Publications

Journal Articles

  1. J. Li, R. Shu, Z. Xu, and Q. J. Gu, “A 21dm-OP1dB 20.3%-Efficiency -131.8dBm/Hz-Noise X-band Cartesian-Error-Feedback Transmitter with Fully Integrated Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS,” Accept JSSC, Nov. 2019
  2. S. Hao, J. Li, T. Hu, V. Squitieri, Y. Tang, Z. Xu and Q. Jane Gu, “An Active Circulator Based Delay Line,” IEEE MWCL, July 2019
  3. J. Li, and Q. J. Gu, “Harmonic-Based Nonlinearity Factorization of Switching Behavior in Up-Conversion Mixers,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, March 2019
  4. S. Ma, H. Yu, Q. J. Gu, and J. Ren, “A 5-10 Gbps 12.5 mW Source Synchronous I/O Interface with 3D Flip Chip Package,” IEEE TCAS-I, vol. 66, Feb. 2019
  5. B. Yu, X. Ding, H. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Ring Resonator based Sub-THz Dielectric Sensor,” IEEE MWCL September 2018
  6. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “Time-Amplifier Enhanced Phase Noise Filter,” IEEE MWCL July, 2018
  7. S. Ma, H. Yu, Q. J. Gu, and J. Ren, “A 7.52 dB NF, 128.75-132.25 GHz Super-Regenerative Receiver with 0.615 fW/Hz0.5 NEP by Coupled Oscillator Networks for Portable Imaging System in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE TMTT, September 2018
  8. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “10 GHz inverter-type-time-amplifier based phase noise filter with -133 dBc/Hz phase noise sensitivity,” IEL, April 2018
  9. M. N. Hasan, S. Saeedi, Q J Gu, H. H. Sigmarsson, and X. Liu “Design Methodology of N-Path Filters With Adjustable Frequency, Bandwidth, and Filter Shape” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, March 2018
  10. B. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Ding, Y. Liu, Z. Xu, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Ortho-Mode Sub-THz Interconnect Channel for Planar Chip-to-chip Communications”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, December 2017
  11. J. Li, Z. Xu, W. Hong, and Q. J. Gu, “A Cartesian Error Feedback Architecture” IEEE IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, November 2017
  12. T. Hu, S. Hao, and Q. J. Gu, “Analysis and Design of Bang-Bang PD based Phase Noise Filter,”  IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I, Octrober 2017
  13. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “A CMOS Phase Noise Filter with Passive Delay Line and PD/CP based Frequency Discriminator,”  IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, November 2017
  14. R. Shu, J. Li, A. Tang, B. J. Drouin, Q. J. Gu, “Coupling Inductor based Hybrid mm-Wave CMOS SPST Switch,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II, April 2017
  15. Y. Wang, B. Tobias, Y.-T. Chang, J.-H. Yu, M. Li, F. Hu, M. Chen, M. Mamidanna, T. Phan, A.-V. Pham, J. Gu, X. Liu, Y. Zhu, C.W. Domier, L. Shi, E. Valeo, G.J. Kramer, D. Kuwahara, Y. Nagayama, A. Mase, and N.C. Luhmann Jr, “Millimeter-wave imaging of magnetic fusion plasmas: technology innovations advancing physics understanding,” vol. 57, Nuclear Fusion, March 2017
  16. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “A 10 GHz Delay Line Frequency Discriminator and PD/CP based CMOS Phase Noise Measurement Circuit”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, May 2017
  17. Y.-T. Chang, Y. Ye, H. Xu, Q. J. Gu, C. Domier, and N. C, Luhmann, Jr., “A Ultra-Wideband CMOS PA with Dummy Filling for Reliability,” accepted Elsevier Solid State Electronics, 2016
  18. M. Naimul Hasan, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “Tunable Blocker-Tolerant On-chip RF Front-end Filter with Dual Adaptive Transmission Zeros for Software Defined Radio Applications,” IEEE TMTT, December 2016
  19. Y. Ye, B. Yu, and Q. J. Gu, “A 165 GHz Transmitter with 10.6% Peak DC-to-RF Efficiency and 0.68 pJ/bit Energy Efficiency on 65 nm Bulk CMOS,” Nov. IEEE TMTT, 2016
  20. R. Shu and Q. J. Gu,, “A Transformer-based V-Band SPDT Switch,” IEEE MWCL, 2016
  21. B. J. Drouin, A. Tang, E. Schlecht, E. Brageot, Q. Jane Gu, Y. Ye, R. Shu, M.-C. F. Chang, Y. Kim, “A CMOS millimeter-wave transceiver embedded in a semi-confocal Fabry-Perot Cavity for molecular spectroscopy,” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 145, no.7, August 2016
  22. R. Shu, J. Li, A. Tang, B. J. Drouin, Q. J. Gu, “Coupling Inductor based Hybrid mm-Wave CMOS SPST Switch,” TCAS-II, April 2016
  23. B. Yu, Y. Liu, Y. Ye, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Low-loss and Broadband G-Band Dielectric Interconnect for Chip-to-Chip Communication,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letter, June 2016
  24. Q. J. Gu, J. Li, and A. Tang, “Power Detectors for Microwave/mm-Wave Imaging Systems on InP/Silicon BiCMOS/CMOS Technologies,” Elsevier Solid State Electronics, January 2016
  25. B. You, S. Lu, L. Chen, Q. J. Gu, “A Half-mode Substrate-Integrated Filter With Tunable Center Frequency and Reconfigurable Bandwidth,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letter, February 2016
  26. B. Yu, Y. Liu, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “High Efficiency Micromachined Sub-THz Channels for Low Cost Interconnect for Planar Integrated Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 96-104, January 2016
  27. Y. Ye, B. Yu, A. Tang, B. Drouin, and Q. J. Gu, “High Efficiency Micromachined Sub-THz Channels for Low Cost Interconnect for Planar Integrated Circuits,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 40-42, January 2016
  28. J. Li, R. Shu and Q. J. Gu, “10 GHz CMOS hybrid reflective-type phase shifter with enhanced phase shifting range,” IET Electronic Letters, vol. 51, no. 23, pp. 1935-1937, November 2015
  29. Z. Xu, D. Winklea, T. C. Oh, S. Kim, S. T.W. Chen, Y. Royter, M. Lau, I. Valles, D. A. Hitko, J. C. Li, Q. J. Gu, “0.8/2.2-GHz Programmable Active Bandpass Filters in InP Si BiCMOS Technology,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 1219-1227, April 2015
  30. Q. J. Gu, “THz Interconnect The Last Centimeter Communication,” IEEE Communication Magazine, vol. 53, no. 4, pp.206-215, April 2015
  31. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, and J. Liu, “Physical Design Optimization of MOSFETs for Millimeter Wave and Sub-millimeter Wave Circuits,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 11-22, April 2015
  32. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “Integrated D-band transmitter and receiver for wireless data communication in 65 nm CMOS,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 82, no.1, pp. 171-179, November 2014
  33. Q. J. Gu and Z. Gao, “A CMOS High Speed Multi-Modulus Divider With Retiming for Jitter Suppression,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters April 2013
  34. Q. J. Gu, K. Yang, Y. Xue, Z. Xu, A. Tang, C. C. Nien, T. H. Wu, J. H. Tarng and M.-C. F. Chang, “A CMOS Integrated W-band Passive Imager,”  IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 59, no. 11, November 2012
  35. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, A. Tang, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A D-Band Passive Imager in 65 nm CMOS,”  IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol.22, no. 5, pp. 263-265, May 2012
  36. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “Two-Way Current-Combining w-Band Power Amplifier in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1365-1374, May 2012
  37. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, H.-Y. Jian, B. Pan, X. Xu, F. Chang, W. Liu, and H. Fetterman, “CMOS THz Generator With Frequency Selective Negative Resistance Tank,” IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 2, no. 2, March 2012
  38. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, H.-Y. Jian, and M. C. Frank Chang, “A 70–78-GHz Integrated CMOS Frequency Synthesizer for W-Band Satellite Communications,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol.59, no.12, pp.3206-3218, Dec.2011
  39. A. Tang, Q. J. Gu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “CMOS Receivers for Active and Passive mm-Wave Imaging,” IEEE Communication Magazine, vol. 49, no. 10, Oct. 2011
  40. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Three Stage, Fully Differential 128–157 GHz CMOS Amplifier with Wide Band Matching,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 21, no. 10, pp 550-552, Oct. 2011
  41. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A 100–117 GHz W-Band CMOS Power Amplifier With On-Chip Adaptive Biasing,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 21, no. 10, pp 547-549, Oct. 2011
  42. Q. J. Gu, H.-Y. Jian, Z. Xu, Y.-C. Wu, F. Chang, Y. Baeyens, and Y.-K. Chen, “CMOS Prescaler(s) With Maximum 208-GHz Dividing Speed and 37-GHz Time-Interleaved Dual-Injection Locking Range,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, vol.58, no.7, pp. 393-397, July 2011
  43. D. Murphy, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, H.-Y. Jian, Z. Xu, A. Tang, F. Wang, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Low Phase Noise, Wideband and Compact CMOS PLL for Use in a Heterodyne 802.15.3c Transceiver,”  IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 46, no. 7, pp.1606-1617, July, 2011
  44. J. Y.-C. Liu, Q. J. Gu, A. Tang, N.-Y. Wang, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A 60 GHz Tunable Output Profile Power Amplifier in 65 nm CMOS,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol.21, issue 7, pp. 377-379,  July 2011
  45. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, H.-Y. Jian, A. Tang, M.-C. F. Chang, C.-Y. Huang, and C.-C. Nien, “100 GHz integrated CMOS passive imager with 100 MV_W responsivity, 23fW_sqrtHz NEP,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 47, issue 9, pp. 544-545, 2011 , Featured Paper
  46. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, and M. C. Frank Chang, “200 GHz CMOS amplifier working close to device fT,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 47, issue. 11, pp. 639-641, 2011
  47. Q. Gu, Z. Xu, D. Huang, T. LaRocca, N. Wang, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Low Power V-Band CMOS Frequency Divider With Wide Locking Range and Accurate Quadrature Output Phases,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, pp. 991-998, Apr. 2008.
  48. M. F. Chang, I. Verbauwhede, C. Chien, Z. Xu, J. Kim, J. Ko, Q. Gu, and B. Lai, “Advanced RF_Baseband Interconnect Schemes for Inter- and Intra-ULSI Communications,” IEEE Trans. On Electron Devices, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 1271-1285, Jul. 2005.

Conference Papers

  1. J. Li, R. Shu, Q. J. Gu, “An 8.5-11 GHz CMOS Transmitter with >19 dBm OP1dB and 24 % Efficiency,” IEEE CICC 2019
  2. Q. J. Gu, Bo Yu, Xuan Ding, Yu Ye, Xiaoguang Liu, and Zhiwei Xu “THz interconnect: the last centimeter communication,” SPIE, May 2019, Invited Paper
  3. Jinbo Li and Q. J. Gu, “A 21-dBm OP1dB 20.3%-Efficiency -131.8dBm/Hz-Noise X-band Cartesian Error Feedback Transmitter with Fully Integrated Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE ISSCC2019
  4. T. Hu, S. Hao, and Q. J. Gu, “A 10 GHz Digital Phase Noise Filter with 14 dB Noise Suppression and -127 dBc-Hz Noise Sensitivity at 1 MHz Offset,” RFIC 2018 Student Paper Finalist
  5. Jinbo Li and Q. J. Gu “A 10 GHz Up-conversion Mixer with 14.5 dBm OIP3 Using Regulator-based Constant Gm Stage and Harmonic Nulling,” 2018 IMS Student Paper Finalist
  6. H. Lu, G. Liu, R. Proietti, V. Squitieri, K. Zhang, A. Castro, Q. J. Gu, Z. Ding, S. J. Ben Yoo, “mmWave Beamforming using Photonic Signal Processing for Future 5G Mobile Systems,” 2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), March 2018
  7. B. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Ding, C. Neher, X. Liu, Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, “Sub-THz Interconnect for Planar Chip-to-Chip Communications,” IEEE SiRF 2018, Invited Paper
  8. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “Frequency Discriminator based Phase Noise Filter for High Fidelity Clock,” IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology RFIT2017,  Invited Paper
  9. J. Li and Q. J. Gu, “A Low-Noise Cartesian Feedback Architecture,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS2017
  10. H. Wang, D. Kuzmenko, B. Yu, Y. Ye, Q. J. Gu, H. Rashtian, X. Liu;, “A Compact 213-GHz CMOS Fundamental Oscillator with 0.56 mW Output Power and 3.9% Efficiency using a Capacitive Transformer,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017
  11. Y. Wang, B. Yu, Y Ye, H. Wang, and Q. J. Gu, “A G-Band SPST Switch with 2.4-dB Insertion Loss and Minimum 28.5-dB Isolation Using Grounded Co-Planar Waveguide Folded Coupled Line Topology in 65-nm CMOS Technology,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017
  12. B. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Ding, Y. Liu, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Dielectric Waveguide Based Multi-Mode sub-THz Interconnect Channel for High Data-Rate High Bandwidth-Density Planar Chip-to-Chip Communication,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017 Best Student Paper Award, 3rd Place Winner
  13. B. Yu, Y Ye, X. Ding, T. Hu, S. Hao, J. Li, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “High Energy-Efficiency High Bandwidth-Density Sub-THz Interconnect for the Last-Centimeter Chip-to-Chip Communications,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017
  14. T. Hu, S. Hao, B. Yu, J. Li, Y. Ye and Q. J. Gu, “A Bang-Bang PD based Phase Noise Filter with 23 dB Noise Suppression,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017
  15. J. Li and Q. J. Gu, “A Systematic Coupling Balance Scheme to Enhance Amplitude and Phase Matches for Long Traveling N-Pair Differential Signals,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017
  16. J. Li, R. Shu, S. Hao, B. Yu, T. Hu, Y. Ye, and Q. J. Gu, “A Fully-Integrated Cartesian Feedback Loop Transmitter in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS2017 Advanced Practice Paper Finalist
  17. T. Hu, S. Hao, Q. J. Gu, “A 9.95 – 10.05 GHz Bang-Bang PD based Phase Noise Filter with 10 dB Noise Suppression,” IEEE RFIT 2016, Best Student Paper Award
  18. B. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Liu, Q. J. Gu, “Microstrip Line based Sub-THz Interconnect for High Energy-Efficiency Chip-to-Chip Communications,” IEEE RFIT 2016
  19. B. Yu, Y. Ye, X. Liu, Q. J. Gu, “Sub-THz Interconnect Channel for Planar Chip-to-Chip Communication,” IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility 2016
  20. S. Hao, Q. J. Gu, “A 10 GHz Phase Noise Filter with 10.6 dB Phase Noise Suppression and -116 dBc/Hz Sensitivity at 1 MHz Offset,” IEEE IMS 2016, Best Student Paper Award, 2nd Place Winner
  21. H. Cheng, Q. J. Gu, Y. Cheng, S. Li, H. Sun, “Multi-Section Auto-Focus Millimeter-Wave Holography,”  IEEE IMS 2016
  22. M. Naimul Hasan, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “Tunable Blocker-Tolerant RF Front-end Filter with Dual Adaptive Notches for Reconfigurable Receiver, “ IEEE IMS 2016
  23. Y.-T. Chang, Y. Ye, Q. J. Gu, C. Domier, and N.C. Luhamnn, Jr “The V-Band CMOS Multi-Frequency Transmitter for Plasma Imaging Radar Reflectometric Diagnostic,” IEEE IMS 2016
  24. S. Hao, T. Hu, and Q. J. Gu, “Phase Noise Improvement for Array Systems,” IEEE IMS 2016
  25. Y. Ye, B. Yu, and Q. J. Gu, “A 165GHz OOK Transmitter with 10.6% Peak DC-to-RF Efficiency in 65nm Bulk CMOS,”  IEEE IMS 2016
  26. A. Tang, T. Reck, R. Shu, L. Samoska, Yangyho Kim Y. Ye, Q. Gu, B.J. Drouin, J. Truettel, R. Al Hadi, Y. Xu, S. Sarkozy, R. Lai, M-C Chang & Imran Mehdi, “A W-Band 65nm CMOS/InP-Hybrid Radiometer & Passive Imager”, International Microwave Symposium 2016
  27. Md. N. Hasan, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “Reconfigurable Blocker-Tolerant RF Front-end Filter with Tunable Notch for Active Cancellation of Transmitter Leakage in FDD Receivers,” accepted by 2016 ISCAS, Student Paper Finalist
  28. A. J. Tang, Yangyho Kim, Qun Jane Gu, “A 0.43K NEΔT 100 GHz Dicke-Free Radiometer with 100% Time Efficiency in 65nm CMOS Technology,” IEEE ISSCC 2016
  29. B. Drouin, A. Tang, E. Schlecht, E. Brageot, A. Daly, Q. J. Gu, Y. Ye, R. Shu, M-C F. Chang, and R. M Kim, “A CMOS Millimeter-Wave Transceiver Embedded in a Semi-Confocal Fabry Perot Cavity”  71st International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2016
  30. H. Rashtian, L. P. B. Katehi, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “A 200-GHz Triple-Push Oscillator in 65-nm CMOS with Design Techniques for Enhancing DC-to-RF Efficiency,”  2016 IEEE SiRF
  31. J. Li, R. Shu, and Q. J. Gu, “Passive Interferometer for Wideband and Linear Transmitter Leakage Cancellation,” 2015 APMC Best Student Paper Award
  32. Md. N. Hasan, S. Aggarwal, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “Tunable N-Path RF Front-end Filter with an Adaptive Integrated Notch for FDD Co-Existence,” 2015 IEEE Int’l Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems
  33. R. Shu, A. Tang, B. Drouin, Q. J. Gu, “A 54-84 GHz CMOS SPST Switch with 35 dB Isolation,” 2015 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC)
  34. S. Hao, T. Hu, Q. J. Gu, “A 10 GHz Delay Line Frequency Discriminator and PD CP based CMOS Phase Noise Measurement Circuit with -138.6 dBc_Hz Sensitivity at 1 MHz Offset,” 2015 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC)
  35. Y.-T. Chang, Y. Ye, C. Domier, and Q. J. Gu, “A Ultra-Wideband CMOS PA with Dummy Filling for Reliability,” 2015 IEEE International Wireless Symposium
  36. Qun Jane Gu, “Integrated Circuits and Systems for THz Interconnect,” 2015 IEEE Wireless and Microwave Conference, Invited Paper
  37. B. J. Drouin, A. Tang, E. Schlecht, A. Daly, E. Brageot, Q. J. Gu, Y. Ye, R. Shu, F. Chang, R. Kim, “Implementation of CMOS Millimeter-wave Devices for Rotational Spectroscopy,”  International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2015
  38. S. Ma, J. Ren, N. Li, F. Ye, and Q. J. Gu, “A Wideband and Low Power Dual-Band ASK Transceiver for Intra Inter-Chip Communication,”  2015 IEEE International Microwave Symposium
  39. S. Hao and Q. J. Gu, “A Fourth Order Tunable Capacitor Coupled Microstrip Resonator Band Pass Filter,”  2015 IEEE Radio Wireless Week
  40. Md. N. Hasan, S. Aggarwal, Q. J. Gu, and X. Liu, “Reconfigurable N-Path RF Front-end Filter with Improved Blocker Rejection,” 2014 IEEE Int’l Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems, August 2014
  41. B. Yu, Y. Liu, X. Hu, X. Ren, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Micromachined Sub-THz Interconnect Channels for Planar Silicon Processes,” 2014 IEEE International Microwave Symposium
  42. B. Yu, Y. Liu, X. Hu, X. Ren, X. Liu, and Q. J. Gu, “Micromachined Silicon Channels for THz Interconnect,” 2014 IEEE Wireless and Microwave Conference, Best Conference Paper Award
  43. A. Tang, Q. Jane Gu, “A High-Precision Millimeter-Wave Navigation System for Indoor and Urban Environment Autonomous Vehicles“, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, June 2013
  44. M. Yu, S. Suko, S. Pamarti, Q. Gu, and M. Fitelson, “Recent Development Progress of an X-Band High Efficiency Transmitter Using Class E PA and Split-Band Supply Modulation,” March 2013 GoMAC
  45. J. Shin, S. Hameed, K. Weller, S. Suko, M. Yu, Q. J. Gu, M.-C. F. Chang, and S. Pamarti, “A 10 GHz 2 Gb/s Open-Loop Phase Modulator,” March 2013 GoMAC
  46. A. Tang, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, Y.-H. Wang, H. Wu, L. Nan, Y.-C. Wu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A CMOS 135-150 GHz 0.4 dBm EIRP Transmitter with 5.1dB P1dB Extension Using IF Envelope Feed-Forward Gain Compensation,” 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, June 2012, Honorable Mention of the Best Student Paper
  47. A. Tang, Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Max 349 GHz 18.2mW Pixel CMOS Inter-modulated Regenerative Receiver for Tri-Color mm-Wave Imaging,” 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, June 2012, Third Place – Best Student Paper
  48. A. Tang, G. Virbila, Y.-H. Wang, Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, L. Du, N. Yan, Y.-H. Wu, Y.-C. Wu, M.-C. F. Chang, “A 200 GHz 16-pixel Focal Plane Array Imager using CMOS Super Regenerative Receivers with Quench Synchronization,” 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, June 2012, Student Paper Award Finalist
  49. A. Tang, G. Virbila, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Y.-H. Wang, Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, Y.-C. Wu, M. Zhu, and F. Chang, “A 144GHz 0.76cm-Resolution Sub-Carrier SAR Phase Radar for 3D Imaging in 65nm CMOS,” 2012 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), February 2012
  50. A. Tang, F. Hsiao, D. Murphy, I-N. Ku, J. Y. Liu, N.-Y. Wang, S. D’Souza, H. Wu, Y.-H. Wang, Y.-C. Kuan,  M. Tang, M. Pham, G. Virbila, D. Yang, Q. J. Gu, C. Chien and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Low-Overhead Self-Healing Embedded System for Ensuring High Yield and Long-Term Sustainability of 60GHz 4Gbps Radio-on-a-Chip,” 2012 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), February 2012
  51. Q. J. Gu, “W-Band Transmitter with Injection Locking Frequency Multiplier based Phase Shifter for Large Phase Array Systems,” 2012 GoMAC, March 2012
  52. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “Millimeter Wave and Sub-millimeter Wave Circuits for Integrated System-On-a-Chip,” 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology(RFIT), Best Paper Award
  53. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A W-band Current Combined Power Amplifier with 14.8dBm Psat and 9.4% Maximum PAE in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2011
  54. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, H.-Y. Jian, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A CMOS Fully Differential W-Band Passive Imager with 2 K NETD,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2011
  55. J. Y-C. Liu, A. Tang, N.-Y. Wang, Q. J. Gu, R. Berenguer, H.-H. Hsieh, P.-Y. Wu, C. Jou, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A V-band Self-Healing Power Amplifier with Adaptive Feedback Bias Control in 65 nm CMOS,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2011
  56. A. Tang, Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A 144 GHz 2.5mW Multi-Stage Regenerative Receiver for mm-Wave Imaging in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2011
  57. M.-C. F. Chang, A. Tang, Q. J. Gu, and C. Chien, “Self-Healing 4Giga-bit-sec Reconfigurable CMOS Radio-on-a-Chip,” GOMACTech 2011
  58. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “Fully Differential mm sub-mm Wave CMOS Amplifiers,” poster paper in GOMACTech 2011
  59. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, I.-N. Ku, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Compact, Fully Differential D-band CMOS Amplifier in 65nm CMOS”, IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (ASSCC), pp. 1-4, November 2010
  60. J. Y.-C. Liu, Q. J. Gu, T. LaRocca, N.-Y. Wang, Y.-C. Wu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A 60 GHz High Gain Transformer-Coupled Differential Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS,” Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), pp. 932-935, November 2010, Best Student Paper Award
  61. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, and A. Tang, Y.-L. Lin, H.-H. Chen, C. Jou, and M.-C.F. Chang, “D-Band CMOS Transmitter and Receiver for Multi-Giga-Bit sec Wireless Data Link,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 1-4, September 2010
  62. D. Murphy, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, H.-Y. Jian, Z. Xu, A. Tang, F. Wang, Y.-L. Lin; H.-H. Chen, C. Jou, and M.-C. F. Chang, “A Low Phase Noise, Wideband and Compact CMOS PLL for Use in a Heterodyne 802.15.3c TRX,” IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 258-261, September 2010
  63. Q. J. Gu, H.-Y. Jian, Z. Xu, Y.-C. Wu, F. Chang, Y. Baeyens, and Y.-K. Chen, “200GHz CMOS Prescalers with Extended Dividing Range via Time-Interleaved Dual Injection Locking,” IEEE RFIC Symposium, pp. 69-72, May 2010
  64. Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, Y.-C. Wu, H.-Y. Jian, F. Wang, and M. C. Frank Chang, “An Integrated Frequency Synthesizer for 81-86GHz Satellite Communications in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE RFIC Symposium, pp. 57-60, May 2010
  65. Q. J. Gu, Z. Xu, H.-Y. Jian, X. Xu, F. Chang, W. Liu, and H. Fetterman, “Generating Terahertz Signals in 65nm CMOS with Negative-Resistance Resonator Boosting and Selective Harmonic Suppression,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuit, pp. 109-110, June 2010
  66. T. LaRocca, S. Tam, D. Huang, Q. Gu, E. Socher, W. Hant, and F. Chang, “Millimeter-Wave CMOS Digital Controlled Artificial Dielectric Differential Mode Transmission Lines for Reconfigurable ICs,” IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, pp. 181-184, June 2008.
  67. Q. Gu, Z. Xu, and M.F. Chang, “A Wide Locking Range and Low Power V-band Frequency D-ivider ‘in 9Onm CMOS,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, pp. 266-267, June 2007.
  68. Q. Gu, Z. Xu, J. Ko, and M.F. Chang, “Two 1OGb_s_pin Low-Power Interconnect Methods for 3D ICs,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Digest of Technical papers, pp. 448-449, Feb. 2007.
  69. D. Huang, R. Wong, Q. Gu, N. Wang, T. Ku, C. Chien, and M.F. Chang, “A 60GHz CMOS Differential Receiver Front-End Using On-Chip Transformer for 1.2 Volt Operation with Enhanced Gain and Linearity,”  IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, pp. 144-145, June 2006.
  70. D. Huang, W. Hant, N-Y, Wang, T. Ku, Q. Gu, R. Wong, and F. Chang, “A 60GHz CMOS VCO Using On-Chip Resonator with Embedded Artificial Dielectric for Size Loss and Noise Reduction,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Digest of  Technical papers, pp. 1218-1219, Feb. 2006.
  71. Z. Xu, S. Jiang, Y. Wu, H. Jian, G. Chu, K. Ku, P. Wang, N. Tran, Q. Gu, M. Lai, C. Chien, M. F. Chang, and R. D. Chow, “A Compact Dual-Band Direct-Conversion CMOS Transceiver for 802.11abg WLAN,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Digest of  Technical papers, pp. 98-99, Feb. 2005.
  72. J. Ko, J. Kim, Z. Xu, Q. Gu, C. Chien, and M. F. Chang, “An RF-Baseband FDMA-Interconnect Transceiver for Reconfigurable Multiple Access Chip-to-Chip Communication,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Digest of Technical papers, pp. 338-339, Feb. 2005.
  73. Q. Gu, Z. Xu, J. Kim, J. Ko, and M. F. Chang, “Three-Dimensional Circuit Integration Based on Self-synchronized RF-Interconnect Using Capacitive Coupling,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology, pp. 96-97, June 2004.
  74. Q. Gu, Z. Xu, J. Ko, S. Hsien, and M. F. Chang, “A Self-Synchronized RF-Interconnect For 3-Dimensional Integrated Circuits,” IEEE Symposium on ISCAS, pp. 317-320, vol. 4, May 2004.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Book Chapter, Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, J. Liu, and M.-C. F. Chang, “mm-Wave Power Combining Architectures: Current Combining,” for the book “RF-THz power generation in silicon”
  2. Book Chapter, J. Y.-C. Liu, Z. Xu, Q. J. Gu, M.-C. F. Chang, “Self-healing Techniques for Robust Millimeter-Wave Power Amplification,” for the book “RF-THz power generation in silicon”

 

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