• P.O.Box 513, Department of Electrical Engineering

    5600 MB Eindhoven

    Netherlands

Organization profile

Introduction / mission

Wired and wireless communication both comprise an analog front-end which can receive and transmit information. In this research area, we mainly focus on wireless communication at mmwave frequencies, both for high-data-rate and for ultra-low-power communication.

Organisational profile

The main technological challenges are in the high frequencies involved (from tens of GHz, up to the maximum frequencies that can be handled in advanced IC technology nodes), the ultra-low power performance, and high power efficiency.

In this RF and mmWave Frontend research area we are exploring amongst others:
• High-frequency frontend modules, comprising LNAs, VCOs, mixers, amplifiers, filters, matching circuits, and power amplifiers
• Frontends comprising on-chip antennas and matching networks
• Power-efficient and linearized power amplifiers for non-constant envelope signals
• Distributed amplifiers
• Phased-array frontends
• Adaptive, programmable and smart frontends
• Distributed frontends
• Opto-electronic high-data-rate systems
• Ultra-low power frontend systems, up to protocols, and down to wake-up receivers

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    Research Output

    Low power, low latency, and reliable wireless links

    Mendes da Costa Júnior, C. A., 2 Mar 2020, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 137 p.

    Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

    125 kHz wireless energy and 25 kbps data transfer for wearable device

    Gao, D., Zhai, R., Baltus, P., Visser, H. & Gao, H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

    30-GHz co-designed low-noise amplifier and antenna-on-chip for wireless applications

    Chen, Z., Liu, Q., Smolders, B., Baltus, P. & Gao, H., Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 3 p. 8929159

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • Press / Media

    World’s smallest temperature sensor draws power from radio waves

    Peter G.M. Baltus & Hao Gao

    12/01/16

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    The world’s tiniest temperature sensor is powered wirelessly ...

    Hao Gao

    18/12/15

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    The world's tiniest temperature sensor is powered by radio waves

    Peter G.M. Baltus & Hao Gao

    7/12/1515/12/15

    6 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment