Faculty Publications - Ali Niknejad

Books

Book chapters or sections

  • M. Dunga, C. Lin, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "BSIM-CMG: A Compact Model for Multi-Gate Transistors," in FinFETs and Other Multi-Gate Transistors, Springer, 2008, pp. 113-153.
  • M. V. Dunga, C. Lin, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "BSIM-CMG: A compact model for multi-gate transistors," in FinFETs and Other Multi-Gate Transistors, J. P. Colinge, Ed., Integrated Circuits and Systems, New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007, pp. 113-153.
  • A. Niknejad, "RF building blocks for the next-gen wireless systems," in Wireless Technologies: Circuits, Systems, and Devices, K. Iniewski, Ed., Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2007, pp. 3-52.

Articles in journals or magazines

  • N. Kuo, B. Yang, A. Wang, L. Kong, C. Wu, V. P. Srini, E. Alon, B. Nikoli{\'c}, and A. Niknejad, "A 0.4-to-4 GHz All-Digital RF Transmitter Package with a Band-Selecting Interposer Combining Three Wideband CMOS Transmitters," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, 2018.
  • N. Kuo and A. Niknejad, "Single-Antenna FDD Reader Design and Communication to a Commercial UHF RFID Tag," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 28, 2018.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Equation-Based Optimization for Inductive Power Transfer to a Miniature CMOS Rectenna," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 5, 2018.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Novel inductive wireless power transfer uplink utilizing rectifier third-order nonlinearity," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 319--331, 2018.
  • B. Zhao, N. Kuo, and A. Niknejad, "A Gain Boosting Array Technique for Weakly-Coupled Wireless Power Transfer," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 32, no. 9, pp. 7130--7139, 2017.
  • N. Kuo, B. Yang, A. Wang, L. Kong, C. Wu, V. P. Srini, E. Alon, B. Nikoli{\'c}, and A. Niknejad, "A Wideband All-Digital CMOS RF Transmitter on HDI Interposers With High Power and Efficiency," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 4724--4743, 2017.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "A 10-Mb/s Uplink Utilizing Rectifier Third-Order Intermodulation in a Miniature CMOS Tag," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 27, no. 11, pp. 1031--1033, 2017.
  • A. Townley, P. Swirhun, D. Titz, A. Bisognin, F. Gianesello, R. Pilard, C. Luxey, and A. Niknejad, "A 94-GHz 4TX-4RX Phased-Array FMCW Radar Transceiver With Antenna-in-Package," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 1245-1259, May 2017.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Inductive wireless power transfer and uplink design for a CMOS tag with 0.01 mm 2 coil size," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 852--854, 2016.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Bifurcation analysis in weakly-coupled inductive power transfer systems," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 727--738, 2016.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Inductive power transfer uplink using rectifier second-order nonlinearity," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 63, no. 11, pp. 2073--2085, 2016.
  • B. Zhao, N. Kuo, and A. Niknejad, "An Inductive-Coupling Blocker Rejection Technique for Miniature RFID Tag," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, 2016.
  • A. Puglielli, A. Townley, G. LaCaille, V. Milovanović, P. Lu, K. Trotskovsky, A. Whitcombe, N. Narevsky, G. Wright, T. Courtade, E. Alon, B. Nikolic, and A. Niknejad, "Design of Energy- and Cost-Efficient Massive MIMO Arrays," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 104, no. 3, pp. 586-606, March 2016.
  • N. Kuo, J. Chien, and A. Niknejad, "Design and analysis on bidirectionally and passively coupled QVCO with nonlinear coupler," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 1130--1141, 2015.
  • S. Venugopalan, D. D. Lu, Y. Kawakami, P. M. Lee, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "BSIM-CG: A compact model of cylindrical/surround gate MOSFET for circuit simulations," Solid-State Electronics, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 79 - 89, Jan. 2012.
  • M. Tabesh, J. Chen, C. Marcu, L. Kong, S. Kang, A. Niknejad, and E. Alon, "A 65 nm CMOS 4-Element Sub-34 mW/Element 60 GHz Phased-Array Transceiver," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 3018-3032, Dec. 2011. [abstract]
  • C. Marcu, D. Chowdhury, C. Thakkar, J. Park, L. Kong, M. Tabesh, Y. Wang, B. Afshar, A. Gupta, A. Arbabian, S. Gambini, R. Zamani, E. Alon, and A. Niknejad, "A 90nm CMOS Low-Power 60GHz Transceiver With Integrated Baseband Circuitry," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 3434-3447, Dec. 2009. [abstract]
  • C. Marcu, D. Chowdhury, C. Thakkar, J. Park, L. Kong, M. Tabesh, Y. Wang, B. Afshar, A. Gupta, A. Arbabian, S. Gambini, R. Zamani, E. Alon, and A. Niknejad, "A 90 nm CMOS Low-Power 60 GHz Transceiver With Integrated Baseband Circuitry," Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 3434 -3447, Dec. 2009.
  • A. Arbabian and A. Niknejad, "Design of a CMOS Tapered Cascaded Multistage Distributed Amplifier," Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 938-947, April 2009. [abstract]
  • H. Dogan, R. G. Meyer, and A. Niknejad, "Analysis and Design of RF CMOS Attenuators," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, no. 10, pp. 2269-2283, Oct. 2008. [abstract]
  • D. Chowdhury, P. Reynaert, and A. Niknejad, "Transformer-coupled power amplifier stability and power back-off analysis," IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 507-511, June 2008.
  • W. Chen, G. Liu, B. Zdravko, and A. Niknejad, "A highly linear broadband CMOS LNA employing noise and distortion cancellation," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 1164-1176, May 2008.
  • P. Haldi, D. Chowdhury, P. Reynaert, G. Liu, and A. Niknejad, "A 5.8GHz 1V linear power amplifier using a novel on-chip transformer power combiner in standard 90nm CMOS," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 1054-1063, May 2008.
  • Y. Wang, A. Niknejad, V. Gaudet, and K. Iniewski, "A CMOS IR-UWB transceiver design for contact-less chip testing applications," IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 334-338, April 2008.
  • G. Liu, P. Haldi, T. King Liu, and A. Niknejad, "Fully integrated CMOS power amplifier with efficiency enhancement at power back-off," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 600-609, March 2008.
  • B. Heydari, M. Bohsali, E. Adabi, and A. Niknejad, "Millimeter-wave devices and circuit blocks up to 104GHz in 90nm CMOS," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 2893-2903, Dec. 2007.
  • N. Poobuapheun, W. Chen, Z. Boos, and A. Niknejad, "A 1.5-V 0.7–2.5-GHz CMOS quadrature demodulator for multiband direct-conversion receivers," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 1669-1677, Aug. 2007.
  • J. He, X. Xi, H. Wan, M. Dunga, M. Chan, and A. Niknejad, "BSIM5: An advanced charge-based MOSFET model for nanoscale VLSI circuit simulation," Solid-State Electronics, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 433-444, March 2007.
  • A. Niknejad, M. Bohsali, E. Adabi, and B. Heydari, "Integrated circuit transmission-line transformer power combiner for millimetre-wave applications," Electronics Letters, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 47-48, March 2007.
  • J. Hu, X. Xi, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "On gate leakage current partition for MOSFET compact model," Solid-State Electronics, vol. 50, no. 11-12, pp. 1740-1743, Nov. 2006.
  • S. B. T. Wang, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Design of a sub-mW 960-MHz UWB CMOS LNA," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 2449-2456, Nov. 2006.
  • Z. Deng and A. Niknejad, "9.6/4.8 GHz dual-mode voltage-controlled oscillator with injection locking," Electronics Letters, vol. 42, no. 23, pp. 1344-1343, Nov. 2006.
  • M. V. Dunga, C. Lin, X. J. Xi, D. D. Lu, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "Modeling advanced FET technology in a compact model," IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 1971-1978, Sep. 2006.
  • P. Haldi, G. Liu, and A. Niknejad, "CMOS compatible transformer power combiner," Electronics Letters, vol. 42, no. 19, pp. 1091-1092, Sep. 2006.
  • Y. H. Chee, A. Niknejad, and J. M. Rabaey, "An ultra-low-power injection locked transmitter for wireless sensor networks," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 1740-1748, Aug. 2006.
  • J. M. Rabaey, F. De Bernardinis, A. Niknejad, B. Nikolic, and A. L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, "Embedding mixed-signal design in systems-on-chip (Invited Paper)," Proc. IEEE, vol. 94, no. 6, pp. 1070-1088, June 2006.
  • S. B. T. Wang, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Circuit modeling methodology for UWB omnidirectional small antennas," IEEE J. Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 24, no. 4, Pt. 1, pp. 871-877, April 2006.
  • A. D. Berny, A. Niknejad, and R. G. Meyer, "A 1.8-GHz LC VCO with 1.3-GHz tuning range and digital amplitude calibration," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 909-917, April 2005.
  • C. H. Doan, S. Emani, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Millimeter-wave CMOS design," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 144-155, Jan. 2005.
  • A. Bevilacqua and A. Niknejad, "An ultrawideband CMOS low-noise amplifier for 3.1-10.6-GHz wireless receivers," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 2259-2268, Dec. 2004.
  • K. Scott, T. Hirano, H. Yang, H. Singh, R. Howe, and A. Niknejad, "High-performance inductors using capillary based fluidic self-assembly," J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 13, pp. 300-309, April 2004.
  • S. Lam, H. Wan, P. Su, P. Wyatt, C. Chen, A. Niknejad, C. Hu, P. Ko, and M. Chan, "RF characterization of metal T-gate structure in fully-depleted SOI CMOS technology," IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 24, pp. 251-253, April 2003.
  • P. Su, S. Fung, P. Wyatt, W. Hui, A. Niknejad, M. Chan, and C. Hu, "On the body-source built-in potential lowering of SOI MOSFETs," IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 24, pp. 90-92, Feb. 2003.
  • A. Niknejad and R. G. Meyer, "Analysis of eddy current losses over highly conductive substrates," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 166-176, Jan. 2001.
  • A. Niknejad and R. G. Meyer, "Analysis, design, and optimization of spiral inductors and transformers for Si RF ICs," IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 1470-1481, Oct. 1998.
  • A. Niknejad, R. Gharpurey, and R. G. Meyer, "Numerically stable green function for modeling and analysis of substrate coupling in integrated circuits," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 305-315, April 1998.

Articles in conference proceedings

  • N. Kuo and A. Niknejad, "An E-band QPSK transmitter element in 28-nm bulk CMOS with wideband power amplifier for digitally-modulated phased array," in Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, 2018 IEEE, 2018.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Intermodulation Uplink for Far-Field Passive RFID Applications," in Microwave Symposium (IMS), 2018 IEEE MTT-S International, 2018, pp. 1--4.
  • B. Zhao, N. Kuo, B. Liu, Y. Li, L. Lotti, and A. Niknejad, "A 5.8 GHz power-harvesting 116$\mu$mx116$\mu$m “dielet” near-field radio with on-chip coil antenna," in Solid-State Circuits Conference-(ISSCC), 2018 IEEE International, 2018, pp. 456--458.
  • N. Kuo, B. Zhao, and A. Niknejad, "Near-field power transfer and backscattering communication to miniature RFID tag in 65 nm CMOS technology," in Microwave Symposium (IMS), 2016 IEEE MTT-S International, 2016, pp. 1--4.
  • X. Xiao, A. Pratt, A. Niknejad, E. Alon, and B. Nikolic, "A 65nm CMOS wideband TDD front-end with integrated T/R switching via PA re-use," in ESSCIRC Conference 2016: 42nd European Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2016, pp. 181-184.
  • S. Ramakrishnan, L. Calderin, A. Puglielli, E. Alon, A. Niknejad, and B. Nikolic, "A 65nm CMOS transceiver with integrated active cancellation supporting FDD from 1GHz to 1.8GHz at +12.6dBm TX power leakage," in 2016 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI-Circuits), 2016, pp. 1-2.
  • A. Townley, P. Swirhun, D. Titz, A. Bisognin, F. Gianesello, R. Pilard, C. Luxey, and A. Niknejad, "A 94GHz 4TX-4RX Phased-Array for FMCW Radar with Integrated LO and Flip-Chip Antenna Package," in 2016 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, 2016. [abstract]
  • J. Chien, N. Kuo, and A. Niknejad, "A 26-GHz low-phase-error in-phase-coupled QVCO using modified bi-directional diodes," in Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, 2014 IEEE, 2014, pp. 253--256.
  • N. Kuo, B. Yang, C. Wu, L. Kong, A. Wang, M. Reiha, E. Alon, A. Niknejad, and B. Nikolic, "A frequency-reconfigurable multi-standard 65nm CMOS digital transmitter with LTCC interposers," in Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC), 2014 IEEE Asian, 2014, pp. 345--348.
  • S. Venugopalan, Y. Chauhan, D. Lu, M. Karim, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "Modeling intrinsic and extrinsic asymmetry of 3D cylindrical gate/gate-all-around FETs for circuit simulations," in Non-Volatile Memory Technology Symposium (NVMTS), 2011 11th Annual, 2011, pp. 1 -4.
  • V. Sriramkumar, D. Lu, T. Morshed, Y. Kawakami, P. Lee, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "BSIM-CG: A compact model of cylindrical gate / nanowire MOSFETs for circuit simulations," in VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA), 2011 International Symposium on, 2011, pp. 1 -2.
  • M. Tabesh, J. Chen, C. Marcu, L. Kong, S. Kang, E. Alon, and A. Niknejad, "A 65nm CMOS 4-Element Sub-34mW/Element 60GHz Phased-Array Transceiver," in International Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2011.
  • O. Bakr, M. Johnson, J. Park, E. Adabi, K. Jones, and A. Niknejad, "A Scalable-Low Cost Architecture for High Gain Beamforming Antennas," in IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology, 2010. [abstract]
  • D. Chowdhury, L. Ye, E. Alon, and A. Niknejad, "A 2.4GHz mixed-signal polar power amplifier with low-power integrated filtering in 65nm CMOS," in Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), 2010 IEEE, 2010, pp. 1 -4. [abstract]
  • C. Marcu, D. Chowdhury, C. Thakkar, L. Kong, M. Tabesh, J. Park, Y. Wang, B. Afshar, A. Gupta, A. Arbabian, S. Gambini, R. Zamani, A. Niknejad, and E. Alon, "A 90nm CMOS Low-Power 60GHz Transceiver with Integrated Baseband Circuitry," in IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, IEEE, 2009, pp. 314-315. [abstract]
  • C. Marcu, D. Chowdhury, C. Thakkar, L. Kong, M. Tabesh, J. Park, Y. Wang, B. Afshar, A. Gupta, A. Arbabian, S. Gambini, R. Zamani, A. Niknejad, and E. Alon, "A 90nm CMOS Low-Power 60GHz Transceiver with Integrated Baseband Circuitry," in IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers, 2009, pp. 314-315.
  • C. Marcu and A. Niknejad, "A 60GHz High-Q Tapered Transmission Line Resonator in 90nm CMOS," in IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, IEEE, 2008, pp. 775-778. [abstract]
  • C. Marcu and A. Niknejad, "A 60 GHz high-Q tapered transmission line resonator in 90nm CMOS," in 2008 IEEE MTT-S Intl. Microwave Symp. (IMS '08) Digest, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 775-778.
  • A. Arbabian and A. Niknejad, "A tapered cascaded multi-stage distributed amplifier with 370GHz GBW in 90nm CMOS," in Proc. 2008 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '08), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 57-60.
  • Y. Wang, B. Afshar, T. Cheng, V. Gaudet, and A. Niknejad, "A 2.5mW inductorless wideband VGA with dual feedback DC-offset correction in 90nm CMOS technology," in Proc. 2008 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '08), Piscataway, N: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 91-94.
  • E. Adabi and A. Niknejad, "Broadband variable passive delay elements based on an inductance multiplication technique," in Proc. 2008 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '08), Piscataway, NJ: IEE Press, 2008, pp. 445-448.
  • C. Lin, M. V. Dunga, D. D. Lu, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "Statistical compact modeling of variations in nano MOSFETs," in Proc. 2008 Intl. Symp. on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA '08), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 165-166.
  • B. Afshar, Y. Wang, and A. Niknejad, "A robust 24mW 60GHz receiver in 90nm standard CMOS," in 2008 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '08). Digest of Technical Papers, L. C. Fujino, Ed., Vol. 51, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 182-183.
  • A. Arbabian and A. Niknejad, "A broadband distributed amplifier with internal feedback providing 660GHz GBW in 90nm CMOS," in 2008 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '08). Digest of Technical Papers, L. C. Fujino, Ed., Vol. 51, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 196-197.
  • D. Chowdhury, P. Reynaert, and A. Niknejad, "A 60GHz 1V +12.3dBm transformer-coupled wideband PA in 90nm CMOS," in 2008 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '08). Digest of Technical Papers, L. C. Fujino, Ed., Vol. 51, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2008, pp. 560-561.
  • D. D. Lu, M. V. Dunga, C. Lin, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "A multi-gate MOSFET compact model featuring independent-gate operation," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Intl. Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM '07), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 565-568.
  • A. Niknejad, S. Emami, B. Heydari, M. Bohsali, and E. Adabi, "Nanoscale CMOS for mm-wave applications (Invited Paper)," in 29th Annual IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symp. (CSIC 2007) Technical Digest, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 1-4.
  • B. Heydari, P. Reynaert, E. Adabi, M. Bohsali, B. Afshar, M. A. Arbabian, and A. Niknejad, "A 60-GHz 90-nm CMOS cascode amplifier with interstage matching," in Proc. 2nd European Microwave Integrated Circuit Conf. (EuMIC 2007), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 88-91.
  • B. Heydari, M. Bohsali, E. Adabi, and A. Niknejad, "A 60 GHz power amplifier in 90 nm CMOS technology," in Proc. 29th IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC 2007), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 769-772.
  • E. Adabi and A. Niknejad, "CMOS low noise amplifier with capacitive feedback matching," in Proc. 29th IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC 2007), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 643-646.
  • P. Reynaert and A. Niknejad, "Power combining techniques for RF and mm-wave CMOS power amplifiers," in Proc. 33rd European Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ESSCIRC 2007), D. Schmitt-Landsiedel and T. Noll, Eds., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 272-275.
  • A. Cathelin, B. martineau, N. Seller, S. Douyere, J. Gorisse, S. Pruvost, C. Raynaud, F. Gianesello, S. Montusclat, S. P. Voinigescu, A. Niknejad, D. Belot, and J. P. Schoellkopf, "Design for millimeter-wave applications in silicon technologies (Session Invited)," in Proc. 33rd European Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ESSCIRC 2007), D. Schmitt-Landsiedel and T. Noll, Eds., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 464-471.
  • E. Adabi, B. Heydari, M. Bohsali, and A. Niknejad, "30 GHz CMOS low noise amplifier," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '07), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 625-628.
  • P. Haldi, D. Chowdhury, G. Liu, and A. Niknejad, "A 5.8GHz linear power amplifier in a standard 90nm CMOS proces using a 1V power supply (Best Student Paper Award)," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '07), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 431-434.
  • B. Heydari, E. Adabi, M. Bohsali, B. Afshar, A. Arbabian, and A. Niknejad, "Internal unilaterization technique for CMOS mm-wave amplifiers," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '07), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 463-466.
  • M. V. Dunga, C. Lin, D. D. Lu, W. Xiong, C. R. Cleavelin, P. Patruno, J. Hwang, F. Yang, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "BSIM-MG: A versatile multi-gate FET model for mixed-signal design (Best Student Paper Award)," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Symp. on VLSI Technology, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 60-61.
  • W. Chen, G. Liu, Z. Boos, and A. Niknejad, "A highly linear broadband CMOS LNA employing noise and distortion cancellation," in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC '07), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 61-64.
  • C. Hu, C. H. Lin, M. Dunga, D. Lu, and A. Niknejad, "A versatile multi-gate MOSFET compact model: BSIM-MG (Invited Paper)," in 6th Workshop on Compact Modeling (WCM 2007), Vol. 3, Cambridge, MA: Nano Science and Technology Institute, 2007.
  • S. Emami, C. H. Doan, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "A highly integrated 60GHz CMOS front-end receiver," in 2007 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '07). Digest of Technical Papers, L. C. Fujino, Ed., Vol. 50, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 190-191.
  • B. Heydari, M. Bohsali, E. Adabi, and A. Niknejad, "Low-power mm-wave components up to 104GHz in 90nm CMOS," in 2007 IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC '07). Digest of Technical Papers, L. C. Fujino, Ed., Vol. 50, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2007, pp. 200-201.
  • C. Lin, M. V. Dunga, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "A compact quantum-mechanical model for double-gate MOSFET," in Proc. 8th Intl. Conf. on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT-2006), T. Tang, G. Ru, and Y. Jiang, Eds., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 1272-1274.
  • G. Liu, T. King Liu, and A. Niknejad, "A 1.2V, 2.4GHz fully integrated linear CMOS power amplifier with efficiency enhancement," in Proc. 2006 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC '06), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 141-144.
  • B. Afshar and A. Niknejad, "X/Ku band CMOS LNA design techniques," in Proc. 2006 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC '06), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 389-392.
  • N. Poobuapheun, W. Chen, Z. Boos, and A. Niknejad, "A 1.5V 0.7-2.5GHz CMOS quadrature demodulator for multi-band direct-conversion receivers," in Proc. 2006 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC '06), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 797-800.
  • Y. H. Chee, A. Niknejad, and J. M. Rabaey, "A 46% efficient 0.8dBm transmitter for wireless sensor networks," in 2006 Symp. on VLSI Circuits. Digest of Technical Papers, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2006, pp. 43-44.
  • A. Niknejad, M. V. Dunga, B. Heydari, H. Wan, C. Lin, S. Emami Neyestanak, C. Doan, X. Xi, J. He, and C. Hu, "Challenges in compact modeling for RF and microwave applications," in Workshop on Compact Modeling, 2005, pp. N/A.
  • J. He, J. Xi, M. Chan, H. Wan, M. V. Dunga, B. Heydari, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "Charge-based core and the model architecture of BSIM5," in Quality of Electronic Design, 2005, pp. 96-101.
  • Z. Deng and A. Niknejad, "Dual-Mode Voltage-Controlled Oscillator with Injection Lock," in Proc. EDSSC 2005, 2005, pp. N/A.
  • A. Niknejad, C. Doan, S. Emami Neyestanak, M. V. Dunga, X. Xi, J. He, R. W. Brodersen, and C. Hu, "Next generation CMOS compact mofels for RF and microwave applications (Invited)," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2005, pp. 141-144.
  • H. Dogan, R. G. Meyer, and A. Niknejad, "A DC-2.5GHz wide dynamic-range attenuator in .13 µm CMOS technology," in VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers, 2005, pp. N/A.
  • Y. Chee, A. Niknejad, and J. M. Rabaey, "A 89-µW 1.9-GHz CMOs oscillator using FBAR resonator," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2005, pp. 123-126.
  • S. Wang, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "A sub-mW 960-MHz ultra-wideband CMOS LNA," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2005, pp. 35-38.
  • S. Emami, C. H. Doan, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "A 60-GHz down-converting CMOS single-gate mixer," in RFIC Digest of Papers, A. Jerng, Ed., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2005, pp. 163-166.
  • Y. Chee, A. Niknejad, and J. M. Rabaey, "A class A/B low power amplifier for wireless sensor networks," in Proceedings of ISCAS, 2004, pp. IV 409-412.
  • S. Wang, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Modeling omnidirectional small antennas for UWB applications," in Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium, 2004, pp. 1295-1298.
  • H. Dogan, R. G. Meyer, and A. Niknejad, "S DC-10 GHz linear-in-dB attenuator in .13 micron CMOS technology," in Proceedings of CICC, 2004, pp. 609-612.
  • M. Y. Bohsali and A. Niknejad, "Micrwave performance of monolithic silicon passive transformers," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2004, pp. 647-650.
  • A. Niknejad, C. Doan, S. Emami Neyestanak, D. A. Sobel, and R. W. Brodersen, "60 GHz CMOS radio for Gb/s wireless LAN," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2004, pp. 2004.
  • A. Berny, A. Niknejad, and R. G. Meyer, "A 1.8 GHz Lc VCO with 1.3 GHz tuning range and mixed-signal amplitude calibration," in VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers, 2004, pp. 54-57.
  • C. Doan, S. Emami Neyestanak, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Design of CMOS for 60GHz applications," in ISSCC Digest of Technical Papers, 2004, pp. 440-538.
  • A. Bevilacqua and A. Niknejad, "An ultra wideband CMOS low noise amplifier for 3.1-10.6 GHz wireless receivers," in ISSCC Digest of Technical Papers, 2004, pp. 382-383.
  • C. Doan, S. Emami Neyestanak, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Millimeter-wave CMOS device modeling and simulation," in Proceedings of ISCAS, 2004, pp. V524-V527.
  • X. Xi, J. He, M. V. Dunga, C. Lin, B. Heydari, H. Wan, M. Chan, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "The next generation BSIM for sun-100nm mixed-signal circuit simulation," in Proceedings of CICC, 2004, pp. 13-16.
  • S. Emami, C. H. Doan, A. Niknejad, and R. W. Brodersen, "Large-signal millimeter-wave CMOS modeling with BSIM3," in RFIC Digest of Papers, Y. Deval, Ed., Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2004, pp. 163-166.
  • M. Chan, C. Lin, J. He, Y. Taur, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "A framework for modeling double-Gate MOSFETs," in Workshop on Compact Modeling, 2003, pp. N/A.
  • J. He, X. Xi, M. Chan, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "An advanced surface-potential-plus MOSFET model," in Workshop on Compact Modeling, 2003, pp. N/A.
  • M. V. Dunga, X. Xi, J. He, I. Polishchuk, Q. Lu, M. Chan, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "Modeling of direct tunneling current in multi-layer gate stacks," in Workshop on Compact Modeling, 2003, pp. N/A.
  • A. Niknejad, M. Chan, C. Hu, X. Xi, J. He, P. Su, Y. Cao, H. Wan, M. V. Dunga, C. Doan, S. Emami Neyestanak, and C. Lin, "Compact modeling for RF and microwave applications (Invited)," in Workshop on Compact Modeling, 2003, pp. N/A.
  • A. Berny, A. Niknejad, and R. G. Meyer, "A wideband low-phase-noise CMOS VCO," in Proceedings of CICC, 2003, pp. 555-558.
  • C. Lin, J. He, X. Xi, H. Kam, A. Niknejad, M. Chan, and C. Hu, "The impact of scaling on volume inversion in symmetric double-gate MOSFETs," in Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, 2003, pp. 148-149.
  • C. Lin, P. Su, Y. Taur, X. Xi, J. He, A. Niknejad, M. Chan, and C. Hu, "Circuit performance of double-gate SOI CMOS," in Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, 2003, pp. 266-267.
  • P. Su, S. Fung, P. Wyatt, H. Wan, M. Chan, A. Niknejad, and C. Hu, "A unified model for partial-depletion and full depletion SOI circuit designs: Using BSIMPD as a foundation," in Proceedings of CICC, 2003, pp. N/A.
  • A. Niknejad, "Modeling of passive elements with ASITIC," in RFIC Digest of Papers, 2002, pp. 303-306.
  • P. Su, S. Fung, H. Wan, A. Niknejad, M. Chan, and C. Hu, "An impact ionization model for SOI circuit simulation," in IEEE International SOI Conference, 2002, pp. 201-202.
  • A. Niknejad, J. Tham, and R. G. Meyer, "Fully-integrated low phase noise bipolar differential VCOs at 2.9 and 4.4 GHz," in Proceedings of ESSCIRC, 1999, pp. 198-201.
  • A. Niknejad and R. G. Meyer, "Analysis and optimization of monolithic inductors and transformers for RF ICs," in Proceedings of CICC, 1997, pp. 375-378.

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