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Journals

In Revision/Review/Preparation

  1. J. Dean, S. Hari, and B. A. Floyd, “RF to millimeter-wave receivers employing frequency-translated feedback” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, in preparation.
  2. Y. Chang and B. A. Floyd, “Reduction of phase and gain control dependencies within a 20 GHz beamforming receiver IC,” IEEE Access, in preparation.
  3. C. J. Ellington, S. Hari, and B. A. Floyd, “Analysis and design of baseband circuits for higher-order reflection-mode N-path filters,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems-I: Reg. Papers, in preparation.
  4. Y. Chang and B. A. Floyd, “Architecture for integrated autonomous beamformer calibration using coded correlations,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems-II: Reg. Papers, in preparation.
  5. Y. Chang, Y. Wang, P. D. Franzon, and B. A. Floyd, “A 27-30 GHz TRX beamformer using reflection-type phase shifting,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., in preparation.

Published/Accepted

  1. S. Hari, C. Ellington, and B. A. Floyd, “A reflection-mode N-path filter tunable from 6 to 31 GHz,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, accepted for publication.
  2. V. Chauhan, Z. Hong, S. Schönherr, and B. A. Floyd, “An X-band code-modulated interferometric imager,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 4856-4868, Nov. 2021.
  3. Y.-S. Yeh, W. Wang, and B. A. Floyd, “75-86 GHz signal generation using a phase-controlled quadrature-push quadrupler driven by a QVCO or a tunable polyphase filter,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 69, no. 10, pp. 4521-4532, Oct. 2021.
  4. A. Panicker, O. Ozdemir, M. Sichitiu, I. Guvenc, R. Dutta, V. Marojevic, and B. Floyd, “AERPAW emulation overview and preliminary performance evaluation,” Computer Networks, vol. 194, article 108083, July 2021.
  5. Z. Hong, V. Chauhan, S. Schönherr, and B. A. Floyd, “Code-modulated embedded test and calibration of phased-array transceivers,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 1557-9670, Mar. 2021.
  6. Y.-S. Yeh and B. A. Floyd, “Multibeam phased arrays using dual-vector distributed beamforming: architecture overview and 28 GHz transceiver prototypes,” IEEE Trans. Circuits Systems-I, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 5496-5509, Dec. 2020.
  7. V. Marojevic, I. Guvenc, R. Dutta, M. L. Sichitiu, B. A. Floyd, “Advanced wireless for unmanned aerial systems: 5G standardization, research challenges, and AERPAW experimentation platform,” IEEE Vehicular Tech. Mag., vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 22-30, June 2020.
  8. J. Bonner-Stewart, C. Wilson, and B. Floyd, “Tunable 0.7-to-2.8 GHz reflection-mode N-path filters in 45-nm SOI CMOS,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 2343-2357, June 2020.
  9. C. Wilson, J. Dean, and B. Floyd, “Mixer-first MIMO receiver with reconfigurable multi-port decoupling and matching,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 1401-1410, May 2020.
  10. C. Wilson and B. Floyd, “Harmonic performance of mixer-first receiver with circulant-symmetric basebands,” IEEE Trans. Circuits Systems-I, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 161-174, Jan. 2019.  
  11. K. Greene, V. Chauhan, and B. Floyd, “Built-in test of phased arrays using code-modulated interferometry,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 66, no. 5, pp. 2463-2479, May 2018.
  12. T. Fujibayashi, Y. Takeda, Y.-S. Yeh, W. Wang, W. Stapelbroek, S. Takeuchi, and B. Floyd, “A 76- to 81-GHz multi-channel radar transceiver,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 2226-2241, Sep. 2017.
  13. A. Sarkar, F. Aryanfar, and B. Floyd, “A 28-GHz SiGe BiCMOS PA with 32% efficiency and 23-dBm output power,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 16801-1686, June 2017.
  14. K. Greene, A. Sarkar, and B. Floyd, “A 60-GHz dual-vector Doherty beamformer,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 1373-1387, May 2017.
  15. Y.-S. Yeh, B. Walker, E. Balboni, and B. Floyd, “A 28-GHz phased-array receiver front-end with dual-vector distributed beamforming,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 1230-1244, May 2017.
  16. A. Sarkar and B. A. Floyd, “A 28-GHz harmonic-tuned power amplifier in 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 522-535, Feb. 2017.
  17. D. G. Kam, D. Liu, A. Natarajan, S. Reynolds, and B. A. Floyd, “Organic packages with embedded phased-array antennas for 60-GHz wireless chipsets,” IEEE Trans. Component, Packaging and Manuf. Tech., vol. 1, no. 11, pp. 1806-1814, Nov. 2011.
    [BEST PAPER AWARD, Pat Goldberg Memorial Award for IBM]
  18. D. Liu, J.A.G. Akkermans, H.-C. Chen, and B. Floyd, “Packages with integrated 60-GHz aperture-coupled patch antennas,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 10, pp. 3607-3616, Oct. 2011.
  19. A. Natarajan, S. Reynolds, M.-D. Tsai, S. Nicolson, J.-H. C. Zhan, D. Kam, D. Liu, O. Huang, A. Valdes-Garcia, and B. A. Floyd, “A fully-integrated 16-element phased-array receiver in SiGe BiCMOS for 60-GHz communications,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 46, no.5, pp. 1059-1075, May 2011.
  20. A. Valdes-Garcia, S. Reynolds, A. Natarajan, D. Kam, D. Liu, J.-W. Lai, Y.-Lin Huang, P.-Y. Chen, M.-D. Tsai, J.-H. Zhan, S. Nicolson, and B. Floyd, “Single-element and phased-array transceiver chipsets for 60-GHz Gb/s communications,” IEEE Communications Mag., vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 120-131, Apr. 2011.
  21. D. G. Kam, D. Liu, A. Natarajan, S. Reynolds, H.-C. Chen, and B. A. Floyd, “LTCC packages with embedded phased-array antennas for 60-GHz communications,” IEEE Microwave Comp. Letters, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 142-144, Mar. 2011.
  22. A. Valdes-Garcia, S. Nicolson, J.-W. Lai, A. Natarajan, P.-Y. Chen, S. Reynolds, J.-H. Zhan, D. Kam, D. Liu, and B. Floyd, “A 16-element, SiGe BiCMOS phased-array transmitter for 60-GHz communications,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 2757-2773, Dec. 2010.
  23. B. Floyd, “Sub-integer frequency synthesis using phase-rotating frequency dividers,” IEEE Trans. Circuits Systems-I, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 1823-1833, Aug. 2008.
  24. B. Floyd, “A 16 to 18.8-GHz sub-integer-N frequency synthesizer for 60-GHz transceivers,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 1076-1086, May 2008.
  25. B. Gaucher, B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, U. Pfeiffer, J. Grzyb, A. Joseph, E. Mina, B. Orner, H. Ding, R. Wachnik, and K. Walter, Silicon germanium based millimetre-wave ICs for Gbps wireless communications and radar systems,” Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. S236-S243, Jan. 2007.
  26. S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, T. Beukema, J. Grzyb, C. Haymes, B. Gaucher, and M. Soyuer, “A silicon 60GHz receiver and transmitter chipset for broadband communications,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 41, no. 12, pp. 2820-2831, Dec. 2006.
  27. U. R. Pfeiffer, J. Grzyb, D. Liu, B. Gaucher, T. Beukema, B. A. Floyd, and S. K. Reynolds, “A chip-scale packaging technology for 60-GHz wireless chipsets,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 54,  no. 8,  pp. 3387-3397, Aug. 2006.
  28. S. K. Reynolds, B. A. Floyd, T. J. Beukema, T. Zwick, and U. R. Pfeiffer, “Design and compliance testing of a SiGe WCDMA receiver IC with integrated analog baseband,” Proc. IEEE, vol. 93,  no. 9,  pp. 1624-1636, Sept. 2005.
  29. S. Rylov, S. Reynolds, D. Storaska, B. Floyd, M. Kapur, T. Zwick, S. Gowda, and M. Sorna, “10+ gb/s 90-nm CMOS serial link demo in CBGA package,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 40,  no. 9,  pp. 1987-1991, Sept. 2005.
  30. K. K. O, K. Kim, B. A. Floyd, et al., “On-chip antennas in silicon ICs and their application,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. 52,  no. 7,  pp. 1312-1323, July 2005.
  31. B. A. Floyd, S. K. Reynolds, T. Zwick, L. Khuon, T. Beukema, and U. R. Pfeiffer, “WCDMA direct-conversion receiver front-end comparison in RF-CMOS and SiGe BiCMOS,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 53,  no. 4,  part 1,  pp. 1181-1188, April 2005.
  32. B. A. Floyd, S. K. Reynolds, U. R. Pfeiffer, T. Zwick, T. Beukema, and B. Gaucher, “SiGe bipolar transceiver circuits operating at 60 GHz,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 40,  no. 1,  pp. 156-167, Jan. 2005.
  33. W.-M. Kuo, Y. Lu, B. A. Floyd, B. M. Haugerud, A. K. Sutton, R. Krithivasan, J. D. Cressler, B. P. Gaucher, P. W. Marshall, R. A. Reed, and G. Freeman, “Proton radiation response of monolithic millimeter-wave transceiver building blocks implemented in 200 GHz SiGe technology,” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 51,  no. 6,  part 2,  pp. 3781-3787, Dec. 2004.
  34. S. K. Reynolds, B. A. Floyd, T. Beukema, T. Zwick U. Pfeiffer, and H. Ainspan, “A direct-conversion receiver IC for WCDMA mobile systems,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 38,  no. 9,  pp. 1555-1560, Sept. 2003.
  35. S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, T. Beukema, T. Zwick, U. Pfeiffer, and H. Ainspan, “A direct conversion receiver IC for WCDMA mobile systems,” IBM J. Research Development, vol. 47, no. 2/3, pp. 337-354, March/May 2003.
  36. B. A. Floyd, L. Shi, Y. Taur, I. Lagnado, and K. K. O, “A 23.8-GHz SOI CMOS tuned amplifier,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 50,  no. 9,  pp. 2193-2196, Sept. 2002.
  37. B. A. Floyd, C.-M. Hung, and K. K. O, “Intra-chip wireless interconnect for clock distribution implemented with integrated antennas, receivers, and transmitters,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 37,  no. 5,  pp. 543-552, May 2002.
  38. B. A. Floyd, L. Shi, Y. Taur, I. Lagnado, and K. K. O, “SOI and bulk CMOS frequency dividers operating above 15 GHz,” Elec. Lett., vol. 37,  no. 10,  pp. 617-618, May 10, 2001.
  39. C.-M. Hung, B. A. Floyd, N. Park,and K. K. O, “Fully integrated 5.35-GHz CMOS VCOs and prescalers,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 49,  no. 1,  pp. 17-22, Jan. 2001.
  40. Y.-C. Ho, K.-H. Kim, B. A. Floyd, C. Wann, Y. Taur, I. Lagnado, and K. K. O, “4- and 13-GHz tuned amplifiers implemented in a 0.1-μm CMOS technology on SOI, SOS, and bulk substrates,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 33,  no. 12,  pp. 2066-2073, Dec. 1998.

Conferences

In Revision/Review

Published/Accepted

  1. Z. Hong, and B. A. Floyd, “Hierarchical code-modulated embedded test on a 64-element phased array,” IEEE Int. Microw. Symp, accepted for publication, June 2023.
  2. Z. Hong and B. A. Floyd, “Beamformer calibration using coded correlations,” IEEE Int. Symp. Phased-Array Systems and Technology, Oct. 2022.
  3. S. Almahmoud, Z. Hong, and B. A. Floyd, “Simultaneous phased-array element testing using orthogonal amplitude modulation,” IEEE Int. Symp. Phased-Array Systems and Technology, Oct. 2022.
  4. Y. Wen, J. Dean, B. Floyd and P. Franzon, “High dimensional optimization for electronic design via random embedding and local inspection,” 2022 ACM/IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for CAD, Sep. 2022.
  5. M. Mushia, H. Joshi, R. Dutta, I. Guvencb, M. Sichitiu, B. Floyd, T. Jajkowski, “The AERPAW experiment workflow – considerations for designing usage models for a computing-supported physical-equipment research platform,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research using Testbeds, May 2022.
  6. J. Dean, C. Ellington, S. Hari, A. Bhat, and B. A. Floyd, “A tunable N-path filter and wideband receiver for digital-beamforming applications,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf, Mar. 2022.
  7. J. Dean, S. Hari, A. Bhat, and B. A. Floyd, “A 4-31GHz direct-conversion receiver employing frequency-translated feedback,” IEEE ESSCIRC, Sep. 2021, pp. 187-190.
  8. S. Hari, C. Ellington, and B. A. Floyd, “A 6-31GHz tunable reflection-mode N-path filter,” IEEE RFIC Symp., June 2021, pp. 143-146.
  9. M. Chowdhury. C. K. Anjinappa, I. Guvenc, M. Sichitiu, O. Ozdemir, U. Bhattacherjee, R. Dutta, V. Marojevic, and B. Floyd, “A taxonomy and survey on experimentation scenarios for aerial advanced wireless testbed platforms,” IEEE Aerospace Conf., Mar. 2021.
  10. T. Ren and B. A. Floyd, “A 20-33 GHz direct-conversion transmitter in 45-nm SOI CMOS,” IEEE BiCMOS and Compound Semi. Integrated Circuits and Tech. Symp., Nov. 2020.
  11. M. L. Sichitiu, I. Guvenc, V. Marajevic, and B. Floyd, “AERPAW emulation overview,” Proc. 14th Worskhop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & Characterization (WiNTECH’20), Sep. 2020, pp. 1-8.
  12. V. Chauhan, H. Seo, K. Greene, D. G. Kam, and B. Floyd, “A 60 GHz code-modulated interferometric imaging system using a phased array,” Proc. SPIE 11411, Passive and Active Millimeter-Wave Imaging XXIII, 1141104, Apr. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2565589.
  13. W. Wang and B. A. Floyd, “Comparison of 10/20/40 GHz quadrature VCOs for FMCW radar systems in 90-nm SiGe BiCMOS technology,” IEEE BiCMOS and Compound Semi. Integrated Circuits and Tech. Symp., Nov. 2019, pp. 1-4.
  14. Y. Chang and B. A. Floyd, “A broadband reflection-type phase shifter achieving uniform phase and amplitude response across 27 to 31 GHz,” IEEE BiCMOS and Compound Semi. Integrated Circuits and Tech. Symp., Nov. 2019, pp. 1-4.
  15. S. Hari, A. Bhat, C. Wilson, and B. Floyd, “Approaches to nonoverlapping clock generation for RF to millimeter-wave mixer-first receivers,” IEEE Int. Microw. Conf. on Hardware and Systems for 5G and Beyond, Aug. 2019, pp. 1-3.
  16. T. Ren and B. A. Floyd, “A 21 to 31 GHz two-stage stacked power amplifier with 33% PAE and 18 dBm output power in 45-nm SOI CMOS,” IEEE Int. Microw. Conf. on Hardware and Systems for 5G and Beyond, Aug. 2019, pp. 1-3.
  17. V. Chauhan, S. Schönherr, Z. Hong, and B. Floyd, “A 10-GHz code-modulated interferometric imager using commercial-off-the-shelf phased arrays,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microw. Symp., June 2019, pp. 1015-1018.
  18. Z. Hong, S. Schönherr, V. Chauhan, and B. Floyd, “Free-space phased-array characterization and calibration using code-modulated embedded test,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microw. Symp., June 2019, pp. 1225-1228.
  19. S. Hari, A. Bhat, C. Wilson, and B. Floyd, “A 5 to 31 GHz four-phase mixer-first receiver,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 2019, pp. 581-584 (https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1075617.pdf).
  20. J. Bonner-Stewart, C. Wilson, and B. Floyd, “A tunable reflection-mode N-path filter with harmonic cancellation in 45nm SOI CMOS,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 2019, pp. 860-864.
  21. C. Wilson, J. Dean, and B. Floyd, “Mixer-first MIMO receiver with multi-port impedance tuning for decoupling of compact antenna systems,” IEEE RF Integrated Circuits Symp., June 2018, pp. 112-115.
  22. V. Chauhan and B. Floyd, “A 24-44GHz UWB LNA for 5G cellular frequency bands,” IEEE Global Symp. Millimeter-Waves, May 2018.
  23. B. Floyd, A. Sarkar, K. Greene, and Y.-S. Yeh, “Toward efficient, reconfigurable, and compact beamforming for 5G millimeter-wave systems,” Proc. IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits Technology Mtg., invited, Sep. 2017, pp. 66-73.
  24. Y.-S. Yah, E. Balboni, and B. Floyd, “A 28-GHz phased-array transceiver with series-fed dual-vector distributed beamforming,” IEEE RF Integrated Circuits Symp., June 2017, pp. 65-68.
  25. J. Bonner-Stewart, C. Wilson, and B. Floyd, “A tunable reflection-mode N-path filter using 45-nm SOI CMOS,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp., June 2017, pp. 1671-1674.
  26. T. Fujibayashi, Y. Takeda, Y.-S. Yeh, W. Wang, Y.-S. Yeh, W. Stapelbroek, S. Takeuchi, and B. Floyd, “A 76- to 81-GHz packaged single-chip transceiver for automotive radar,” IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits Technology Mtg., Sep. 2016, pp. 166-169.
  27. Y.-S. Yeh, B. Walker, E. Balboni, and B. A. Floyd, “A 28-GHz 4-channel dual-vector receiver phased array in SiGe BiCMOS Technology,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Tech. Papers, May 2016, pp. 352-355 (student paper award finalist).
  28. C. Wilson and B. Floyd, “A 20-30 GHz mixer-first receiver in 45-nm SOI CMOS,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Tech. Papers, May 2016, pp. 344-347.
  29. K. Greene, V. Chauhan, and B. Floyd, “Code-modulated embedded test for phased arrays,” IEEE VLSI Test Symp., Apr. 2016.
  30. V. Chauhan, K. Greene, and B. Floyd, “Code-modulated interferometric imaging system using phased arrays,” SPIE Defence + Security Symp., Apr. 2016.
  31. Y.-S. Yeh and B. A. Floyd, “A 55-GHz power-efficient frequency quadrupler with high harmonic rejection in 0.1-µm SiGe BiCMOS technology,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Tech. Papers, May 2015, pp. 267-270.
  32. K. Greene and B. Floyd, “Dual-vector phase rotator for Doherty beamformers,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Tech. Papers, May 2015, pp. 331-334.
  33. A. Sarkar, K. Greene, and B. Floyd, “A power-efficient 4-element beamformer in 120-nm SiGe BiCMOS for 28-GHz cellular communications,” IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, Sep. 2014, pp. 68-71.
  34. B. Floyd, “Market Opportunities and Testing Challenges for Millimeter-Wave Radios and Radars (invited),” IEEE International Test Conf., Oct 2014.
  35. Y. Takeda, T. Fujibayashi, Y.-S. Yeh, W. Wang, and B. Floyd, “A 76- to 81-GHz transceiver chipset for long-range and short-range automotive radar,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Dig., June 2014, pp. 1-3.
  36. A. Sarkar and B. Floyd, “A 28GHz class-J power amplifier with 18-dBm output power and 35% peak PAE in 120-nm SiGe BiCMOS,” IEEE Si Monolithic ICs RF Systems Dig. Papers, Jan 2014, pp. 71-73.  (student paper award finalist)
  37. W. Wang, Y. Takeda, Y.-S. Yeh, and B. Floyd, “A 20-GHz VCO and frequency doubler for W-band FMCW radar applications,” IEEE Si Monolithic ICs RF Systems Dig. Papers, Jan 2014, pp. 104-106.
  38. A. Sarkar and B. Floyd, “A 60-GHz Doherty power amplifier with 14% PAE at 6-dB
    back off,” Proceedings SRC Techcon Conference, Sep. 2013.
  39. A. Sarkar and B. Floyd, “Power efficient power amplifiers for 60GHz phased array transmitters,” Proceedings SRC Techcon Conference, Sep. 2012.
  40. D. G. Kam, D. Liu, A. Natarajan, S. Reynolds, and B. A. Floyd, “Low-cost antenna-in-package solutions for 60-GHz phased-array systems,” IEEE Conf. on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, Oct. 2010, pp. 93-96.
  41. D. Liu, H.-C. Chen, and B. Floyd, “An LTCC superstrate patch antenna for 60-GHz package applications,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Int. Symp., July 2010.
  42. D. Liu and B. Floyd, “Microstrip to CPW transitions for package applications,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Int. Symp.,July 2010.
  43. S. K. Reynolds, A. S. Natarajan, M.-D. Tsai, S. Nicolson, J.-H. Zhan, D. Liu, D. G. Kam, O. Huang, A. Valdes-Garcia, and B. A. Floyd, “A 16-element phased-array receiver IC for 60-GHz communications in SiGe BiCMOS,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2010, accepted for publication.
  44. B. Floyd, A. Valdes Garcia, S. Reynolds, A. Natarajan, D. Liu, B. Gaucher, D. Nakano, and Y. Katayama, “Silicon millimeter-wave radios for 60 GHz and beyond,” Int. Symp. on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications, April 2010, pp. 12-13.
  45. A. Valdes-Garcia, S. Nicolson, J.-W. Lai, A. Natarajan, P.-Y. Chen, S. Reynolds, J.-H. Zhan, and B. Floyd, “A SiGe BiCMOS 16-element phased-array transmitter for 60GHz communications,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, Feb. 2010, pp. 218-219.
  46. A. Natarajan, M.-D. Tsai, and B. Floyd, “60GHz RF-path phase-shifting two-element phased-array front-end in silicon,” Symp. VLSI Technology Dig. Tech. Papers, June 2009, pp. 250-251.
  47. D. Liu, I. Akkermans, and B. Floyd, “A superstrate patch antenna for 60-GHz applications,” 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Mar. 2009, pp. 2592-2594.
  48. A. Natarajan, S. Nicolson, M. D. Tsai, and B. Floyd, “A 60GHz variable-gain LNA in 65nm CMOS,” Asian Solid-State Circuits Conf., Nov. 2008, pp. 117-120.
  49. S. Reynolds, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. Floyd, B. Gaucher, D. Liu, and N. Hoivik, “Second generation 60-GHz transceiver chipset supporting multiple modulations at Gb/s data rates,” Proc. Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits Technology Mtg., Oct. 2007, pp. 192-197.
  50. B. Floyd, “A 15 to 18-GHz programmable frequency synthesizer for a 60-GHz transceiver,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2007, pp. 529-532.
  51. B. Floyd, B. Gaucher, S. Reynolds, A. Valdes-Garcia, U. Pfeiffer, D. Liu, J. Grzyb, N. Hoivik, and B. Jagannathan, “SiGe vs. CMOS for 60-100 GHz: technology, circuits, packages, and systems,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 2007, pp. 31-34.
  52. A. Natarajan, B. Floyd, and A. Hajimiri, “A bidirectional RF-combined 60GHz phased-array front-end,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers,Feb. 2007, pp. 202-203.
  53. B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer,S. Reynolds, A. Valdes-Garcia, C. Haymes, Y. Katayama, D. Nakano, T. Beukema, B. Gaucher, and M. Soyuer, “Silicon millimeter-wave radio circuits at 60-100 GHz (invited),” Si Monolithic ICs RF Systems Dig. Papers, Jan. 2007, pp. 213-218.
  54. Y. Katayama, C. Haymes, D. Nakano, T. Beukema, B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, U. Pfeiffer, B. Gaucher, and K. Schleupen, “2-Gbps uncompressed HDTV transmission over 60-GHz SiGe radio link,” IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conf., Jan. 2007, pp. 12-17.
  55. K. Bhatia, K. Kim, C.-T. Chuang, E. Rosenbaum, J. -O. Plouchart, and B. A. Floyd, “Double-gate FET technology for RF applications: device characteristics and low noise amplifier design,” IEEE Int. SOI Conf., Oct. 2006, pp. 75-76.
  56. K.K. O, K. Kim, B. Floyd, J. Mehta, H. Yoon, C.-M. Hung, D. Bravo, T. Dickson, X. Guo, R. Li, N. Trichy, J. Caserta, W. Bomstad, J. Branch, D.-J. Yang, J. Bohorquez, J. Chen, E.-Y. Seok, J.E.Brewer, L. Gao, A. Sugavanam, J.-J. Lin, Y. Su, C. Cao, M.-H. Hwang, Y.-P. Ding, Z. Li, S.-H. Hwang, H. Wu, S. Sankaran, N. Zhang, “Silicon integrated circuits incorporating antennas,” Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf., Sep. 2006, pp. 473-480.
  57. B. Floyd, B. Gaucher, “SiGe ICs for gigabit wireless transmission,” IEEE Lester Eastman Conf. on High Performance Devices, Aug. 2006.
  58. M. K. Chirala and B. A. Floyd, “Millimeter-wave Lange and ring-hybrid couplers in a silicon technology for E-band applications,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Dig., June 2006, pp. 1547-1550.
  59. B. Gaucher, S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, T. Beukema, A. Joseph, E. Mina, B. Orner, R. Wachnik, and K. Walter, “Progress in SiGe technology toward fully integrated mmWave ICs,” Int. SiGe Technology and Device Mtg., May 2006, pp. 1-2.
  60. U. Pfeiffer, J. Grzyb, D. Liu, B. Gaucher, T. Beukema, B. Floyd, and S. Reynolds, “A 60-GHz radio chipset fully-integrated in a low-cost packaging technology,” Proc. Electronic Components Technology Conf., May 2006, pp. 1343-1346.
  61. B. Gaucher, B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, U. Pfeiffer, A. Joseph, E. Mina, B. Orner, R. Wachnik, K. Walters, “Silicon germanium based millimeter wave IC’s for Gbps wireless communication and radar systems,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 2006.
  62. B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, U. Pfeiffer, T. Beukema, J. Grzyb, and C. Haymes, “A silicon 60GHz receiver and transmitter chipset for broadband communications,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, Feb. 2006, pp. 184-185.
    [BEST PAPER AWARD, Lewis Winner Award for ISSCC]
    [BEST PAPER AWARD, Pat Goldberg Memorial Award for IBM]
  63. B. Jagannathan, R. Groves, D. Goren, B. Floyd, D. Greenberg, L. Wagner, S. Csutak, S. Lee, D. Coolbaugh, and J. Pekarik, “RF CMOS for microwave and mm-wave applications,” Si Monolithic ICs RF Systems Dig. Papers, Jan. 2006, pp. 259-264.
  64. K. K. O, K. Kim, B. Floyd et al., “The feasibility of on-chip interconnection using antennas,” IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design, Nov. 2005, pp. 979-984.
  65. U. R. Pfeiffer, D. Goren, B. A. Floyd, and S. K. Reynolds, “SiGe transformer matched power amplifier for operation at millimeter-wave frequencies,” Proc. European Solid-State Circuits Conf., Sept. 2005, pp. 141-144.
  66. S. K. Reynolds, B. A. Floyd, U. R. Pfeiffer, T. J. Beukema, T. Zwick, J. Grzyb, D. Liu, and B. P. Gaucher, “Progress toward a low-cost millimeter-wave silicon radio (invited),” Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf., Sept. 2005, pp. 563-570.
  67. S. Rylov, S. Reynolds, D. Storaska, B. Floyd, M. Kapur, T. Zwick, S. Gowda, and M. Sorna, “10+ Gb/s 90nm CMOS serial link demo in CBGA package,” Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf., Oct. 2004, pp. 27-30.
  68. B. Gaucher, T. Beukema, S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, T. Zwick, U. Pfeiffer, D. Liu, and J. Cressler, “MM-Wave transceivers using SiGe HBT technology,” Si Monolithic ICs RF Systems Dig. Papers, Sept. 2004, pp. 81-84.
  69. B. A. Floyd, and D. Ozis, “Low-noise amplifier comparison at 2 GHz in 0.25-μm and 0.18-μm RF-CMOS and SiGe BiCMOS (invited),” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2004, pp. 185-188.
  70. B. A. Floyd, “V-band and W-band SiGe bipolar low-noise amplifiers and voltage-controlled oscillators,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2004, pp. 295-298.
  71. U. R. Pfeiffer, S. K. Reynolds, and B. A. Floyd, “A 77 GHz SiGe power amplifier for potential applications in automotive radar systems,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2004, pp. 91-94.
  72. S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, and T. Zwick, “60GHz transceiver circuits in SiGe bipolar technology,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, Feb. 2004, pp. 442-538.
    [BEST PAPER AWARD, Lewis Winner Award for ISSCC]
  73. B. Gaucher, T. Beukema, S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, T. Zwick, U. Pfeiffer, and D. Liu, “Silicon monolithic broadband millimeter wave radio technology,” Int. Conf. Space Mission Challenges for Information Tech., June 2003, pp. 113-121.
  74. K. K. O, K. Kim, B. Floyd et al., “Wireless communications using integrated antennas,” Proc. IEEE International Interconnect Tech. Conf., June 2003, pp. 111-113.
  75. S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, T. Beukema, T. Zwick, U. Pfeiffer, and H. Ainspan, “A direct-conversion receiver IC for WCDMA mobile systems,” Proc. Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits Technology Mtg., Sept. 2002, pp. 61-64.
  76. X. Guo, J. Caserta, R. Li, B. Floyd, and K. K. O, “Propagation layers for intra-chip wireless interconnection compatible with packaging and heat removal,” Symp. VLSI Technology Dig. Tech. Papers, June 2002, pp. 36-37.
  77. T. Dickson, B. Floyd, and K. O, “Jitter in a wireless clock distribution system,” Proc. IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conf., June 2002, pp. 154-156.
  78. B. A. Floyd, C.-M. Hung, and K. K. O, “A 15-GHz wireless interconnect implemented in a 0.18-μm CMOS technology using integrated transmitters, receivers, and antennas,” Symp. VLSI Technology Dig. Tech. Papers, June 2001, pp. 155-158.
  79. C.-M. Hung, B. A. Floyd, and K. K. O, “A fully integrated 5.35-GHz CMOS VCO and a prescaler,” IEEEE RFIC Symp. Dig. Papers, June 2000, pp. 69-72.
  80. B. A. Floyd, C.-M. Hung, and K. K. O, “The effects of substrate resistivity on RF component and circuit performance,” Proc. IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conf., June 2000, pp. 164-166.
  81. D. Bravo, H. Yoon, K. Kim, B. Floyd, and K. K. O, “Estimation of the signal-to-noise ratio for on-chip wireless clock signal distribution,” Proc. IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conf., June 2000, pp. 9-11.
  82. B. Floyd, K. Kim, and K. O, “Wireless interconnection in a CMOS IC with integrated antennas,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, Feb. 2000, pp. 328-329.
  83. B. A. Floyd and K. K. O, “The projected power consumption of a wireless clock distribution system and comparison to conventional distribution systems,” Proc. IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conf., May 1999, pp. 248-250.
  84. B. A. Floyd, J. Mehta, C. Gamero, and K. K. O, “A 900-MHz, 0.8-μm CMOS low noise amplifier with 1.2-dB noise figure,” Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf., May 1999, pp. 661-664.
  85. K. K. O, K. Kim, B. A. Floyd, J. Mehta, and H. Yoon, “Inter and intra-chip wireless clock signal distribution using microwaves: a status of a feasibility study,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 1999, pp. 306-309.
  86. K. K. O, K. Kim, B. Floyd, Y.-C. Ho, C.-M. Hung, C. Wann, Y. Taur, and I. Lagnado, “Tuned amplifiers fabricated in a 0.1-um  CMOS technology on bulk, SOI, and SOS substrates,” Govt. Microcircuit Applications Conf. Dig. Papers, Mar. 1998, pp. 175-178.
  87. K.-H. Kim, Y.-C. Ho, B. Floyd, C. Wann, Y. Taur, and I. Lagnado, “4 GHz and 13 GHz tuned amplifiers implemented in a 0.1 μm CMOS technology on SOI and SOS substrates,” IEEE ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, Feb. 1998, pp. 134 – 135.

Book Chapters

  1. A. Natarajan and B. Floyd, “System-on-a-chip mm-wave silicon transmitters,” from mm-Wave Silicon Power Amplifiers and Transmitters, Cambridge Univ. Press, in press, 2015.
  2. S. Reynolds, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. Floyd, Y. Katayama, and A. Natarajan, “Millimeter-Wave System Overview,” from Millimeter-Wave Antennas, Packaging and Beyond,” Wiley, Chapter 16, 2009.
  3. A. M. Niknejad, B. A. Floyd, S. Emami, B. Heydari, E. Adabi, and B. Afshar, “Amplifiers and Mixers,” from mm-Wave Silicon Technology: 60 GHz and Beyond,” Springer, Chapter 4, 2008.
  4. S. Reynolds, B. Floyd, T. Beukema, T. Zwick, U. Pfeiffer, and H. Ainspan, “Wireless Design: A Direct Conversion Receiver IC for WCDMA Mobile Systems,” from Silicon Germanium: Technology, Modeling, and Design, Wiley-IEEE Press, Chapter 4.2, pp. 271-295, 2004.

Short-Courses, Forums, and Tutorial Presentations

  1. B. Floyd, “Beamforming arrays and their calibration,” IEEE Int. Solid-State Circuits Conf, Forum, Feb. 2020.
  2. B. Floyd, “Built-in test and calibration of phased arrays,” IEEE VLSI Symp., Short Course, Kyoto, Japan, June 2019.
  3. B. Floyd, “High-performance millimeter-wave beamformers with built-in self-test,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conf., Short Course, San Diego, CA, April 2018.
  4. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-Wave Circuits and Systems for Next-Generation Radios, Radars, and Imagers,” IEEE Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, Tutorial, Tempe, AZ, Oct. 2012.
  5. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-wave phased-array building blocks and transceivers in silicon,” IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symp., Short Course, Monterey, CA, Oct. 2010.
  6. B. Floyd, “SiGe BiCMOS transceivers for mmWave,” IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Mtg., Short Course, Sept. 2007.

 Workshops

  1. B. Floyd, “Code-modulated embedded test and calibration of phased arrays,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018.
  2. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-Wave 5G Transceivers and Arrays,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop, Honolulu, HA, June 2017.
  3. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-wave circuit and system capabilities and trade-offs for SiGe BiCMOS,” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop, Honolulu, HA, June 2017.
  4. B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, A. Valdes-Garcia, B. Gaucher, D. Liu, T. Beukema, A. Natarajan, “Silicon technology, circuits, packages, and systems for 60-100 GHz (Invited),” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop WSN, June 2007.
  5. B. Floyd, S. Reynolds, U. Pfeiffer, B. Gaucher, T. Beukema, J. Grzyb, “From transmission lines to transceivers: silicon mmWave ICs for 60GHz & beyond (Invited),” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop WSO, June 2006, pp. 21-38.
  6. B. Floyd, “Low noise circuit design in SiGe technology at 60 GHz and above (Invited),” IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Workshop WMC, June 2006, pp. 17-31.
  7. B. Floyd, B. Gaucher, “SiGe ICs for gigabit wireless transmission (Invited), IEEE Lester Eastman Conf. on High Performance Devices, Aug. 2006.
  8. B. Floyd, X. Guo, J. Caserta, T. Dickson, C. Hung, K. Kim, K. O, “Wireless interconnects for clock distribution (Invited),” ACM/IEEE Int. Workshop Timing Issues Specification Synthesis Digital Systems, Dec. 2002.

Panel Presentations

  1. B. Floyd, “Future of analog/mixed-signal test, challenges and opportunities,” IEEE International Workshop on Test and Validation of High-Speed Analog Circuits, Nov. 2018, panelist.
  2. B. Floyd, “5th Generation Wireless – where is that going and what’s in it for me?” IEEE RFIC Symp. Panel , Honolulu, HA, June 2017, moderator.
  3. B. Floyd, “Phased Array 5G: Is Test Connected or Disconnected,” IEEE International Test Conf. Panel, Ft. Worth, TX, Nov. 2016, panelist.
  4. B. Floyd, “Research is expensive, but innovation sells,” IEEE RFIC Symp. Panel, Phoenix, AZ, May 2015, moderator.
  5. B. Floyd, “SiGe/CMOS RF-IC phased arrays: will they be used in defense and commercial systems?” IEEE International Microwave Symposium Panel, Boston, MA, June 2009, panelist.
  6. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-wave IC: is silicon winning? Is GaAs still alive?” IEEE RFIC Symposium Panel , Atlanta, GA, June 2008, panelist.

Dissertation

  1. B. Floyd, “A CMOS wireless interconnect system for multigigahertz clock distribution,” Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Florida, 2001.

Patents

  1. B. Floyd, C. Wilson, J. Bonner-Stewart, “Tunable filters, cancellers, and duplexers based on passive mixers,” US Patent 10,735,037, Aug. 4, 2020.
  2. B. Floyd, V. Chauhan, K. Greene, “Code modulated phased array interferometric imaging”, US Patent 10,551,162, Feb. 4, 2020.
  3. B. Floyd, C. Wilson, J. Bonner-Stewart, F. Vosburgh, “Tunable filters, cancellers, and duplexers based on passive mixers,” US Patent 10,333,569, June 25, 2019.
  4. B. Floyd, C. Wilson, J. Bonner-Stewart, F. Vosburgh, “Tunable filters, cancellers, and duplexers based on passive mixers,” US Patent 9,800,278, Oct 24, 2017.
  5. B. Floyd and C. Wilson, “Tunable filter employing feedforward cancellation,” US Patent 9,654,983, May 16, 2017.
  6. T. Fujibayashi and B. Floyd, “Phase calibration circuit and method for multi-channel radar receiver,” US Patent 9,453,906, Sep. 27, 2016.
  7. B. Floyd, A. Natarajan, V. Jain, S. Reynolds, “A compact imaging receiver in silicon,” U.S. Patent 8,866,079, Oct. 21, 2014.
  8. P.-Y. Chen, B. Floyd, A. Natarajan, S. Nicolson, S. Reynolds, M.-D. Tsai, A. Valdes Garcia, J.-H. Zhan, “Phased-array transceiver for millimeter-wave frequencies,” US Patent 8,618,983, Dec. 31, 2013.
  9. H.-C. Chen, B. Floyd, and D. Liu, “Circuit device with signal line transition element,” US Patent 8,558,637, Oct. 15, 2013.
  10. B. Floyd, A. Natarajan, S. Reynolds, A. Valdes Garcia, and M. Soyuer, “Differential cross-coupled power combiner or divider,” US Patent 8,482,364, July 9, 2013.
  11. B. Floyd, D. Greenberg, R. Malladi, B. Orner, and S. Reynolds, “Radio frequency integrated circuitry with on-chip noise source for self-test,” U.S. Patent 8,421,478, Apr. 16, 2013.
  12. T. Beukema, B. Floyd, V. Leung, S. Reynolds, and S. Rylov, “Signal phase control in an integrated radio circuit,” European Patent EP1977577, Mar 6, 2013.
  13. H. Chen, B. Floyd, and D. Liu, “Simple radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) packages with integrated antennas,” U.S. Patent 8,269,671, Sep 18, 2012.
  14. H. Chen, B. Floyd, and D.  Liu, “A compact mmWave package with integrated antennas,” U.S. Patent 8,256,685, Sep. 4, 2012.
  15. B. Floyd, D. Liu, and R. Morton, “Method and apparatus for packaging an integrated chip with integrated antennas,” U.S. Patent 8,018,384 B2, Sep. 13, 2011.
  16. J. Akkermans, B. Floyd, and D. Liu, “Radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC) packages having characteristics suitable for mass production,”  U.S. Patent 7,728,774 B2, June 1, 2010.
  17. J. Akkermans, B. Floyd, and D. Liu, “Radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC) packages with integrated aperture-coupled patch antenna(s) in ring and/or offset cavities,” U.S. Patent 7,696,930, Apr. 13, 2010.
  18. B. Floyd and D. Liu, “Radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC) packages with integrated aperture-coupled patch antenna(s),” U.S. Patent 7,692,590, Apr. 6, 2010.
  19. B. Floyd and A. Natarajan, “Phase-shifting and combining architecture for phased arrays,” U.S. Patent 7,683,833, Mar. 23, 2010,
  20. B. Floyd and A. Natarajan, “Phase-shifting and combining architecture for phased arrays,” U.S. Patent 7,352,325, Apr. 1, 2008.
  21. B. Floyd, S Reynolds, “Variable-gain image-reject low-noise amplifier,” US Patent 7,629,850, Dec. 8, 2009.
  22. B. Floyd, D. Goren, U. Pfeiffer, and S. Reynolds, “Circuits and methods for implementing transformer-coupled amplifiers at millimeter wave frequencies,” U.S. Patent 7,629,852, Dec. 8, 2009,
  23. B. Floyd, D. Goren, U. Pfeiffer, and S. Reynolds, “Circuits and methods for implementing transformer-coupled amplifiers at millimeter wave frequencies,” U.S. Patent 7,459,981, Dec. 2, 2008.
  24. B. Floyd, D. Goren, U. Pfeiffer, and S. Reynolds, “Circuits and methods for implementing transformer-coupled amplifiers at millimeter wave frequencies,” U.S. Patent 7,315,212, Jan. 1, 2008.
  25. B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, and S. Reynolds, “On-chip circuit pad structure,” U.S. Patent 7,566,952, Jul. 28, 2009.
  26. B. Floyd and S. Rylov, “Circuits and methods for implementing sub-integer-N frequency dividers using phase rotators,” U.S. Patent 7,486,145, Feb. 3, 2009.
  27. B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, S. Reynolds, and T. Zwick, “Integrated millimeter-wave quadrature generator,” U.S. Patent 7,386,291, June 10, 2008.
  28. B. Floyd and T. Zwick, “Ultra-broadband integrated balun,” U.S. Patent 7,265,644, Sep. 4, 2007.
  29. B. Floyd, “Millimeter-wave unilateral low-noise amplifier,” U.S. Patent 7,265,630, Sep. 4, 2007.
  30. B. Floyd, U. Pfeiffer, S. Reynolds, and A. Valdes Garcia, “Circuits/methods for implementing power amplifiers for millimeter-wave applications,” U.S. Patent 7,199,658, April 3, 2007.
  31. M. Chirala, B. Floyd, and T. Zwick, “DC isolated phase inverter and a ring hybrid coupler including the DC isolated phase inverter,” U.S. Patent 7,187,251, Mar. 6, 2007.
  32. B. Floyd, “Bypass switch topology for low-noise amplifiers,” U.S. Patent 6,930,546, Aug. 16, 2005.