Power-efficient, high-resolution and reconfigurable SAR ADCs

Thursday, February 02, 2017
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
POB 2.402
Free and open to the public

This presentation describes recent developments in the field of SAR ADCs. The focus is on techniques to improve power-efficiency, techniques to achieve higher resolution, and ideas to make SAR ADCs reconfigurable in terms of speed and resolution. The presentation discusses architectural, circuit-level and algorithmic solutions. Recent examples from literature are used for illustration.

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Pieter Harpe

Assistant Professor
Eindhoven University of Technology

Pieter Harpe received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. In 2008, he joined Holst Centre / imec where he worked on low-power ADCs. In April 2011, he joined Eindhoven University of Technology as assistant professor on low-power mixed-signal circuits. His main interests include power-efficient and reconfigurable data converters and low-power analog design.