor, and a co-recipient of 14 best paper awards, from the JSSC, ISSCC, ESSCIRC, Transducers and ISCAS among others.