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Payam Heydari's Publications

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Books and Book Chapters

1.     Book Chapter - Payam Heydari, Passive Imaging in Silicon Technologies, Low Power Emerging Wireless Technologies, CRC Press, Feb. 2013.

2.     Vipul Jain and Payam Heydari, Automotive Radar Sensors in Silicon Technologies, Springer Publishing, 2013.

3.     Aminghasem Safarian and Payam Heydari, Silicon-Based RF Front-Ends for UWB Radios, Springer Publishing, Jan. 2008.

 


Journal Papers

1.           Hossein Mohammadnezhad, Huan Wang, and Payam Heydari, "Analysis and Design of a Wideband, Balun-Based, Differential Power Splitter at mm-Wave," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - II, vol. 64, 2017.

2.           Peyman Nazari, Saman Jafarlou, and Payam Heydari, "Analysis and Design of a Millimeter-Wave Cavity-Backed Circularly Polarized Radiator Based on Fundamental Theory of Multi-port Oscillators," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 12, pp., Dec. 2017. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of ISSCC 2017]

3.           Payam Heydari, "Neutralization Techniques for High-Frequency Amplifiers," IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine, Fall 2017.

4.           Alireza Karimi-Bidhendi, Hossein Mohammadnezhad, Michael Green, and Payam Heydari, "A Silicon-Based Low-Power Broadband Transimpedance Amplifier," to appear in IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part I, vol. 64, 2017

5.           Alireza Karimi-Bidhendi, Omid Malekzadeh-Arasteh, Mao-Cheng Lee, Colin M. McCrimmon, Zoran Nenadic, An H. Do, and Payam Heydari, "CMOS Ultra-Low Power Brain Signal Acquisition Front-Ends: Design and Human Testing," IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS), vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1111-1122, 2017

6.           Colin M. McCrimmon, Po T. Wang, Payam Heydari, Angelica Nguyen, Susan J. Shaw, Hui Gong, Luis A. Chui, Charles Y. Liu, Zoran Nenadic, An H. Do, "Electrocorticogram High-Gamma Encoding of Human Gait," to appear in Cerebral CortexOxford Univ. Press, 2017

7.           Colin M. McCrimmon, Jonathan L. Fu, Ming Wang, Lucas Silva Lopes, Po T. Wang, Alireza Karimi-Bidhendi, Charles Y. Liu, Payam Heydari, Zoran Nenadic, An H. Do, "Performance Assessment of a Custom, Portable and Low-Cost Brain-Computer Interface Platform," IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Engr., vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 2313-2320, Oct. 2017

8.           Zheng Wang and Payam Heydari, "A Study of Operating Condition and Design Methods to Achieve the Upper Limit of Power Gain in Amplifiers at Near-fmax Frequencies," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part I, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 261-271, Feb. 2017

9.           Po T. Wang, Alireza Karimi Bidhendi, Charles Y. Liu, Zoran Nenadic, Payam Heydari, and An H. Do, "A Low-Cost, Fully Programmable, Battery Powered Direct Cortical Electrical Stimulator," J. Medical Devices, vol. 10, issue 3, 030901, Sept. 2016.

10.      Pei-Yuan Chiang, Zheng Wang, Omeed Momeni, and Payam Heydari, "A Silicon-Based THz Frequency Synthesizer with Wide Locking Range," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 2951-2963, Dec. 2014. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of ISSCC 2014]

11.      Byung-Kwan Chun, Peyman Nazari, and Payam Heydari, "An SQNR Improvement Technique Based on Magnitude Segmentation for Polar Quantizers," IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 62, no. 11, pp. 3835-3841, Nov. 2014.

12.      Behrooz Javid and Payam Heydari, "Design and Implementation of a CMOS 4-bit 12GS/s Data Acquisition System-on-Chip," IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 2164-2175, Oct. 2014.

13.      Lee Swindlehurst, Ender Ayanoglu, Payam Heydari, Filippo Capolino, "Millimeter Wave Massive MIMO: The Next Wireless Revolution?" IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 56-62, Sept. 2014.

14.      Shiji Pan, Francis Caster, II, Payam Heydari, and Filippo Capolino, "A 94 GHz Extremely Thin Metasurface-Based BiCMOS On-Chip Antenna," IEEE Trans. on Antenna and Propag. (TAP) , vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 4439-4451, Sept. 2014.

15.      Francis Caster, II, Leland Gilreath, Zheng Wang, Shiji Pan, Filippo Capolino, and Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a W-band BiCMOS 9-Element Imaging Array Receiver Using Spatial-Overlapping Super-Pixels," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 1317-1332, June 2014.

16.      Zheng Wang, Pei-Yuan Chiang, Peyman Nazari, Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, and Payam Heydari, "A CMOS 210GHz Fundamental Transceiver with OOK Modulation," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 564-580, March 2014.

17.      Peyman Nazari, Byung-Kwan Chun, Fred Tzeng, and Payam Heydari, "Polar Quantizer for Wireless Receivers: Theory, Analysis, and CMOS Implementation," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part I, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 877-887, March 2014.

18.      Pei-Yuan Chiang, Omeed Momeni, and Payam Heydari, "A 200 GHz Inductively Tuned VCO with -7dBm Output Power in 130nm SiGe BiCMOS," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 3666-3673, Oct. 2013.

19.      Shiji Pan, Leland Gilreath, Payam Heydari, and Filippo Capolino, "Investigation of a Wideband BiCMOS Fully On-chip W-Band Bowtie Slot Antenna," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 12, pp. 706-709, 2013.

20.      Zhiming Chen, Chun-Cheng Wang, and Payam Heydari, "A BiCMOS W-Band 2x2 Focal-Plane Array With On-Chip Antenna," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 47, no. 10, pp. 2355-2371, Oct. 2012.

21.      Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, and Payam Heydari, "W-Band Silicon-Based Frequency Synthesizers Using Injection-Locked and Harmonic Triplers," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1307-1320, May 2012. [IEEE T-MTT Special Issue of RFIC Symp. 2011]

22.      Amin Jahanian and Payam Heydari, "A CMOS Distributed Amplifier with Distributed Active Input Balun Using GBW and Linearity Enhancing Techniques," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1331-1341, May 2012. [IEEE T-MTT Special Issue of RFIC Symp. 2011]

23.      Leland Gilreath, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a W-Band SiGe Direct-Detection-Based Passive Imager Using a Balanced LNA with an Embedded Dicke Switch,"  IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 2240-2252, Oct. 2011.  

24.      Lei Zhou, Zhiming Chen, Chun-Cheng Wang, Fred Tzeng, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "A 2Gbps RF-Correlation-Based Impulse-Radio UWB Transceiver Front-End in 130nm CMOS," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques - Special Issue on UWB Technologies, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 1117-1130, April 2011.

25.      Lei Zhou, Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, and Payam Heydari, "A W-band CMOS Receiver Chipset for Millimeter-Wave Radiometer Systems," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 378-391, Feb. 2011.    

26.      Deyi Pi, Byung-Kwan Chun, and Payam Heydari, "A Synthesis-Based Bandwidth Enhancement Technique for CMOS Amplifiers: Theory and Design," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 392-402, Feb. 2011.      

27.      Houman Homayoun, M. A. Makhzan, Alex Veidenbaum, Hsin-Cheng Yao, and Payam Heydari, "MZZ-HVS: Multiple Sleep Modes Zig-Zag Horizontal and Vertical Sleep Transistor Sharing to Reduce Leakage Power in On-Chip SRAM Peripheral Circuits," IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 19, pp. 2303-2316, Dec. 2011.  

28.      Vipul Jain, Fred Tzeng, Lei Zhou, Payam Heydari, "A Single-Chip Dual-Band 22-29-GHz/77-81-GHz BiCMOS Transceiver for Automotive Radars," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 3469-3485, Dec. 2009. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of ISSCC 2009]   

29.      Vipul Jain, Sriramkumar Sundararaman, and Payam Heydari, "A 22-29GHz UWB Pulse-Radar Receiver Front-End in 0.18μm CMOS," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 1903-1914, Aug. 2009.

30.      Vipul Jain, Babak Javid, and Payam Heydari, "A BiCMOS Dual-Band Millimeter-Wave Frequency Synthesizer for Automotive Radars," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 2100-2113, Aug. 2009. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of CICC 2008]

31.      Fred Tzeng, Amin Jahanian, Deyi Pi, Payam Heydari, "A CMOS Code-Modulated Path-Sharing Multi-Antenna Receiver Front-End," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 1321- 1335, May 2009. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of RFIC Symp. 2008]

32.      Amin Jahanian, Fred Tzeng, Payam Heydari, "Code-Modulated Path-Sharing Multi-Antenna Receivers: Theory and Analysis," IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vo. 8, no. 5, pp. 2193-2201, May 2009.

33.      Fred Tzeng, Amin Jahanian, Payam Heydari, "A Multi-Band Inductor Re-Use CMOS Low Noise Amplifier,"  IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part II, Special Issue on Multifunctional Circuits and Systems for Future Generation of Wireless Communications, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 209-213, March 2008.

34.      Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a Performance-Optimized CMOS UWB Distributed LNA," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 42, no. 9, pp. 1892-1905, Sept. 2007.   

35.      Aminghasem Safarian, Lei Zhou, Payam Heydari, "CMOS Distributed Active Power Combiners and Splitters for Multi-Antenna UWB Beamforming Transceivers," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 1481-1491, July 2007. [IEEE JSSC Special Issue of ESSIRC 2006]

36.      Fred Tzeng, Deyi Pi, Aminghasem Safarian, Payam Heydari, "Theoretical Analysis of Novel Multi-Order LC Oscillators," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - II, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 287-291, March 2007.

37.      Aminghasem Safarian, Seema Anand, Payam Heydari, "On the Dynamics of Regenerative Frequency Dividers," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - II, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 1413-1417, Dec. 2006.

38.      Payam Heydari and Ravindran Mohanavelu, "A 40-GHz Flip-Flop-Based Frequency Divider," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - II, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 1358-1362, Dec. 2006.

39.      Lei Zhou, Aminghasem Safarian, Payam Heydari, "CMOS Wideband Analog Delay Stage," IEE Electronics letters, vol. 42, no. 21, pp. 1213, 1214, Oct. 2006.

40.      Aminghasem Safarian, et al., "A Low-Power, Second-Order S/D Modulator Using A Single Class-AB Op-Amp for Voice-Band Applications," Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 199-211, Nov. 2006.

41.      Payam Heydari, "A Study of High-Frequency Noise in RF Active CMOS Mixers," Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 199-209, Sept. 2006.

42.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Model-Order Reduction Using Variational Balanced Truncation with Spectral Shaping," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - I, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 879-891, April 2006. (Recipient of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Guillemin-Cauer Award) 

43.      Payam Heydari, "Characterizing the Effects of the PLL Jitter Due to Substrate Noise in Discrete-Time Delta-Sigma Modulators," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - I, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 1073-1085, June 2005.

44.      Amin Q. Safarian, Ahmad Yazdi, Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of an Ultra Wide-band Distributed CMOS Mixer," IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, no. 5, vol. 13, pp. 618-629, May 2005.

45.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Capacitive Coupling Noise in High-Speed VLSI Circuits," IEEE Trans. on Computer Aided Design, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 478-488, March 2005.

46.      Payam Heydari, "Analysis of the PLL Jitter Due to Power/Ground and Substrate Noise," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 2404-2416, Dec. 2004. (Recipient of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Darlington Award)  

47.      Payam Heydari and Ravindran Mohanavelu, "Design of Ultra High-Speed Low-Voltage CMOS CML buffers and Latches," IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 1081-1093, Oct. 2004. 

48.      Payam Heydari, Soroush Abbaspour, Massoud Pedram, "Interconnect Energy Dissipation in High-Speed ULSI Circuits," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 1501-1514, Aug. 2004.

49.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Ground Bounce in Digital VLSI Circuits," IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 180-193, April 2003.

 


Conference Publications

1.           Peyman Nazari, Zheng Wang, and Payam Heydari, "A High-Power Multi-port 0.46THz Radiation Source in Nano-scale Silicon Technology Using Fundamental-Frequency Oscillation Beyond fMAX of Transistors," ACM NanoCom, Sept. 2017.

2.           Peyman Nazari, Sam Jafarlou, and Payam Heydari, "A Fundamental Frequency 114GHz Circular-Polarized Radiating Element with 14dBm EIRP, -99.3 dBc/Hz Phase-Noise at 1MHz Offset and 3.7% Peak Efficiency," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2017, Paper 19.1, pp. 322-323.

3.           Colin M. McCrimmon, Ming Wang, Lucas Silva Lopes, Po T. Wang, Alireza Karimi Bidhendi, Charles Y. Liu, Payam Heydari, Zoran Nenadic, and An H. Do, "A Small, Portable, Battery-Powered Brain-Computer Interface System for Motor Rehabilitation," 38th Int. Conf. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 16), Aug. 2016, pp. 2776-2779

4.           Po T. Wang, Keulanna Gandasetiawan, Colin M. McCrimmon, Alireza Karimi Bidhendi, Charles Y. Liu, Payam Heydari, Zoran Nenadic, and An H. Do, "Feasibility of an Ultra-Low Power Digital Signal Processor Platform as a Basis for a Fully Implantable Brain-Computer Interface System," 38th Int. Conf. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 16), Aug. 2016, pp. 4491-4494

5.           Payam Heydari, "INVITED: Integrated Millimeter-Wave/Terahertz Sensor Systems for Near-Field IoT," IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conf. (DAC), June 9, 2016 [Invited Paper].

6.           Colin M McCrimmon, Ming Wang, Lucas Silva-Lopes, Po T Wang, Alireza Karimi-Bidhendi, Charles Y. Liu, Payam Heydari, Zoran Nenadic, An H Do, "A Portable, Low-Cost BCI for Stroke Rehabilitation," International BCI Meeting, CA, June 2016

7.           Saman Jafarlou, Peyman Nazari, and Payam Heydari, "A 370 GHz On-Chip Rectangular Waveguide-Based Slot Antenna," USNC-URSI National Radio Meeting, Jan. 2016.

8.           Akshay Mahajan, Alireza Karimi Bidhendi, Po T Wang, Colin M. McCrimmon, Charles Y. Liu, Zoran Nenadic, An H. Do, and Payam Heydari, "A 64-Channel Ultra-Low Power Bioelectric Signal Acquisition System for Brain-Computer Interface," IEEE BioCAS, Oct. 2015.

9.           Payam Heydari, "Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits for Wireless Transceivers in BiCMOS Technologies," IEEE Bipolar / BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM), Oct. 2015 [Invited Paper].

10.      Mohammad-Hossein Mohammad-Nejad, Alireza Karimi, Michael Green, and Payam Heydari, "A Low-Power BiCMOS 50 Gbps Gm-Boosted Dual-Feedback Transimpedance Amplifier," IEEE Bipolar / BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM), Oct. 2015.

11.      Peyman Nazari, Mohammad-Hossein Mohammad-Nejad, and Payam Heydari, "A Broadband Nonlinear Lumped Model for Silicon IMPATT Diodes," IEEE Bipolar / BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM), Oct. 2015.

12.      Zheng Wang, Peyman Nazari, and Payam Heydari, "Bottom-Feed On-chip Waveguide Slot Antenna for THz Applications," IEEE AP-S/URSI, July 2015.

13.      Payam Heydari, "The World’s First Fully Integrated 210GHz Fundamental Frequency Transceiver in CMOS," GOMACTech, April 2014.

14.      Pei-Yuan Chiang, Zheng Wang, Omeed Momeni, and Payam Heydari, "A 300GHz Frequency Synthesizer with 7.9% Locking Range in 90nm SiGe BiCMOS," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2014, pp. 260-261.

15.      Peyman Nazari, Byung-Kwan Chun, Vipul Kumar, Eric Middleton, Zheng Wang, Payam Heydari, "A 130nm CMOS Polar Quantizer for Cellular Applications," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2013, pp. 155-158.

16.      Francis Caster, II, Leland Gilreath, Shiji Pan, Zheng Wang, Filippo Capolino, and Payam Heydari, "A 93-113GHz BiCMOS 9-Element Imaging Array Receiver Utilizing Spatial-Overlapping Pixels with Wideband Phase and Amplitude Control," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2013, pp. 144-145.

17.      Zheng Wang, Pei-Yuan Chiang, Peyman Nazari, Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, and Payam Heydari, "A 210 GHz Fully Integrated Differential Transceiver with Fundamental Frequency VCO in 32 nm SOI CMOS," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2013, pp. 136-137.

18.      Pei-Yuan Chiang, Omeed Momeni, and Payam Heydari, "A Highly Efficient 0.2 THz Varactor-Less VCO with -7dBm Output Power in 130nm BiCMOS," IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symp. (CSICS), Oct. 2012.

19.      Behrooz Javid and Payam Heydari, "A 4-bit 12 GS/s Data Acquisition System-on-Chip Including a Flash ADC and 4-Channel DeMUX in 130nm CMOS," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf. (CICC), Sept. 2012.

20.      Shiji Pan, Leland Gilreath, Payam Heydari, Filippo Capolino, "Designs of fully on-chip antennas in (Bi)CMOS technology," IEEE Int. Workshop on Antenna Techn., 2012, pp. 343-346

21.      Shiji Pan, Leland Gilreath, Payam Heydari, Filippo Capolino, "An On-Chip W-Band Bowtie Slot Antenna in Silicon," IEEE Antenna and Propagation Symp. (APS), July 2012.

22.      Caner Guclu, Shiji Pan, Payman Nazari, Byung-Kwan Chun, Leland Gilreath, Payam Heydari, and Filippo Capolino, "Metamaterial Waveguide with Loss Compensation, " URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of International Union of Radio Science, Istanbul, July 2011

23.        Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, Payam Heydari, "A Fully Integrated 96GHz 2x2 Focal-Plane Array with On-Chip Antenna," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2011. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)

24.      Zhiming Chen, Chun-Cheng Wang, Payam Heydari, "W-Band Frequency Synthesis Using a Ka-Band PLL and Two Different Frequency Triplers," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2011.

25.      Amin Jahanian, Payam Heydari, "A CMOS 818-GHz GBW Differential Distributed Amplifier with Distributed Active Input Balun," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2011. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)

26.      Amin Jahanian, Payam Heydari, "Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Delay Circuits," IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2011.

27.      Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "A 80-92-GHz Receiver Front-End using Slow-Wave Transmission Lines in 65nm CMOS," IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symp. (CSICS), Oct. 2010.

28.      Shiji Pan, De Wong, Leland Gilreath, Payam Heydari, and Filippo Capolino, "Investigation of On-Chip Antenna with CMOS Technology in Sub-Millimeter-Wave Range," ICNC/USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Toronto Canada, July 11-17, 2010.

29.      Leland Gilreath, Vipul Jain, Hsin-Cheng Yao, Le Zheng, and Payam Heydari, "A 94-GHz Passive Imaging Receiver using a Balanced LNA with Embedded Dicke Switch," IEEE RFIC Symposium, May 2010.

30.      Zhiming Chen and Payam Heydari, "An 85-95.2 GHz Transformer-Based Injection-Locked Frequency Tripler in 65nm CMOS," IEEE Int'l Microwave Symp. (IMS), May 2010.

31.      Leland Gilreath, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "A W-Band LNA in 0.18-mm SiGe BiCMOS," IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2010.

32.      Leland Gilreath, Vipul Jain, Le Zheng, Hsin-Cheng Yao, and Payam Heydari, "A Fully Integrated W-Band Passive Imaging Receiver IC in Silicon-Germanium BiCMOS Technology," Proc. of SPIE Defense Security + Sensing, April 2010.

33.      Le Zheng, Leland Gilreath, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a W-Band Detector in 0.18-mm SiGe BiCMOS," IEEE Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, Jan. 2010.

34.      Lei Zhou, Zhiming Chen, Chun-Cheng Wang, Fred Tzeng, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "A 2Gbps RF-Correlation-Based Impulse-Radio UWB Transceiver Front-End in 130nm CMOS," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2009.

35.      Vipul Jain, Fred Tzeng, Lei Zhou, and Payam Heydari, "A Single-Chip Dual-Band 22-to-29GHz/77-to-81GHz BiCMOS Transceiver for Automotive Radars," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2009.

36.      Le Zheng, Hsin-Cheng Yao, Fred Tzeng, and Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a Current-Reuse Transmitter for Ultra-Low Power Applications," IEEE Int. Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2009.

37.      Chun-Cheng Wang, Zhiming Chen, Vipul Jain, and Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of a Silicon-Based Millimeter-Wave Divide-by-3 Injection-Locked Frequency Divider," IEEE Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, Jan. 2009.

38.      Payam Heydari, "A Novel Millimeter-Wave Transceiver for Automotive Radars in Jazz BiCMOS Technologies," Analog-Intensive Mixed-Signal Circuits, Applications & Technologies Conference, Oct. 2008.

39.      Vipul Jain, Babak Javid, Payam Heydari, "A Dual-Band Millimeter-Wave 24/77GHz BiCMOS Frequency Synthesizer," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 487-490, Sept. 2008.  

40.      Ramin Miri, Lei Zhou, Payam Heydari, "Timing Synchronization in Impulse-Radio UWB: Trends and Challenges," IEEE NEWCAS-TAISA, June 2008.  

41.      Fred Tzeng, Amin Jahanian, Deyi Pi, Payam Heydari, "A CMOS Code-Modulated Path-Sharing Multi-Antenna Receiver Front-End for Spatial Multiplexing, Spatial Diversity and Beamforming," IEEE RFIC Symposium, June 2008. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award

42.      Fred Tzeng, Amin Jahanian, Payam Heydari, "A Universal Code-Modulated Path-Sharing Multi-Antenna Receiver Architecture," IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC), April 2008. 

43.      Deyi Pi, Byung-Kwan Chun, and Payam Heydari, "A 2.5-3.2GHz GHz Continuously-Tuned Varactor-Less LC-VCO with Differential Control," IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC), Nov. 2007.

44.      Aminghasem Safarian, Lei Zhou, and Payam Heydari, "A Current-Equalized Distributed Receiver Front-End for UWB Direct Conversion Receivers," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sept. 2007.

45.      Vipul Jain, Sriramkumar Sundararaman, and Payam Heydari, "A CMOS 22-29GHz Receiver Front-End for UWB Automotive Pulse-Radars," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sept. 2007.

46.      Deyi Pi, Byung-Kwan Chun, and Payam Heydari, "A Synthesis-based Bandwidth Enhancing Technique for CML Buffers/Amplifiers," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sept. 2007. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)

47.      Jeffrey Johnson, Vipul Jain, Payam Heydari, "A Nonlinear Model for Phase Noise and Jitter in LC Oscillators," IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 3095-3098, May 2007.

48.      Aminghasem Safarian, Lei Zhou, Payam Heydari, "Distributed Active Power Combiners and Splitters for UWB-MIMO Transceivers," IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 138-141, Sept. 2006.

49.      Amin Shameli and Payam Heydari, "A Novel Ultra-Low Power (ULP) Low Noise Amplifier using Differential Inductor Feedback," IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 352-355, Sept. 2006.

50.      Aminghasem Safarian, Lei Zhou, Payam Heydari, "A Distributed RF Front-End for UWB Receivers," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 805-808, Sept. 2006.

51.        Amin Shameli and Payam Heydari "A Novel Power Optimization Technique for Ultra-Low Power RFICs," to appear in IEEE Int'l Symposium on Low-Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), pp. 274-279, Oct. 2006. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)

52.      Amin Shameli and Payam Heydari, "Ultra-Low Power RFIC Design Using Moderately Inverted MOSFETs: An Analytical/Experimental Study," IEEE RFIC Symposium, pp. 521-524, June 2006.

53.      Fred Tzeng and Payam Heydari, "A Novel Millimeter-Wave Multi-Order LC Oscillator," IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 4667-4670, May 2006.

54.      Payam Heydari and Denis Lin, "A Performance Optimized CMOS Distributed LNA for UWB Receivers," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 337-340, Sept. 2005.

55.      Ravindran Mohanavelu and Payam Heydari, "A Novel 40-GHz Flip-Flop-Based Frequency Divider in 0.18mm CMOS," IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), pp. 185-188, Sept. 2005.

56.      Asad Abidi and Payam Heydari, “Special Session: Low-Power UWB Transceiver Design,” IEEE Int'l Symposium on Low-Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), pp. 301, Aug. 2005.

57.      Payam Heydari, Denis Lin, Amin Shameli, Ahmad Yazdi, "Design of CMOS Distributed Circuits for Multiband UWB Wireless Receivers," IEEE RFIC Symposium, pp. 695-698, June 2005.

58.      Amin Q. Safarian and Payam Heydari, "A Study of High-Frequency Regenerative Frequency Dividers," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 3, pp. 2695-2698, May 2005.

59.      Payam Heydari, "Design Considerations for Low-Power Ultra Wideband Radio Receivers," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), pp. 668-673, March 2005.

60.      Payam Heydari, "A Comprehensive Study of Low-Power Ultra Wideband Radio Transceiver Architectures," IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC), vol. 2, pp. 758-763, March 2005.

61.      Ahmad Yazdi, Denis Lin, Payam Heydari, "A 1.8V Three-Stage 25GHz 3dB-BW Differential Non-Uniform Downsized Distributed Amplifier," IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), paper 8.4, pp. 156, Feb. 2005.

62.      Ying Zhang and Payam Heydari, "A Novel Linearization Technique for Linear/Pseudo-Linear RF CMOS Power Amplifiers,"  IEEE RFIC Symposium, pp. 563-566, June 2004.

63.      Ahmad Yazdi and Payam Heydari, "A Novel Non-Uniform Distributed Amplifier," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 1, pp. 613-616, May 2004.

64.      Amir Safarian and Payam Heydari, " Design and and Analysis of a Distributed Regenerative Frequency Divider Using a Distributed Mixer," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 1, pp. 992-995, May 2004.

65.      Ravindran Mohanavelu and Payam Heydari, "A Novel Ultra High-Speed Flip-Flop-Based Frequency Divider," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 4, pp. 169-172, May 2004.

66.      Ahmad Yazdi and Payam Heydari, "The Design and Analysis of Non-Uniform Down-Sized Differential Distributed Amplifiers," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), pp. 528-533, March 2004.

67.      Payam Heydari, "High-Frequency Noise in RF CMOS Mixers," Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASP-DAC), pp. 57-61, Jan. 2004.

68.      Payam Heydari and Ying Zhang, "A Novel High-Frequency, High-Efficiency, Differential Class-E Power Amplifier in 0.18mm CMOS," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Low-Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), pp. 455-458, Aug. 2003.

69.      Payam Heydari, "Characterizing the Effects of Clock Jitter Due to Substrate Noise in Discrete-Time D/S Modulators," IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC), pp. 532-537, June 2003.

70.      Payam Heydari and Ravindran Mohanavelu, "Design of Ultra High-Speed CMOS CML buffers and Latches," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 208-211, May 2003.

71.      Payam Heydari, "Design Issues in Low-Voltage High-Speed Current-Mode Logic Buffers," IEEE Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI), pp. 21-26, April 2003.

72.      Soroush Abbaspour, Payam Heydari, Massoud Pedram, "Optimizing the Energy-Delay-Ringing Product in On-Chip CMOS Line Drivers," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), pp. 261-266, March 2003. (Nominated for the Best Paper Award)

73.      Payam Heydari, "Design and Analysis of Low-Voltage Current-Mode Logic Buffers,"  IEEE Int'l Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), pp. 293-298, March 2003.

74.      Payam Heydari, "Analysis of DLL Jitter Due to Substrate Noise," 45th IEEE Int'l Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 348-351, Aug. 2002.

75.      Payam Heydari, Soroush Abbaspour, Massoud Pedram, "A Comprehensive Study of Energy Dissipation in Lossy Transmission Lines Driven by CMOS Inverters," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 517-520, May 2002.

76.      Payam Heydari, "Energy Dissipation Modeling of Lossy Transmission Lines Driven by CMOS Inverters," IEEE Int'l Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), vol. 4, pp. 309-312, May 2002.

77.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Interconnect Energy Dissipation in High-Speed ULSI Circuits," IEEE VLSI Design / ASP-DAC Conference, pp. 132-137, Jan. 2002.

78.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Model Reduction of Variable-Geometry Interconnects Using Variational Spectrally-Weighted Balanced  Truncation," IEEE Int'l Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), pp. 586-591, Nov. 2001.

79.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram,  "Jitter-Induced Power/Ground Noise in CMOS PLLs: A Design Perspective," IEEE  Int'l Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), pp. 209-213, Sept. 2001.

80.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Analysis and Reduction of  Capacitive Coupling Noise in High-Speed VLSI Circuits," IEEE  Int'l Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), pp. 104-109, Sept. 2001.

81.        Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Balanced Truncation with  Spectral Shaping for RLC Interconnects," IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASP-DAC), pp. 203-208, Feb. 2001.

82.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Analysis and  Optimization of Ground Bounce in Digital CMOS Circuits,"   IEEE Int'l Conference on Computer Design (ICCD),  pp. 121-126, Sept. 2000. (Recipient of the 2000 Best Paper Award)

83.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Analysis of  Jitter due to Power-Supply Noise in Phase-Locked Loops," SRC TECHCON Conference, Paper 10.6, Sept. 2000.

84.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Analysis of  Jitter due to Power-Supply Noise in Phase-Locked Loops,"   IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 443-446, May 2000. (Honorable Award from USC)

85.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Calculation of  Ramp Response of Lossy Transmission Lines Using Two-Port Network  Functions," ACM Int'l Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD), April 1998, pages 152-157.

86.      Payam Heydari and Massoud Pedram, "Analysis of Off-chip and On-chip Simultaneous Switching Noise in VLSI Circuits," SRC TECHCON  Conference, Paper 14.8, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 1998.