ir. D. Zhao

PhD student
Bioelectronics (BE), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: Wireless Communication, Software Defined Radio, Subsampling Receiver, High Speed ADC, TDC Based ADC, All Digital PLL, Low Power CMOS Design

Themes: Transcutaneous Wireless Communication


Duan Zhao received the B.Sc. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and the M.Sc. degree (cum laude) from Delft University of Technolog, Delft, The Netherlands, both in electrical engineering, in 2006 and 2008, respectively.

Since then he worked as a Ph.D. in the Section Bioelectronics at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with the Holst Center/imec, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. His research interests include low power circuit and system designs for radio communications and digitally assisted circuit designs.


  1. An ECG Recording Front-End With Continuous-Time Level-Crossing Sampling
    Yongjia Li; Andre L. Mansano; Yuan Yuan; Duan Zhao; Wouter A. Serdijn;
    IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems,
    2014. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TBCAS.2014.2359183.

  2. A 5b 12.9 uW Charge-Redistribution Phase Domain ADC for Low Power FSK/PSK Demodulation
    Yao Liu; Duan Zhao; Yongjia Li; Wouter A. Serdijn;
    In proc. European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC),
    Venice, Italy, Sept. 22-26 2014.

  3. A Sub-Microwatt Asynchronous Level-Crossing ADC for Biomedical Applications
    Yongjia Li; D. Zhao; W.A. Serdijn;
    IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems,
    Volume 7, Issue 2, pp. 149-157, April 2013.

  4. A 0.8V 8-Bit Low-Power Asynchronous Level-Crossing ADC with Programmable Comparison Windows
    Yongjia Li; Duan Zhao; Wouter A. Serdijn;
    In Proc. Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2013),
    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, IEEE, pp. 138-141, Oct. 31 - Nov. 2013.

  5. Subsampling based Software Defined Radio with Jitter Compensation
    Duan Zhao; Wouter A. Serdijn; Guido Dolmans;
    In Proc. International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS),
    Seoul, South Korea, IEEE, pp. 826-829, May 20-23 2012.

  6. Reconfigurable subsampling receiver architecture for wireless body area networks
    Duan Zhao; W.A. Serdijn; L. Huang; G. Dolmans;
    In 22nd International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC),
    Toronto, Canada, IEEE, pp. 2153-2157, Sept. 11-14 2011.

  7. A Time-Interleaved Sampling Delay Circuit for IR UWB Receivers
    Duan Zhao; Wouter A. Serdijn;
    In Proc. International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS),
    Taipei, Taiwan, IEEE, May 24-27 2009.

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Last updated: 10 Jul 2019