Best ESSCIRC Paper Award for EI student

At the 2023 European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), former EI student Shubham Mehrotra will receive the 2022 Best ESSCIRC Paper Award for the paper entitled “A 590 µW, 106.6 dB SNDR, 24 kHz BW Continuous-Time Zoom ADC with a Noise-Shaping 4-Bit SAR ADC”. The paper describes the design of a high-performance analog-to-digital converter for audio applications. This was the main result of his M.Sc. graduation project, which was done in collaboration with NXP Semiconductors. The other co-authors are E. Eland, S. Karmakar, A. Liu, B. Gonen, M. Bolatkale, R. van Veldhoven and K. Makinwa. The paper can be found at