- Q. Zhu, Y. Xu, "A 228 µW 750MHz BPSK Demodulator
Based on Injection Locking," in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), Dec. 2010
- R. Berenguer, G.Liu, Y. Xu, "A Low Power 77 GHz Low Noise Amplifier with an Area Efficient RF-ESD Protection in 65nm CMOS," in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components
Letters (MWL), vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 678-680, Dec. 2010.
- R. Berenguer, G. Liu, A. Akhiyat, K. Kamtikar, Y. Xu, "Optimization and macromodeling of single-ended sub-nH MCPW based inductors for a 77GHz LNA in 65nm CMOS," in Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS) Conference, Lanzarote, Spain, Nov. 2010.
- R. Berenguer, G. Liu, A. Akhiyat, K. Kamtikar, Y. Xu, "A 43.5mW 77GHz Receiver Front-End in 65nm CMOS suitable for FM-CW Automotive Radar," in Proc. IEEE Int. Custom Integrated
Circuits Conf. (CICC), 2010.
- R. Berenguer, G. Liu, A. Akhiyat, K. Kamtikar, Y. Xu, "A 117mW 77GHz Receiver Front End in 65nm CMOS with Ladder Structured Tunable VCO," in Proc. Eur.
Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ESSCIRC), Sep. 2010, pp. 494-497.
- Q. Zhu, Y. Xu, "A 228 µW Injection Locked Ring Oscillator based BPSK Demodulator in 65nm CMOS," in Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits
(RFIC) Symp., May. 2010, pp. 497-500.
- G. Liu, R. Berenguer, A. Akhiyat, K. Kamtikar, Y. Xu, "Configurable MCPW Based Inductor for mm-Wave Circuits and Systems," in
Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Systems (ISCAS), May, 2010, pp. 1113-1116.
- Q. Zhu, Y. Xu, "Quadrature Sampling for Built-in Analog/RF Spectrum Test," in IEEE Trans. Circuits
Syst. II (TCAS II), Analog Digit. Signal Process., vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 384-388, May 2010.
- Qiang Zhu, Yang Xu, "Built-In RFIC Inter-Modulation Testing using
Sub-Sampled Monobit Kernel Function", in Radio Frequency Integration
Technology (RFIT), Singapore, Dec. 2009, pp. 253-256.
- Yang Xu, C. Zhou, M. Shahidehpour "Ultra-low Power Zigbee Wireless
Network for Smart Grid Monitor and Control" in Lockheed Martin Special
Symposium of Nanotech Conference & Expo, Houston, TX, May 2009 .
- Yang Xu, Kan-Lin Hsiung, Xin Li, Lawrence Pileggi and Stephen Boyd,
"Regular analog/RF integrated circuits design using optimization with
recourse including ellipsoidal uncertainty," IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided
Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 28, no. 5, pp.
623-637, May 2009.
- A. Khaligh, P. Zeng, X. Wu, and Yang Xu, "Hybrid energy harvesting
topology for human-powered mobile electronics," in Proc. 34th Annual
Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Orlando, FL, Nov. 2008, pp. 448-453.
- X. Wu, A. Khalig and Yang Xu "Modeling, Design and Optimization of
Hybrid Electromagnetic and Piezoelectric MEMS Energy Scavengers," IEEE
Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose, CA, Sep. 2008,pp. 177-180.
- Yang Xu, K. Wang, T. Pals, A. Hadjichristos, K. Sahota and C. Persico,
"A Low-IF CMOS Simultaneous GPS Receiver Integrated in a Multimode
Transceiver," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose,
CA, Sep. 2007, pp. 107-110.
- X. Li, P. Gopalakrishnan, Yang Xu and L. Pileggi, "Robust Analog/RF
Circuit Design with Projection-Based Performance Modeling," IEEE transaction
of Computer-Aided Design ,vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 2-15, Jan. 2007.
2006 andBefore PUBLICATIONS
- K. Hsiung, Yang Xu, "A tractable Approximation of Expection-Based
Stochastic Posynomial Programs," American Control Conference, 2006.
Proceedings. Minneapolis, MN, June 2006, pp. 4588-4590.
- Yang Xu, P. Gazzerro, et. al, "A Dual-Channel Direct-Conversion CMOS
Receiver for Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting," International Solid-State
Circuit Conference(ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2006, pp. 2524-2533.
- Yang Xu, K. Hsiung, X. Li, I. Nausieda, S. Boyd, and L. Pileggi, "OPERA:
optimization with ellipsoidal uncertainty for robust analog IC design," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Des. Autom. Conf., 2005, pp. 632-637.
- Yang Xu and L. Pileggi, "Structured BEOL Mask Configurable RF Integrated
Circuits," 30th Government Microcircuit Applications & Critical Technology
Conference, 2005. GOMACTech, Apr. 4-7, 2005.
- Yang Xu, C. Boone and L. Pileggi, "Metal-mask configurable RF circuits," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 1347-1351, Aug. 2004.
- Yang Xu, C. Boone and L. Pileggi, "Metal-mask configurable RF circuits", IEEE/MTTS RFIC symposium (RFIC), Fort Worth, TX, June 2004, pp. 1347-1351.
- X. Li, Yang Xu, P. Li, P. Gopalakrishnan and L. Pileggi, "A frequency
relaxation approach for analog/RF system-Level simulation," 41th IEEE/ACM
Design Automation Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2004, pp. 842-847.
- Yang Xu, L. Pileggi and S. Boyd, "ORACLE: Optimization with Recourse of
Analog Circuits including Layout Extraction," 41th IEEE/ACM Design
Automation Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2004, pp. 151-154.
- P. Li, Xin Li, Yang Xu and L. Pileggi, "A hybrid approach to nonlinear
macromodel generation for time-varying analog circuits," IEEE/ACM Intl.
Conf. on Computer-Aided Design, Nov. 2003 , pp. 454-461.
- X. Li, P. Li, Yang Xu, L. Pileggi, "Analog and RF circuit macromodels
for system-level analysis," Design Automation Conference, 2003. Proceedings,
June 2-6, 2003, pp. 478-483.
- Yang Xu, Xin Li, P. Li, Pileggi, L., "Noise Macromodel in Radio
Frequency Integrated Circuits," Design, Automation and Test in Europe
Conference and Exhibition, Munich, German, Mar. 2003, pp. 150-155.
- X. Li, P. Li, Yang Xu, R. Dimaggio and L. Pileggi, "A frequency
separation macromodel for system-level simulation of RF circuits," in Proc.
of IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC03),
Jan. 2003, pp. 891-896.
- Yang Xu, H. Min "Current Domain CMOS data converter design," Journal of
Semiconductor, Jan. 2000.
- Yang Xu, H. Min "A DDS with compact ROM in Digital Video Encoder," Chinese Microelectronics Journal, Jan. 2000.
- Yang Xu, H. Min, "A low-power video 10-bit CMOS D/A converter using
modified look-ahead circuit," IEEE ASIC/SOC conference, Washington D.C., Sep.
1999, pp. 370-373.
- Yang Xu, H. Min, "A low-power video 10-bit CMOS D/A converter using
modified look-ahead circuit," IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics,
Volume: 45 Issue: 2, pp. 295-298, May 1999.
- Yang Xu, H. Min "MPEG-1 system demultiplxer," Chinese Microelectronics
Journal, Dec. 1997.
BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
- Yang Xu, L. Pileggi, "Configurable Analog and RF Integrated Circuits
Design and Optimization," in VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co.
KG 2008. ISBN: 978-639-08212-8
- Yang Xu, S. Boyd and L. Pileggi, "OPTIMIZATION AND DESIGN METHODS FOR
CONFIGURABLE ANALOG CIRCUITS AND DEVICES," US patent 7,350,164
- Yang Xu, Gang Zhang, Prasad S. Gudem "DELTA-SIGMA MODULATOR CLOCK
DITHERING IN A FRACTIONAL-N PHASE-LOCKED LOOP," US Utility Patent Filed, Feb
- Yang Xu, Solti Peng "APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR DOWNCONVERTING RADIO
FREQUENCY SIGNALS," US Utility Patent Filed, Sep 27, 2007
- Kevin Wang, Yang Xu, Kamal Sahota, "RECONFIGURABLE ANALOG BASEBAND
FILTER FOR LOW-IF AND ZERO-IF RECEIVERS," US Utility Patent Filed, May 24,
- Yang Xu, Tim Pals, Kevin Wang, "SPS RECEIVER WITH ADJUSTABLE LINEARITY,"
US Utility Patent Filed, May 2007
- Yang Xu, L. Pileggi and M. Asheghi, "CONFIGURABLE RF AND ANALOG CIRCUITS
USING PHASE-CHANGE MATERIAL SWITCHES," US Utility Patent Filed, Aug 1, 2006
- Xin Li, Yang Xu, Peng Li and Lawrence Pileggi, "ANALOG AND RADIO
FREQUENCY (RF) SYSTEM-LEVEL SIMULATION USING FREQUENCY RELAXATION," US
Utility Patent Filed, Aug 22, 2005.