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.

Design of Ring-Oscillator based ADPLL

Perspective 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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Implementation and evaluation of NB-IoT in network simulator

Perspective Systems (IMEC)

In this project, the candidate will be involved in implementation and evaluation of LTE-NB. The candidate will be involved in implementation and evaluation of NB-IoT in network simulator.

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Design of a radar receiver for vital signs detection

Perspective Systems (IMEC)

Design an RF radar receiver for vital signs monitoring application in CMOS technology. It will be used for detecting the heartbeat and respiration of a patient.

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DCO design with flicker-noise and supply noise suppression

Perspective 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

Perspective 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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Spatial ALD of p-type oxide semiconductors

This research project aims at making high performance p-type oxide semiconductors using Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition. First, a selection of viable materials, processes and precursors will be...

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Sub-Sampling DTC-Based Digital PLL

Perspective Systems (IMEC)

Design a high performance sub-sampling DTC-based digital PLL with ultra-low-power consumption.

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Flexible organic-inorganic nanolamites

In this project, you will make organic-oxide multilayers of a model system with varying thicknesses and perform bending tests on these multilayers in order to understand, and finally predict, at...

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Clock system for IoT applications

Perspective Systems (IMEC)

This project aims at proposing a more efficient clock system for IoT applications, regarding the duty-cycled nature, and power consumption constraints. To enable such a clock system, the following...

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Wireless respiration sensing

Wearable Health Solutions (IMEC)

Respiratory status is an important indicator of the health of a person. Respiration monitoring is of importance in monitoring several clinical conditions like COPD and asthma. The goal of this...

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