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.

imec - Motion artifact detection and reduction for wrist-worn PPG devices

Wearable Health Solutions (IMEC)

The PhotoPlethysmoGraphic (PPG) signal is often measured by wearable devices to derive features like heart-rate. However, the acquired signals are often corrupted by motion artefacts, making it...

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imec - Design of a MEMS Microphone Sigma-Delta ADC with a SNDR of 88 dB in TSMC 55 nm

Biomedical Circuits & Sensors (IMEC)

In Biopotential acquisition SoC’s there is a need for recording sound with a MEMS microphone for monitoring chronical deceases like sleep apnea or snoring. Another application area would be a...

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imec - Wearable and low power eye tracking system

Biomedical Applications & Systems (IMEC)

A wearable and low power eye tracking system based on combination of multiple technologies including imaging and biopotential timeseries is being developed at IMEC-NL The goal for this project...

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imec - 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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imec - 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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imec - 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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Universal NFC antenna

Integration Technologies for Flexible Systems (TNO)

In the “Hybrid Printed Electronics” (HPE) program, Holst Centre and its partners are investigating technologies, materials and processes for the integration of traditional electronic components...

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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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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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