






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
752750338 (Mail)
6251 Airline Rd. #308, Dallas, TX
75205 (Courier)
Email: pgui@lyle.smu.edu
Voice: (214) 7681733
Fax:(214) 7683573
Office: Jerry Junkins #319







RESEARCH INTERESTS
Analog, mixedsignal, RF/mmwave, and digital Integrated Circuits (IC) design for a variety of applications including highspeed wireless and wireline communications using mmwave, lowpower biomedical circuits, mmwave automotive RADARs, highspeed ADC/DACs, circuits and systems for extreme and harsh environments, and hardware security.







LATEST NEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
2016
The following papers have been recently published or accepted for publications

T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “LowPhaseNoise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process,” IEEE Transactactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), in press.
S. Guo, T. Xi, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “A Transformer Feedback Gmboosting Technique for Gain Improvement and Noise Reduction in mmWave Cascode LNAs,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), in press .
T. Zhang, P. Gui, S. Chakraborty, T. Liu, G. Wu, P. Moreira, F. Tavernier, “A 10 Gb/s DistributedAmplifierbased VCSEL Driver IC in 130nm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, in press.
T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, S. Chakraborty, “A New Passive CMOS Mixer with LO Shaping Technique for mmWave Applications," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters(MWCL),in press.
T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, S. Chakraborty, “Efficient Eband Power Amplifiers and Transmitter Using Gate Capacitance Linearization in 65 nm CMOS Process," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (TCASII), in press.
R. Wang, Y. You, G. Wu, X. Wen, J. Chen, K. Azadet, P. Gui, “A DACCalibrated 150 MHz Bandwidth ContinuousTime SigmaDelta Modulator in 28 nm CMOS," Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, in press.
T. Zhang, S. Kulis, P. Gui, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, “GBLD10+: A Compact Lowpower 10 Gb/s VCSEL Driver IC", Journal of Instrumentation 11(01):C01015C01015, January 2016,in press.
F. Zhang, Y. Sun, X Shen, K. Nepal, J. Dworak, T. Manikas, P. Gui, R. I. Bahar, A. Crouch, and J. Potter, “Using Existing Reconfigurable Logic in 3D Die Stacks for Test", presented at IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop 2016, (Won the IEEE Excellence in Design and Testing Engineering Award).


2015
Dr. Gui Named the 2015 SMU Ford Research Fellow!

MilimeterWave (mmwave) ICs
T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “LowPhaseNoise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process,” Revised version submitted to IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT).
S. Guo, T. Xi, P. Gui, D. Huang, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, “A Transformer Feedback Gmboosting Technique for Gain Improvement and Noise Reduction in mmWave Cascode LNAs,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT).
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).
T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, D. Huang, S. Chakraborty, “Efficient Eband Power Amplifiers and Transmitter Using Gate Capacitance Linearization in 65 nm CMOS Process, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (TCASII).
T. Xi, S. Huang, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, D. Huang, and Y. Fan, " A New Compact HighEfficiency mmWave Power Amplifier in 65 nm CMOS Process," Proceedings of IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2015.
S. Huang, T. Xi, D. Huang, P.Gui, R. Taori, “A LowPower and HighLinearity CMOS Parametric Passive Mixers for Millimeter Wave Applications,” Proceedings of IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems 2015.
HighSpeed Wireline Transceivers
S. Guo, T. Liu, T. Zhang, T. Xi, G. Wu, P. Gui, W. Maung, Y. Fan, and M. Morgan, " A LowVoltage LowPower 25 Gb/s Clock and Data Recovery with Equalizer in 65 nm CMOS," Proceedings of IEEE RadioFrequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) 2015.
T. Zhang, P. Gui, S. Chakraborty, T. Liu, G. Wu, P. Moreira, F. Tavernier, “A 10 Gb/s DistributedAmplifierbased VCSEL Driver IC in 130nm CMOS,” submitted to IEEE Journal of SolidState Circuits.
G. Wu, D. Huang, J. Li, P. Gui, T. Liu, S. Guo, Y. Fan, M. Morgan, " A 116 Gb/s AllDigital Clock and Data Recovery with a Wideband, HighLinearity Phase Interpolator," IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, in press.
T. Zhang, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, and P. Gui, " A 10 Gb/s Laser Driver in 130 nm CMOS Technology for Highenergy Physics Applications," Journal of Instruments, JINST_10_C02036, 2015.
AnalogtoDigital Converters (ADC)
R. Wang, D. Huang, T. He, Y. You, P. Gui, J. Chen, “Effect of OPAMP Input Offset on ContinuousTime SigmaDelta Modulators with CurrentMode DACs,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers(TCASI), Vo. 62, Iss. 7, 2015.
R. Wang, Y. You, G. Wu, X. Wen, J. Chen, K. Azadet, P. Gui, “A DACCalibrated 150 MHz Bandwidth ContinuousTime SigmaDelta Modulator in 28 nm CMOS, submitted to Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing.
R. Wang, Y.You, G. Wu, X. Wen, J. Chen, K. Azadet, P.Gui, “A 150 MHz Bandwidth ContinuousTime SigmaDelta Modulator in 28 nm CMOS with DAC Calibration,” to appear in IEEE MidWest Circuits and Systems Symposium (MWCAS) 2015 .
Reliable ICs for Radiation and Extreme Temperature Environments
T. Zhang, S. Kulis, P. Gui, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, “A Compact Lowpower 10 Gb/s VCSEL Driver IC,” to appear in Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2015.
J. R. Hoff, G. W. Deptuch, G. Wu, and P. Gui, “A Cryogenic Lifetime Studies of 130 nm and 65 nm nMOS Transistors for HighEnergy Physics Experiments,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science , Vol. 62, No. 3, June 2015.
W. Xia, T. Zhang, P. Gui, T. Liu and J. Hoff, " Thermal Analysis for the protoVIPRAM00 chip," Journal of Instruments, JINST_10_C03015, 2015.
ICs for Medical and Other Applications
K. Sun, Z. Gao, P. Gui, R. Wang, I. Oguzman, X. Xu, K. Vasanth, Q. Zhou, K. Shung, " A 180V pp Integrated Linear Amplifier for Ultrasonic Imaging Applications in a HighVoltage CMOS SOI Technology," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems(TCAS) II, Vol. 62, Iss. 2, pp. 149153, Feb. 2015.
K. Nepal, S. Alhelaly, J. Dworak, R. Iris Bahar, T. Manikas, and P. Gui, " Repairing a 3D DieStack Using Available Programmable Logic," IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol 34, Iss. 5, 2015.
Q. Khasawneh, J. Dworak, P. Gui, “An Industrial Case Study: PaRent (Parallel & Concurrent) Testing for Complex MixedSignal Devices,” Proceedings of IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop 2015.

2014

MilimeterWave (mmwave) IC
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 GmBoosting Technique," Proceedings of IEEE Asian SolidState Circuits Conference (ASSCC) 2014.
T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, Y. Fan, D. Huang, R. Gu, M. Morgan, " LowPhaseNoise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process" Proceedings of IEEE RadioFrequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) 2014.
T. Xi, S. Guo, P. Gui, J. Zhang, K. K. O, Y. Fan, D. Huang, R. Gu, M. Morgan, " LowPhaseNoise 54GHz Quadrature VCO and 76GHz/90GHz VCOs in 65nm CMOS process," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.
HighSpeed Wireline Transceiver
S. Guo, T. Liu, T. Zhang, G. Wu,T. Xi, P. Gui, W. Maung, M. Morgan, " A LowVoltage LowPower 28 Gb/s SerialLink Receiver in 65 nm CMOS," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.
G. Wu, J. Li, D. Huang, P.Gui, T. Liu, S. Guo, S. Chakraborty, Y. Fan, and M. Morgan, " A 116 Gbps All Digital Clock and Data Recovery with a Wideband, HighLinearity Phase Interpolator," Proceedings of SRC TECHCON 2014.
S. Guo, T. Xi, G. Wu, T. Liu, T. Zhang, P. Gui, Y. Fan and M. Morgan, " A LowPower 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.
Reliable ICs for Radiation and Extreme Temperature Environments
T. Zhang, F. Tavernier, P. Moreira, and P. Gui," A 10 Gb/s Laser Driver in 130 nm CMOS Technology for Highenergy Physics Applications, "Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2014.
W. Xia, T. Zhang, P. Gui, T. Liu and J. Hoff," Thermal Analysis of the protoVIPRAM2D chip, " Proceedings of Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics (TWEPP) 2014.
G. Wu, K. Sun, S. Guo, T. Zhang, T. Xi, R. Wang, and P. Gui," A lowvoltage temperature compensated VCO design, " IEEE Dallas Circuits and Systems Conference (DCAS) 2014.
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. 477483, March 2014.
IC for Medical and Other Applications
Z. Gao, P. Gui, X. Xu, R. Jordanger, I. Oguzman, R. Hamilton, and K. Vasanth, " An Integrated HighVoltage LowDistortion CurrentFeedback 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. 373377, June 2014.
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.




