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Research Staff Member, Manager, RF Circuits and Systems
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


IBM & Ericsson Announce Research Advance for 5G Communications Networks

07 February 2017: IBM and Ericsson today announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks and support new mobile enterprise and user experiences enabled by very high data rates, including IoT, connected vehicles, and immersive virtual reality. The companies have created a compact silicon-based millimeterWave (mmWave) phased array integrated circuit operating at 28GHz that has been demonstrated in a phased array antenna module designed for use in future 5G base stations.


Scientists Build Most Sophisticated Graphene Circuit to Date for Wireless Communications

31 January 2014: IBM researchers have built the world’s most advanced fully functional integrated circuit made of wafer-scale graphene – a novel semiconductor material that has the potential to improve today’s wireless devices for cheaper, high-speed communications. The nanotechnology milestone opens up new carbon-based electronics device and circuit applications beyond what is possible with today’s silicon chips.


IBM Scientists Unveil Highly Integrated Millimeter-Wave Transceiver for Mobile Communications and Radar Imaging applications

04 June 2013: Scientists from IBM have achieved a milestone in creating a phased-array transceiver that contains all of the millimeter-wave components necessary for both high data-rate communications and advanced-resolution radar imaging applications. The solution seamlessly brings together 4 integrated chips and 64 antennas in a single package for mobile and transportation solutions.


Scientists Build the First Wafer-Scale Graphene Integrated Circuit

10 June 2011: Today, IBM Research scientists announced that they have achieved a milestone in creating a building block for the future of wireless devices. In a paper published yesterday in the magazine Science, IBM researchers announced the first integrated circuit fabricated from wafer-size graphene, and demonstrated a broadband frequency mixer operating at frequencies up to 10 gigahertz (10 billion cycles/second).