Joel L. Dawson, Professor, EECS } MIT

Publications/Presentations

 

Journals

P.A. Godoy, S. Chung, T.W. Barton, D.J. Perreault, J.L. Dawson, "A 2.4GHz, 27-dBm Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing Transmitter in 65-nm CMOS," submitted to the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.

H. H. Boo, S. Chung, and J. L. Dawson, "Digitally Assisted Feedforward Compensation of Cartesian Feedback Power Amplifier Systems," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, pp 457-461, Aug. 2011.

J.L. Bohorquez, M. Yip, A. Chandrakasan, J. L. Dawson, "A Biomedical Sensor Interface with a sinc Filter and Digitally-Assisted Interference Cancelation," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (VLSI Symposium Special Issue), pp 746-756, Apr. 2011.

M. Ogunnika, S. Rutkove, Ma, Fogerson, Scharfstein, Cooper, J.L. Dawson, "A Portable System for the Assessment of Neuromuscular Diseases with Electrical Impedance Myography," In press, TMET: Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology.

N. Verma, A. Shoeb, J. L. Bohorquez, J. L. Dawson, J. Guttag, and A. P. Chandrakasan, “A Micro-power EEG Acquisition SoC with Integrated Feature-Extraction Processor for a Chronic Seizure Detection System,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, pp. 804-816, Apr. 2010.

P. Godoy, D. J. Perreault, and J. L. Dawson, "Outphasing Energy Recovery Amplifier with Resistance Compression for Improved Efficiency," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 2895-2906, Dec. 2009.

H. Boo, S. Chung, and J.L. Dawson, "Adaptive Predistortion Using a ΔΣ Modulator for Automatic Inversion of Power Amplifier Nonlinearity," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, pp. 901-905, Dec. 2009.

J.L. Bohorquez, A.P. Chandrakasan, and J.L. Dawson, "Frequency-Domain Analysis of Super-Regenerative Amplifiers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 2882-2894, Dec. 2009.

J.L. Bohorquez, A.P. Chandrakasan, and J. L. Dawson, “A 350μW CMOS MSK Transmitter and 400μW OOK Super-Regenerative Receiver for Medical Implant Communications,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (VLSI Symposium Special Issue), pp. 1248-1259, Apr. 2009.

S. Chung, J.W. Holloway, and J.L. Dawson, "Energy-Efficient Digital Predistortion with Lookup Table Training Using Analog Cartesian Feedback,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 2248-2258, Oct. 2008.

P. Godoy and J.L. Dawson, “Chopper Stabilization of Analog Multipliers, Variable Gain Amplifiers, and Mixers,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, pp. 2311-2321, Oct. 2008.

J.L. Dawson and T.H. Lee, "Automatic Phase Alignment for a Fully Integrated Cartesian Feedback Power Amplifier System," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, pp. 2269-2279, Dec. 2003.

J.L. Dawson, S.P. Boyd, M. Hershenson, and T.H. Lee, "Optimal Allocation of Local Feedback in Multistage Amplifiers via Geometric Programming," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, pp. 1-11, Jan. 2001.

Conferences

P. Godoy, S. Chung, T.W. Barton, D. J. Perreault, J.L. Dawson, "A Highly Efficient 1.95-GHz, 18-W Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing Transmitter for Wideband Applications," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 4 pages, June 5-10, 2011.

S. Chung, J.L. Dawson, "Digital Pre-Distortion Using Quadrature DS Modulation with Fast Adaptation for WLAN Power Amplifiers," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 4 pages, June 5-10, 2011.

T.W. Barton, S. Chung, P.A. Godoy, J.L. Dawson, "A 12-bit Resolution, 200-MSample/second Phase Modulator for a 2.5GHz Carrier with Discreet Carrier Pre-Rotation in 65nm CMOS," RFIC Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 4 pages, June 5-7, 2011.

P. Godoy, S. Chung, T. W. Barton, D. J. Perreault, and J. L. Dawson, “A 2.5-GHz Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing Power Amplifier in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, pp. 57-60, Jan. 16-19, 2011.

J. L. Bohorquez, M. Yip, A. P. Chandrakasan, J. L. Dawson, "A Digitally-Assisted Sensor Interface for Biomedical Applications," Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, Honolulu, HI, pp. 217-218, June 2010.

W. Sanchez, C. G. Sodini, J. L. Dawson, "An Energy Management IC for Bio-Implants Using Ultracapacitors for Energy Storage," Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, Honolulu, HI, pp. 63-64, June 2010.

S. Chung, P.A. Godoy, T.W. Barton, D.J. Perreault, and J.L. Dawson, "Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing Transmitter Using Class-E PAs with Discrete Pulse Width Modulation," International Microwave Symposium in Anaheim, CA, pp. 264-267, May 2010.

S. Chung, and J.L. Dawson, "A 73.1dB SNDR Digitally Assisted Subsampler for RF Power Amplifier Linearization Systems," Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, Japan, pp. 148-149, June 2009.

S. Chung, P.A. Godoy, T.W. Barton, E.W. Huang , D.J. Perreault, and J.L. Dawson, "Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing Architecture for Multi-standard Transmitters," IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 237-240, June 2009.

O.T. Ogunnika, M. Scharfstein, R.C. Cooper, H. Ma, J.L. Dawson, and S.B. Rutkove, “A Handheld Electrical Impedance Myography Probe for the Assessment of Neuromuscular Disease,” IEEE International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 3566-3569, Aug. 2008.

J.L. Bohorquez, J.L. Dawson, and A.P. Chandrakasan, “A 350μW CMOS MSK Transmitter and 400μW OOK Super-Regenerative Receiver for Medical Implant Communications,” Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, Honolulu, HI, June 2008.

S. Chung, J.W. Holloway, and J.L. Dawson, "Open-loop Digital Predistortion Using Cartesian Feedback for Adaptive RF Power Amplifier Linearization," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Honolulu, HI, pp. 1449-1452, June 2007.

A. Hadiashar and J.L. Dawson, "A Chopper Stabilized CMOS Analog Multiplier with Ultra Low DC Offsets," IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Montreux, Switzerland, pp. 364-367, September 2006.

J.L. Dawson and T.H. Lee, "Phase Alignment in Cartesian Feedback RF Power Amplifiers," an invited paper appearing the the Digest of the 2004 Microwave Workshops and Exhibition (MWE 2004), pp. 237-240, Nov. 2004, Yokohama, Japan.

J.L. Dawson and T.H. Lee, "Cartesian Feedback for RF Power Amplifier Linearization," an invited talk appearing in the Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 361-366, June 2004.

J.L. Dawson and T.H. Lee, "Automatic Phase Alignment for a Fully Integrated CMOS Cartesian Feedback Power Amplifier System," IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Digest, pp. 262-263, Feb. 2003.

J.L. Dawson and T.H. Lee, "Automatic Phase Alignment for High Bandwidth Cartesian Feedback Power Amplifiers," IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON2000) Digest, pp. 71-74, September 2000.

J.L. Dawson, S.P. Boyd, M. Hershenson, and T.H. Lee, "Optimal Allocation of Local Feedback in Multistage Amplifiers via Geometric Programming," 43rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 530-533, Aug. 2000.

A. Gelperin, J.L. Dawson, S.M. Cazares, and H.S. Seung, "Rapid Fruit Cultivar Identification by an Artificial Olfactory System," Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Olfaction and the Electronic Nose, 1998.

J.L. Dawson and J. Lin, "An Adaptive Antenna Integrated with Automatic Gain Control for a Receiver Front End," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, vol. 3, pp. 1747-1750, June 1997.

Workshops

"Digitally Assisted Architectures for RF Transceivers," presentation given at the RFIC Symposium Workshop on Digitally Assisted Analog and RF Circuits, June 7, 2009.

"A New Architecture for Implantable Transceivers," presentation given at the RFIC Symposium Workshop on Active Radio Circuits for Bio & Medical Applications, June 7, 2009.

"Digitally Assisted and Hybrid Architectures for RF Transceivers in Deep-Submicron CMOS," an invited presentation given at the ISSCC Forum on Digitally Assisted Analog and RF Circuits, February 7, 2008.

"A Fully Integrated Cartesian Feedback Linearization System," presentation given at the IEEE Topical Workshop on Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, Sept. 9-10, 2002, at the University of California at San Diego.

"Power Amplifier Linearization Techniques: An Overview," an invited presentation given at the ISSCC Workshop on RF Circuits for 2.5G and 3G Wireless Systems on Feb. 4, 2001.

Ph.D. ThesEs

J. L. Bohorquez, "Digitally-assisted, Ultra-Low Power Circuits and Systems for Medical Applications," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010.

J.L. Dawson, "Feedback Linearization of RF Power Amplifiers," Stanford University, 2003.