Analog Mixed-Signal IC Group

Mike Chen

PUBLICATIONs

Recent Publications:

 

· C.R. Ho, M. S-W. Chen, “A Digital PLL with Feedforward Multi-Tone Spur Cancelation Loop Achieving <-73dBc Fractional Spur and <-110dBc Reference Spur in 65nm CMOS,” (Invited) accepted by IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), Dec. 2016.

· S. Su, M. S-W. Chen, “A 12b 2GS/s Dual-Rate Hybrid DAC with Pulsed Timing-Error Pre-Distortion and In-Band Noise Cancellation Achieving >74dBc SFDR up to 1GHz in 65nm CMOS,” (Invited) accepted by IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), Dec. 2016.

· C.R. Ho, M. S-W Chen, “Interference-Induced DCO Spur Mitigation for Digital Phase Locked Loop in 65-nm CMOS,” to appear at IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Sep. 2016.

· J.W. Nam, M. Hassanpourghadi, A. Zhang, M.S-W Chen, “A 12-bit 1.6 GS/s Interleaved SAR ADC with Dual Reference Shifting and Interpolation Achieving 17.8 fJ/conv-step in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits (VLSIC), June 2016.

· C.R. Ho, M. S-W Chen, “A Digital PLL with Feedforward Multi-Tone Spur Cancelation Loop Achieving <-73dBc Fractional Spur and <-110dBc Reference Spur in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2016.

· S. Su, M. S-W. Chen, “A 12b 2GS/s Dual-Rate Hybrid DAC with Pulsed Timing-Error Pre-Distortion and In-Band Noise Cancellation Achieving >74dBc SFDR up to 1GHz in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2016.

· J.W. Nam, M. S.W. Chen, “An Embedded Passive Gain Technique for Asynchronous SAR ADC Achieving >10 ENOB, 1.36 mW at 95MS/s in 65nm CMOS,” accepted by IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I) 2016

· T.F. Wu, S. Dey, M. S.W. Chen, “A Non-Uniform Sampling ADC Architecture with Reconfigurable Digital Anti-aliasing Filter,” accepted by IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I) 2016

· C.R. Ho, M. S.W. Chen, “A Fractional-N DPLL with Calibration-free Multi-phase Injection-locked TDC and Adaptive Single-tone Spur Cancellation Scheme,” accepted by IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I), 2016

· M.S.W. Chen, “Challenges and Emerging Trend of DSP Enabled Frequency Synthesizer,” Book: Digitally-Assisted Analog and Analog-Assisted Digital IC Design, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 4, 2015.

· T.F. Wu, C.R. Ho, M. Chen, “A Flash-Based Non-Uniform Sampling ADC Enabling Digital Anti-Aliasing Filter in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sep 2015.

· S. Su, T. Tsai, P. Sharma, M. S.W. Chen, “A 12-bit 1GS/s Dual-Rate Hybrid DAC with an 8GS/s Unrolled Pipeline Delta-Sigma Modulator Achieving >75dB SFDR over the Nyquist Band,” (Invited) IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, April, 2015.

· S. Su, T. Tsai, P. Sharma, M. S.W. Chen, “A 12-bit Hybrid DAC with 8GS/s Unrolled Pipeline Delta-Sigma Modulator achieving >75dB SFDR over 500MHz in 65nm CMOS,” to be presented at IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits (VLSIC), June 2014.

· C.R. Ho, M. S.W. Chen, “A Fractional-N DPLL with Adaptive Spur Cancellation and Calibration-Free Injection-Locked TDC in 65nm CMOS,” to be presented at IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), June, 2014.

· Y. Cao, J. Velamala, K. Sutaria, M. S.W. Chen, J. Ahlbin, I. Esqueda, M. Bajura, M. Fritze, “Cross-Layer Modeling and Simulation of Circuit Reliability”, IEEE Transactions on  CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Jan. 2014.

· J.W. Nam, D. Chiong, and M. S.W. Chen, “A 95-MS/s 11-bit 1.36-mW Asynchronous SAR ADC with Embedded Passive Gain in 65nm CMOS,” to be presented at Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sep. 2013

· P.K. Sharma, and M. S.W. Chen, “A 6b 800MS/s 3.62mW Nyquist AC-coupled VCO Based ADC in 65nm CMOS ,” to be presented at Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sep. 2013

· M. S.W. Chen, “ Trend of High-Speed SAR ADC towards RF Sampling,” 10th International Conference on Sampling Theory & Applications (SampTA) (Invited), July. 2013.

· D. Hand, and M. S.W. Chen, “A Non-Uniform Sampling ADC Architecture with

Embedded Alias-Free Asynchronous Filter,” Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec. 2012.

· M. S.W. Chen, Overhead Minimization Techniques for Digital Phase-Locked Loop Frequency Synthesizer, “ IEEE MWSCAS (Invited Session), Aug. 2012.

 

 

Prior to 2011 Publications:

 

Book Chapter

 

· M.S.W. Chen, “Energy-Efficient ADC Topology Enabled with Asynchronous Techniques,” Circuits for Nanoscale: Communications, Imaging, and Sensing. Chapter14, Sep. 2008.

 

Conferences

 

· M.S.W. Chen, D. Su, S. Mehta, “A Calibration-Free 800MHz Fractional-N Digital PLL with Embedded TDC,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC),Feb. 2010.

· Nathawad, L.; Zargari, M.; Samavati, H.; Mehta, S.; Kheirkhahi, A.; Chen, P.; Gong, K.; Vakili-Amini, B.; Hwang, J.; Chen, M.S.W.; Terrovitis, M.; Kaczynski, B.; Limotyrakis, S.; Mack, M.; Gan, H.; Lee, M.; Abdollahi-Alibeik, S.; Baytekin, B.; Onodera, K.; Mendis, S.; Chang, A.; Jen, S.; Su, D.; Wooley, B., “A Dual-Band CMOS MIMO Radio SoC for IEEE 802.11n Wireless LAN,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC),Feb. 2008.

· A. Fort, M.S.W. Chen, R.W. Brodersen, C. Desset, P. Wambacq, L. Van Biesen, “Impact of Sampling Jitter on Mostly-Digital Architectures for UWB Bio-Medical Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2007.

· A. Fort, M.S.W. Chen, C. Desset, P. Wambacq, L. Van Biesen, “Clock offset tracking for subsampling UWB architectures in a body area network,” IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Sep. 2007.

· M.S.W. Chen and R. W. Brodersen, “Digital Complex Signal Processing Techniques for Impulse Radio,” Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Nov. 2006.

· M.S.W. Chen and R. W. Brodersen, “Implementation Considerations for a Sub-sampling Impulse Radio,” IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Sep. 2006.

· M.S.W. Chen and R. W. Brodersen, “A 6b 600MS/s 5.3mW Asynchronous ADC in 0.13μm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2006.

· D. Cabric, M.S.W. Chen, D. Sobel, J. Yang, and R. Brodersen, “Future Wireless Systems: UWB, 60 GHz, and Cognitive Radios,” (Invited paper) at Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sep. 2005

· M.S.W. Chen, R. W. Brodersen, “The Impact of a Wideband Channel on UWB System Design,” Military Communication Conference (MILCOM), Nov. 2004.

· M.S.W. Chen, R. W. Brodersen, “A Subsampling UWB Radio Architecture by Analytic Signaling,” International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2004.

· I. O’Donnell, M. Chen, S. Wang, R. W. Brodersen, “An Integrated, Low-Power, Ultra-Wideband Transceiver Architecture for Low-Rate, Indoor Wireless Systems,” IEEE CAS Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking, Sep. 2002.

 

Journals

 

· M.S.W. Chen, D. Su, S. Mehta, “A Calibration-Free 800MHz Fractional-N Digital PLL with Embedded TDC,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Dec. 2010 (Invited).

· Zargari, M.; Nathawad, L.Y.; Samavati, H.; Mehta, S.S.; Kheirkhahi, A.; Chen, P.; Gong, K.; Vakili-Amini, B.; Hwang, J.A.; Chen, S.-W.M.; Terrovitis, M.; Kaczynski, B.J.; Limotyrakis, S.; Mack, M.P.; Gan, H.; MeeLan Lee; Chang, R.T.; Dogan, H.; Abdollahi-Alibeik, S.; Baytekin, B.; Onodera, K.; Mendis, S.; Chang, A.; Rajavi, Y.; Jen, S.H.-M.; Su, D.K.; Wooley, B.A., “A Dual-Band CMOS MIMO Radio SoC for IEEE 802.11n Wireless LAN,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, Dec. 2008.

· M.S.W. Chen, R. W. Brodersen, “A Subsampling Radio Architecture for Ultrawideband Communications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Oct. 2007.

· M.S.W. Chen, R. W. Brodersen, “A 6-bit 600-MS/s 5.3-mW Asynchronous ADC in 0.13-um CMOS,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, Dec. 2006 (Invited).

· M.S.W. Chen, R. W. Brodersen, “A Subsampling UWB Impulse Radio Architecture Utilizing Analytic Signaling,” (Invited Paper) IEICE Trans. on Electronics, June 2005.

· D. Cabric, M.S.W. Chen, D. Sobel, S. Wang, J. Yang, and R. W. Brodersen, “Novel Radio Architectures for UWB, 60GHz, and Cognitive Wireless Systems,” EURASIP J. on Wireless Commnucations and Networking, 2006.

 

Magazine

 

· Sankaran, S.G.; Zargari, M.; Nathawad, L.Y.; Samavati, H.; Mehta, S.S.; Kheirkhahi, A.; Chen, P.; Ke Gong; Vakili-Amini, B.; Hwang, J.; Chen, S.-W.M.; Terrovitis, M.; Kaczynski, B.J.; Limotyrakis, S.; Mack, M.P.; Gan, H.; Lee, M.; Chang, R.T.; Dogan, H.; Abdollahi-Alibeik, S.; Baytekin, B.; Onodera, K.; Mendis, S.; Chang, A.; Rajavi, Y.; Jen, S.H.-M.; Su, D.K.; Wooley, B., “Design and implementation of a CMOS 802.11n soc –[integrated circuits for communications],” Communications Magazine, April 2009.

· D. Cabric, I. O’Donnell, M.S.W. Chen, and R.W. Brodersen, “Spectrum Sharing Radios,” (Invited) IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, 2006.

 

Patent

 

· M.S.W. Chen, D. Su, “Fractional and Integer PLL Architectures,” submitted US patent office, March 2008.