Prof. Ping Gui

Ping Gui, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering
Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750338, Dallas, TX
75275-0338 (Mail)
6251 Airline Rd. #308, Dallas, TX
75205 (Courier)

Email: pgui@lyle.smu.edu
Voice: (214) 768-1733
Fax:(214) 768-3573
Office: Jerry Junkins #319

 
 
 
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Analog, mixed-signal, RF/mmwave, and digital Integrated Circuits (IC) design for a variety of applications including high-speed wireless and wireline communications using mmwave, low-power biomedical circuits, mmwave automotive RADARs, high-speed ADC/DACs, circuits and systems for extreme and harsh environments, and hardware security.

 
 
 
 

LATEST NEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

2015

Dr. Gui Named the 2015 SMU Ford Research Fellow!


    Milimeter-Wave (mmwave) ICs

  1. T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “Low-Phase-Noise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process,” Revised version submitted to IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT).

  2. S. Guo, T. Xi, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “A Transformer Feedback Gm-boosting Technique for Gain Improvement and Noise Reduction in mm-Wave Cascode LNAs,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT).

  3. T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, S. Chakraborty, “A New Passive CMOS Mixer with LO Shaping Technique for mmWave Applications, submitted to IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL).

  4. T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, S. Chakraborty, “Efficient E-band Power Amplifiers and Transmitter Using Gate Capacitance Linearization in 65 nm CMOS Process, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (TCAS-II).

  5. T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, D. Huang, and Y. Fan, " A New Compact High-Efficiency mm-Wave Power Amplifier in 65 nm CMOS Process," Proceedings of IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2015.

  6. S. Huang, T. Xi, D. Huang, P.Gui, R. Taori, “A Low-Power and High-Linearity CMOS Parametric Passive Mixers for Millimeter Wave Applications,” Proceedings of IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems 2015.

  7. High-Speed Wireline Transceivers

  8. S. Guo, T. Liu, T. Zhang, T. Xi, G. Wu, P. Gui, W. Maung, Y. Fan, and M. Morgan, " A Low-Voltage Low-Power 25 Gb/s Clock and Data Recovery with Equalizer in 65 nm CMOS," Proceedings of IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) 2015.

  9. T. Zhang, P. Gui, S. Chakraborty, T. Liu, G. Wu, P. Moreira, F. Tavernier, “A 10 Gb/s Distributed-Amplifier-based VCSEL Driver IC in 130-nm CMOS,” submitted to IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.

  10. G. Wu, D. Huang, J. Li, P. Gui, T. Liu, S. Guo, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, " A 1-16 Gb/s All-Digital Clock and Data Recovery with a Wideband, High-Linearity Phase Interpolator," IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, in press.

  11. T. Zhang, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, and P. Gui, " A 10 Gb/s Laser Driver in 130 nm CMOS Technology for High-energy Physics Applications," Journal of Instruments, JINST_10_C02036, 2015.

  12. Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADC)

  13. R. Wang, D. Huang, T. He, Y. You, P. Gui, J. Chen, “Effect of OPAMP Input Offset on Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulators with Current-Mode DACs,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers(TCAS-I), Vo. 62, Iss. 7, 2015.

  14. R. Wang, Y. You, G. Wu, X. Wen, J. Chen, K. Azadet, P. Gui, “A DAC-Calibrated 150 MHz Bandwidth Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulator in 28 nm CMOS, submitted to Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing.

  15. R. Wang, Y.You, G. Wu, X. Wen, J. Chen, K. Azadet, P.Gui, “A 150 MHz Bandwidth Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulator in 28 nm CMOS with DAC Calibration,” to appear in IEEE MidWest Circuits and Systems Symposium (MWCAS) 2015 .

  16. Reliable ICs for Radiation and Extreme Temperature Environments

  17. T. Zhang, S. Kulis, P. Gui, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, “A Compact Low-power 10 Gb/s VCSEL Driver IC,” to appear in Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2015.

  18. J. R. Hoff, G. W. Deptuch, G. Wu, and P. Gui, “A Cryogenic Lifetime Studies of 130 nm and 65 nm nMOS Transistors for High-Energy Physics Experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science , Vol. 62, No. 3, June 2015.

  19. W. Xia, T. Zhang, P. Gui, T. Liu and J. Hoff, " Thermal Analysis for the proto-VIPRAM00 chip," Journal of Instruments, JINST_10_C03015, 2015.

  20. ICs for Medical and Other Applications

  21. K. Sun, Z. Gao, P. Gui, R. Wang, I. Oguzman, X. Xu, K. Vasanth, Q. Zhou, K. Shung, " A 180-V pp Integrated Linear Amplifier for Ultrasonic Imaging Applications in a High-Voltage CMOS SOI Technology," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems(TCAS) II, Vol. 62, Iss. 2, pp. 149-153, Feb. 2015.

  22. K. Nepal, S. Alhelaly, J. Dworak, R. Iris Bahar, T. Manikas, and P. Gui, " Repairing a 3-D Die-Stack Using Available Programmable Logic," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol 34, Iss. 5, 2015.

  23. Q. Khasawneh, J. Dworak, P. Gui, “An Industrial Case Study: PaRent (Parallel & Concurrent) Testing for Complex Mixed-Signal Devices,” Proceedings of IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop 2015.

2014

    Milimeter-Wave (mmwave) IC

  1. S. Guo, T. Xi, P. Gui, J. Zhang, W. Choi, K. K. O, Y. Fan, D. Huang, R. Gu, and M. Morgan, " 54 GHz CMOS LNAs with 3.6 dB NF and 28.2 dB Gain Using Transformer Feedback Gm-Boosting Technique," Proceedings of IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC) 2014.

  2. T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, Y. Fan, D. Huang, R. Gu, M. Morgan, " Low-Phase-Noise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process" Proceedings of IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) 2014.

  3. T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, Y. Fan, D. Huang, R. Gu, M. Morgan, " Low-Phase-Noise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.

  4. High-Speed Wireline Transceiver

  5. S. Guo, T. Liu, T. Zhang, G. Wu,T. Xi, P. Gui, W. Maung, M. Morgan, " A Low-Voltage Low-Power 28 Gb/s Serial-Link Receiver in 65 nm CMOS," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.

  6. G. Wu, J. Li, D. Huang, P.Gui, T. Liu, S. Guo, S. Chakraborty, Y. Fan, and M. Morgan, " A 1-16 Gbps All Digital Clock and Data Recovery with a Wideband, High-Linearity Phase Interpolator," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.

  7. S. Guo, T. Xi, G. Wu, T. Liu, T. Zhang, P. Gui, Y. Fan and M. Morgan, " A Low-Power 28 Gb/S CDR Using Artificial LC Transmission Line Technique in 65 nm CMOS," Proceedings of IEEE 57th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) 2014.

  8. Reliable ICs for Radiation and Extreme Temperature Environments

  9. T. Zhang, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, and P. Gui," A 10 Gb/s Laser Driver in 130 nm CMOS Technology for High-energy Physics Applications, "Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2014.

  10. W. Xia, T. Zhang, P. Gui, T. Liu and J. Hoff," Thermal Analysis of the proto-VIPRAM2D chip, " Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2014.

  11. G. Wu, K. Sun, S. Guo, T. Zhang, T. Xi, R. Wang, and P. Gui," A low-voltage temperature compensated VCO design, " IEEE Dallas Circuits and Systems Conference (DCAS) 2014.

  12. G. Wu, G. W. Deptuch, J. Hoff, and P. Gui," Degradations of threshold voltage, mobility and drain current and the dependence on transistor geometry for stressing at 77 K and 300 K, " IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, Vol. 14, Iss. 1, pp. 477-483, March 2014.

  13. IC for Medical and Other Applications

  14. Z. Gao, P. Gui, X. Xu, R. Jordanger, I. Oguzman, R. Hamilton, and K. Vasanth, " An Integrated High-Voltage Low-Distortion Current-Feedback Linear Power Amplifier for Ultrasound Transmitters Using Digital Predistortion and Dynamic Current Biasing Techniques," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II. Vol. 61, Iss. 6, pp. 373-377, June 2014.

  15. J. Beshay, Y. Du, P. Huang, N. Mahabaleshwar, B. McMillin, E. Nourbakhsh, K. Subramani, T. Xi, B. Banerjee, J. Camp, J. Chen, P. Gui, R. Prakash, and D. Rajan," Wireless Networking Testbed and Emulator (WiNeTestEr), " Proceedings of ACM MSWiM, Montreal, Canada, September 2014.