Thesis Opportunities

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Holst Centre offers students opportunities for Bachelor and Master internships and graduation projects. The topics for these internships are published as they become available.

Bluetooth Direction Finding

Radio Systems (IMEC)

Future versions of the Bluetooth specification will likely incorporate Angle-of-Arrival (AoA) and Angle-of-Departure (AoD) features which allow multi-antenna Bluetooth devices to determine the...

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Touchless interface for printed electronics

Integration Technologies for Flexible Systems (TNO)

Holst Centre is an Open Innovation research center founded by TNO and IMEC NL and is located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. One of its research areas is “Systems in Foil”, targeting...

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Next generation WiFi indoor-location systems

Radio Systems (IMEC)

There is an increased interest in WiFi location-based services, based on fine time measurement (FTM) techniques. The next step will be a next-generation-positioning (NGP) technique, to go from...

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Adaptive matching and RF impedance detection

RF IC Design (IMEC)

The idea is to develop an tunable impedance matching network with real-time impedance detection circuits to automatically adjust the matching network. So the power transfer efficiency is...

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Highly linear RF power-DAC with innovative efficiency enhancements

RF IC Design (IMEC)

Highly linear power-DAC’s are necessary for the next-generation narrow-band LTE devices. This project focusses at researching high-efficiency PA topologies and designing a proof of concept chip.

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Perovskite Solar Cells

The interest to Perovskite Solar Cells is drastically increased in the last few years. High power conversion efficiency and low-cost potential make Perovskite Solar Cells very promising candidate...

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Developing a miniaturized electronic tongue

The amount and mixture of nutrients in the water fed to plants have a big impact on the growth, especially ions like phosphates, potassium and nitrates. At Holst Centre, we are developing a...

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Design of Ring-Oscillator based ADPLL

Perceptive Systems (IMEC)

All-Digital PLL(ADPLL) is a key component in ultra-low power wireless transceivers. The ADPLL is required for high-integrated design to achieve low design cost and easier implementation. This...

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DCO design with flicker-noise and supply noise suppression

Perceptive Systems (IMEC)

This project aims at state-of-the-art oscillator design, for Internet-of-things applications. The goal is to improve the supply noise rejection in the oscillator, by using digital calibration and...

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Automated SAR ADC design for IoT

Perceptive Systems (IMEC)

In IoT (Internet-Of-Things) applications, the resolution and the sampling rate of the ADC need to be configurable to cope with different standards for optimal power efficiency. The specification of...

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