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Precision at Scale: System Design from Tiny Biosensors to Giant Arrays


Gal-Katziri, Matan (2020) Precision at Scale: System Design from Tiny Biosensors to Giant Arrays. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/t3cz-c785.


In order to change the world, technological advancements must be made affordable and available for the general public to use. In other words, we must be able to scale our inventions effectively. Silicon integrated circuits are crucial components in scaling electronic systems because they are mass producible and offer a phenomenal cost-to-complexity ratio. This thesis summarizes the author’s work on highly scalable sensor and array systems. It presents three high precision systems, that demonstrate how the use of highly functional radio-frequency integrated circuits enables the realization of previously unfeasible architectures.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:Biosensors, bridge circuits, CMOS integrated circuits, inductive transducers, magnetic sensors flexible electronics, phased array, integrated circuits, calibration, wireless power transfer.
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Electrical Engineering
Thesis Availability:Restricted to Caltech community only
Research Advisor(s):
  • Hajimiri, Ali
Group:Caltech High-Speed Integrated Circuits group
Thesis Committee:
  • Emami, Azita (chair)
  • Weinreb, Sander
  • Marandi, Alireza
  • Hajimiri, Ali
Defense Date:24 July 2020
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:08172020-115024354
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ID Code:13857
Deposited By: Matan Gal
Deposited On:11 Sep 2020 15:38
Last Modified:11 Sep 2020 15:39

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