# High-Speed Integrated Electronic Systems Lab (HISIES)

## Journal Publications

- H. Rashtian and O. Momeni, “Gain Boosting in Distributed Amplifiers for Close-to-fmax Operation in Silicon,”
**IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques****(TMTT)**, Accepted. - R. Abedi, R. Kananizadeh, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A CMOS 53-61-GHz PLL with a Positive Harmonic-Feedback VCO Leveraging Operation in Triode Region for Phase-Noise Enhancement,”
**IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I)**, Dec 2018. - R. Kananizadeh and O. Momeni, “Second Harmonic Power Limits In Harmonic Oscillators,”
**IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)**, Nov. 2018. - H. Jalili and O. Momeni, “Standing Wave Architecture for Scalable and Wideband Millimeter Wave and Terahertz Radiator Arrays,”
**IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT)**, Oct 2017. - R. Kananizadeh and O. Momeni,”A 190-GHz VCO With 20.7% Tuning Range Employing an Active Mode Switching Block in a 130 nm SiGe BiCMOS,”
*I*, Apr 2017.**EEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)** - R. Kananizadeh and O. Momeni, “High Power and High Efficiency Millimeter-Wave Harmonic Oscillator Design, Exploiting Harmonic Positive Feedback in CMOS,”
, Apr 2017.*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT)* - H. Bameri and O. Momeni, “A High-Gain mm-Wave Amplifier Design: an Analytical Approach to Power Gain Boosting,”
Feb 2017. (The most popular JSSC paper in Feb 2017)**IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)**,

- P. Y. Chiang, Z. Wang, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A Silicon-Based 0.3 THz Frequency Synthesizer With Wide Locking Range,”
, Dec 2014. (Invited)*IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)* - P. Y. Chiang, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A 200-GHz Inductively Tuned VCO With -7-dBm Output Power in 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS,”
, Oct 2013.*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT)* - Y. M. Tousi, O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A Novel CMOS High-Power Terahertz VCO Based on Coupled Oscillators: Theory and Implementation ,”
, Dec 2012. (Invited)*IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)* - W. Lee, M. Adnan, O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A Nonlinear Lattice for High Amplitude, Picosecond Pulse Generation in CMOS,”
, Feb 2012.*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A Broadband mm-Wave and Terahertz Traveling-Wave Frequency Multiplier on CMOS,”
, Dec 2011. (Invited)*IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “High Power Terahertz and Millimeter-Wave Oscillator Design: A Systematic Approach,”
, Mar 2011.*IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)* - O. Momeni, H. Hashemi and E. Afshari, “A 10-Gb/s Inductorless Transimpedance Amplifier,”
, Dec 2010.*IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (TCAS II)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “Electrical Prism: a High Quality Factor Filter for mm-Wave and Terahertz Frequencies,”
, Nov 2009.*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT)*

## Conference Publications

- H. Jalili and O. Momeni, “Scalable Wideband and Wide-Angle Beam Steering mm-wave/THz Radiator and Phased Arrays in Silicon,”
**IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC)**, Nov 2018. (Invited) - H. Rashtian and O. Momeni, “A Gain-Boosted 52-142GHz Band-Pass Distributed Amplifier in 0.13μm SiGe Process with fmax of 210GHz,”
**48th European Microwave Conference**, Sep. 2018. - R. Abedi, R. Kananizadeh, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A 53-61GHz Low-Power PLL With Harmonic Positive Feedback VCO in 65nm CMOS,”
**IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)**, May 2018. - H. Jalili and O. Momeni, “A 318-to-370GHz Standing Wave 2D Phased Array in 130nm BiCMOS,”
**IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)**, Feb. 2017. - H. Jalili and O. Momeni, “A 0.34-THz Varactor-less Scalable Standing Wave Radiator Array with 5.9% Tuning Range in 130nm BiCMOS,”
**Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symp.**, May 2016. - R. Kananizadeh and O. Momeni, “A 190.5 GHz Mode-Switching VCO with 20.7% Continuous Tuning-Range and Maximum Power of -2.1dBm in a 130nm BiCMOS Technology,”
*IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)* - P. Y. Chiang, Z.Wang, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A 300GHz Frequency Synthesizer with 7.9% Locking Range in 90nm SiGe BiCMOS,”
, Feb. 2014.*IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)* - O. Momeni, “A 260GHz Amplifier with 9.2dB Gain and -3.9dBm Saturated Power in 65nm CMOS,”
, Feb 2013.*IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)* - P. Y. Chiang, O. Momeni, and P. Heydari, “A Highly Efficient 0.2 THz Varactor-Less VCO with -7 dBm Output Power in 130nm SiGe,”
, Oct 2012.*IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium (CSICS)* - Y. M. Tousi, O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A 283-to-296GHz VCO with 0.76mW Peak Output Power in 65nm CMOS,”
, Feb 2012.*IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A High Gain 107 GHz Amplifier in 130 nm CMOS,”
, Sep 2011.*Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (CICC)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A 220-to-275GHz Traveling-Wave Frequency Doubler with -6.6dBm Power at 244GHz in 65nm CMOS,”
, Feb 2011.*IEEE Int’l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)* - O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “Electrical Prism: a High Quality Factor Filter for mm-Wave and Terahertz Frequencies,”
, Dec 2008.*Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC)* - O. Momeni, K. Sengupta and H. Hashemi, “Regenerative Frequency Divider with Synchronous Fractional Outputs,”
, Jun 2007.*Radio Frequency Integrated circuits (RFIC) Symposium* - F. Aflatouni, O. Momeni, H. Hashemi, “A Heterodyne Phase Locked Loop with GHz Acquisition Range for Coherent Locking of Semiconductor Lasers in 0.13μm CMOS,”
, Sep 2007.*Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (CICC)* - L. Najafizadeh, A. K. Sutton, B. Jun, J. D. Cressler, T. Vo, O. Momeni, M. Mojarradi, C. Ulaganathan, S. Chen, B. J. Blalock, Y. Yao, X. Yu, F. Dai, P. W. Marshall, and C. J. Marshall, “Radiation Response of SiGe BiCMOS Mixed-Signal Circuits In- tended for Emerging Lunar Applications,”
, Sep 2007.*European Conf. Radiation and Its Effects on Components and Systems (RADECS)*

## Patents

- H. Jalili and O. Momeni, “A Standing Wave Architecture For Scalable And Wideband Millimeter Wave And Terahertz Radiator And Phased Arrays,” patent pending.
- O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “Electrical Prism: A High Quality Factor Filter for Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Frequencies,” US 8604893 B2.
- O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “Doppler-Inspired, High-Frequency Signal Generation and Up-Conversion,” US 2012/0075034 A1.

## Invited Talks

- Asian Pacic Microwave Conference, Kyoto, Japan Nov 2018
- Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Nov 2018
- Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan Nov 2018
- NSF Workshop in International Microwave Symp., Honolulu, HI Jun 2017
- Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference, Cocoa Beach, FL Apr 2017
- U.S.-Japan Workshop on Millimeter Wave Technology, Davis, CA Nov 2016
- IEEE SSCS and CAS Tutorial Meeting, Santa Clara, CA Jul 2016
- Tektronix, Santa Clara, CA Jun 2016
- Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China Mar 2016
- Fudan University, Shanghai, China Mar 2016
- International Wireless Symposium (IWS), Shanghai, China Mar 2016
- Wireless Communications Alliance (WCA), Palo Alto, CA Jan 2016
- Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran Jan 2016
- Keysight Technologies, Santa Rosa, CA Apr 2015
- Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA, Feb 2015
- Redpine Signals, Inc., San Jose, CA May 2014
- Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC), Berkeley, CA Mar 2014
- International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, Irvine, CA, Oct 2013
- CMOS Emerging Technologies Research Symposium, Whistler, Canada, Jul 2013
- University of California, Davis, CA, Oct 2012
- University of California, Irvine, CA, Nov 2011
- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Jul 2011
- NASA-Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA, Jul 2011
- University of California, Davis, CA, May 2011
- Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, May 2011
- Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011
- Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Apr 2011
- Loral Space and Communications, Palo Alto, CA, Feb 2011