Catherine Dehollain

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ELB 231 (Bâtiment ELB)
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

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ELB 231 (Bâtiment ELB)
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

Administrative data

Fields of expertise

- RF Wireless communications of sensor nodes: Impulse radio UWB, super-regenerative receivers, 868 MHz ISM band, 2.45 GHz ISM bands, etc.

  • - Remotely powered sensor nodes through magnetic/electro-magnetic/electro-acoustic coupling.
  • - Remote powering and data communication of biomedical sensors: wireless cortical implant, mouse sensor, intelligent knee prosthesis.
  • - Electrical Analog filters.
  • - Broadband Impedance Matching Circuits.
  • - RFID Communication through magnetic coupling (125 KHz up to 27MHz) or electro-magnetic coupling(100 MHz up to 6 GHz).

  • Publications

    Teaching & PhD

    Teaching

    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

    PhD Programs

    • Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics
    • Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering

    PhD Students

    Courses

    Analog circuits for biochip

    Introduction to analog CMOS design for Remote Biosensors on Chip. Understanding and designing of active and remotely powered biosensing systems. Basic understanding of eh wireless transmission of teh obtained signals goto

    MINEUR, 2018-2019, Spring semester, language : english
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 2, language : english
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 4, language : english
    Section of Life Sciences Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 2, language : english
    Section of Life Sciences Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 4, language : english

    Electric filters

    Introduction to approximation and synthesis methods for analog filters. Modern realization technologies are described including their limitations goto

    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 1, language : english
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 3, language : english

    Energy Autonomous Wireless Smart Systems

    The course provides in depth knowledge on how to design an energy autonomous microsystem embedding sensors with wireless transmission of information. It covers the energy generation, power management, and data processing and transmission with an emphasis ... goto

    Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering, 2018-2019, language : english
    Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics, 2018-2019, language : english

    HF and VHF circuits and techniques I

    Master the design of circuits and systems at high frequency (HF) and very high frequency (VHF) (1 MHz-6GHz). This lecture is particularly oriented towards circuit aspects of modern communications systems. goto

    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 1, language : english
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 3, language : english

    HF and VHF circuits and techniques II

    Master the design of circuits and systems at high frequency (HF) and very high frequency (VHF) (1 MHz-6GHz). This lecture is particularly oriented towards circuit aspects of modern communications systems goto

    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 2, language : english
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 4, language : english

    IC design I

    Introduction analog CMOS design. Understanding and design of basic building blocks. goto

    MINEUR, 2018-2019, Autumn semester, language : french
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Autumn semester, language : french
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, 2018-2019, Bachelor semester 5, language : french
    Section of Microtechnics, 2018-2019, Master semester 1, language : french
    Section of Microtechnics, 2018-2019, Master semester 3, language : french

    Research

    Research

    Catherine Dehollain is responsible for research projects at Swiss level (SNF projects, CTI projects) as well as at European level (FP7 projects, Marie-Curie projects). Her activities are focused on wireless data communications of sensor nodes for telecoms applications and biomedical applications. She is also interested by remote powering of sensor nodes in order to avoid the use of a micro-battery or to use a rechargeable micro-battery. Moreover, she is interested by the domain of electrical filters as well as broadband impedance matching circuits. Since 15 years, she has a large activity dedicated to super-regenerative receivers as well as RFID circuits.