ECE Department

Rice University

6100 Main Street

Houston, Texas 77005, USA

Email: aydin.babakhani AT rice.edu

Tel: (713) 348-3821

Fax: (713) 348-5685

Rice University

6100 Main Street

Houston, Texas 77005, USA

Email: aydin.babakhani AT rice.edu

Tel: (713) 348-3821

Fax: (713) 348-5685

1. S. Jeon, A. Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, " Integrated
Phased Arrays," *in Advanced Millimeter-wave
Technologies*, Duixian Liu et al. (editors), A John Wiley
and Sons Ltd Publications, 2009.

1. X. Yang and A. Babakhani, " A Single-Chip Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Transceiver in 0.13um SiGe BiCMOS," *in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 63, no. 11, pp. 3727-3735, Oct. 2015.

2. X. Yang and A. Babakhani, " A Free-space Optically-Locked VCO with Picosecond Timing Jitter in 0.18µm CMOS," *in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters *, vol. 26, no. 12, pp. 1180-1183, Jun. 2014.

3. P. Bhatnagar, M. Alauddin, J. A. Bankson, D. Kirui, P. Seifi, H. Huls, D. A. Lee, A. Babakhani, M. Ferrari, K. C. Li, and L. J. N. Cooper, " Tumor Lysing Genetically Engineered T Cells Loaded with Multi-Modal Imaging Agents," *in Nature Scientific Reports*, 4, Article Number: 4502, pp. 1-6, Mar. 2014.

4. J.O. Plouchart, M.A. Ferriss, A.S. Natarajan, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. Sadhu, A. Rylyakov, B.D. Parker, M. Beakes, A. Babakhani, S. Yaldiz, L. Pileggi, R. Harjani, S. Reynolds, J.A. Tierno, and D. Friedman, " A 23.5 GHz PLL with an Adaptively Biased VCO in 32 nm SOI-CMOS," *in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers*, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 2009-2017, Aug. 2013.

5. B. Sadhu, M. Ferriss, A. S. Natarajan, S. Yaldiz, J.O. Plouchart, A.V. Rylyakov, A. Valdes-Garcia, B.D. Parker, A. Babakhani, S. Reynolds, X. Li, L. Pileggi, R. Harjani, J.A. Tierno, and D. Friedman, " A Linearized, Low-Phase-Noise VCO-based 25-GHz PLL with Autonomic Biasing," *in IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 1138-1150, May 2013.

6. M. Ferriss, J.O. Plouchart, A. Natarajan, A. Rylyakov, B. Parker, J. Tierno, A. Babakhani, S. Yaldiz, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. Sadhu, and D. Friedman, " An Integral Path Self-Calibration Scheme for a Dual-Loop PLL," *in IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 996-1008 , Apr. 2013.

7. Z. Liu , L. Ma , G. Shi , W. Zhou , Y. Gong , S. Lei , X. Yang , J. Zhang , J. Yu , K. Hackenberg , A. Babakhani , J. Idrobo , R. Vajtai , and J. Lou, "In-plane heterostructures of graphene and hexagonal boron nitride with controlled domain sizes," *in Nature Nanotechnology*, pp. 119-124, Jan. 2013.

8. J. Lavaei, A. Babakhani, A. Hajimiri, and J. C. Doyle, " Solving Large-Scale Hybrid Circuit-Antenna Problems," *in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I*, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 374-387, Feb. 2011.

9. A. Babakhani, D. B. Rutledge, and A. Hajimiri, "Near-Field
Direct Antenna Modulation," *in IEEE Microwave
Magazine*, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 36-46, Feb. 2009.

10. A. Hassibi, A. Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
Spectral-Scanning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Integrated Transceiver," *in IEEE J. Solid-State
Circuits*, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 1805-1813, Jun. 2009.

11. A. Babakhani, D. B. Rutledge, and A. Hajimiri, "Transmitter Architectures Based on Near-Field Direct Antenna
Modulation (NFDAM)," *in IEEE J. Solid-State
Circuits*, vol. 43, no. 12, pp. 2674-2692, Dec.
2008.

12. S. Jeon, Y. Wang, H.
Wang, F. Bohn, A. Natarajan, A. Babakhani, and A.
Hajimiri, "A
Scalable 6-to-18 GHz Concurrent Dual-Band Quad-Beam
Phased-Array Receiver in CMOS," *in IEEE J.
Solid-State Circuits*, pp. 2660-2673, Dec. 2008.

13. A. Babakhani, X. Guan,
A. Komijani, A. Natarajan, and A. Hajimiri, "A
77 GHz Phased Array Transceiver with On-Chip Dipole
Antennas: Receiver and Antennas," *in IEEE J.
Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 41, no. 12, pp.
2795-2806, Dec. 2006.

14. A. Natarajan, A.
Komijani, X. Guan, A. Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
77 GHz Phased Array Transceiver with On-Chip Dipole
Antennas: Transmitter and Local LO-Path Phase Shifting,"
*in IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits*, vol. 41, no.
12, pp. 2807-2819, Dec. 2006.

15. J. Buckwalter, A. Babakhani, A. Komijani, and A. Hajimiri, "An
Integrated Subharmonic Coupled-Oscillator Scheme for a
60-GHz Phased-Array Transmitter," *in IEEE
Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*,
vol. 54, no. 12, pp. 4271-4280, Dec. 2006.

1. H. Aggrawal and A. Babakhani,
"
An Ultra-Wideband Impulse Receiver for sub-100fsec Time-Transfer and sub-30µm Localization, "
*in IEEE Radio and Wireless Symp. Dig. Papers, *Jan. 2016. **(Finalist for Best Paper Award)**

2. M. Assefzadeh and A. Babakhani,
"
Picosecond Digital-to-Impulse Generator in Silicon, "
*in IEEE Radio and Wireless Symp. Dig. Papers, *Jan. 2016. **(Finalist for Best Paper Award)**

3. B. Jamali and A. Babakhani,
"
A 0.2-2.6GHz Instantaneous Frequency-to-Voltage Converter in 90nm CMOS, "
*in IEEE Radio and Wireless Symp. Dig. Papers, *Jan. 2016.

4. H. Aggrawal and A. Babakhani,
"
Ultra-Wideband Pulse-Based Directional Modulation, "
*in IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference, *Dec. 2015. **(Finalist for Best Paper Award)**

5. C. Chen and A. Babakhani,
"
Wireless Synchronization of mm-wave Arrays in 65nm CMOS, "
*in IEEE CICC Symp. Dig. Papers, *Sept. 2015.

6. X. Yang and A. Babakhani,
"
A 4.6-5.35GHz Transceiver with 38dB On-Chip Self-Interference Cancelation at 10kHz Offset Frequency, "
*in IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, *May 2015. **(Finalist for Best Paper Award)**

7. P. Chen and A. Babakhani,
"
A 30GHz Impulse Radiator with On-Chip Antennas for High-Resolution 3D Imaging, "
*in IEEE Radio and Wireless Symp. Dig. Papers, *Jan. 2015. **(Best Paper Award)**

8. M. Assefzadeh and A. Babakhani,
"
A 9-psec Differential Lens-Less Digital-to-Impulse Radiator with 150-fs-Resolution Delay Line in Silicon, "
*in IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, *Jun. 2014.

9. X. Yang and A. Babakhani,
"
A 2.5Gb/s 0.38mm2 Optical Receiver with Integrated Photodiodes in 0.18µm CMOS SOI, "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2014.

10. H. Aggrawal and A. Babakhani,
"
A 40GS/s Track-and-Hold Sampler with 62dB SFDR3 in 45nm CMOS SOI, "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2014.**(Finalist for Best Paper Award, 4th Prize)**

11. M. Assefzadeh and A. Babakhani,
"
An 8-psec 13dBm Peak EIRP Digital-to-Impulse Radiator with an On-chip Slot Bow-Tie Antenna in Silicon, "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2014. **(Best Paper Award)**

12. X. Yang and A. Babakhani,
"
Picosecond Wireless Synchronization Using an Optically Locked Voltage Controlled Oscillator (OL-VCO), "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2014.

13. X. Yang and A. Babakhani,
"
Impact of Layout on the Performance of Photodiodes in 0.18µm CMOS SOI, "
*in IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), *Sept. 2013, pp. 343-346.

14. P. Bhatnagar, M. Alauddin, P. Seifi, J. A Bankson, D. Kirui, H. Huls, D. A. Lee, A. Babakhani, M. Ferrari, K. C. Li, and L. JN Cooper,
"
Imaging Of Genetically-Engineered Primary Human T-Cells with Multi-Modal Contrast Nanoparticles, "
*in MRS, Symposium I: Multiscale Materials in the Study and Treatment of Cancer, *Dec. 2013.

15. C. Chen, P. Seifi, and A. Babakhani,
"
A Silicon-Based, Fully Integrated Pulse
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance System for mm-Wave Spectroscopy, "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2013.

16. X. Yang, P. Seifi, and A. Babakhani,
"
A Single-Chip Dual-Mode CW/Pulse Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometer in 0.13µm SiGe BiCMOS, "
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, *Jun. 2013.

17. X. Yang and A. Babakhani,
"
Optical Waveguides and Photodiodes in 0.18µm CMOS SOI with No Post-processing, "
*in Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference, *Mar. 2013.

18. M. Ferriss, J. Plouchart, A. Natarajan, A.
Rylyakov, B. Parker, A. Babakhani, S. Yaldiz, B.
Sadhu, A. Valdes-Garcia, J. Tierno, and D. Friedman,
"
An Integral Path Self-calibration Scheme for A 20.1-26.7GHz Dual-loop PLL in 32nm SOI CMOS, "
*in IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits
(VLSI), *Jun. 2012, pp. 176-177.

19. B. Sadhu, M. A. Ferriss, J. O. Plouchart, A. S.
Natarajan, A. V. Rylyakov, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. D.
Parker, S. Reynold, A. Babakhani, S. Yaldiz, L.
Pileggi, R. Harjani, J. Tierno, and D. Friedman,
"
A 21.8-27.5GHz PLL in 32nm SOI Using *G _{m}*
Linearization to Achieve -130dBc/Hz Phase Noise at
10MHz Offset from a 22GHz Carrier, "

20. A. Babakhani, D. Liu, M. Sanduleanu, and S. Reynolds,
"
A Near-field Millimeter-wave Dielectric Imaging Technique with Sub-wavelength Spatial Resolution, "
*in International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)*,
Oct. 2011.

21. J. Lavaei, A. Babakhani, A. Hajimiri, and J. C. Doyle,
"Passively Controllable Smart Antennas,"
*in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)*,
Dec., 2010.

22. A. Babakhani, J. Lavaei, J. C. Doyle, and A. Hajimiri,
"Finding Globally Optimum Solutions in Antenna Optimization Problems,"
*in IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium*,
Jul., 2010.

23. J. Lavaei, A. Babakhani, A. Hajimiri,
and J. C. Doyle, "Programmable Antenna Design Using Convex Optimization," *in 19th International Symposium
on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems*,
Jul., 2010.

24. J. Lavaei, A. Babakhani, A. Hajimiri, and J. C. Doyle,
"A Study of Near-Field Direct Antenna Modulation Systems
Using Convex Optimization,"
*in American Control Conference*,
Jun., 2010.

25. J. Lavaei, A. Babakhani, A. Hajimiri, and J. C. Doyle,
"Solving
Large-Scale Linear Circuit Problems via Convex Optimization,"
*in Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*,
Dec. 2009.

26. A. Babakhani, D. B. Rutledge, and A. Hajimiri, "A
Near-Field Modulation Technique Using Antenna Reflector
Switching," *in IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers*,
Feb. 2008, pp.188-189 (Highest Rank in the Subcommittee
Review).

27. S. Jeon, Y. Wang, H. Wang, F. Bohn, A. Natarajan, A.
Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
Scalable 6-to-18GHz Concurrent Dual-Band Quad-Beam
Phased-Array Receiver in CMOS," *in IEEE ISSCC Dig.
Tech. Papers*, Feb. 2008, pp.186-187.

28. Y. Wang, S. Jeon, A. Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
6-to-18 GHz Tunable Concurrent Dual-Band Receiver Front End
for Scalable Phased Arrays in 130nm CMOS," *in IEEE
RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers*, Jun. 2008, pp. 343-346.

29. H. Wang, S. Jeon, Y. Wang, F. Bohn, A. Natarajan, A.
Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
Tunable Concurrent 6-to-18GHz Phased-Array System in CMOS,"
*in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium*, Jun. 2008,
pp. 687 - 690.

30. A. Babakhani, D. B. Rutledge, and A. Hajimiri, "Millimeter-Wave
Phased Arrays in Silicon With Integrated Antennas," *
in IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium*,
Jun. 2007, pp. 4369 - 4372.

31. A. Hassibi, A. Babakhani, and A. Hajimiri, "A
Spectral-Scanning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Integrated System," *in IEEE Custom Integrated
Circuits Conference*, Sept. 2007, pp.123-126.

32. A. Babakhani, X. Guan, A. Komijani, A. Natarajan, and
A. Hajimiri, "A
77 GHz 4-Element Phased Array Receiver with On-Chip Dipole
Antennas in Silicon," *in IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech.
Papers*, Feb. 2006, pp.180-181 (Second Highest Rank in
the Subcommittee Review).

33. A. Natarajan, A. Komijani, X. Guan, A. Babakhani, Y.
Wang, and A. Hajimiri, "A
77 GHz Phased-Array Transmitter With Local LO-Path
Phase-Shifting in Silicon ," *in IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech.
Papers*, Feb. 2006, pp. 182-183 (Highest Rank in the
Subcommittee Review).

34. J. Buckwalter, A. Babakhani, A. Komijani, and A.
Hajimiri, "Quadrature
Sub-harmonic Coupled Oscillators for a 60 GHz SiGe Scalable
Phased Array," *in IEEE MTT-S International Microwave
Symposium*, Jun. 2006, pp. 822-825.