SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

 

BOOK:

 

Albert Wang, On-Chip ESD Protection for Integrated Circuits 每 An IC Design Perspective, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2002, ISBN: 0-7923-7647-1.

 

 

SELECTED TOPICAL PUBLICARIONS

 

On-Chip ESD Protection for RF/AMS ICs:

         L. Lin, X. Wang, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, Albert Wang, R. Zhan, H. Xie, C. Gill, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, G. Zhang and X. Wang, ※Whole-Chip ESD Protection Design Verification by CAD§, Invited, IEEE Proc. EOS/ESD Symp, pp.28-37, Anaheim, CA, 2009.

         X. Wang, H. Tang, L. Lin, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, Albert Wang, G. Zhang, X. Wang, Y Zhou, Lee Yang and H. Chen , ※ESD Protection for RF/AMS ICs: Design and Optimization§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), pp25-28, Austin, May 2009.

         Albert Wang, L. Lin, X. Wang and H. Liu, ※Emerging Challenges in ESD Protection for RF ICs in CMOS§, Invited, J. of Semiconductors, 29(4), pp628-636, April 2008.

         X. Guan, X. Wang, L. Lin, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, H. Chen, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※ESD-RFIC Co-Design Methodology§, Invited, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp467-470, Atlanta, 2008.

         X. Wang, L. Lin, X. Guan, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, L. Yang, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※ESD-Sensitive LNA Design§, IEEE Proc. Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (AP-EMC) and 19th International Zurich Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 156-159, 2008.

         L. Lin, J. Liu, X. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Liu and Y. Zhou, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD protection structures in Sub-100nm CMOS§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), pp871-874, 2008.

         X. Guan, G. Chen, L. Lin, X. Wang, Albert Wang, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A New ESD-Aware Power Amplifier Design Method§, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp1363-1366, 2007.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, H. Xie, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※A Review on RF ESD Protection Design§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1304-1311, July 2005.

         H. Xie, H. Feng, R. Zhan, Albert Wang, D. Rodriguez and D. Rice, ※A New Low-Parasitic Polysilicon SCR ESD Protection Structure for RF ICs§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 26, No.2, pp.121-123, February 2005.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, H. Xie, X. Guan, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using A Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism§, IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp.1421-1428, October 2004.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, H. Xie, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka, S. Tamura, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※Characterizing Diodes For RF ESD Protection§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp.323-325, May 2004.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen, Q. Wu and Albert Z. Wang, ※Electrostatic Discharge Protection for RF Integrated Circuits: New ESD Design Challenges§, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, An International Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 5-19, April 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※ESDExtractor: A New Technology-Independent CAD Tool for Arbitrary ESD Protection Device Extraction,§ IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp.1362-1370, October 2003.

         H. Feng, G. Chen, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, H. Xie, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※A Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology,§ IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, V38, N6, pp.995-1006, June 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen and Albert Wang, ※RC-SCR: A Very-Low-Voltage ESD Protection Circuit in Plain CMOS,§ IEE Electronics Letters, V38, N19, pp.1099-1100, September 2002.

         H. G. Feng, R. Y. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang,A Circular Under-Pad Multiple-Mode ESD Protection Structure for ICs,§ IEE Electronics Letters, V38, N11, pp. 511 每513, May 2002.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Novel all-Direction on-Chip Protection Circuit,§ IEICE Trans. Electron., Vol. E85-C, N3, pp.566-571, March 2002.

         K. Gong, H. Feng, R. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※A Study of Parasitic Effects of ESD Protection on RF ICs,§ IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, V50, N1, pp.393-402, January 2002.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, K. Gong and Albert Z. Wang, ※A New Pad-Oriented Multiple-Mode ESD Protection Structure and Layout Optimization,§ IEEE Electron Device Letters, V22, N10, pp.493-495, Oct. 2001.

         K. Gong, H. G. Feng, R. Y. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESD-Induced Circuit Performance Degradation in RFICs,§ Microelectronics Reliability, V41, Issue 9-10, PERGAMON, Elsevier Science, pp.1379-1383, September-October 2001.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Y. Zhan and J. Stine, ※On-Chip ESD Protection Design for Integrated Circuits: an Overview for IC Designers,§ Microelectronics Journal, Elsevier Science, V32, Issue 9, pp.733-747, September 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Pad-Oriented Novel Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure For Mixed-Signal ICs,§ in Advances in Systems Science: Measurement, Circuits and Control, Edited by N. Mastorakis and L. Pecorelli-Peres, Electrical and Computer Engineering Series, WSES Press, 2001, pp.159-163.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, and Albert Z. Wang, ※A Novel on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Design for RFIC*s,§ Microelectronics Journal, V32, Issue 3, Elsevier Science, pp 189-195, March 2001.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※On a Dual-Direction on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure,§ IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, V48, N5, pp.978-984, May 2001.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※An on-Chip ESD Protection Circuit with Low Trigger-Voltage in BiCMOS Technology,§ IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, V36, N1, pp.40-45, January 2001.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, and P. Deane, ※A Study of NMOS Behaviors under ESD Stress: Simulation and Characterization,§ Microelectronics Reliability, V38, Issue 6-8, PERGAMON, Elsevier Science, pp.1183-1186, 1998.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, H. Xie, G. Chen and X. Guan,RF ESD Protection for VDSM Si Technology§, Proc. ECS 5th Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), 2006.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, Albert Wang and Y. Cheng, ※Noise Analysis of ESD Structures and Impacts on a Fully-Integrated 5.5GHz LNA in 0.18mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE 35th European Microwave Conference, October 2005.

         R. Zhan, H. Xie, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※ESDZapper: A New Layout-level Verification Tool for Finding Critical Discharging Path under ESD Stress§, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 79-82, 2005.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling of GGNMOS ESD Protection Structure§, Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.61-64, 2004.

         G. Chen and Albert Wang, ※Evaluating RF ESD Protection Design: An Overview§, Proc. IEEE 11th International Symp. Physical & Failure Analysis of ICs (IPFA), pp205-208, 2004.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, H. Xie, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka, S. Tamura, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※RF Characterization of ESD Protection Structures§, Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC), pp.379-382, 2004.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. Feng, G. Chen, R. Zhan, H. Xie, Q. Wu and X. Guan, ※Key Aspects For ESD Protection Design In ICs: Mixed-Mode Simulation And RF/Mixed-Signal ESD Protection,§ IEEE 25th Int*l Conf. on ASIC (ASICON), pp.1000-1005, 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen, X. Guan, H. Xie and Albert Z. Wang, ※Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology,§ Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), V1, pp.652-655, 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. Guan, H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※Bonding-Pad-Oriented on-Chip ESD Protection Structures for ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), V 4, pp.741-744, 2003.

         G. Chen, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※A Systematic Study of ESD Protection Structures for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Symp. RF Integrated Circuits (RFIC), pp.347-350, 2003.

         Albert Wang, ※Recent Developments in ESD Protection for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp.171-178, 2003.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen and Q. Wu, ※ESD Protection Design for RF Integrated Circuits: New Challenges,§ Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp.411-418, 2002.

         K. Gong, H. Feng, R. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESD-Induced Circuit Performance Degradation in RFICs,§ IEEE Proc. European Symp. Reliability of Electron Devices Failure Physics & Analysis (ESREF), pp.1379-1383, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Pad-Oriented Novel Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure For Mixed-Signal ICs,§ Proc. WSES/IEEE Conferences: 5th Circuits, Systems, Communications & Computers, pp.3421-3425, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Novel all-Direction on-Chip Protection Circuit,§ Proc. IEEE/IEICE Int*l Symp. Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE), pp.118-121, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※An ESD Protection Circuit for Mixed-Signal ICs,§ Proc. IEEE CICC, pp.493-496, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A New Integrated Metal-Semiconductor Simulation Methodology for on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Design Optimization※, Proc. IEEE/IFIP World Computer Congress Int*l Conference on Design Automation, pp.81每85, 2000.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A Comparison Study of ESD Protection for RFIC*s: Performance vs. Parasitics,§ Proc. IEEE RFIC Symp., pp.235-238, 2000.

         Albert Z. Wang, ※A New Design for Complete on-Chip ESD Protection,§ Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 87-90, 2000.

         Albert Z. Wang and C. H. Tsay, ※A Compact Square-Cell ESD Structure for BiCMOS ICs,§ Proc. IEEE BCTM, pp. 46-49, 1999.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay and Q. Shan, ※A Novel Dual-Direction IC ESD Protection Device,§ Proc. IEEE 7th Int*l Symp. Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits, pp.151-155, 1999.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, J. Bielawski and L. DeClue, ※Design Optimization of a Practical ESD Protection Circuit by CAD: A Case Study,§ Proc. IEEE 13th UGIM Symp., pp. 116-119, 1999.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※A Low-Triggering Circuitry for Dual-Direction ESD Protection,§ Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp 139-142, 1999.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, A. Lele and P. Deane, ※A Study of NMOS Behaviors under ESD Stress: Simulation and Characterization,§ Proc. IEEE 9th European Symp. Reliability of Electron Devices Failure Physics & Analysis, pp.151-155, 1998.

 

 

 

RF Inductors:

         C. Yang, F. Liu, X. Wang, J. Zhan, Albert Wang, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Long, Z. Wu, X. Li, ※Investigation of on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF ICs 〞 Part I: Design and Simulation§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices,Vol. 56, No. 12, pp. 3133-3140, December 2009.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, X. Wang, J. Zhan, Albert Wang, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Long, Z. Wu, X. Li, ※Investigation of on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF ICs 〞 Part II: Experiments§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices,Vol. 56, No. 12, pp. 3141-3148, December 2009.

         F. Zhang, Z. Wang, X. Wang, H. Tang, Q. Fang, Albert Wang, W. Chen, L. Yang, B. Zhao, G. Zhang, and X. Wang, ※Design Optimization and Modeling of on-Chip RF Inductors in 0.13µm and 90nm Standard CMOS§, Proc. IEEE MWSCAS, pp.975-978, Cancun, Mexico, 2009.

         C. Yang, T. Ren, l. Liu, J. Zhan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wu and X. Li, ※on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF IC§, Proc. IEEE Transducers, pp. 785-788, Denver, June 2009.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, l. Liu, J. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※Soft-Ferrite-Film Integration for on-Chip RF Passive Elements§, Proc. International Conference on Communication Technology and VLSI Design  (CommV09), Oct., 2009.

         C. Yang, T. -L. Ren, L. -T. Liu, Y. Yuan, Albert Wang, and X. Wang, ※Ferrite-integrated on-chip RF solenoid inductor,§ 7th IEEE Conference on Sensors (SENSORS), Lecce, Italy, pp. 1040-1043, Oct. 2008.

         Y. Yuan, C. Yang, T. Ren, J. Zhan, L. Liu and Albert Wang, ※Design and Simulation of on-Chip Magnetic Inductors for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE ICSICT, IEEE 978-1-4244-2186-2/08, pp. 523-526, 2008.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang, and Z. Yue, ※Ferrite-Partially-Filled on-Chip RF Inductor Fabricated Using Low-Temperature Nano-Powder-Mixed-Photoresist Filling Technique for Standard CMOS§, IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) Tech. Digest, pp1038-1040, 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and H. Feng, ※Ferrite-Integrated on-Chip Inductors for RF ICs ※, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp652-655, July 2007

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and H. Feng, ※Ferrite-Integrated on-Chip Inductors for RF ICs ※, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp652-655, July 2007.

         F. Liu, C, Yang, T. Ren, Albert Wang, J. Yu and L. Liu, ※NiCuZn Ferrite Thin Films Grown by a sol-gel Method and Rapid Thermal Annealing,§ J. of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, V309, Issue 1, pp.17-21, March 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and H. Feng, ※Magnetic film inductors for RF IC§, Invited, Proc. ECS Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), pp447-462, 2007. 2nd Place, Best Student Paper Award.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Feng, Albert Wang and H. Long, ※Fully Integrated Ferrite-Based Inductors for RF ICs§, Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, A 130-131, p365-370, 2006.

         F. Liu, T. Ren, C. Yang, L. Liu, Albert Wang, and J. Yu, ※NiCuZn Ferrite Thin Films for RF Integrated Inductors,§ Materials Letter, Vol. 60, pp. 1403-1406, 2006.

         T. Ren, C. Yang, F. Liu, L. Liu, Albert Z. Wang and X. Zhang, ※Equivalent Circuit Analysis of an RF Integrated Inductor with Ferrite Thin-Film,§ Journal of Semiconductors, Vol. 27, pp. 511-515, 2006.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Feng, Z. Albert Wang, H. Long and J. Yu, ※RF Integrated Inductor with CoZrO Ferrite Thin Film,§ Journal of Semiconductors, Vol. 26, pp. 2208-2212, 2005.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang, Tianling, Ren, Junbo Bao, Feng Liu, Chen Yang, Xiao Zhang, ※A New Modeling Technique for Simulating 3D Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structures for RFIC Applications§, IEEE Tans. Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1354-1363, July 2005.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※A Novel Accurate PEEC-based 3D Modeling Technique for RF Devices of Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structure,§ Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, V38, Issue 3, Wiley & Sons, pp.237-240, August 2003.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and Z. Yue, ※Ni-Zn Ferrite Film Coated on-Chip RF Inductor Fabricated by A Novel Powder-Mixed-Photoresist Spin-Coating Technique§, Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int*l Microwave Symposium (IMS), pp465-468, 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan and Albert Wang, ※Magnetic film inductors for RF IC§, Proc. ECS Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), pp447-462, 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu and Albert Z. Wang, ※On-Chip Integrated Inductors with Ferrite Thin-Films for RFIC§, Tech. Digest, IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), pp225-228, 2006.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu and Albert Z. Wang, ※On-Chip Integrated Inductors with Ni-Zn-Cu-Fe and Y-Bi-Fe Thin-Films for RF IC§, Proc. 34th IEEE European Solid-State Device Research Conf (ESSDERC), pp. 194-197, September 2006.

         F. Liu, C. Yang, T. L. Ren, L. T. Liu, H. G. Feng, Albert Z. Wang, H. B. Long and J Yu, ※Fully Integrated Ferrite-Based Inductors for RF ICs§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), Vol 1, pp.895 - 898, 2005.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang and T. Ren, ※L-SIMULATOR: A MAGPEEC-Based new CAD Tool for Simulating Magnetic-Enhanced IC Inductors of 3D Arbitrary Geometry§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Vol 5, pp. V-233/237, 2004.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H, Feng and Albert Wang, ※magPEEC: Extended PEEC Modeling for 3D Arbitrary Electro-Magnetic Devices with Application for M-Cored Inductors,§ Proc. IEEE Symp. RF Integrated Circuits (RFIC), pp.251-254, 2003.

         H. Feng, G. Jelodin, K. Gong, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, C. Chen and Albert Wang, ※Super Compact RFIC Inductors in 0.18mm CMOS with Copper Interconnects,§ Proc. IEEE Microwave Symposium Digest, 2002, IEEE MTT-S International, V1, pp. 553 每556, 2002.

 

 

 

RF/AMS ESD Protection Circuit Design Method:

         X. Guan, X. Wang, L. Lin, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, H. Chen, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※ESD-RFIC Co-Design Methodology§, Invited, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp467-470, Atlanta, 2008.

         X. Wang, L. Lin, X. Guan, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, L. Yang, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※ESD-Sensitive LNA Design§, IEEE Proc. Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (AP-EMC) and 19th International Zurich Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 156-159, 2008.

         L. Lin, J. Liu, X. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Liu and Y. Zhou, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD protection structures in Sub-100nm CMOS§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), pp871-874, 2008.

         X. Guan, G. Chen, L. Lin, X. Wang, Albert Wang, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A New ESD-Aware Power Amplifier Design Method§, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp1363-1366, 2007.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan, H. Feng, G. Chen, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※A 3D Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology§, Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp243-246, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, H. Xie, X. Guan, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using A Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism§, IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp.1421-1428, October 2004.

         H. Feng, G. Chen, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, H. Xie, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※A Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology,§ IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, V38, N6, pp.995-1006, June 2003.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※ESDExtractor: A New Technology-Independent CAD Tool for Arbitrary ESD Protection Device Extraction,§ IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp.1362-1370, October 2003.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※A Novel Design Methodology Using Simulation for on-chip ESD Protection for Integrated Circuits,§ Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Solid-State & IC Technology, pp.509-512, 1998.

 

 

 

RF IC Chips:

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang, Y. Hao, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A Single-Chip 33pJ/pulse 5th-Derivative Gaussian Based IR-UWB Transmitter in 0.13米m CMOS§, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.401-404, Taipei, May 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A Programmable 1.8pJ/b Gaussian Pulse Generator for Impulse UWB Transceivers in 90nm CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp.498-501, San Diego, 2009. (Best Student Paper candidate)

         X. Wang, B. Qin, H. Xie, L. Lin, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, S. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Chen, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, L. Yang and G. Zhang, ※FCC-EIRP-Aware UWB Pulse Generator Design Approach§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Ultra Wideband (ICUWB),  pp.592-596, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, L. Lin, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, S. Wang, F. Yao, Albert Wang and Y. Zhou, ※A 52mW 3.1-10.6GHz Fully Integrated Correlator for IR-UWB Transceivers in 0.18µm CMOS§, in press, IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2009.

         X. Guan, X. Wang, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A 3V 110米W 3.1ppm/C curvature-compensated CMOS bandgap reference§, in press, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, An International Journal, DOI#: 0.1007/s10470-009-9333-7, 2009.

         Bo Qin, Hongyi Chen, Xin Wang and Albert Wang, ※An Ultra Low-Power FCC-Compliant 5th-Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for IR-UWB Transceiver§, in press, Journal of Electronics, 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Xie, L. Lin, H. Tang, Albert Wang, H. Chen, B. Zhao, L. Yang and Y. Zhou, ※1.8pJ/pulse Programmable Gaussian Pulse Generator for Full-Band Non-Carrier Impulse UWB Transceivers in 90nm CMOS§, in press, IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A Tunable 2.4pJ/b 1st每Order Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for Impulse UWB Transceivers in 0.13µm CMOS,§ Proc. IEEE ICSICT, pp1544-1547, 2008.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, B. Qin, H. Chen and Z. Wang, ※A Varying Pulse Width 5th-Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for UWB Transceivers in CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp171-174, 2008.

         X. Guan, X. Wang, L. Lin, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, H. Chen, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※ESD-RFIC Co-Design Methodology§, Invited, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp467-470, Atlanta, 2008.

         X. Wang, L. Lin, X. Guan, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, L. Yang, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※ESD-Sensitive LNA Design§, IEEE Proc. Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (AP-EMC) and 19th International Zurich Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 156-159, 2008.

         L. Lin, J. Liu, X. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Liu and Y. Zhou, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD protection structures in Sub-100nm CMOS§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), pp871-874, 2008.

         X. Wang, H. Xie, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen, S. Qiao, Y. He and Y. Zhou, ※Simulation Design of A New 3.1-10.6GHz Single-Full-Band Non-Carrier Pulse-Based Ultra Wideband System§, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp834-837, October 2007.

         X. Guan, G. Chen, L. Lin, X. Wang, Albert Wang, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A New ESD-Aware Power Amplifier Design Method§, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp1363-1366, 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B .Qin, H. Chen, B. Zhao and L. Yang, ※A Broadband CMOS Multiplier-Based Correlator for IR-UWB Transceiver SoC§, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp493-496, 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen, Y. Zhou and B. Zhao, ※A Varying Pulse Width Second Order Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for UWB Transceivers in CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp2794-2797, 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and C. Zhang§A Fully-Integrated Low-Power 3.1-10.6GHz UWB LNA in 0.18米m CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp.197-200, January 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※An Ultra Low-Power Low-Cost Gaussian Impulse Generator for UWB Applications§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), pp. 1817-1820, 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and H. Chen, ※A Pulse-Based Non-Carrier 7.5GHz UWB Transceiver SoC with on-Chip ADC§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), pp. 1804-1807, 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and H. Chen, ※A Pulse-Based Full-Band UWB Transceiver SoC in 0.18mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International SoC Conference, pp.73-76, 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang and Albert Wang, ※An Ultra-Low Power Pulse-Based UWB Transceiver SoC§, Proc. IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), paper#: 3248, pp.111, 2006.

         X. Guan, H. Feng, Albert Wang and L. Yang, ※A New Circuit Model for Designing Fully Integrated Class-A Power Amplifier§, Proc. 25th IEEE Int*l Conference on Microelectronics (MIEL), pp. 409-412, 2006.

         H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※A Fine-Tuned Low-Power LNA for Lower-Band UWB Transceiver§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, pp.217-220, 2005.

         Albert Wang, X. Guan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, R. Zhan and L. Yang, ※A 2.4 GHz Fully Integrated Class-A Power Amplifier In 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS Technology§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conf. on ASIC (ASICON), pp.360-363, 2005.

         H. Xie, X. Wang and Albert Wang, ※A Fully-Integrated Fine-Tuned Low-Power 3.1-10.6GHz UWB LNA in 0.18米m SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE 35th European Microwave Conference, V3, pp. 17181722, 2005.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, Albert Wang and Y. Cheng, ※Noise Analysis of ESD Structures and Impacts on a Fully-Integrated 5.5GHz LNA in 0.18mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE 35th European Microwave Conference, October 2005.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan and R. Zhan , ※A 2.45GHz Wide Tuning Range VCO Using MOS Varactor in 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS Technology§, Proc. IEEE International Sypm. Microwave, Antenna, Propagation and EMC Technologies for Wireless Communications (MAPE), pp.10-13, 2005.

         H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan, R. Zhan, Albert Wang  and L. W. Yang, ※A 5GHz Dual-Band Sub-Harmonic Direct Down-Conversion Mixer In 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.4807-4810, 2005.

         H. Feng, H. Xie, Albert Wang, Y. Cheng and S. Lloyd, ※A Full-Monolithic LNA in 0.18mm SiGe: Performance Variation Due to ESD Protection§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Vol 2, pp.1226 每 1229, 2004.

         H. Feng, Albert Wang and L. Yang, ※A New 5.5GHz LNA with Gain Control and Turn-off Control for Dual-Band WLAN Systems§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Vol 2, pp.1248 - 1251, 2004.

         Albert Wang, ※Recent Developments in ESD Protection for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp.171-178, 2003.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A Comparison Study of ESD Protection for RFIC*s: Performance vs. Parasitics,§ Proc. IEEE RFIC Symp., pp.235-238, 2000.

 

 

 

Mixed-Signal IC Chips

         X. Wang, B. Qin, H. Xie, L. Lin, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, S. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Chen, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, L. Yang and G. Zhang, ※FCC-EIRP-Aware UWB Pulse Generator Design Approach§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Ultra Wideband (ICUWB),  pp.592-596, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

         Q. Wu, S Fan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka and S. Takeuchi, ※An Optimized Pipelined-Subranging ADC Architecture§, Proc. IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), paper#: 3249, pp.62, 2006.

         X. Guan, H. Feng, Albert Wang, A. Ishikawa, S. Tamura, K. Takasuka, Z. Wang and C. Zhang ※A 3V 110uW 3.1ppm/ºC Curvature-Compensated CMOS Bandgap Reference§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.2861-2864, 2006.

         Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※A 12bits/200MHz Resolution/Sampling/Power-Optimized ADC In 0.25mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.6174-6177, 2005.

 

 

 

CAD & Modeling:

         L. Lin, X. Wang, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, Albert Wang, R. Zhan, H. Xie, C. Gill, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, G. Zhang and X. Wang, ※Whole-Chip ESD Protection Design Verification by CAD§, Invited, IEEE Proc. EOS/ESD Symp, pp.28-37, Anaheim, CA, 2009.

         L. Lin, J. Liu, X. Wang, A. Wang, H. Liu and Y. Zhou, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD protection structures in Sub-100nm CMOS§, Invited, to appear, Proc. IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), March, 2008.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, H. Xie, X. Guan, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using A Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism§, IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp.1421-1428, October 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※ESDExtractor: A New Technology-Independent CAD Tool for Arbitrary ESD Protection Device Extraction,§ IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp.1362-1370, October 2003.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang, Tianling, Ren, Junbo Bao, Feng Liu, Chen Yang, Xiao Zhang, ※A New Modeling Technique for Simulating 3D Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structures for RFIC Applications§, IEEE Tans. Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1354-1363, July 2005.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※A Novel Accurate PEEC-based 3D Modeling Technique for RF Devices of Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structure,§ Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, V38, Issue 3, Wiley & Sons, pp.237-240, August 2003.

         X. Guan, H. Feng, Albert Wang and L. Yang, ※A New Circuit Model for Designing Fully Integrated Class-A Power Amplifier§, Proc. 25th IEEE Int*l Conference on Microelectronics (MIEL), pp. 409-412, 2006.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for on-Chip ESD Protection Structures§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (MIXDES), pp. 877-880, 2005.

         R. Zhan, H. Xie, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※ESDZapper: A New Layout-level Verification Tool for Finding Critical Discharging Path under ESD Stress§, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 79-82, 2005.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling of GGNMOS ESD Protection Structure§, Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.61-64, 2004.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※Real 3D Electro-Thermal Simulation and Analysis for ESD Protection Structures§, Proc. IEEE International Caracas Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems (ICCDCS), pp61-64, 2004.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang and T. Ren, ※L-SIMULATOR: A MAGPEEC-Based new CAD Tool for Simulating Magnetic-Enhanced IC Inductors of 3D Arbitrary Geometry§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Vol 5, pp. V-233/237, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, H. Xie and Albert Wang, &ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using a Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism*, Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Vol 5, pp. V217-220, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan, G. Chen, H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※Concept and Extraction Method of ESD-Critical Parameters for Function-Based Layout Level ESD Protection Circuit Design Verification§, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp.710-712, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. K. Guan and Albert Wang, ※A New Technology-independent CAD Tool For ESD Protection Device Extraction 每 ESDExtractor,§ Proc. IEEE/ACM Int*l Conf. Computer Aided Design (ICCAD), pp.510-513, 2002.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, G. Chen, X. Guan and Albert Wang, ※A New Algorithm for ESD Protection Device Extraction Based on Subgraph Isomorphism,§ Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.361-366, 2002.

 

 

 

Misc. Topics:

         L. Zhang, R. Huang, D. Gao, D. Wu, Y. Kuang, P. Tang, W. Ding, Albert Wang and Y. Wang, ※Unipolar Resistive Switch Based on Silicon Monoxide Realized by CMOS Technology§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 30, No. 8, August 2009, pp.870-872.

         L. Zhang, R. Huang, Albert Wang, D. Wu, R. Wang, Y. Kuang, ※The Parasitic Effects Induced by the Contact in RRAM with MIM Structure※, Proc. IEEE ICSICT, pp932-935, 2008.

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

(as Principal Author)

 

Journal Papers:

         C. Yang, F. Liu, X. Wang, J. Zhan, Albert Wang, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Long, Z. Wu, X. Li, ※Investigation of on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF ICs 〞 Part I: Design and Simulation§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices,Vol. 56, No. 12, pp. 3133-3140, December 2009.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, X. Wang, J. Zhan, Albert Wang, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Long, Z. Wu, X. Li, ※Investigation of on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF ICs 〞 Part II: Experiments§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices,Vol. 56, No. 12, pp. 3141-3148, December 2009.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, L. Lin, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, S. Wang, F. Yao, Albert Wang and Y. Zhou, ※A 52mW 3.1-10.6GHz Fully Integrated Correlator for IR-UWB Transceivers in 0.18µm CMOS§, in press, IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2009.

         L. Zhang, R. Huang, D. Gao, D. Wu, Y. Kuang, P. Tang, W. Ding, Albert Wang and Y. Wang, ※Unipolar Resistive Switch Based on Silicon Monoxide Realized by CMOS Technology§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 30, No. 8, August 2009, pp.870-872.

         X. Guan, X. Wang, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A 3V 110米W 3.1ppm/C curvature-compensated CMOS bandgap reference§, in press, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, An International Journal, DOI#: 0.1007/s10470-009-9333-7, 2009.

         Bo Qin, Hongyi Chen, Xin Wang and Albert Wang, ※An Ultra Low-Power FCC-Compliant 5th-Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for IR-UWB Transceiver§, in press, Journal of Electronics, 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Xie, L. Lin, H. Tang, Albert Wang, H. Chen, B. Zhao, L. Yang and Y. Zhou, ※1.8pJ/pulse Programmable Gaussian Pulse Generator for Full-Band Non-Carrier Impulse UWB Transceivers in 90nm CMOS§, in press, IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2009.

         Albert Wang, L. Lin, X. Wang and H. Liu, ※Emerging Challenges in ESD Protection for RF ICs in CMOS§, Invited, J. of Semiconductors, 29(4), pp628-636, April 2008.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and H. Feng, ※Ferrite-Integrated on-Chip Inductors for RF ICs ※, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp652-655, July 2007

         F. Liu, C, Yang, T. Ren, Albert Wang, J. Yu and L. Liu, ※NiCuZn Ferrite Thin Films Grown by a sol-gel Method and Rapid Thermal Annealing,§ J. of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, V309, Issue 1, pp.17-21, March 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Feng, Albert Wang and H. Long, ※Fully Integrated Ferrite-Based Inductors for RF ICs§, Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, A 130-131, p365-370, 2006.

         F. Liu, T. Ren, C. Yang, L. Liu, Albert Wang, and J. Yu, ※NiCuZn Ferrite Thin Films for RF Integrated Inductors,§ Materials Letter, Vol. 60, pp. 1403-1406, 2006.

         T. Ren, C. Yang, F. Liu, L. Liu, Albert Z. Wang and X. Zhang, ※Equivalent Circuit Analysis of an RF Integrated Inductor with Ferrite Thin-Film,§ Journal of Semiconductors, Vol. 27, pp. 511-515, 2006.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Feng, Z. Albert Wang, H. Long and J. Yu, ※RF Integrated Inductor with CoZrO Ferrite Thin Film,§ Journal of Semiconductors, Vol. 26, pp. 2208-2212, 2005.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, H. Xie, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※A Review on RF ESD Protection Design§, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1304-1311, July 2005.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang, Tianling, Ren, Junbo Bao, Feng Liu, Chen Yang, Xiao Zhang, ※A New Modeling Technique for Simulating 3D Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structures for RFIC Applications§, IEEE Tans. Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1354-1363, July 2005.

         H. Xie, H. Feng, R. Zhan, Albert Wang, D. Rodriguez and D. Rice, ※A New Low-Parasitic Polysilicon SCR ESD Protection Structure for RF ICs§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 26, No.2, pp.121-123, February 2005.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, H. Xie, X. Guan, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using A Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism§, IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp.1421-1428, October 2004.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, H. Xie, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka, S. Tamura, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※Characterizing Diodes For RF ESD Protection§, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp.323-325, May 2004.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen, Q. Wu and Albert Z. Wang, ※Electrostatic Discharge Protection for RF Integrated Circuits: New ESD Design Challenges§, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, An International Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 5-19, April 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※ESDExtractor: A New Technology-Independent CAD Tool For Arbitrary ESD Protection Device Extraction,§ IEEE Trans. CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp.1362-1370, October 2003.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※A Novel Accurate PEEC-based 3D Modeling Technique for RF Devices of Arbitrary Conductor-Magnet Structure,§ Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, V38, Issue 3, Wiley & Sons, pp.237-240, August 2003.

         H. Feng, G. Chen, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, H. Xie, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※A Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology,§ IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, V38, N6, pp.995-1006, June 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen and Albert Wang, ※RC-SCR: A Very-Low-Voltage ESD Protection Circuit in Plain CMOS,§ IEE Electronics Letters, V38, N19, pp.1099-1100, September 2002.

         H. G. Feng, R. Y. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen and Albert Z. Wang,A Circular Under-Pad Multiple-Mode ESD Protection Structure for ICs,§ IEE Electronics Letters, V38, N11, pp. 511 每513, May 2002.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Novel all-Direction on-Chip Protection Circuit,§ IEICE Trans. Electron., Vol. E85-C, N3, pp.566-571, March 2002.

         K. Gong, H. Feng, R. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※A Study of Parasitic Effects of ESD Protection on RF ICs,§ IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, V50, N1, pp.393-402, January 2002.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, K. Gong and Albert Z. Wang, ※A New Pad-Oriented Multiple-Mode ESD Protection Structure and Layout Optimization,§ IEEE Electron Device Letters, V22, N10, pp.493-495, Oct. 2001.

         K. Gong, H. G. Feng, R. Y. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESD-Induced Circuit Performance Degradation in RFICs,§ Microelectronics Reliability, V41, Issue 9-10, PERGAMON, Elsevier Science, pp.1379-1383, September-October 2001.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Y. Zhan and J. Stine, ※On-Chip ESD Protection Design for Integrated Circuits: an Overview for IC Designers,§ Microelectronics Journal, Elsevier Science, V32, Issue 9, pp.733-747, September 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Pad-Oriented Novel Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure For Mixed-Signal ICs,§ in Advances in Systems Science: Measurement, Circuits and Control, Edited by N. Mastorakis and L. Pecorelli-Peres, Electrical and Computer Engineering Series, WSES Press, 2001, pp.159-163.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, and Albert Z. Wang, ※A Novel on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Design for RFIC*s,§ Microelectronics Journal, V32, Issue 3, Elsevier Science, pp 189-195, March 2001.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※On a Dual-Direction on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure,§ IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, V48, N5, pp.978-984, May 2001.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※An on-Chip ESD Protection Circuit with Low Trigger-Voltage in BiCMOS Technology,§ IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, V36, N1, pp.40-45, January 2001.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, and P. Deane, ※A Study of NMOS Behaviors under ESD Stress: Simulation and Characterization,§ Microelectronics Reliability, V38, Issue 6-8, PERGAMON, Elsevier Science, pp.1183-1186, 1998.

         Albert Wang & W. Anderson, ※Fabrication and Characterization of a Depletion-mode Zn0.07Sse0.93 MESFET,§ IEEE Electron Device Lett., Vol.17, N5, pp.217-219, May 1996.

         Albert Wang & W. Anderson, ※Metal-Semiconductor Contacts to n- Zn0.07Sse0.93J. Electronic Materials, V25, N2, pp.201-206, February 1996.

         Albert Z. Wang & W. A. Anderson, ※Enhancement of the Schottky Barrier Height of Au/ZnSSe Diodes,§ Applied Physics Letters, V66, N15, pp.1963-1965, April 1995.

         Albert Z. Wang, W. A. Anderson, and M. A. Haase, ※Electrical Properties of Schottky Contacts to N-type Zn0.07Sse0.93 Epilayers,§ J. Applied Physics, V77, N7, pp.3513-3517, April 1995.

         Albert Z. Wang and W. A. Anderson, ※Influence of a Single InGaAs Quantum Well on Current Transport and Deep Levels in GaAs,§ Solid State Electronics, V38, N3, pp.673-678, March 1995.

         Z. H. Wang and X. L. Chen, ※On Asymmetric LDD MOSFETs,§ J. Semiconductors, V11, N2, pp.136-141, February 1990.

 

 

 

Conference Papers:

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, l. Liu, J. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※Soft-Ferrite-Film Integration for on-Chip RF Passive Elements§, to appear, International Conference on Communication Technology and VLSI Design  (CommV 09), Oct., 2009.

         L. Lin, X. Wang, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, Albert Wang, R. Zhan, H. Xie, C. Gill, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, G. Zhang and X. Wang, ※Whole-Chip ESD Protection Design Verification by CAD§, Invited, IEEE Proc. EOS/ESD Symp, pp.28-37, Anaheim, CA, 2009.

         X. Wang, B. Qin, H. Xie, L. Lin, H. Tang, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, S. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Chen, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, L. Yang and G. Zhang, ※FCC-EIRP-Aware UWB Pulse Generator Design Approach§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Ultra Wideband (ICUWB),  pp.592-596, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

         F. Zhang, Z. Wang, X. Wang, H. Tang, Q. Fang, Albert Wang, W. Chen, L. Yang, B. Zhao, G. Zhang, and X. Wang, ※Design Optimization and Modeling of on-Chip RF Inductors in 0.13µm and 90nm Standard CMOS§, Proc. IEEE MWSCAS, pp.975-978, Cancun, Mexico, 2009.

         C. Yang, T. Ren, l. Liu, J. Zhan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wu and X. Li, ※on-Chip Soft-Ferrite-Integrated Inductors for RF IC§, Proc. IEEE Transducers, pp. 785-788, Denver, June 2009.

         X. Wang, H. Tang, L. Lin, Q. Fang, H. Zhao, Albert Wang, G. Zhang, X. Wang, Y Zhou, Lee Yang and H. Chen , ※ESD Protection for RF/AMS ICs: Design and Optimization§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), pp25-28, Austin, May 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang, Y. Hao, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A Single-Chip 33pJ/pulse 5th-Derivative Gaussian Based IR-UWB Transmitter in 0.13米m CMOS§, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.401-404, Taipei, May 2009.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A Programmable 1.8pJ/b Gaussian Pulse Generator for Impulse UWB Transceivers in 90nm CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp.498-501, San Diego, 2009. (Best Student Paper candidate)

         C. Yang, T. -L. Ren, L. -T. Liu, Y. Yuan, Albert Wang, and X. Wang, ※Ferrite-integrated on-chip RF solenoid inductor,§ 7th IEEE Conference on Sensors (SENSORS), Lecce, Italy, pp. 1040-1043, Oct. 2008.

         Y. Yuan, C. Yang, T. Ren, J. Zhan, L. Liu and Albert Wang, ※Design and Simulation of on-Chip Magnetic Inductors for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE ICSICT, IEEE 978-1-4244-2186-2/08, pp. 523-526, 2008.

         B. Qin, X. Wang, H. Chen, Albert Wang and B. Zhao, ※A Tunable 2.4pJ/b 1st每Order Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for Impulse UWB Transceivers in 0.13µm CMOS,§ Proc. IEEE ICSICT, pp1544-1547, 2008.

         L. Zhang, R. Huang, Albert Wang, D. Wu, R. Wang, Y. Kuang, ※The Parasitic Effects Induced by the Contact in RRAM with MIM Structure※, Proc. IEEE ICSICT, pp932-935, 2008.

         X. Guan, X. Wang, L. Lin, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, H. Chen, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※ESD-RFIC Co-Design Methodology§, Invited, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp467-470, Atlanta, 2008.

         X. Wang, L. Lin, X. Guan, G. Chen, Albert Wang, H. Liu, Y. Zhou, L. Yang, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※ESD-Sensitive LNA Design§, IEEE Proc. Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (AP-EMC) and 19th International Zurich Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 156-159, 2008.

         L. Lin, J. Liu, X. Wang, Albert Wang, H. Liu and Y. Zhou, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD protection structures in Sub-100nm CMOS§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), pp871-874, 2008.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang, and Z. Yue, ※Ferrite-Partially-Filled on-Chip RF Inductor Fabricated Using Low-Temperature Nano-Powder-Mixed-Photoresist Filling Technique for Standard CMOS§, IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) Tech. Digest, pp1038-1040, 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, B. Qin, H. Chen and Z. Wang, ※A Varying Pulse Width 5th-Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for UWB Transceivers in CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp171-174, 2008.

         X. Wang, H. Xie, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen, S. Qiao, Y. He and Y. Zhou, ※Simulation Design of A New 3.1-10.6GHz Single-Full-Band Non-Carrier Pulse-Based Ultra Wideband System§, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp834-837, October 2007.

         X. Guan, G. Chen, L. Lin, X. Wang, Albert Wang, L. Yang and B. Zhao, ※A New ESD-Aware Power Amplifier Design Method§, Invited, Proc. IEEE ASICON, pp1363-1366, October 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and H. Feng, ※Magnetic film inductors for RF IC§, Invited, Proc. ECS Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), pp447-462, 2007. 2nd Place, Best Student Paper Award.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B .Qin, H. Chen, B. Zhao and L. Yang, ※A Broadband CMOS Multiplier-Based Correlator for IR-UWB Transceiver SoC§, Proc. IEEE RFIC, pp493-496, 2007.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen, Y. Zhou and B. Zhao, ※A Varying Pulse Width Second Order Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for UWB Transceivers in CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp2794-2797, 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan, Albert Wang and Z. Yue, ※Ni-Zn Ferrite Film Coated on-Chip RF Inductor Fabricated by A Novel Powder-Mixed-Photoresist Spin-Coating Technique§, Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int*l Microwave Symposium (IMS), pp465-468, 2007.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu, G. Chen, X. Guan and Albert Wang, ※Magnetic film inductors for RF IC§, Invited, Proc. ECS Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), pp447-462, 2007. (Best Student Paper Award 2nd Place)

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and C. Zhang§A Fully-Integrated Low-Power 3.1-10.6GHz UWB LNA in 0.18米m CMOS§, Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), pp.197-200, January 2007. (Candidate for Best Student Paper)

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu and Albert Z. Wang, ※On-Chip Integrated Inductors with Ferrite Thin-Films for RFIC§, Tech. Digest, IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), pp225-228, 2006.

         H. Xie, X. Wang, Albert Wang, B. Qin, H. Chen and B. Zhao, ※An Ultra Low-Power Low-Cost Gaussian Impulse Generator for UWB Applications§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), pp. 1817-1820, 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and H. Chen, ※A Pulse-Based Non-Carrier 7.5GHz UWB Transceiver SoC with on-Chip ADC§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), pp. 1804-1807, 2006.

         C. Yang, F. Liu, T. Ren, L. Liu and Albert Z. Wang, ※On-Chip Integrated Inductors with Ni-Zn-Cu-Fe and Y-Bi-Fe Thin-Films for RF IC§, Proc. 34th IEEE European Solid-State Device Research Conf (ESSDERC), pp. 194-197, September 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang, Albert Wang, Z. Wang and H. Chen, ※A Pulse-Based Full-Band UWB Transceiver SoC in 0.18mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International SoC Conference, pp.73-76, 2006.

         Albert Wang, ※UWB Radio: Big for Wireless Applications§, Invited, Proc. CAS IC Design and Application Workshop, pp. 26-30, 2006.

         Q. Wu, S Fan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka and S. Takeuchi, ※An Optimized Pipelined-Subranging ADC Architecture§, Proc. IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), paper#: 3249, pp.62, 2006.

         H. Xie, S. Fan, X. Wang and Albert Wang, ※An Ultra-Low Power Pulse-Based UWB Transceiver SoC§, Proc. IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), paper#: 3248, pp.111, 2006.

         X. Guan, H. Feng, Albert Wang, A. Ishikawa, S. Tamura, K. Takasuka, Z. Wang and C. Zhang ※A 3V 110uW 3.1ppm/ºC Curvature-Compensated CMOS Bandgap Reference§, Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.2861-2864, 2006.

         X. Guan, H. Feng, Albert Wang and L. Yang, ※A New Circuit Model for Designing Fully Integrated Class-A Power Amplifier§, Proc. 25th IEEE Int*l Conference on Microelectronics (MIEL), Keynote, pp. 409-412, 2006.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, H. Xie, G. Chen and X. Guan,RF ESD Protection for VDSM Si Technology§, Invited, Proc. ECS 5th Int*l Semiconductor Technology Conference (ECS-ISTC), 2006.

         H. Xie, L. Lin, Albert Wang and R. Zhan,Accurate 3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for ESD Protection Structures to Nano Scale§, Proc. International Workshop on Nano CMOS, Invited, pp.68-71, Japan, 2006.

         H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※A Fine-Tuned Low-Power LNA for Lower-Band UWB Transceiver§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, Invited, pp.217-220, 2005.

         Albert Wang, X. Guan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, R. Zhan and L. Yang, ※A 2.4 GHz Fully Integrated Class-A Power Amplifier In 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS Technology§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Int*l Conf. on ASIC (ASICON), pp.360-363, 2005.

         H. Xie, X. Wang and Albert Wang, ※A Fully-Integrated Fine-Tuned Low-Power 3.1-10.6GHz UWB LNA in 0.18米m SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE 35th European Microwave Conference, V3, pp. 17181722, 2005.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, Albert Wang and Y. Cheng, ※Noise Analysis of ESD Structures and Impacts on a Fully-Integrated 5.5GHz LNA in 0.18mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE 35th European Microwave Conference, October 2005.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan and R. Zhan , ※A 2.45GHz Wide Tuning Range VCO Using MOS Varactor in 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS Technology§, Keynote, Proc. IEEE International Sypm. Microwave, Antenna, Propagation and EMC Technologies for Wireless Communications (MAPE), pp.10-13, 2005.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling for on-Chip ESD Protection Structures§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (MIXDES), pp. 877-880, 2005.

         F. Liu, C. Yang, T. L. Ren, L. T. Liu, H. G. Feng, Albert Z. Wang, H. B. Long and J Yu, ※Fully Integrated Ferrite-Based Inductors for RF ICs§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), Vol 1, pp.895 - 898, 2005.

         Albert Wang, ※Advanced on-Chip ESD Protection Design for Integrated Circuits§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Workshop and IEEE EDS Mini-colloquium on Nanometer CMOS Technology (WIMNACT-7), pp.9-75, 2005.

         H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan, R. Zhan, Albert Wang  and L. W. Yang, ※A 5GHz Dual-Band Sub-Harmonic Direct Down-Conversion Mixer In 0.35mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.4807-4810, 2005.

         Q. Wu and Albert Wang, ※A 12bits/200MHz Resolution/Sampling/Power-Optimized ADC In 0.25mm SiGe BiCMOS§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.6174-6177, 2005.

         R. Zhan, H. Xie, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※ESDZapper: A New Layout-level Verification Tool for Finding Critical Discharging Path under ESD Stress§, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 79-82, 2005.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※3D Electro-Thermal Modeling of GGNMOS ESD Protection Structure§, Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.61-64, 2004.

         H. Feng, H. Xie, Albert Wang, Y. Cheng and S. Lloyd, ※A Full-Monolithic LNA in 0.18mm SiGe: Performance Variation Due to ESD Protection§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Vol 2, pp.1226 每 1229, 2004.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※Real 3D Electro-Thermal Simulation and Analysis for ESD Protection Structures§, Invited, Proc. IEEE International Caracas Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems (ICCDCS), pp61-64, 2004.

         H. Feng, Albert Wang and L. Yang, ※A New 5.5GHz LNA with Gain Control and Turn-off Control for Dual-Band WLAN Systems§, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Vol 2, pp.1248 - 1251, 2004.

         H. Xie, R. Zhan, H. Feng, G. Chen, Albert Wang and R. Gafiteanu, ※A 3D Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology§, Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp243-246, 2004.

         Albert Wang, §Protecting RF ICs: A New Reliability Challenge§, Keynote, Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conf., pp.38-41, 2004.

         G. Chen and Albert Wang, ※Evaluating RF ESD Protection Design: An Overview§, Invited, Proc. IEEE 11th International Symp. Physical & Failure Analysis of ICs (IPFA), pp205-208, 2004.

         Albert Wang, ※A Review of RF ESD Protection Design§, Invited Plenary, Proc. IEEE Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, pp.20-23, 2004.

         G. Chen, H. Feng, H. Xie, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, X. Guan, Albert Wang, K. Takasuka, S. Tamura, Z. Wang and C. Zhang, ※RF Characterization of ESD Protection Structures§, Invited, Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC), pp.379-382, 2004.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H. Feng, Albert Wang and T. Ren, ※L-SIMULATOR: A MAGPEEC-Based new CAD Tool for Simulating Magnetic-Enhanced IC Inductors of 3D Arbitrary Geometry§, Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Vol 5, pp. V-233/237, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, H. Xie and Albert Wang, &ESDInspector: A New Layout-level ESD Protection Circuitry Design Verification Tool Using a Smart-Parametric Checking Mechanism*, Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Vol 5, pp. V217-220, 2004.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, X. Guan, G. Chen, H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※Concept and Extraction Method of ESD-Critical Parameters for Function-Based Layout Level ESD Protection Circuit Design Verification§, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp.710-712, 2004.

         Albert Z. Wang, ※Review on ESD Protection for RF & Microwave Devices,§ Invited, Proc. 11th IEEE International Symposium on Electron Devices for Microwave and Optoelectronic Applications (EDMO), pp.170-173, 2003.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. Feng, G. Chen, R. Zhan, H. Xie, Q. Wu and X. Guan, ※Key Aspects For ESD Protection Design In ICs: Mixed-Mode Simulation And RF/Mixed-Signal ESD Protection,§ Invited, IEEE 25th Int*l Conf. on ASIC (ASICON), pp.1000-1005, 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen, X. Guan, H. Xie and Albert Z. Wang, ※Mixed-Mode ESD Protection Circuit Simulation-Design Methodology,§ Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), V1, pp.652-655, 2003.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. Guan, H. Xie and Albert Wang, ※Bonding-Pad-Oriented on-Chip ESD Protection Structures for ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Int*l Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), V 4, pp.741-744, 2003.

         G. Chen, H. Feng and Albert Wang, ※A Systematic Study of ESD Protection Structures for RF ICs,§ Proc. IEEE Symp. RF Integrated Circuits (RFIC), pp.347-350, 2003.

         H. Long, Z. Feng, H, Feng and Albert Wang, ※magPEEC: Extended PEEC Modeling for 3D Arbitrary Electro-Magnetic Devices with Application for M-Cored Inductors,§ Proc. IEEE Symp. RF Integrated Circuits (RFIC), pp.251-254, 2003.

         Albert Wang, ※Recent Developments in ESD Protection for RF ICs,§ Invited, Proc. IEEE Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp.171-178, 2003.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, G. Chen, Q. Wu, X. K. Guan and Albert Wang, ※A New Technology-independent CAD Tool For ESD Protection Device Extraction 每 ESDExtractor,§ Proc. IEEE/ACM Int*l Conf. Computer Aided Design (ICCAD), pp.510-513, 2002.

         R. Zhan, H. Feng, Q. Wu, G. Chen, X. Guan and Albert Wang, ※A New Algorithm for ESD Protection Device Extraction Based on Subgraph Isomorphism,§ Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.361-366, 2002.

         H. Feng, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, G. Chen, X. Guan and Albert Z. Wang, ※RC-SCR: A novel low-voltage ESD Protection Circuit with New Triggering Mechanism,§ Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APC-CAS), pp.97-100, 2002.

         H. Feng, G. Jelodin, K. Gong, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, C. Chen and Albert Wang, ※Super Compact RFIC Inductors in 0.18mm CMOS with Copper Interconnects,§ Proc. IEEE Microwave Symposium Digest, 2002, IEEE MTT-S International, V1, pp. 553 每556, 2002.

         Albert Z. Wang, H. Feng, R. Zhan, G. Chen and Q. Wu, ※ESD Protection Design for RF Integrated Circuits: New Challenges,§ Invited, Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp.411-418, 2002.

         H. Feng, G. Jelodin, K. Gong, R. Zhan, Q. Wu, C. Chen and Albert Wang, ※Super Compact RFIC Inductors in 0.18mm CMOS with Copper Interconnects,§ Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, pp. 443 每446, 2002.

         K. Gong, H. Feng, R. Zhan and Albert Z. Wang, ※ESD-Induced Circuit Performance Degradation in RFICs,§ IEEE Proc. European Symp. Reliability of Electron Devices Failure Physics & Analysis (ESREF), pp.1379-1383, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Pad-Oriented Novel Electrostatic Discharge Protection Structure For Mixed-Signal ICs,§ Proc. WSES/IEEE Conferences: 5th Circuits, Systems, Communications & Computers, pp.3421-3425, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※On-Chip ESD Protection Design for ICs,§ Invited Plenary, Proc. WSES/IEEE 5th CSCC, pp.4151-4164, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong, R. Zhan and Albert Wang, ※A Novel all-Direction on-Chip Protection Circuit,§ Proc. IEEE/IEICE Int*l Symp. Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE), pp.118-121, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※An ESD Protection Circuit for Mixed-Signal ICs,§ Proc. IEEE CICC, pp.493-496, 2001.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※ESD Protection in Cu vs. Al: More Robustness & Less Parasitics,§ poster, Semicon West, San Francisco, July 2000.

         Albert Wang, H. Feng and K. Gong, ※On-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Design in Copper Interconnects: Better ESD Performance with Less Parasitic Effects,§ poster, IEEE 43rd Midwest Symp. Circuits and Systems, August 2000.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A New Integrated Metal-Semiconductor Simulation Methodology for on-Chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection Design Optimization※, Proc. IEEE/IFIP World Computer Congress Int*l Conference on Design Automation, pp.81每85, 2000.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A Comparison Study of ESD Protection for RFIC*s: Performance vs. Parasitics,§ Proc. IEEE RFIC Symp., pp.235-238, 2000.

         K. Gong, H. G. Feng and Albert Wang, ※On Impacts of ESD Protection Structure on Circuit Performance in Aluminum and Copper Interconnects,§ Proc. IEEE 1st EIT, paper 106-3, 2000.

         H. G. Feng, K. Gong and Albert Wang, ※A Comparison Study of ESD Protection for RFIC*s: Performance vs. Parasitics,§ IEEE MTT-S Int*l Microwave Symp. Digest, pp.143-146, 2000.

         Albert Z. Wang, ※A New Design for Complete on-Chip ESD Protection,§ Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 87-90, 2000.

         Albert Z. Wang and C. H. Tsay, ※A Compact Square-Cell ESD Structure for BiCMOS ICs,§ Proc. IEEE BCTM, pp. 46-49, 1999.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay and Q. Shan, ※A Novel Dual-Direction IC ESD Protection Device,§ Proc. IEEE 7th Int*l Symp. Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits, pp.151-155, 1999.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, J. Bielawski and L. DeClue, ※Design Optimization of a Practical ESD Protection Circuit by CAD: A Case Study,§ Proc. IEEE 13th UGIM Symp., pp. 116-119, 1999.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※A Low-Triggering Circuitry for Dual-Direction ESD Protection,§ Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp 139-142, 1999.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※A Drop-in PtSi Schottky Module for BiCMOS by TCAD,§ Proc. AURORA Conf., San Jose, CA, February 1999.

         Albert Wang and C. Tsay, ※A Novel Design Methodology Using Simulation for on-chip ESD Protection for Integrated Circuits,§ Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Solid-State & IC Technology, pp.509-512, 1998.

         Albert Wang, C. Tsay, A. Lele and P. Deane, ※A Study of NMOS Behaviors under ESD Stress: Simulation and Characterization,§ Proc. IEEE 9th European Symp. Reliability of Electron Devices Failure Physics & Analysis, pp.151-155, 1998.

         Albert Z. Wang, W. A. Anderson, B. J. Wu, M. Haase, and T. J. Mountziaris, ※Zn0.07Sse0.93 Metal-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor,§ Proc. IEEE Cornell Conf. Advanced Concepts in High Speed Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, 1995.

         Albert Z. Wang and W. A. Anderson, ※Metal-Semiconductor Contacts to n-Zn0.07Sse0.93Proc. TMS Electronic Material Conference and IEEE Device Research Conference, 1995.

         Albert Z. Wang and W. A. Anderson, Proc. Material Research Society Spring Meeting, 1995.

         X. Chen and Z. H. Wang, ※A asymmetric lightly-doped drain MOS field effect transistor,§ Proc., IEEE Intl. Conf. Solid-State & IC Technology, 1990.

 

 

 

U. S. PATENTS:

 

1.    Albert Z. Wang, ※Compact Inductor with Stacked Via Magnetic Cores for Integrated Circuits§, US Patent No. 7,262,680, August 28, 2007.

2.    Albert Z. Wang and R. Zhan, ※A parameter checking method for on-chip ESD protection circuit physical design layout verification§, US Patent No. 7,243,317B2, July 10, 2007.

3.    Albert Z. Wang, ※Bonding pad-oriented all-mode ESD protection structure§, US Patent No. 6,635,931, October 21, 2003.

4.    Albert Z. Wang, "Single structure all-direction ESD protection for integrated circuits§, US Patent No: 6,512,662, January 28, 2003.

5.    Albert Z. Wang, C. H. Tsay and P. Deane, ※Dual-Direction Over-Voltage and Over-Current IC Protection Device and Its Cell Structure§, U. S. Patent No. 6,365,924, April 2, 2002.

6.    Albert Z. Wang, C. H. Tsay and P. Deane, ※Method for manufacturing a dual-direction over-voltage and over-current IC protection device and its cell structure§, U. S. Patent 6,258,634, July 10, 2001.