Guest Editorial Special Issue on the International Symposium on Integrated Circuits and Systems—ISICAS 2021

Elena Blokhina

A Broadband Fully Integrated Power Amplifier Using Waveform Shaping Multi-Resonance Harmonic Matching Network

G. Reza Nikandish; Abbas Nasri; Alireza Yousefi; Anding Zhu; Robert Bogdan Staszewski

Switched-Capacitor Bandgap Voltage Reference for IoT Applications

Chi-Wa U; Man-Kay Law; Chi-Seng Lam; Rui P. Martins
 

An Active Dead-Time Control Circuit With Timing Elements for a 45-V Input 1-MHz Half-Bridge Converter

Mousa Karimi; Mohamed Ali; Ahmad Hassan; Mohamad Sawan; Benoit Gosselin

A 20 MHz–2 GHz Inductorless Two-Fold Noise-Canceling Low-Noise Amplifier in 28-nm CMOS

Amir Bozorg; Robert Bogdan Staszewski

A 529-μW Fractional-N All-Digital PLL Using TDC Gain Auto-Calibration and an Inverse-Class-F DCO in 65-nm CMOS

Peng Chen; Xi Meng; Jun Yin; Pui-In Mak; Rui P. Martins; Robert Bogdan Staszewski

A Single-Opamp Third Order CT ΔΣ Modulator With SAB-ELD-Merged Integrator and Three-Stage Hybrid Compensation Opamp

Kai Xing; Wei Wang; Yan Zhu; Chi-Hang Chan; Rui P. Martins

A MEMS-CMOS Microsystem for Contact-Less Temperature Measurements

Elisabetta Moisello; Michele Vaiana; Maria Eloisa Castagna; Giuseppe Bruno; Igor Brouk; Yael Nemirovsky; Piero Malcovati; Edoardo Bonizzoni

A 16-Bit Calibration-Free SAR ADC With Binary-Window and Capacitor-Swapping DAC Switching Schemes

Yung-Hui Chung; Chia-Hui Tien; Qi-Feng Zeng

A SiGe HBT 6th-Order 10 GHz Inductor-Less Anti-Aliasing Low-Pass Filter for High-Speed ATI Digitizers

Francesco Centurelli; Pietro Monsurrò; Giuseppe Scotti; Pasquale Tommasino; Alessandro Trifiletti

Accurate and Fast On-Wafer Test Circuitry Integrated With a 140-dB-Input-Range Current Digitizer for Parameter Tests in WAT

Long-Yi Lin; Hao-Chiao Hong

A 120-MHz Broadband Differential Linear Driver With Channel Mismatch Cancellation and Bandwidth Extension for B-PLC Applications

Mingdong Li; Xiuhong Wang; Shalin Huang; Fang Tang; Amine Bermak

A 10 nA Ultra-Low Quiescent Current and 60 ns Fast Transient Response Low-Dropout Regulator for Internet-of-Things

Jia-Rui Huang; Yong-Hwa Wen; Tzu-Hsien Yang; Jia-Jyun Lee; Guan-Ting Liu; Ke-Horng Chen; Ying-Hsi Lin; Shian-Ru Lin; Tsung-Yen Tsai

A 0.22-μW Single-Bit VCO-Based Time-Domain Sensor-to-Digital Front-End With Reduced Supply Sensitivity

Huan Hu; Subhanshu Gupta

A Reduced-Area Capacitor-Only Loop Filter With Polarity-Switched Gm for Large Multiplication Factor Millimeter-Wave Sub-Sampling PLLs

Abhishek Bhat; Nagendra Krishnapura

A Millimeter-Wave CMOS VCO Featuring a Mode-Ambiguity-Aware Multi-Resonant-RLCM Tank

Hao Guo; Yong Chen; Chaowei Yang; Pui-In Mak; Rui P. Martins

Multi-Channel Analog-to-Digital Conversion Using a Delta-Sigma Modulator Without Reset and a Modulated-Sinc-Sum Filter

R. S. Ashwin Kumar; Nagendra Krishnapura

Mismatch Analysis of DTCs With an Improved BIST-TDC in 28-nm CMOS

Peng Chen; Jun Yin; Feifei Zhang; Pui-In Mak; Rui P. Martins; Robert Bogdan Staszewski

A Low-Power Sigma-Delta Modulator for Healthcare and Medical Diagnostic Applications

Andrea Boni; Luca Giuffredi; Giorgio Pietrini; Marco Ronchi; Michele Caselli

A Low-Power Multiband Blocker-Tolerant Receiver With a Steep Filtering Slope Using an N-Path LNA With Feedforward OB Blocker Cancellation and Filtering-by-Aliasing Baseband Amplifiers

Haijun Shao; Gengzhen Qi; Pui-In Mak; Rui P. Martins
 

Senputing: An Ultra-Low-Power Always-On Vision Perception Chip Featuring the Deep Fusion of Sensing and Computing

Han Xu; Ningchao Lin; Li Luo; Qi Wei; Runsheng Wang; Cheng Zhuo; Xunzhao Yin; Fei Qiao; Huazhong Yang

Vau Da Muntanialas: Energy-Efficient Multi-Die Scalable Acceleration of RNN Inference

Gianna Paulin; Francesco Conti; Lukas Cavigelli; Luca Benini

MuGRA: A Scalable Multi-Grained Reconfigurable Accelerator Powered by Elastic Neural Network

Yirong Kan; Man Wu; Renyuan Zhang; Yasuhiko Nakashima
 

A New Energy-Efficient and High Throughput Two-Phase Multi-Bit per Cycle Ring Oscillator-Based True Random Number Generator

Yuan Cao; Xiaojin Zhao; Wenhan Zheng; Yue Zheng; Chip-Hong Chang

A Dual-Entropy-Superposed PUF With In-Cell Entropy Sign-Based Stabilization

Xiaojin Zhao; Chunwei Xie; Qiang Zhao; Xiaofang Pan

A Novel Module-Sign Low-Power Implementation for the DLMS Adaptive Filter With Low Steady-State Error

Gennaro Di Meo; Davide De Caro; Gerardo Saggese; Ettore Napoli; Nicola Petra; Antonio Giuseppe Maria Strollo

In Situ Aging-Aware Error Monitoring Scheme for IMPLY-Based Memristive Computing-in-Memory Systems

Jiarui Xu; Yi Zhan; Yujie Li; Jiajun Wu; Xinglong Ji; Guoyi Yu; Wenyu Jiang; Rong Zhao; Chao Wang 

A Raw Image-Based End-to-End Object Detection Accelerator Using HOG Features

Xiangyu Zhang; Ling Zhang; Xin Lou
 

A 4.29nJ/pixel Stereo Depth Coprocessor With Pixel Level Pipeline and Region Optimized Semi-Global Matching for IoT Application

Pingcheng Dong; Zhuoyu Chen; Zhuoao Li; Yuzhe Fu; Lei Chen; Fengwei An
 

A Robust Area-Efficient Physically Unclonable Function With High Machine Learning Attack Resilience in 28-nm CMOS

You-Cheng Lai; Chun-Yen Yao; Shao-Hong Yang; Ying-Wei Wu; Tsung-Te Liu

Arithmetic and Logic Circuits Based on ITO-Stabilized ZnO TFT for Transparent Electronics

Weiwei Shi; Lizhi Hu; Yuan Liu; Sunbin Deng; Yuming Xu; Hoi-Sing Kwok; Rongsheng Chen 

A 4T/Cell Amplifier-Chain-Based XOR PUF With Strong Machine Learning Attack Resilience

Jieyun Zhang; Chongyao Xu; Man-Kay Law; Yang Jiang; Xiaojin Zhao; Pui-In Mak; Rui P. Martins

 

High-Precision Sub-Nyquist Sampling System Based on Modulated Wideband Converter for Communication Device Testing

Zolboo Byambadorj; Koji Asami; Takahiro J. Yamaguchi; Akio Higo; Masahiro Fujita; Tetsuya Iizuka
 

Ternary LDPC Error Correction for Arrhythmia Classification in Wireless Wearable Electrocardiogram Sensors

Yanfang Liu; Xiaochen Tang; David G. M. Mitchell; Wei Tang
 

A High-Efficiency Segmented Reconfigurable Cyclic Shifter for 5G QC-LDPC Decoder

Hing-Mo Lam; Silin Lu; Hezi Qiu; Min Zhang; Hailong Jiao; Shengdong Zhang
 

An Interference-Tolerant Synchronization Scheme for Wireless Communication Systems Based on Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

Jian Shao; Aydin Ilker Karsilayan; Christopher T. Rodenbeck; Jose Silva-Martinez

An Ultra-Low Quiescent Current Tri-Mode DC-DC Buck Converter With 92.1% Peak Efficiency for IoT Applications

Menglian Zhao; Mengyu Li; Shuang Song; Yaopeng Hu; Yanxia Yao; Xuetong Bai; Rubo Hu; Xiaobo Wu; Zhichao Tan

A High-Sensitivity Wide Input-Power-Range Ultra-Low-Power RF Energy Harvester for IoT Applications

Seyed Mohammad Noghabaei; Rafael L. Radin; Yvon Savaria; Mohamad Sawan

Automotive Switched-Capacitor DC–DC Converter With High BW Power Mirror and Dual Supply Driver

Cristian Răducan; Marius Neag; Adrian-Gabriel Băjenaru

Slew-Rate Booster and Frequency Compensation Circuit for Automotive LDOs

Cristian Răducan; Marius Neag