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Research Staff Member
T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
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Professional Associations:  IEEE Solid State Circuits Society


2013

Realization of ultra-low power I/O
Lei Shan, Timothy Dickson, Young Kwark, Christian Baks, Dale Becker, Roger Krabbenhoft, Timothy Chainer, Sebastian Mueller, Manabu Hoshino, Junji Kodemura, others
Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), 2013 IEEE 63rd, pp. 2218--2222


2012

2.5 D and 3D technology challenges and test vehicle demonstrations
JU Knickerbocker, PS Andry, E Colgan, B Dang, T Dickson, X Gu, C Haymes, C Jahnes, Y Liu, J Maria, others
2012 IEEE 62nd Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp. 1068--1076


2011

High-density silicon carrier transmission line design for chip-to-chip interconnects
X. Gu, L. Turlapati, B. Dang, C. K. Tsang, P. S. Andry, T. O. Dickson, M. P. Beakes, J. U. Knickerbocker, D. J. Friedman
2011 IEEE 20th Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, pp. 27-30

An 8x10-Gb/s Source-Synchronous I/O System Based on High-Density Silicon Carrier Interconnects
T. Dickson, Y. Liu, S. Rylov, B. Dang, C. Tsang, P. Andry, J. Bulzacchelli, H. Ainspan, X. Gu, L. Turlapati, M. Beakes, B. Parker, J. Knickerbocker, and D. Friedman
Symposium on VLSI Circuits, 2011



2009

A 78mW 11.1 Gb/s 5-tap DFE receiver with digitally calibrated current-integrating summers in 65nm CMOS
John F Bulzacchelli, Timothy O Dickson, Zeynep Toprak Deniz, Herschel A Ainspan, Benjamin D Parker, Michael P Beakes, Sergey V Rylov, Daniel J Friedman
Solid-State Circuits Conference-Digest of Technical Papers, 2009. ISSCC 2009. IEEE International, pp. 368--369

A 10-Gb/s compact low-power serial I/O with DFE-IIR equalization in 65-nm CMOS
Byungsub Kim, Yong Liu, Timothy O Dickson, John F Bulzacchelli, Daniel J Friedman
Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of 44(12), 3526--3538, IEEE, 2009

A 12-Gb/s 11-mW half-rate sampled 5-tap decision feedback equalizer with current-integrating summers in 45-nm SOI CMOS technology
Timothy O Dickson, John F Bulzacchelli, Daniel J Friedman
Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of 44(4), 1298--1305, IEEE, 2009

A 78mW 11.1Gb/s 5-Tap DFE Receiver with Digitally Calibrated Current-Integrating Summers in 65nm CMOS
J. F. Bulzacchelli, T. O. Dickson, Z. Toprak Deniz, H. A. Ainspan, B. D. Parker, M. P. Beakes, S. V. Rylov, and D. J. Friedman
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, pp. 368-369, 2009

A 10Gb/s Compact Low-Power Serial I/O with DFE-IIR Equalization in 65nm CMOS
Y. Liu, B. Kim, T. O. Dickson, J. F. Bulzacchelli, and D. J. Friedman
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, pp. 182-183, 2009


2008



2007

Design of Silicon Integrated Circuit W-Band Low Noise Amplifiers
S. Nicolson, K. Tang, T. Dickson, P. Chevalier, B. Sautreuil, and S. Voinigescu
Wireless Technologies: Circuits, Systems, and Devices, Taylor & Francis Group, 2007

Low-Power Circuits for a 2.5-V, 10.7-to-86-Gb/s Serial Transmitter in 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS
T. O. Dickson and S. P. Voinigescu
IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits 42(10), 2077-2085, 2007

High-speed SiGe BiCMOS technologies: 120-nm status and end-of-roadmap challenges
P. Chevalier, B. Barbalat, M. Laurens, B. Vandelle, L. Rubaldo, B. Geynet, S. Voinigescu, T. Dickson, N. Zerounian, S. Chouteau, D. Dutartre, A. Monroy, F. Aniel, G. Dambrine, and A. Chantre
7th Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, pp. 18-23, 2007

A 2-GHz Direct Sampling Delta-Sigma Tunable Receiver with 40-GHz Sampling Clock and on-chip PLL
T. Chalvatzis, T. Dickson, and S. Voinigescu
2007 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, pp. 54--55

Towards a sub-2.5 V, 100-Gb/s serial transceiver
S. Voinigescu, R. Aroca, T. Dickson, S. Nicolson, T. Chalvatzis, P. Chevalier, P. Garcia, C. Garnier, and B. Sautreuil
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 471--478, 2007


2006

SiGe BiCMOS for Analog, High-Speed Digital and Millimetre-Wave Applications Beyond 50 GHz
SP Voinigescu, T Chalvatzis, KHK Yau, A Hazneci, A Garg, S Shahramian, T Yao, M Gordon, TO Dickson, E Laskin, others
Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting, 2006, pp. 1--8

SiGe BiCMOS Technologies for Low-Voltage Millimeter-Wave Voltage Controlled Oscillators and Frequency Dividers
T. Dickson and S. Voinigescu
6th Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, pp. 273-276, 2006

SiGe BiCMOS for Analog, High-Speed Digital, and Millimeter-Wave Applications Beyond 50 GHz
S. Voinigescu, T. Chalvatzis, K. Yau, A. Hazneci, A. Garg, S. Shahramian, T. Yao, M. Gordon, T. Dickson, E. Laskin, S. Nicolson, A. Chan Carusone, L. Tchoketch-Kebir, O. Yuryevich, G. Ng, B. Lai, and P. Lui
IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Technology Meeting, pp. 223-230, 2006

Low-power circuits for a 10.7-to-86 Gb/s 80-Gb/s serial transmitter in 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS
T. Dickson and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium, pp. 235-238, 2006

RF and Millimeter-Wave IC Design in the Nano-(Bi)CMOS Era
S. Voinigescu, T. Dickson, M. Gordon, C. Lee, T. Yao, A. Mangan, K. Tang, and K. Yau
Si-based Semiconductor Components for Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits, Transworld Research Network, 2006

The Invariance of Characteristic Current Densities in Nanoscale MOSFETs and its Impact on Algorithmic Design Methodologies and Design Porting of Si(Ge) (Bi)CMOS High-Speed Building Blocks
T. Dickson, K. Yau, T. Chalvatzis, A. Mangan, E. Laskin, R. Beerkens, P. Westergaard, M. Tazlauanu, M.T. Yang, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 41(8), 1830-1845, 2006

Advanced Si(Ge) (Bi)CMOS Platforms for Optical and Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits
P. Chevalier, D. Gloria, P. Scheer, S. Voinigescu, T. Dickson, E. Laskin, S. Nicolson, T. Chalvatzis, K. Yau, S. Pruvost, F. Gianesello, F. Pourchon, P. Garcia, J.-C. Vildeuil, A. Chantre, C. Garnier, and O. Noblanc
IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium, pp. 12-15, 2006


2005

On-chip antennas in silicon ICs and their application
Kihong Kim, Brian A Floyd, Jesal L Mehta, Hyun Yoon, Chih-Ming Hung, Dan Bravo, Timothy O Dickson, Xiaoling Guo, Ran Li, Narasimhan Trichy, others
Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on 52(7), 1312--1323, IEEE, 2005

An 80-Gb/s 2^{31}-1 Pseudo-Random Binary Sequence Generator in SiGe BiCMOS Technology
T. Dickson, E. Laskin, R. Beerkens, J. Xie, B. Karajica, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 40(12), 2735-2745, 2005

Design Methodology and Applications of SiGe BiCMOS Cascode Opamps with up to 37-GHz Unity Gain Bandwidth
S. Voinigescu, R. Beerkens, T. Dickson, and T. Chalvatzis
IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium, pp. 283-286, 2005

A 72-Gb/s 2^{31}-1 PRBS Generator in SiGe BiCMOS Technology
T. Dickson, E. Laskin, I. Khalid, R. Beerkens, J. Xie, B. Karajica, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, pp. 342-343, 2005

Algorithmic Design Methodologies and Design Porting of Wireline Transceiver IC Building Blocks Between Technology Nodes
S. Voinigescu, T. Dickson, T. Chalvatzis, E. Laskin, R. Beerkens, and I. Khalid
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 111-118, 2005

A 2.5-V, 45-Gb/s Decision Circuit Using SiGe BiCMOS Logic
T. Dickson, R. Beerkens, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 40(4), 994-1003, 2005

30-100 GHz Inductors and Transformers for Millimeter-wave (Bi)CMOS Integrated Circuits
T. Dickson, M.-A. LaCroix, S. Boret, D. Gloria, R. Beerkens, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques 53(1), 123-133, 2005

On-chip Antennas in Silicon Integrated Circuit and Their Applications
K. O, K. Kim, B. Floyd, J. Mehta, H. Yoon, C.-M. Hung, D. Bravo, T.O. Dickson, X. Guo, R. Li, N. Trichy, J Caserta, W. Bomstad, J. Branch, D.-J. Yang, J. Bohorquez, E. Seok, L. Gao, A. Sugavanam, J.-J. Lin, J. Chen, and J. Brewer
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 52(7), 1313-1323, 2005


2004

A 2.5-V, 40-Gb/s Decision Circuit Using SiGe BiCMOS Logic
T. Dickson, R. Beerkens, and S. Voinigescu
Symposium on VLSI Circuits, pp. 206-209, 2004

A 1.5-V, 20/30-Gb/s CMOS Backplane Driver with Digital Pre-emphasis
P. Westergaard, T. Dickson, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 23-26, 2004

Si-based Inductors and Transformers for 30-100 GHz Applications
T. Dickson, M.-A. LaCroix, S. Boret, D. Gloria, R. Beerkens, and S. Voinigescu
IEEE Interational Microwave Symposium, pp. 205-208, 2004

A Comparison of CMOS, SiGe BiCMOS, and InP HBT Technologies for High-Speed and Millimeter-wave ICs
S. Voinigescu, T. Dickson, R. Beerkens, P. Westergaard, and I. Khalid
5th Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, pp. 111-114, 2004


2002

Jitter in a Wireless Clock Distribution System
T. Dickson, B. Floyd, and K. O
IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference, pp. 154-156, 2002

Noise Coupling to On-Chip Integrated Antennas
T. Dickson, D. Bravo, J. Mehta, and K. O
IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 340-344, 2002