VLSI Design (Computer Systems Design sub-discipline) Publications



2011

ADVANCED MEMORY DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED PERFORMANCE, REDUCED POWER AND INCREASED RELIABILITY
K Kim, G L Chiu, P W Coteus, D M Dreps, K C Gower, H C Hunter, C A Kilmer, W E Maule
US Patent 20,110,055,671

Coordinating DRAM and Last-Level-Cache Policies with the Virtual Write Queue
J. Stuecheli, D. Kaseridis, L.K. John, D. Daly, H.C. Hunter
IEEE Micro, Top Picks v. 31, 90--98, Published by the IEEE Computer Society, 2011

Method and system for integrating SRAM and DRAM architecture in set associative cache
Marc R Faucher, Hillery C Hunter, William R Reohr, Peter A Sandon, Vijayalakshmi Srinivasan, Arnold S Tran
US Patent 7,962,695


2010

Method and apparatus for diagnosing broken scan chain based on leakage light emission
P Song, T Xia, A J Weger, F Stellari, S V Polonsky
US Patent 7,426,448

Elastic Refresh: Techniques to Mitigate Refresh Penalties in High Density Memory
Jeffrey Stuecheli, Dimitris Kaseridis, Hillery C.Hunter, Lizy K John
Proceedings of the 2010 43rd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture, pp. 375--384, IEEE Computer Society
Abstract


2009

Pre-Si estimation and compensation of SRAM layout deficiencies to achieve target performance and yield
A Bansal, R N Singh, S Mukhopadhyay, G Han, F L Heng
Computer Design, 2008, pp. 457--462, 2009

Relaxing conflict between read stability and writability in 6T SRAM cell using asymmetric transistors
Jae-Joon Kim, Aditya Bansal, Rahul Rao, Shih-Hsien Lo, Ching-Te Chuang
Electron Device Letters, IEEE 30(8), 852--854, IEEE, 2009

Yield estimation of SRAM circuits using Virtual SRAM Fab
A Bansal, R N Singh, R N Kanj, S Mukhopadhyay, J F Lee, E Acar, A Singhee, K Kim, C T Chuang, S Nassif, others
Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, pp. 631--636


2008

Design structure for an embedded dram having multi-use refresh cycles
John E Barth Jr, Philip G Emma, Hillery C Hunter, Vijayalakshmi Srinivasan, Arnold S Tran
US Patent App. 12/103,290


Embedded dram having multi-use refresh cycles
John E Barth Jr, Philip G Emma, Hillery C Hunter, Vijayalakshmi Srinivasan, Arnold S Tran
US Patent App. 12/019,818

DESIGN RULES FOR ON-CHIP INDUCTORS
CHO, D KIM, J KIM, M KIM, JO PLOUCHART …
2008 - wipo.int

65nm SOI CMOS SoC Technology for Low-Power mmWave and RF Platform
D D Kim, J Kim, C Cho, J O Plouchart, R Trzcinski, S R D Center, H J IBM
IEEE Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, 2008, pp. 46--49

Wideband mmWave CML static divider in 65nm SOI CMOS technology
J Kim, JO Plouchart, IBMSRD Center, NY …
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, 2008. …, 2008 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


Optimal Dual-$ V\_ $\{$T$\}$ $ Design in Sub-100-nm PD/SOI and Double-Gate Technologies
A Bansal, J J Kim, K Kim, S Mukhopadhyay, C T Chuang, K Roy
Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on 55(5), 1161--1169, IEEE, 2008


2007

ISSCC 2007/SESSION 30/BUILDING BLOCKS FOR HIGH-SPEED TRANSCEIVERS/30.3
D Lim, J Kim, J O Plouchart, C Cho, D Kim, R Trzcinski, D Boning
Citeseer, Citeseer, 2007

A 1.2 V 15.6 mW 81GHz 2: 1 Static CML Frequency Divider with a Band-Pass Load in a …
JO Plouchart, D Kim, J Kim, V Karam, C Plett, …
… Integrated Circuit Symposium, 2007. CSIC 2007, 2007 - cycho.org

SYMMETRICAL MIM CAPACITOR DESIGN
R TRZCINSKI, JO PLOUCHART, M KIM, C …
2007 - wipo.int

A 75GHz PLL Front-End Integration in 65nm SOI CMOS Technology
D Kim, J Kim, JO Plouchart, C Cho, D Lim, W Li …
2007 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, 2007 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A Data-Driven Statistical Approach to Analyzing Process Variation in 65nm SOI Technology
C Cho, D Kim, J Kim, Jean
Oliver Plouchart, D Lim, S … - Proc. Int. Symp. Quality Electronic Design, 2007

Statistical framework for technology-model-product co-design and convergence
C Cho, D Kim, J Kim, JO Plouchart, R …
Proceedings of the 44th annual conference on Design …, 2007 - portal.acm.org

SOI CMOS Technology with 360GHz f T NFET, 260GHz f T PFET, and Record Circuit …
S Springer, JO Plouchart, G Freeman, IBMSRD …
2007 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology, 2007 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A 70GHz manufacturable complementary LC-VCO with 6.14 GHz tuning range in 65nm SOI CMOS
Daeik D Kim, Jonghae Kim, J-O Plouchart, Choongyeun Cho, Weipeng Li, Daihyun Lim, Robert Trzcinski, Mahender Kumar, Christine Norris, D Ahlgren
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2007. ISSCC 2007. Digest of Technical Papers. IEEE International, pp. 540--620

Nanopore in metal-dielectric sandwich for DNA position control
S Polonsky, S Rossnagel, G Stolovitzky
Applied Physics Letters 91(15), 153103, 2007
Abstract

Ultrathin NbN film superconducting single-photon detector array
N Kaurova, B Voronov, G Gol'tsman, S Polonsky
Journal of Physics: Conference Series61, 1081, 2007
Abstract


2006

Low phase noise 5 GHz VCOs in 0.13 m SOI and bulk CMOS
J Kim, X Wang, RE Trzcinski, Jean
Oliver Plouchart - ieeexplore.ieee.org, 2006

Low phase noise 5 GHz VCOs in 0.13/spl mu/m SOI and bulk CMOS
RE Trzcinski, JO Plouchart, IBMS Res, D …
Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology, 2006. …, 2006 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

PANEL SESSION 3
… Technologies, B Biswas, I Synopsys, JOP IBM, Jean
Oliver Plouchart - ieeexplore.ieee.org, 2006

CMOS mixed-signal circuit process variation sensitivity characterization for yield …
C Cho, J Kim, JO Plouchart, R Trzcinski, D …
Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits …, 2006 - cycho.org

Ring oscillator based technique for measuring variability statistics
M Bhushan, MB Ketchen, S Polonsky, A Gattiker
IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures, pp. 87-92, 2006
Abstract


2005

A 44GHz differentially tuned VCO with 4GHz tuning range in 0.12 $\mu$m SOI CMOS
Jonghae Kim, J-O Plouchart, Noah Zamdmer, Robert Trzcinski, Kun Wu, Blaine Jeffrey Gross, Moon Kim
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2005. Digest of Technical Papers. ISSCC. 2005 IEEE International, pp. 416--607

SOI 90-nm ring oscillator sub-ps model-hardware correlation and parasitic-aware …
JO Plouchart, J Kim, BJ Gross, K Wu, R …
IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, 2005. …, 2005 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Scalability of SOI CMOS technology and circuit to millimeter wave performance
JO Plouchart, J Kim, J Gross, R Trzcinski, K …
… Integrated Circuit Symposium, 2005. CSIC'05 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A 243-GHz F/sub t/and 208-GHz F/sub max/, 90-nm SOI CMOS SoC technology with low-power …
JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, J Kim, R …
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2005 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Photon emission microscopy of inter/intra chip device performance variations
S Polonsky, M Bhushan, A Gattiker, A Weger, P Song
Microelectronics Reliability 45(9-11), 1471-1475, 2005
Abstract


2004

Design and manufacturability aspect of SOI CMOS RFICs
J Kim, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, D Center, …
… Integrated Circuits Conference, 2004. Proceedings of …, 2004 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A 243-GHz F< sub> t and 208-GHz F< sub> max, 90-nm SOI CMOS SoC technology with low-power millimeter-wave digital and RF circuit capability
Noah Zamdmer, Jonghae Kim, Robert Trzcinski, J-O Plouchart, Shreesh Narasimha, Mukesh Khare, Lawrence Wagner, Susan Chaloux
VLSI Technology, 2004. Digest of Technical Papers. 2004 Symposium on, pp. 98--99

A 40 GHz VCO with 9 to 15% tuning range in 0. 13 m SOI CMOS
N Fong, Jean
Oliver Plouchart, N ZAMDME, D Liu, L &hellip; - cat.inist.fr, 2004

Speed and power performance comparison of state-of-the-art CMOS and SiGe RF …
J Pekarik, JO Plouchart, G Freeman, IBM …
Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, …, 2004 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A 4-91-GHz traveling-wave amplifier in a standard 0.12-/spl mu/m SOI CMOS …
JO Plouchart, J Kim, N Zamdmer, LH Lu, M …
IEEE Journal Of Solid-State Circuits, 2004 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


CMOS IC diagnostics using the luminescence of off-state leakage currents
S Polonsky, KA Jenkins, A Weger, S Cho
International Test Conference, pp. 134-139, 2004
Abstract

Time-resolved measurements of self-heating in SOI and strained-silicon MOSFETs using photon emission …
S Polonsky, KA Jenkins, IBMTJWR Center, NY …
IEEE Electron Device Letters, 2004 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


2003


A 31 GHz CML ring VCO with 5.4 ps delay in a 0.12-/spl mu/m SOI CMOS technology
JO Plouchart, J Kim, N Zamdmer, M Sherony, …
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2003. ESSCIRC'03. …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Application of an SOI 0.12-m CMOS technology to SoCs with low-power and high-frequency …
JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, J Kim, M Sherony, …
IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2003 - research.ibm.com

A 4-91 GHz distributed amplifier in a standard 0.12/spl mu/m SOI CMOS microprocessor …
JO Plouchart, J Kim, N Zamdmer, LH Lu, M …
… Integrated Circuits Conference, 2003. Proceedings of …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Application of an SOI 0.12-m CMOS technology to SoCs with low-power and high-frequency …
JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, J Kim, M Sherony, …
IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2003 - research.ibm.com

A 0.123 mW 7.25 GHz static frequency divider by 8 in a 120-nm SOI technology
JO Plouchart, J Kim, H Recoules, N Zamdmer, …
Proceedings of the 2003 international symposium on …, 2003 - portal.acm.org

Application of an SOI 0.12-m CMOS technology to SoCs with low-power and high-frequency …
JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, J Kim, M Sherony, Y …
IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2003 - research.ibm.com

A 31 GHz CML Ring VCO with 5.4 ps Delay in a 0.12-m SOI CMOS Technology
JO Plouchart, J Kim, N Zamdmer, M Sherony, …
IEEE European Solid-State Conf, 2003 - imec.be

A power-optimized widely-tunable 5-GHz monolithic VCO in a digital SOI CMOS technology on …
J Kim, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, M Sherony, Y …
Proceedings of the 2003 international symposium on …, 2003 - portal.acm.org

A power-efficient 33 GHz 2: 1 static frequency divider in 0.12-$\mu$m SOI CMOS
J-O Plouchart, Jonghae Kim, Hector Recoules, Noah Zamdmer, Yue Tan, Melanie Sherony, Asit Ray, Lawrence Wagner
Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, 2003 IEEE, pp. 329--332

Highly manufacturable 40-50 GHz VCOs in a 120 nm system-on-chip SOI technology
J Kim, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, N Fong, M …
IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, 2003. …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

SOI nano-technology for high-performance system on-chip applications
JO Plouchart, S Res, D Center, HJ IBM
IEEE International SOI Conference, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

3-dimensional vertical parallel plate capacitors in an SOI CMOS technology for integrated RF …
J Kim, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, M Sherony, …
VLSI Circuits, 2003. Digest of Technical Papers. …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

High-performance three-dimensional on-chip inductors in SOI CMOS technology for …
J Kim, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, N Fong, LH …
2003 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC …, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Time-resolved measurements of self-heating in SOI and strained-Si MOSFETs using off-state leakage …
S Polonsky, KA Jenkins, IBMTJWR Center, NY …
Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, 2003 International, 2003 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


2002

A 40 GHz VCO with 9 to 15% tuning range in 0.13/spl mu/m SOI CMOS
N Fong, JO Plouchart, N Zamdmer, D Liu, L …
VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers, 2002. …, 2002 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Phase noise improvement of deep submicron lowvoltage VCO
C Plett, G Tarr, JO Plouchart, D Liu, N …
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2002. ESSCIRC 2002. …, 2002 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Suitability of scaled SOI CMOS for high-frequency analog circuits
N Zamdmer, JO Plouchart, J Kim, LH Lu, S …
Solid-State Device Research Conference, 2002. …, 2002 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


2001

High performance sub-40 nm CMOS devices on SOI for the 70 nmtechnology node
Zamdmer, KA Jenkins, JO Plouchart, WH Lee, J …
Electron Devices Meeting, 2001. IEDM Technical Digest. …, 2001 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


2000

A comparison of MOS varactors in fully-integrated CMOS LC VCO's at 5 and 7 GHz
H Ainspan, JO Plouchart
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2000. ESSCIRC'00. …, 2000 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Low-power multi-GHz and multi-Gb/s SiGe BiCMOS circuits
M Meghelli, JO Plouchart, IBMTJWR Center, Y …
Proceedings of the IEEE, 2000 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A fully-monolithic SiGe differential voltage-controlled oscillator for 5 GHz wireless applications
J-O Plouchart, Herschel Ainspan, Mehmet Soyuer, Albert Ruehli
Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, 2000. Digest of Papers. 2000 IEEE, pp. 57--60

PICA: backside failure analysis of CMOS circuits using picosecond imaging circuit analysis
Manus, JA Kash, SE Steen, S Polonsky, JC Tsang, DR &
Microelectronics Reliability 40(8-10), 1353-1358, 2000
Abstract

Non-Invasive Timing of IBM G6 Microprocessor L1 Cache Using Backside Time-Resolved Hot Electron …
S Polonsky
Digest of the IEEE Intern. Solid State Circuits Conf, 2000

Non-invasive timing analysis of IBM G6 microprocessor L1 cache using picosecond imaging circuit …
S Polonsky, M McManus, D Knebel, S Steen, P Sanda, …
Proceedings of the 9th Asian Test Symposium, 2000 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org

Non-invasive timing analysis of IBM G6 microprocessor L1 cacheusing backside time-resolved hot …
S Polonsky, D Knebel, P Sanda, M McManus, W Huott, …
2000 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, …, 2000 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


1999

A 5.2 GHz 3.3 V SiGe RF Transmitter
J O Plouchart, H Ainspan, M Soyuer
European Microwave Conference, 1999

A 5.2 GHz 3.3 VI/Q SiGe RF transceiver
JO Plouchart, H Ainspan, M Soyuer, IBMTJWR …
Custom Integrated Circuits, 1999. Proceedings of the …, 1999 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

The Attack of the" Holey Shmoos": Case Study of Advanced DFD and Picosecond Imaging Circuit Analysis …
P Sanda, S Wilson, Y Chan, A Pelella, S Polonsky
International Test Conference, 1999 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org

Picosecond imaging circuit analysis of the IBM G 6 microprocessor cache
M McManus, P Sanda, S Steen, D Knebel, D Manzer, S Polonsky, B Huott, S Wilson, T Pelella, Y Chan
ISTFA 1999: 25 th International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis, pp. 35--38


1998

A 5.5-GHz low noise amplifier in SiGe BiCMOS
HA Ainspan, CS Webster, JO Plouchart, M …
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 1998. ESSCIRC'98. …, 1998 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A cost-effective approach to a short-range, high-speed radio designin the U-NII 5. x GHz …
JN Burghartz, JO Plouchart, BP Gaucher, TJ …
1998 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference, 1998. …, 1998 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

Fully--monolithic 3V SiGe differential voltage--controlled oscillators for 5GHz and 17GHz wireless applications
J-O Plouchart, B-U Klepser, Herschel Ainspan, Mehmet Soyuer
Solid-State Circuits Conference, 1998. ESSCIRC'98. Proceedings of the 24th European, pp. 332--335

SiGe power HBT's for low-voltage, high-performance RF applications
JN Burghartz, JO Plouchart, KA Jenkins, CS …
IEEE Electron Device Letters, 1998 - ims-chips.com


1997

A 6.25-GHz low DC power low-noise amplifier in SiGe
Herschel Ainspan, Mehmet Soyuer, J-O Plouchart, Joachim Burghartz
Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, 1997., Proceedings of the IEEE 1997, pp. 177--180

A 5.8-GHz 1-V low-noise amplifier in SiGe bipolar technology
M Soyuer, J-O Plouchart, H Ainspan, J Burghartz
Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, 1997., IEEE, pp. 19--22

Delay insensitive logic for RSFQ superconductor technology
P Patra, S Polonsky, DS Fussell
Third International Symposium on Advanced Research in Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, pp. 42-53, 1997
Abstract

Towards broadband communications between RSFQ chips
S Polonsky, D Schneider
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 7(2 pt.3), 2818-2821, 1997
Abstract


1996

RSFQ: What we know and what we don't
S Polonsky
1996 IEEE International Conference on Computer Design: VLSI …, 1996 - ieeexplore.ieee.org


1995

Rapid single flux quantum random access memory
SV Polonsky, AF Kirichenko, VK Semenov, KK &
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 5(2 pt.3), 3000-3005, 1995
Abstract

Broadband interfacing of superconducting digital systems to room temperature electronics
DF Schneider, JC Lin, SV Polonsky, VK Semenov
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 5(2 pt.3), 3152-3155, 1995
Abstract


1991

PSCAN: personal superconductor circuit analyser
SV Polonsky, VK Semenov, PN Shevchenko
Superconductor Science & Technology 4(11), 667-670, 1991
Abstract


Year Unknown

SUPERCONDUCTING SINGLE PHOTON DETECTORS ARRAY BASED ON HOT ELECTRON PHENOMENA.
…, NS Kaurova, BM Voronov, GN Goltsman, S Polonsky
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