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Upcoming or New Journal / Conference Articles:

This is where I will now place any new articles that are accepted for publication but that haven't actually hit the presses yet (or accepted conference papers not yet presented). In theory I will keep this section updated frequently.

  1. Adrian Tang, Brian Drouin, Yangyho Kim, Gabriel Virbila and M-C Frank Chang. “A 95-105 GHz 352 mW All-silicon Cavity-Coupled Echo Rotational Spectroscopy System”, IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, accepted for publication Apr 2, 2017. IEEE Pre-Publication.
  2. A. Tang, Y Kim, L. Du, T. Reck, M-C F. Chang, "Chirp-Partition based Pre-Distortion for Reduced Carrier Leakage in Circulator-based Wide-band FMCW Radar Systems", IEEE International Microwave Symposium  2017.
  3. Y. Kim, A. Tang, K.N. Liou, T. Painter, M-C Frank Chang , "A Ku-Band CMOS FMCW Radar Transceiver with Ring Oscillator Based Waveform Generation for Snowpack Remote Sensing", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2017.
  4. Y. Kim, Y. Du, A. Tang, Y. Zhao, B. Lee, R. Chen, C. Jou, J. Cong, T. Itoh, F. Chang, "A  65nm CMOS 125 GHz Transceiver Assembled with FR4 PCB Antenna for Contactless Wave-Connectors", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2017.

 Old Conference Articles:

  1. A.Tang."Overview of CMOS technology for radiometry and passive imaging", SPIE Defense + Security, April 9, 2017. [Invited]
  2. Alexander Raymond, Adrian Tang, Erich Schlecht, Yanghyo Kim, M.-C. Frank Chang, “In Situ Gas Sensing with a 100 GHz CMOS Spectrometer”, IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings 2016.
  3. A.Tang."CMOS Systems-on-Chip for NASA Millimeter-Wave & THz Space Instruments", IEEE Computing and Communications Workshop and Conference, Jan , 2017. [keynote]
  4. A. Tang, "A Preliminary Evaluation of Active Millimeter-Wave Radiometry at W-Band for Enhancement of Material Contrasts",  International Microwave Symposium 2016
  5. 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.
  6. A. Tang, T. Reck, Y. Kim, G. Virbila, G. Chattopadhyay, M,-C. Frank Chang, "A 65nm CMOS 88-105 GHz DDFS-Based Fractional Synthesizer For High Resolution Planetary Exploration Spectroscopy", International Microwave Symposium 2016.
  7. K.B. Cooper, C. Baldi, G. Chattopadhyay, M. Choukroun, C. Cochrane, R. Dengler, S. Durden, T.O. El Bouayadi, D. Gonzalez, R. Monje, A. Skalare, A. Tang, and S. Tanelli, E. Gandini and N. Lombart, "A Combination Millimeter-Wave Doppler Radar and THz Spectrometer for Planetary Science" European Microwave Week 2016.
  8. Brian Drouin, Adrian Tang, Erich Schlecht, Emily Brageot, Adam Daly, Qun Gu, Yu Ye, Ran Shu, M-C Frank Chang, and Rod. M Kim, "A CMOS Millimeter-Wave Transceiver Embedded in a Semi-Confocal Fabry Perot Cavity"  71st International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2016.
  9. L. Du, C. Liu, A. Tang, Y. Zhang, M.-C. F. Chang, "Airtouch: A Novel Single Layer 3D Touch Sensing System for Human/Mobile Device Interactions", ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference, June, 2016.
  10. A.Tang, "System Level Challenges of THz and mm-wave Imaging Systems", SPIE-DSS Sensing Technology and Applications, SPIE-DSS, April 2016. [Invited Paper]
  11. A.Tang, Y Kim, Q. Gu, "A 0.43K-Noise-Equivalent-dT 100GHz Dicke-Free Radiometer with 100% Time Efficiency in 65nm CMOS", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2016.
  12. Y. Zhao, ZZ Chen, G. Virbila, Y Xu, R. Al Hadi, Y. Kim, A. Tang, T. Reck, HN Chen, CP Jou, FL Hsueh, MCF Chang, "An Integrated 0.56THz Frequency Synthesizer with 21GHz Locking Range  and -74dBc/Hz Phase Noise at 1MHz Offset in 65nm CMOS", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2016.
  13. A. Tang, “CMOS-infused THz instrumentation for Planetary Science”, EMN Meeting on Electronics, Nov. 2015. [Invited Paper]
  14. A. Tang, “An Introduction to Reflector-Based Data-Links for Low Power Devices”, IoT Technology and Mobile Electronics Symposium Oct, 2015. [Invited Paper]
  15. 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, June 22-26, 2015.
  16. F. Hsiao, A. Tang, Y. Kim, B. Drouin, G. Chattopadhyay, M-C Frank Chang, "A 2.2 GS/s 188mW Spectrometer Processor in 65nm CMOS for supporting Low-Power THz Planetary Instruments", IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference 2015.
  17. P. H. Siegel, A. Tang, G. Virbila, Y.H. Kim, M. C. F. Chang and V. Pikov "Compact Non-Invasive Millimeter-Wave Glucose Sensor" IRMMW-THZ, 2015.
  18. A. Tang, F Hsiao, Y. Kim, L. Du, L. Kong, G. Virbila, Y. Kuan, C. Lee, G. Chattopadhyay, N. Chahat, T. Reck, I. Mehdi, M-C F. Chang, "A 95 GHz Centimeter Scale Precision Confined Pathway System-on-Chip Navigation Processor for Autonomous Space Vehicles in 65nm CMOS", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2015.
  19. Zuow-Zun Chen, A. Tang, Y. Kim, G. Virbila, T. Reck, J. Yei, Y. Du, G. Chattopadhyay, M-C. F. Chang, "A  Wide-band 65nm CMOS 28-34 GHz Synthesizer Module Enabling Low Power Heterodyne Spectrometers for Planetary Exploration" IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2015.
  20. Ran Shu, Adrian Tang, Brian Drouin, Qun Gu, "A 54-84 GHz CMOS SPST Switch with 35 dB Isolation" IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) Symposium 2015.
  21. Goutam Chattopadhyay, Theodore Reck, Adrian Tang, Cecile Jung-Kubiak, Choonsup Lee, Jose Siles, Erich Schlecht, Yanghyo M. Kim, M-C F. Chang, and Imran Mehdi, "Compact Terahertz Instruments for Planetary Missions", IEEE European Antennas and Propagation, 2015. [Best Paper Nomination]
  22. Li Du, Y. Zhang, F. Hsiao, A. Tang, Y. Li, Z-Z. Chen, L. Huang and M-C. F. Chang, A 2.3mW 11cm-Range Bootstrapped and  Correlated-Double-Sampling (BCDS) 3D touch Sensor for Mobile Devices, International Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2015.
  23. G. Chattopadhyay, T. J. Reck, A. Tang, C. Jung-Kubiak, C. Lee, J. V. Siles, E. Schlecht, M-C F. Chang, and I. Mehdi, "Silicon  Micromachined High-Resolution Terahertz Spectroscopic Instrument for Planetary Missions", International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, 2014 [Invited Paper]
  24. A. Tang, Nacer Chahat, Emmanuel Decrossas, "CMOS THz Communication links for Wireless Applications Where do they fit  into Mobile Access and Fixed Access?", IRMMW-THz 2014. [Invited Paper]
  25. A.Tang, M. C. F. Chang, G. Chattopadhyay, ZZ Chen, T. Reck, H. Schone, Y. Zhao, L. Du, D. Murphy, N. Chahat, E.  Decrossas and I. Mehdi "CMOS (Sub)-mm-Wave System-on-Chip for Exploration of Deep Space and Outer Planetary Systems" IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference, 2014. [Invited Paper]
  26. A. Tang,  N. Chahat, E. Decrossas, G. Chattopadhyay, I. Mehdi, "A 94 GHz Multi-Casting Data-Link Based on 3-D Printing    Compatible Dielectric Ribbon Interconnects", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2014.
  27. A. Tang, N. Chahat, Y. Zhao, G. Virbila, C. Lee, F. Hsiao, L. Du, Y. Kuan, M. F. Chang, G. Chattopadhyay, I. Mehdi "A 65nm     CMOS 140 GHz 27.3 dBm EIRP Transmit Array with Membrane Antenna for Highly Scalable Multi-Chip Phase Arrays", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2014.
  28. A. Tang, M.F. Chang "CMOS Techniques for Communication Links beyond 100 GHz", Government Microcircuit Applications & Critical Technology Conference (GOMACTech) 2014.
  29. A. Tang, N. Chahat "CMOS Techniques for Communication Links beyond 50 GHz", IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing 2014.
  30. A. Tang, M.F. Chang "mm-wave and sub-mm-wave systems-on-chip", European Microwave Conference 2013. [Invited Paper]
  31. A. Tang, Q. Gu "A High-Precision Millimeter-Wave Navigation System for Indoor and Urban Environment Autonomous  Vehicles", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2013.
  32. A. Tang, G. Virbila, F. Hsiao, H. Wu, D. Murphy, I. Mehdi, P. Siegel, M. F. Chang, "A 2x2 W-Band Reference Time-Shifted   Phase-Locked Transmitter Array in 65nm CMOS Technology", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2013.
  33. A. Tang, G. Virbila, H. Wu, M.F. Chang "A 155 GHz 220mW Synthesizer-Free Phase Based Radar System in 65nm CMOS Technology", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2013.
  34. A. Tang,  K. B. Cooper, R. J. Dengler, N. Llombart, P. Siegel, "Automatic Focusing for a 675 GHz Imaging Radar with Target Standoff Distances from 14 to 34 Meters", IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2013.
  35. A. Tang, M F. Chang, "Calibration and Optimization of CMOS mm-Wave Transceivers", IEEE International Microwave  Symposium 2013. [Invited Paper]
  36. A. Tang, "CMOS Techniques for communication links beyond 100 GHz" National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, 2013.
  37. A. Tang, M.F. Chang, "A 294 GHz 0.47mW Caterpillar Amplifier Based Transmitter in 65nm CMOS For THz Data-Links" IEEE Radio Wireless Symposium 2013.
  38. A. Tang, Hao Wu, M.F. Chang, "A 245 GHz, 2.6mW/Pixel Antenna-Less CMOS Imager with 0.7fW/Hz05 Nep and 3.5m Backscattered Range" IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference, Kobe, Japan 2012.
  39. A. Tang, Q. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, "A 349 GHz 18.2mW/Pixel CMOS Tri-Color Inter-modulated Regenerative Receiver for Color mm-Wave Imaging" IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2012. [IMS Best Paper Award]
  40. A. Tang, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Qun Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, Y.H. Wang, H. Wu, L. Nan, Y. Wu, and  Frank Chang, "A CMOS 135-150  GHz 0.4 dBm EIRP TX with 5.1dB P1dB Extension Using Envelope Feed-Forward Compensation" IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2012. [IMS Honorable Mention for Best Paper]
  41. A. Tang, David Murphy, Gabriel Virbila, Frank Hsiao, Sai-Wang Tam, Hsing-Ting Yu, Yanghyo Kim, Alden Wong, Alex Wong, Yi-Cheng Wu, Mau-Chung Frank Chang, "D-Band Frequency Synthesis Using a U-band PLL and Frequency Tripler in 65nm CMOS Technology" IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2012.
  42. A. Tang, Gabriel Virbila, Yen-Hsiang Wang, Qun Jane Gu, Zhiwei Xu, Li Du,Na Yan, Yu-Hsiu Wu, Yi-Cheng Wu, Mau-Chung Frank Chang, "A 200 GHz 16-pixel Focal Plane Array Imager using CMOS Super Regenerative Receivers with Quench Synchronization"  IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2012.
  43. A. Tang, G. Virbila, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Y. Wang, Q. Gu, Z. Xu, Y. Wu, M. Zhu, M-C F. Chang, "A 144 GHz 0.76 cm Resolution Sub-Carrier Phase Radar for 3D Imaging Applications" IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference  2012.
  44. A. Tang,   Frank Hsiao, David Murphy, I-Ning Ku, Jenny Y. Liu, Ning-Yi Wang, Sandeep D'Souza, Hao Wu, Yen-Hsiang Wang, Yen-Cheng Kuan,  Mandy Tang, Mike Pham, Gabriel Virbila, Derek Yang, Qun Gu, Charles Chien and Mau-Chung Frank Chang, "A Low Overhead Self-Healing Embedded System for Ensuring High Performance Yield and Long-Term Sustainability of a 60GHz 4Gbps Radio-on-a-Chip" IEEE international Solid-State Circuits Conference 2012.
  45. Y. Kim, G-S. Byun, A. Tang, C-P. Jou, H-H. Hsieh, G. Reinman, J. Cong, M-C. Chang, "An 8Gb/s/pin 4pJ/b/pin Single-T-Line Dual (Base+RF) Band Simultaneous Bidirectional Mobile Memory I/O Interface With Inter-Channel Interference Suppression", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2012.
  46. Frank Hsiao, Derek Yang, Mike Pham, Adrian Tang, and Mau-Chung Frank Chang, " A 7Gb/s SC-FDE/OFDM Baseband MMSE Equalizer for 60GHz Wireless Communications", IEEE Asian Solid-Sate Circuits Conference 2012.
  47. A. Tang, Zhiwei Xu, Qun Jane Gu, Yi-Cheng Wu, and Mau Chung Frank Chang, "A 144 GHz 2.5mW Multi-Stage Regenerative Receiver for mm-Wave Imaging in 65nm CMOS", IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symp. 2011, pp 449-452, June 2011.
  48. Mau-Chung Frank Chang, Charles Chien, A. Tang, Qun Jane Gu, "Self-Healing 4Giga-bit/sec Reconfigurable CMOS Radio-on-a-Chip", Government Microcircuit Applications & Critical Technology Conference (GOMACTech), March 2011, Orlando.
  49. A. Tang, and M-C Frank Chang, "A 183 GHz 13.5mW/pixel CMOS Regenerative Receiver for mm-Wave Imaging Applications", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference , Vol. 54, pp 296-297, Feb 2011.
  50. Jenny Yi-Chun Liu, A. Tang, Ning-Yi Wang, Qun Jane Gu, Roc Berenguer, Hsieh-Hung Hsieh, Chewnpu Jou and Mau-Chung Frank Chang, "A V-band Self-Healing Power Amplifier with Adaptive Feedback Bias Control in 65 nm CMOS", IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symposium 2011, pp 423-426, June 2011.
  51. A. Tang, G. Virbila, T. LaRocca, M. Chang, "A 75-110 GHz Digitally-Probed Artificial Dielectric Phase Demodulator in 65nm CMOS"  IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2011.
  52. Zhiwei Xu, Qun Jane Gu, Yi-Cheng Wu, Adrian Tang Yu-Ling Lin, Ho-Hsian Chen, Chewnpu Jou, M.-C. Frank Chang, "A 140GHz CMOS TX and RX for Giga Bit/sec Wireless Data Link", IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference 2010, pp 19-22 Sept. 2010.
  53. David Murphy, Qun Jane Gu, Yi-Cheng Wu, Heng-Yu Jian, Zhiwei Xu, A. Tang, Frank Wang, Yu-Ling Lin, Ho-Hsiang Chen, Chewnpu Jou, Mau-Chung Frank Chang*" A Low Phase Noise, Wideband and Compact CMOS PLL for use in a Heterodyne 802.15.3c TRX" Proc. IEEE European Solid-State Conference 2010.
  54. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "CMOS active transformer current-mode sigma-delta modulators," Proc. IEEE Mid-West Symposium on Circuits and Systems. pp. 625-628, Knoxville, TN., Aug. 2008.
  55. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "A New WiMax Sigma-Delta Modulator with Constant-Q Active Inductors," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp.1304-1307, Seattle, May 2008.
  56. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "Low-noise CMOS active transformer voltage-controlled oscillators," 2007 IEEE Mid-West Symposium Circuits and Systems, pp.1441-1444, Montreal, Aug. 2007.
  57. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "A new CMOS BPSK modulator with optimal transaction bandwidth control," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 2550 - 2553, New Orleans, May 2007.
  58. A. Tang, F. Yuan and E. Law "Class AB CMOS Active Transformer Voltage Controlled Oscillators" Int'l symp. on Signals, Systems and Electronics, 2007.

 Journal Articles

  1. A.Tang, Y. Kim, Y. Xu, G. Virbila, T. Reck, M-C F. Chang, "Evaluation of 28nm CMOS Receivers at 183 GHz for Space-borne Atmospheric Remote Sensing", IEEE Microwave Wireless Component Letters, Vol 27, No. 1, pp 100-102, Jan 2017.
  2. A.Tang, T. Reck, G. Chattopadhyay, "CMOS System-on-Chip Techniques in Millimeter-Wave / THz Instruments and Communications for Planetary Exploration", IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol 4, No 10, pp 176-182, October 2016.
  3. A.Tang, Y Kim, Y. Xu, M-C F. Chang, "A 5.8 GHz 54 Mb/s Backscatter Modulator for WLAN with Symbol Pre-Distortion and Transmit Pulse Shaping", Microwave Wireless Component Letters,  Vol 26, No 9, pp 729-731, Sept. 2016
  4. Brian Drouin, Adrian Tang, Erich Schlecht, Emily Brageot, Qun Gu, Yu Ye, Ran Shu, Mau-chung Chang, and Yanghyo Kim, "A CMOS millimeter-wave transceiver embedded in a semi-confocal Fabry-Perot Cavity for molecular spectroscopy", Journal of Chemical Physics, AIP Jounal of Chemical Physics, Vol 145, No 7, Aug 2016.
  5. Yan Zhao, Zuow-Zun Chen, Yuan Du, Yilei Li, Richard Al Hadi,  Gabriel Virbila, Yinuo Xu, Yanghyo Kim, Adrian Tang, Theodore Reck, Mau-Chung Frank Chang, "A 0.56-THz Phase-Locked Synthesizer in 65-nm CMOS Technology", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol 51, No 12, pp 3006-3019, December 2016.
  6. L. Du, Y. Zhang, C. Liu, A. Tang, Y. Li, M.-C. F. Chang, "A 2.3 mW 11 cm Range Bootstrapped and Correlated Double Sampling 3D Touch Sensing Circuit for Mobile Devices" IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II Vol. 64, No. 1, pp 96-100
  7. A. Tang, Y. Kim, MC-Chang, "Logic-I/O Threshold Comparing Gamma Radiation Dosimeter in Insensitive Deep-Sub-Micron CMOS", IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol 63, No. 2, Part 3, pp 1247-1250, April 2016.
  8. A.Tang, Y Kim, M-C F. Chang, "A 65nm CMOS 330 Mb/s Microwave Backscatter Link at 2.4 to 2.9 GHz with Ambient Blocker Cancellation", Microwave Wireless Component Letters, Volume 26, No 1, pp 61-63, Jan 2016..
  9. Qun Jane Gu, James C. Li, Adrian Tang, "Power Detectors for Microwave/mm-Wave Imaging Systems on InP/Silicon BiCMOS/CMOS Technologies", Solid State Electronics,(early access Jan 2016).
  10. Yu Ye, Bo Yu, Adrian Tang, Brian Drouin, and Qun Jane Gu, "A High Efficiency E-band CMOS Frequency Doubler with a Compensated Transformer-based Balun for Matching Enhancement" IEEE Microwave Wireless Component Letters, Vol 26, No 1, Jan 2016.
  11. N. Chahat, A. Tang, C. Lee, R. Sauleau, G. Chattopadhyay "Efficient CMOS Systems With Beam–Lead Interconnects for Space Instruments", IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, Volume PP, No 99 , Pages 1-8, Mar 2015.
  12. A. Tang, and M.F. Chang, "Inter-modulated Regenerative Receivers Operating at 349 GHz and 495 GHz for THz imaging in 40nm and 65nm CMOS Technology" IEEE Transactions THz Science & Technology, Volume 3, No 2, pp 134-140, Feb 2013.
  13. A. Tang, G. Zhu and F. Yuan, "Current-Mode Phase Lock Loop with constant-Q Active Inductor CCO and Active Transformer Loop Filters", Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Vol 74, Issue 2, pp 365-375, Feb. 2013.
  14. A. Tang, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, G. Virbila, Y.H. Wang, H. Wu, Y. Kim and M.F. Chang, "A CMOS D-Band Transmitter with IF Envelope Feed-Forward Pre-Distortion and Injection Locked Frequency Tripling Synthesizer" IEEE Transactions Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol 60, No 12, Dec 2012. [Invited Paper] 
  15. Q. Gu, K. Yang, Y. Xue, Z. Xu, A. Tang, C. Nien, T. Wu, H. Trang, M-C F. Chang, "A CMOS Integrated W-band Passive Imager", IEEE Transactions Circuits and Systems II, Vol 59, No 11, Nov 2012.
  16. C. Chien, A. Tang, M.F. Chang, "Dual-Control Self-Healing Architecture for High-Performance Radio SoCs" IEEE Design and Test of Computers. September 2012.
  17. Q.J. Gu, Zhiwei Xu, A. Tang, M.F. Chang, "A D-Band Passive Imager in 65nm CMOS" IEEE Microwave Wireless and Component Letters, Vol 22, No 5, pp 263-265, May 2012,
  18. A Tang, Qun Jane Gu, and Mau Chung Frank Chang, "CMOS Receivers for Active and Passive mm-Wave Imaging", IEEE Comm. Magazine, Oct. 2011. [Invited Paper]
  19. J.Y.C. Liu, Q. J. Gu, A.Tang , N-Y. Wang and M.C Chang, "A 60GHz Tunable Output Profile Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS" IEEE Microwave Wireless Component Letters, Vol 21, No. 7 July 2011.
  20. D. Murphy, Q.J. Gu, Yi-Cheng Wu, Heng-Yu Jian, Zhiwei Xu, A. Tang, A, F. Wang, 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, July 2011.
  21. 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 /Hz05 NEP, IET Electronic Letters , Apr 2011 Vol 47, No 9, pp 544-545.
  22. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "CMOS active transformers and their application in voltage-controlled quadrature oscillators,'' Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. Vol. 61, No.1, pp.83-90, Feb, 2009.
  23. A. Tang, F. Yuan, and E. Law, "A new constant-Q active inductor with applications in low-noise oscillator,'' Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. Vol. 58, No. 1, pp.77-80, Jan. 2009.
  24. A Tang, F. Yuan, and K.L.E. Law, "A new CMOS QPSK modulator with optimal transaction bandwidth control," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II. Vol 55. No. 1 Jan 2008.


 Book Chapters

  1. Xicheng Jiang, Adrian Tang, Frank M. C. Chang, Tetsuya Iizuka, Debajit Bhattacharya, Niraj K. Jha, Kangguo Cheng, Ali Khakifirooz, Mike Shuo-Wei Chen, Yun Chiu,  Martin Saint-Laurent, Ray (Ramon) Gomez, Man Pun Chan, Philip K. T. Mok "Digitally-Assisted Analog and Analog-Assisted Digital IC Design", Available Sept. 2015.
  2. Nacer Chahat, Adrian Tang, Maxim Zhadobov, Anda Guraliuc, Guido Valerio, Ronan Sauleau, “Electromagnetics of Body-Area Networks: Antennas, Propagation and RF Systems”, Wiley, 2015.


 Invited Talks & Workshops

  1. A.Tang, "CMOS-Infused THz Space Instrumentation", Broadcom, Irvine, Jan. 2016.
  2. A.Tang, "CMOS Technology for THz Space Instrumentation", University of California, Los Angeles Feb. 2015.
  3. A.Tang, "Reflective Data Links for Low Power Wearables", University of California, Santa Barbra, Nov. 2014.
  4.  A.Tang, "From Ipad to Launch Pad, Commercial CMOS for Space Instruments", Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Aug. 2013.
  5. A.Tang, "Compact THz Radar Systems", California Institute of Technology, Apr. 2013. A.Tang, "Calibration and Optimization of mm-wave Transceivers", IEEE International Microwave Symposium Jun. 2013.
  6. A.Tang, "Challenges of THz Imaging Radar", Boeing Corporation Mar. 2013.
  7. A.Tang, "Compact THz Imaging Radar", IEEE RFIC Symposium Jun. 2013.
  8. A.Tang, "CMOS Millimeter-wave Successive Approximation Radar", IEEE International Microwave Symposium Jun. 2012.
  9. A.Tang, "CMOS Techniques for mm-wave Imaging ", UCLA Research Review Mar. 2012.
  10. A.Tang and M-C Frank Chang, "Advantages of CMOS receivers for mm-wave imaging", IEEE RFIC Symposium Jun. 2011.
  11. A.Tang, "Super-Regenerative Receivers for mm-wave Imaging", UCLA Research Review Mar. 2011.


 Media Coverage of Research Topics

  1. RCR Wireless News: WiFi Now Appearance. Journalist: Claus Hetting,

  2. Popular Science, "NASA Chip Reflects Wi-Fi To Save Your Smartphone Battery"
    Journalist: Dave Gershgorn,  July 22, 2015

  3. InCompliance Magazine,
    Journalist: Kelly McSweeny, July 30, 2015

  4. Electronics Weekly Magazine, "In depth: NASA’s passive Wi-Fi saves 80% power"
    Journalist: Steve Bush , July 29, 2015

  5. Tech Times: "This Wi-Fi Reflector Chip Speeds Up Wearables And Improves Battery Life" Journalist: Christian de Looper, July 23, 2015

  6. What Mobile: "New NASA WIFI technology uses 100 times less power"
    Journalist: Thomas Wellburn, July 23, 2015

  7. FierceWirelessTech: "NASA researchers create Wi-Fi-powered chip tech for wearables to improve battery life" Journalist: Nicole Blanchard, July 27, 2015

  8. Techtree: "New WiFi Chip By NASA To Extend Your Smartphone's Battery"
    Journalist: Phalgunn Maharishi, July 29 2015

  9. Hot Hardware: "NASA Researchers Employ Wi-Fi Reflectors To Boost Performance And Battery Life On Wearables"
    Journalist: Joshua Gulick, July 28 2015

  10. GizBurn: "This Wi-Fi Reflector Chip Speeds Up Wearables And Improves Battery Life"
    Journalist: Ardhie Echel, July 24, 2015

  11. Silicon Republic: "New Wi-Fi reflector chip to let wearables use 1,000 times less energy",
    Journalist: Colm gorey, July 23, 2015

  12. "NASA-developed Wi-Fi chip aims to increase the battery life of wearables" Journalist: Sam Ashcroft, July 24, 2015

  13. The Register: "Wi-Fi 'reflector' hooks you up at 0.1 per cent of current power budget" July 28 2015.
    Journalist: Richard Chirgwin, July 28, 2015

  14. ITProPortal: "NASA built a WiFi chip that uses 1,000 times less power"
    Journalist: Sead Fadilpasic, July 27, 2015

  15. IBNLive: "New WiFi chip by NASA could extend your device's battery life"
    Journalist: N/A July 28, 2015

  16. The Wire: "NASA wi-fi chip to extend your Smartphone’s battery life"
    Journalist: N/A July 28, 2015

  17. Green Optimistic: "NASA’s New Wi-Fi Reflector Chip Boosts the Speed of Wearables"
    Journalist: Satya Sivani, July 29, 2015

  18. Digital Trends: "NASA collaborates with UCLA for next-gen Wi-Fi chip"
    Journalist: Brad Jones, July 27, 2015


 IP Filings (last 6 Months)

  1. US PATENT 61/598,996 Regenerative Receiver For mm-wave Imaging and Communications.
  2. US PATENT 61/597,531 Segmented Power Amplifiers for Enhanced Back-off Efficiency
  3. US PATENT 61/591,349 Sub-Carrier Successive Approximation Radar for 3D Imaging.
  4. US PATENT 61/778,668 RF Sensor for portable Touchscreens
  5. US PATENT 62/658,411 Lens Coupled Dielectric Waveguide Structures
  6. US PATENT 62/176,994 Dielectric Waveguide Hybrid/Isolator for Millimeter-Wave DataLinks
  7. US PATENT 62/025,788 Microwave Reflector Links for WLAN Applications
  8. US PATENT 62/066,838 CDMA-Spread Spectrum Reflector  for Reduction of Ambient Blockers
  9. US PATENT 62/068,115 Reduction of  Blockers through Replication of Transmitting Signal Sources