Capacitively-Coupled Bridge Readout Circuits

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Abstract

This Ph.D. dissertation describes the design and realization of energy efficient readout integrated circuits (ROICs), that have an input referred noise density < 5 nV/√Hz and a linearity of < 30 ppm, as required by Wheatstone bridge sensors used in precision mechatronic systems. Novel techniques were developed, at both the system-level and circuit-level, to improve the ROIC’s energy-efficiency, while preserving its stability and precision. Two prototypes are presented, each with bestin- class energy efficiency, to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed techniques.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Makinwa, K.A.A., Supervisor
  • Nihtianov, S., Advisor
Award date19 Nov 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Nov 2019

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