Contact: Michiel Pertijs
- Compact and power-efficient ultrasound front-ends
- Circuits for ultrasound signal processing and cable-count reduction
- In-probe digitization
- Integration of ultrasound transducer arrays on CMOS
- Catheter- and endoscope-based ultrasound probes
- Battery-powered ultrasound devices
Projects under this theme
Ultrasound Integrated Patch for Medical Diagnostics
In this project, we will develop flexible, programmable transducer modules for ultrasound body patches
Monitoring infant brain perfusion by trans-fontanel echography
In this project we will develop a device that uses 3D ultrasound to monitor brain perfusion in preterm infants.
Precision Ultrasonic Flow Meters using Matrix Transducers
In this project, we will develop a new class of clamp-on ultrasonic flow meters using matrix transducers
3D Intra-Cardiac Echography
In this project, novel transducers, integrated electronics and visualization methods will be developed that will enable real-time 3D ultrasound imaging at the tip of a catheter
Integrated Circuits for Intra-Vascular Ultrasound Imaging
In this project, we develop integrated circuits to enable the next generation of 3D intra-vascular ultrasound probes
Integrated Near Field sensOrs for high Resolution MicrowavE spectRoscopy
The goal of this project is the creation of a new class of sensors, enabling fast and accurate dielectric characterization of biological samples, with high-sensitivity and high-spatial resolution.
3D Plane-wave ultrasound matrix transducer for carotid artery diagnosis
In this project, we will develop a very powerful, three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound system for real-time imaging of the carotid arteries.
Miniature ultrasound probes for real-time 3D imaging and monitoring of cardiac interventions
This research project will enable the next generation of miniature ultrasound probes for real-time 3D transesophageal echocardiography, suitable for use in small children and newborns.
Perishables Monitoring through Smart Tracking of Lifetime and Quality by RFID
In this project, a wireless sensor platform has been developed to monitor the environmental conditions of perishable goods in the supply chain between producer and consumer.
Interfacing Resonant Sensors using Ringdown Measurement
The transient ring-down of resonant sensors is used to extract information about the sensor's resonance frequency and quality factor in a highly energy-efficient manner.
CMOS-Compatible Hot-Wire CO2 Sensors
In the project, we have developed CMOS-compatible CO2 sensors that detect the CO2-dependent heat loss of a suspended hot-wire transducer using dedicated precision readout electronics.
We have developed a wide variety of energy-efficient capacitance-to-digital converters for the readout of capacitive sensors
Perspectief Programme ULTRA-X-TREME Granted
NWO has announced that the ULTRA-X-TREME programme, in which the Ultrasound ASICs group of the Electronic Instrumentation Lab participates, is one of the six Perspectief Programmes that will be funded.
Our work on Intravascular Ultrasound featured on the cover of TUFFC
A paper of the Ultrasound ASICs group on Intravascular Ultrasound is featured on the cover of the Oct 2018 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
Six papers at the 2018 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
At the 2018 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) - the world’s premier conference on ultrasound research held in Kobe, Japan, in October - we presented six papers covering various aspects of our work on integrated circuits for smart ultrasound applications.
- Qiyou Jiang
- Rishabh Nagarkar
- Arvind Vijayakumar
- Mengxin Yu
- Sander Flipse
- Farzad Mirzaei (2018)
- Hao Fan (2017)
- Douwe van Willigen (2017)
- Michele D'Urbino (2017)
- Yixin Shi (2017)
- Magda Ursulean (2017)
- Wei Wu (2017)
- Weichen Xu (2017)
- Mingliang Tan (2016)
- Weihan Hu (2015)
- Nikola Radeljic-Jakic (2015)
- Revanth Bellamkonda (2015)
- Giorgos Karykis (2015)
- Qilong Liu (2015)
- Luis Edoardo Rueda Guerrero (2014)
- Yuming He (2014)
- Marco De Stefano (2014)
- Lokesh Rajendran (2013)
- Yuxin Yan (2013)
- Anirban Saha (2013)
- Chao Chen (2012)
- Umanath Kamath (2012)
- Fan Guo (2011)
- Zeng Zeng (2011)
- Folkert Roscam Abbing (2011)
- Saket Sakunia (2010)