Publications
 
 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

N. Dolatsha, A. Arbabian, “Analysis and Design of a Multi-mode Dielectric Waveguide Interconnect with Planar Excitation,” Proc. of Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Stockholm, 2013.

N. Dolatsha, A. Arbabian, “Dielectric Waveguide with Planar Multi-Mode Excitation for High Data-Rate Chip-to-Chip Interconnects,” Proc. Of IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Sydney, 2013.  (Best Student Paper Award)

Arbabian, Amin, Steven Callender, Shinwon Kang, Mustafa Rangwala, and Ali M. Niknejad. "A 94 GHz mm-Wave-to-Baseband Pulsed-Radar Transceiver with Applications in Imaging and Gesture Recognition." Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of 48, no. 4 (2013): 1055-1071.

Arbabian, Amin, Shinwon Kang, Steven Callender, Jun-Chau Chien, Bagher Afshar, and Ali Niknejad. "A 94GHz mm-wave to baseband pulsed-radar for imaging and gesture recognition." In VLSI Circuits (VLSIC), 2012 Symposium on, pp. 56-57. IEEE, 2012.

A. Arbabian, A. Niknejad, “A Three-Stage Cascaded Distributed Amplifier with GBW Exceeding 1.5THz,”, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), pp. 211-214, June 2012.

M. Tabesh, A. Arbabian, A. Niknejad, “60GHz Low-Loss Compact Phase Shifters Using A Lumped Element Hybrid,” CICC 2011, San Jose, CA.

A. Arbabian, A. M. Niknejad, “Time Domain Ultra-Wideband Synthetic Imager (TUSI) in Silicon,” IEEE EMBC 2011, Boston, MA, 30 Aug.-3 Sep. 2011.

A. Arbabian, S. Kang, S. Callender, B. Afshar, J-C Chien, and A. Niknejad, "A 90GHz Pulsed-Transmitter with Near-Field/Far-Field Energy Cancellation using a Dual-Loop Antenna", Proc. of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, June 2011. (Best Student Paper Award, Second Place)

A. Arbabian, S. Callender, S. Kang, B. Afshar, J-C Chien, A. Niknejad, “A 90 GHz Hybrid Switching Pulsed-Transmitter for Medical Imaging," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.45, no.12, pp.2667-2681, Dec. 2010.

A. Arbabian, et. al., “A 90GHz Carrier 30GHz Bandwidth Hybrid Switching Transmitter with Integrated Antenna," ISSCC 2010 Digest of Tech. Papers, pp.420-421, 7-11 Feb. 2010 (Jack Kilby Outstanding Student Paper Award).

A. Arbabian, A. M. Niknejad, "Design of a CMOS Tapered Cascaded Multistage Distributed Amplifier," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol.57, no.4, pp.938-947, April 2009.

A. Arbabian, A. M. Niknejad, “A Broadband Distributed Amplifier with Internal Feedback Providing 660GHz GBW in 90nm CMOS," ISSCC 2008 Digest of Tech. Papers, pp.196-197, 3-7 Feb. 2008.

A. Arbabian, A. M. Niknejad, “A Tapered Cascaded Multi-Stage Distributed Amplifier with 370GHz GBW in 90nm CMOS," Proc. of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, pp. 57 - 60, June 2008, Atlanta, Georgia (Best Student Paper Award, 2nd Place).

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. M. Niknejad, E. Alon., “A 90nm CMOS Low-Power 60GH Transceiver with Integrated Baseband Circuitry," ISSCC 2009 Digest of Tech. Papers, pp.314-315, Feb. 2009.

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, A. M. 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.

B. Heydari, E. Adabi, M. Bohsali, B. Afshar, A. Arbabian, A. M. Niknejad, “Internal Unilaterization Technique for CMOS mm-Wave Amplifiers," Proc. of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, pp.463-466, 3-5 June 2007.

B. Heydari, P. Reynaert, E. Adabi, M. Bohsali B. Afshar, A. Arbabian and A. M. Niknejad, “A 60-GHz 90- nm CMOS Cascode Amplifier with Interstage Matching," Proc. of IEEE European Microwave Conference, Munich, Germany, October 2007.

A. Arbabian, M. H. Bastani, M. Tabesh, “The Optimizations of PRF Staggering in a MTI Radar," Proc. Of IEEE Radar 2005 Conference, Arlington VA, May 9-12, 2005.

M. Tabesh, A. Arbabian, H. Javaheri, A. Jalali, “Rural Telecommunications in Iran: A Hybrid Solution," Proc. of the First International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (IEE's ITA05), Wrexham, UK, 7-9 Sept. 2005, pp 530-540.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Niknejad, Ali M., Amin Arbabian, Steven Callender, JiaShu Chen, Jun-Chau Chien, Shinwon Kang, Jungdong Park, and Siva Thyagarajan. "mm-Wave Silicon: Smarter, Faster, and Cheaper Communication and Imaging." In Frequency References, Power Management for SoC, and Smart Wireless Interfaces, pp. 281-295. Springer International Publishing, 2014.

PRESENTATIONS:

“When Moore Meets Maxwell, Medical Applications Emerge”, Invited faculty candidate presentation at Princeton University, Stanford University, MIT, UIUC and UC Davis.

Invited to CMOSET: “Silicon-Based Portable Imaging Device for Medical Applications”, CMOSET Workshop, Whistler, Canada, May 19, 2010

High-Frequency transponders using Antentronics (with Maryam Tabesh), Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2010 (Final), Qualcomm CORP R&D Santa Clara, May 4, 2010.

“Time-Domain UWB Synthetic Imager (TUSI) for Medical Applications” (Invited), ECE Department, Rice University, April 14, 2010.

“Time Domain UWB Synthetic Imager for Medical Applications”, BEARS-BWRC Open House, Feb.  2, 2010, UC Berkeley.

“Microwave Medical Imaging”, BWRC Summer Retreat (Jun. 1-2, 2009, Lake Tahoe, CA)

“Wideband Circuits in CMOS”, BWRC Winter Retreat (Jan. 7-8, 2008, Monterey, CA)