Power-efficient, high-resolution and reconfigurable SAR ADCs

Seminar
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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Speaker

Harpe

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.