ir. R.J. Bootsman

PhD student
Electronic Circuits and Architectures (ELCA), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: Digital-Intensive RF transmitters

Themes: XG - Next Generation Sensing and Communication


Rob Bootsman was born in Nieuw-Vennep, the Netherlands in 1992. He received the BSc degree (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering in 2014 and the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering track Micro Electronics in early 2018 from the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.

He is currently working towards his Ph.D. at the Delft University of Technology. His research interests include Digital-Intensive and Energy Efficient RF Power Amplifiers, High-Speed Data Conversion, and Processing.

High Power RF-DAC

This project investigates the next generation of high power RF-DACs and digital intensive receivers

  1. Efficiency and Linearity of Digital "Class-C Like" Transmitters
    Mul, Dieuwert P.N.; Bootsman, Rob J.; Bruinsma, Quinten; Shen, Yiyu; Krause, Sebastian; Quay, Rüdiger; Pelk, Marco J.; van Rijs, Fred; Heeres, Rob M.; Pires, Sergio; Alavi, Morteza; de Vreede, Leo C.N.;
    In 2020 50th European Microwave Conference (EuMC),
    pp. 1-4, 2021. DOI: 10.23919/EuMC48046.2021.9338122

  2. An 18.5 W Fully-Digital Transmitter with 60.4 % Peak System Efficiency
    Bootsman, R.J.; Mul, D.P.N.; Shen, Y.; Heeres, R.M.; van Rijs, F.; Alavi, M.S.; de Vreede, L.C.N.;
    In 2020 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS),
    pp. 1113-1116, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/IMS30576.2020.9223942

  3. A 1–3 GHz I/Q Interleaved Direct-Digital RF Modulator As A Driver for A Common-Gate PA in 40 nm CMOS
    Shen, Yiyu; Bootsman, Rob; Alavi, Morteza S.; de Vreede, Leo C.N.;
    In 2020 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC),
    pp. 287-290, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/RFIC49505.2020.9218324

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Last updated: 17 Sep 2019