Pui In MAK, Elvis 麥沛然
Professor
Associate Director (Research), State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI

A Research Page - High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS
Biography in English: http://www.fst.umac.mo/en/staff/fstpim_biography.html

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Academic Qualifications
Professional Experience

Main

Visiting


Research

Research Interests

Theses Supervision


PhD Thesis Period Research Topic Now with
Ka-Fai UN 2009-2014 New Architectures and Circuit Design Techniques for TV-Band White-Space Wireless Transmitters Macau Fellow of UM and Visiting Scholar, University College of Dublin, Ireland
Zushu YAN 2009-2014 Systematic Design and Implementation of Single-Stage and Multi-Stage CMOS Amplifiers Senior Engineer, Qualcomm, USA
Zhicheng LIN 2010-2014 Ultra-Low-Power and Ultra-Low-Cost Short-Range Wireless Receivers in Nanoscale CMOS Senior Engineer, Qualcomm, USA
Fujian LIN 2010-2014 Advanced Circuit Design Techniques for Low-Power Wideband Wireless Receivers in Nanoscale CMOS Design Engineer, MediaTek, Singapore
Yaohua ZHAO 2010-2015 Low-Power, High-Linearity and Area-Efficient Switched Capacitor Filters Design Techniques in Nanoscale CMOS Design Engineer, MediaTek, Singapore
Tawfiq AMIN 2009-2015 Analysis and Design of Power-Efficient Voltage-Controlled Oscillators for Wireless Applications in Nanoscale CMOS Faculty, Military Institute of Science & Technology, Bangladesh
Jie GAO 2010-2015 Electronic-Automated Intelligent Digital Microfluidic System and its Applications to DNA Amplification Post-Doc Fellow, UM, Macau
Chio-In IEONG 2009-2016 Low-Power CMOS Processors Design for ECG QRS Wave Detection and Data Compression Research Engineer, Hisilicon (Huawei), China
Ka-Meng LEI 2012-2016 Handheld CMOS-Based NMR Devices for Biological/Chemical Diagnosis Macau Fellow, UM and Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, USA
Tianlan CHEN 2013-2016 Thermal Digital Microfluidic Devices for Rapid DNA Analysis Post-Doc Fellow, UM, Macau
Tantan ZHANG 2010-Present Ultra-Low-Power Analog Techniques  
Changhao CHEN 2010-Present Biopotential Readout Microsystems  
Cheng DONG 2012-Present Digital Microfluidic Systems  
Wei-Han YU 2012-Present High-efficiency CMOS Power Amplifiers  
Chak-Fong CHEANG 2012-Present Predistortion and Digital Calibration Techniques for Wireless Transmitters  
Gengzhen QI 2013-Present SAW-less Multi-Band Transceivers  
Xingqiang PENG 2014-Present Ultra-Low-Voltage CMOS Transmitters and Power Amplifiers  
Haidong YI 2015-Present Energy-Harvesting Circuits and Systems  
Shiheng YANG 2015-Present All-Digital PLL Techniques in Nanoscale CMOS  
Ming-Zhong LI 2015-Present Circuits Design for Biomedical Applications  
Choi Fong NGAI 2015-Present Estimation of Protein Dynamic Angles  
Chao FAN 2016-Present Wireline Communication Systems  

Master Thesis Period Research Topic
Ka-Fai UN 2007-2009 Nanoscale CMOS Circuits for Wireless Applications: CT/DT Channel Selection Filter and Open-Loop Multi-Phase Local Oscillator Generators
Keng-Wai LO 2008-2010 Wideband Active-Balun Variable-Gain Low-Noise Amplifier for Mobile-TV Applications
Tantan ZHANG 2009-2010 Nano-Watt-Class Subthreshold-Biased Source-Follower-Based LPFs for Biopotential Signal Acquisition Systems
Chang-Hao CHEN 2008-2010 Instrumentation Amplifier and Filter Design for Biopotential Acquisition Systems
Chon-Teng MA 2008-2010 Biopotential Readout Front-End Circuits using Frequency-Translation Techniques
Mia LIU 2009-2011 High-Voltage-Enabled Operational Amplifier and Active-Decoupling Technique for Wideband Balun-LNA
Cheng DONG 2008-2011 Electrocardiogram Parameter Extract and Analysis System
Wei-Han YU 2010-2012 Digital Predistortion and Calibration Techniques for Wireless Transmitters
Weng-Fai CHENG 2010-2012 A Wideband Balun Low-Noise Amplifier and Digital Impairment Correction Techniques for Wireless Transmitters
Yanjie XIAO 2010-2012 Capacitance-to-Digital Convert for Lab-on-Chip Digital Microfluidics Systems and Ultra-Low-Power SAR ADC with Effective Calibration
Tianlan CHEN 2010-2013 Design and Implementation of Intelligent Digital Microfluidics Systems
Gengzhen QI 2011-2013 Design and Optimization of Wideband Power Amplifier and its Driver Circuits
Tao WU 2011-2013 An Ultra-Low Power CMOS Smart Temperature Sensor for Clinical Temperature Monitoring
Ming-Zhong LI 2012-2014 Sub-threshold Standard Cell Library Design for Ultra-Low Power Biomedical Applications
Wei WANG 2012-2014 Systematic Analysis and Design of Area-Efficient Frequency Compensation Techniques for Micropower Two-Stage CMOS Amplifiers
Xingqiang PENG 2013-2014 Advanced Circuit Techniques for Class-D Power Amplifiers in Nanoscale CMOS
Jiangchao WU 2012-2014 An Ultra-Low Power Acquisition Front-End for Neural Recording
Yue LI 2013-2014 Joint-Digital-Predistortion for Wireless Transmitter’s I/Q Imbalance and PA Nonlinearities Using an Asymmetrical Complexity-Reduced Volterra Series Model
Suyan FAN 2013-2015 A Wide-Capacitive-Input-Range Supply-Voltage-Tolerant Capacitive Sensor Readout
Choi Fong NGAI 2012-2015 Fast Estimation of Free-Flowing Protein Dynamic Angles
Hoi Kei CHAN 2012-2017 Computational Modeling of Nanodroplet Wetting on Single-plate Coplanar Electrodes
Tongquan JIANG 2014-Present Small-Area ULP All-Digital PLL in nanoscale CMOS
Iat Fai SUN 2015-Present Digital-Controlled Ring Oscillators
Jinan LUO 2016-Present mmWave Circuits and Systems

BSc Thesis Period Research Topic
Chon-Teng Ma 2007-2008 A Low-Power Low-Noise Bio-Potential Signals (EEG/ECG/EMG)Readout Front-End in 90-nm CMOS
Wei-Han YU 2009-2010 A 65nm CMOS 5GHz Class E Power Amplifier with Switch Mode Power Supply Modulated Linearization for 802.11a/n
Gengzhen QI 2010-2011 A 65nm Low-Power, SAW-Less WCDMA Transmitter Using Direct Quadrature Voltage Modulation
Zhen PAN 2010-2011 Biopotential Readout Front-End for Portable EEG Acquisition Part I
Tao WU 2010-2011 Biopotential Readout Front-End for Portable EEG Acquisition Part II
Qi ZHANG 2010-2011 A 1-V Low Noise Low Power ECG Sensor Interface System Part I
Jinpei CHEN 2010-2011 A 1-V Low Noise Low Power ECG Sensor Interface System Part II
Yinsidi JIAO 2010-2011 A linearized PWPM Class-E PA Using Digital Pre-Distortion and Cascode-Driven Techniques
Xingqiang PENG* 2011-2012 A Amplitude Switchable Wideband Class-D PA with Boosted Output Power
Ka-Meng LEI 2011-2012 A Capacitance-to-Radio Frequency CMOS Microsystem for Blood Pressure Sensing in 65-nm CMOS
Yue LI 2011-2012 An Area and Power Efficient PA Pre-distortion with Look-Up-Table and Improved CORDIC Algorithm
Shiheng YANG* 2013-2014 Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)-Resisting Circuits
Diyang ZHAO 2013-2014 A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance CMOS Readout Front-end
Iat Fai SUN 2014-2015 Low Voltage and Low Power Digital-Controlled Ring Oscillator
Ka Chon KEI 2016-2017 Fully Integrated High Voltage MEMS Drivers in CMOS

* Selected as one of the best theses of the year

Honour Thesis Period Research Topic
Ka-Meng LEI 2011-2012 A Capacitance-to-Radio Frequency CMOS Microsystem for Blood Pressure Sensing in 65-nm CMOS
Diyang ZHAO 2013-2014 A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance CMOS Readout Front-end

Research Funds

Role Project Title Funding Source Year
PI Multi-ISM-Band Ultra-Low-Power Wireless Transmitter With an All-Digital Phase-Locked Loop for Internet of Things Applications Univ. of Macau 2015-2018
Co-PI Energy Efficient Miniaturized Multi-Sensing Platform in CMOS Univ. of Macau 2015-2018
Co-PI High-Performance CMOS Millimeter Wave FMCW Radar Transmitter for Distance and Velocity Detection Univ. of Macau 2015-2018
Co-PI Electronic-Automated Digital Microfluidics System for Disease Diagnostics Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2015-2018
PI Wireless Research Line –Fund for the State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2014-2016
Co-PI Biomedical Research Line – for the State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2014-2016
Co-PI Miniaturized Wireless Electronic Platform to Stimulate, to Inhibit and to Record Neural Activities for Freely Moving Rodents Univ. of Macau MYRG 2014-2016
Co-PI Computational Modeling of Electric Field in Digital Microfluidic Technologies and its Application on Simulating Droplets and Protein Adsorption on Device Surfaces Univ. of Macau MYRG 2014-2016
Co-PI Miniaturized and Automatic Controlled Circuitry for Rapid Early Detection System for AMI Using Fluorescence Immuochromatography Assay Technique Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2014-2015
Co-PI Energy Management IC Design with Temperature Monitoring for Biomedical Implants Univ. of Macau MYRG 2013-2015
PI Towards a Single-Chip CMOS Cognitive Radio (Phase I) – Wideband Receiver and Transmitter Circuit Techniques Univ. of Macau MYRG 2013-2015
Co-PI Ultra-low-Power Solar-Powered CMOS Biomedical Implantable Sensing Chip Capable of Bi-directional Communication Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2012-2014
Co-PI Towards High Resolution Image-Based Retinal Prosthesis (Phase I) – Multiple Energy Source Retinal Prosthesis Chip with Controlled Optical Stimulus and Closed-Loop Temperature Monitoring Univ. of Macau MYRG 2012-2014
Co-PI Investigation on CMOS Based Digital Microfluidics Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2012-2014
PI Wireless Research Line – Establishment Fund for State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2011-2013
Co-PI Biomedical Research Line – Establishment Fund for State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2011-2013
PI Wireless Circuits and Systems for Mobile TV Applications in Nanoscale CMOS Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2009-2012
Co-PI “General Purpose Intelligent Adaptive Biosignal Acquisition System (Phase VI) – Toward SoC Macau FDCT and Univ. of Macau 2010-2012
Co-PI General Purpose Intelligent Adaptive Biosignal Acquisition System (Phase V) – Final Preparation toward SoC Macau FDCT 2009-2010
Co-PI Low-Voltage Multi-standard-Compliant CMOS Wireless-Transceiver Analog-Baseband Platform Macau FDCT 2007-2009


Decoration
Professional Affiliations
Professional Services

Editorials

    Jan 2018 Guest Editor, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits
      2018 Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems
July 2016   Present Associate Editor, Integration, the VLSI Journal – Elsevier
Jan 2014 Dec 2016 Board Member, IEEE Press
Jan 2014 Dec 2015 Senior Editor, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems
Jan 2014 Dec 2015 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I – Regular Papers (2nd term)
Dec 2013 Guest Editor, IEEE RFIC Virtual Journal – Issue on LNAs
[Online: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/virtual-journal/virtualJournalHome?pub=rfic&issue=4]
Jan 2012 Dec 2014 Associate Editor, IEEE Potentials
Jan 2010 Dec 2011 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I – Regular Papers (1st term)
Jan 2012 Dec 2013 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II – Express Briefs (2nd term)
Jan 2010 Dec 2011 Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II – Express Briefs (1st term)
Feb 2010 Present Associate Editor, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Newsletter

Professional Services in IEEE and The IET/IEE (International)

Jan 2017 Dec 2018 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS)
Jan 2014 Dec 2015 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS)
Jan 2009 Dec 2011 Board-of-Governor Member, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS)
Jan 2009 Present Committee Member, IEEE CASS Publication Activities Committee
Jan 2009 Present Committee Member, Circuits and Systems Education and Outreach Technical Committee, CASS
May 2008 Present Committee Member, Circuits and Systems for Communications Technical Committee, CASS

Professional Services in IEEE and The IET/IEE (Local)

Jun 2010 Jun 2010 Judge, IEEE Macau Project Competition, Macao
Nov 2009   Present Counselor, IET Macau Student Section
Jun 2009 Jun 2009 Judge, IEEE Macau Project Competition, Macao
Jan 2008 Aug 2009 Senior Past President, IET Macau Student Section
Jan 2010 Dec 2010 Committee Member - GOLD, IEEE Macau Section
Jan 2008 Dec 2009 Member of the Academic Affair, IEEE Macau Section
Jan 2006 Dec 2008 Secretary/Treasurer, IEEE Macau CAS/COM Joint-Chapter
Jan 2002 Dec 2003 Founding Chairman, IEE Macau Student Section
Jan 2001 Dec 2002 Vice Chairman, IEEE Macau Student Branch
Jan 2001 Dec 2002 Vice Chairman, IEE Macau Student Section Organization Committee
Jan 2000 Dec 2001 Vice Chairman, IEEE Macau Student Branch Membership Committee


Services at Local and University of Macau

Nov 2016 Academic Promotion Committee Member, Assistant Professors for State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI
May 2013 Selection Committee Member, Assistant Professors for State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI [Data Conversion & Signal Processing and Power]
Jan 2013 Representative of FST Academic Staff, Univ. of Macau High-School Briefing 2013/2014
Sept 2012 Major Organizer, 1st ECE Project Introduction Seminar, FST-ECE
Sept 2012 Aug 2013 Chair, Final Year Project Exam Committee, FST-ECE
Sept 2012 Aug 2013 Member, Board of Internal Examiner Committee, FST-ECE
Jul 2012 Selection Committee Member, 2013/2014 FST-ECE Early Admission to Master’s Programmes
Jan 2012 Representative of FST Academic Staff, Univ. of Macau High-School Briefing 2012/2013
Aug 2011 Present Member, Board of Examiners of ECE Course Quality, FST, Univ. of Macau
Aug 2011 Present PhD Defense Exam Committee Member, FST, Univ. of Macau
Jul 2011 Acting Department Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, FST, Univ. of Macau
May 2011 Selection Committee Member, Assistant Professors for State-Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI [Wireless and Biomedical]
Apr 2011 Selection Committee Member, 2007-2010 UM Academic Staff Award
Jan 2011 Jan 2011 Representative of FST Academic Staff, University of Macau High-School Briefing 2011/2012
Dec 2009 Present Master Thesis Examination Committee Member, FST, University of Macau
Feb 2009 Mar 2009 Representative of Academic Staff, University of Macau High-School Briefing 2009/2010 Admission
Feb 2009 Feb 2009 Participator, Honours College Ad Hoc Implement-ation Work Group, University of Macau
Jan 2008 Present Co-Organizer, summer activities and technical visits in University of Macau for promotion of science and technology to high-school students
Jan 2008 Present PhD Thesis Proposal Assessment Committee Member, FST, University of Macau
Jan 2008 Present PhD Qualifying Examination Committee Member, FST, University of Macau
Jan 2008 Present Mentor, FST, University of Macau 
Jan 2008 Present Academic Council Member, FST, University of Macau
Jan 2008 Present Member of the Referee Panel, Macau High School Fun Science Competition
Jan 2006 Dec 2006 Advisor, Univ. of Macau Robocon Team, 5th ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest
Jan 2000 Dec 2001 Secretary, FST Student Association, University of Macau


Technical Activities

International Conference Steering/Organization Committee

2016 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference – ASP-DAC, Macau
2015 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, Lisbon, Portugal
2012 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems – APCCAS, Taiwan
2011 IEEE International Symposium on Communications and Information TechnologiesISCIT, Hangzhou, China
2011 IEEE Asia Pacific Conf. on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics and Electronics – PrimeAsia, Macau
2010 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, France
2010 IEEE Asia Pacific Conf. on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics and Electronics – PrimeAsia, Shanghai
2009 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, Taiwan
2009 IEEE Asia Pacific Conf. on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics and Electronics – PrimeAsia, Shanghai
2009 International Conf. on Information, Communications and Signal Processing – ICICS, Macau
2008 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems – APCCAS, Macau
2004 IEEE/IEEJ International Analog VLSI Workshop – AVLSIWS, UM, Macau

International Conference Technical Program/Review Committee and/or Session Chair

2018 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference ISSCC, USA
2017 IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference ESSCIRC, Belgium
2017 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference ISSCC, USA
2016 IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference ESSCIRC, Switzerland
2016 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference A-SSCC, Japan
2015 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference A-SSCC, China
2014 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference A-SSCC, Taiwan
2013 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference A-SSCC, Singapore
2013 IEEE/ IFIP Conf. on Very Large Scale Integration – VLSI-SoC, Turkey
2013 IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics ISCI, Malaysia
2012 IEEE Radio-Frequency Integration Technology Symposium – RFIT, Singapore
2012 IEEE/ IFIP Conf. on Very Large Scale Integration – VLSI-SoC, USA
2012 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, South Korea
2012 International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing – EMC, South Korea
2011 IEEE Sensors Conference – SENSORS, Ireland
2011 International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology – ICAIT, Wuhan
2011 IEEE/ IFIP Conference on Very Large Scale Integration – VLSI-SoC, Hong Kong
2011 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, Brazil [for the GOLD Session]
2010 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, France [for the GOLD Session]
2010 International Conf. on Green Circuits and Systems – ICGCS, Shanghai
2010 IEEE International Conf. on Communication Systems ICCS, Singapore
2010 International Symp. on Communications and Information Technologies – ISCIT, Japan
2010 International Wireless Internet Conf. – WICON, Singapore
2010 IEEE Prognostics & System Health Management Conf. – PHM, Macau
2009 IEEE Technical Conf. of Region 10 – TENCON, Singapore
2009 IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems, – ISCAS, Taiwan
2008 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems – APCCAS, Macau
2008 IEEE International Conf. on Communications Systems (ICCS) – ICCS, Guangzhou
2006 IEEE/IEE Regional Inter-University Post-graduate Electrical and Electronics Engineering Conf. – RIUPEEEC, Macau
2004 IEEE/IEEJ International Analog VLSI Workshop – AVLSIWS, Macau

Professional Review Services

Books

Wiley-IEEE: CMOS Mixed-Signal Circuit Design (2nd Ed), J. Baker
Prentice Hall:   RF Microelectronics (2nd Ed), B. Razavi

Journals

IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits
IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs
IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
IEEE Transactions on Communications
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
IEEE Sensors Journal
IEEE Potentials
RSC Lab on a Chip
IET Circuits Devices and Systems
IET Electronics Letters
AIP Review of Scientific Instruments
Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing
Springer Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing
IEICE Transactions on Electronics
Elsevier Integration, the VLSI Journal
Elsevier Microelectronics Journal
Elsevier Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical
International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications
International Journal of Electronics
Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
World Scientific Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers
Progress in Electromagnetic Research
Hindawi Active and Passive Electronic Components
Hindawi Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications

Conferences

IEEE International Symposium on Bioelectronics and Bioinformatics – ISBB
IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference – RFM
IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications – ISIEA
IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering – TALE
IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications – ISWTA
IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics – APACE
IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference – DAC
IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS
IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference – BIOCAS
IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems – APCCAS
IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems – MWSCAS
IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems – ICECS
IEEE AP Conf. on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics – PrimeAsia
IEEE Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics & Electronics – PRIME
IEEE International Conference on ASIC– ASICON
IEEE Int. Conference on Wireless & Mobile Computing, Network. & Communications – WiMob
IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications – ISWTA
IEEE International Conference on Electronics Design, Systems and Applications – ICEDSA


Awards and Recognition

International

National and Local


Teaching Experience

B.Sc. Courses

M.Sc. Courses


Publications and Presentations

Books

  1. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, Handheld Total Chemical and Biological Analysis Systems - Bridging NMR, Digital Microfluidics and Semiconductors, Springer, 2018.
  2. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, Ultra-Low-Power and Ultra-Low-Cost Short-Range Wireless Receivers in Nanoscale CMOS, Springer, 2016.
  3. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS, Springer, 2012.
  4. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, Analog-Baseband Architectures and Circuits – for Multistandard and Low-Voltage Wireless Transceivers, Springer, 2007.

Book Chapters

  1. Pui-In Mak, Zhicheng Lin and R. P. Martins, Enabling the Internet of Things - from Integrated Circuits to Integrated Systems - Circuit Techniques for IoT-Enabling Short-Range ULP Radios, Editor: M. Alioto, Springer, 2017.
  2. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, Wireless Circuits - Design and Implementation of Ultra-Low-Power ZigBee/WPAN Receiver, Editors: W. Rhee and K. Iniewski, CRC, 2014.
  3. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, Low Power Emerging Wireless Technologies -  An Open-Loop Multi-Phase Local-Oscillator Generation Technique, Editors: R. Mahmoudi and K. Iniewski, Chapter 10, pp. 233-248, CRC, 2013.

US Patents

  1. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, and R. P. Martins, Palm-Size μNMR Relaxometer Using a Digital Microfluidic Device and a Semiconductor Transceiver for Chemical/Biological Diagnosis, No. 14/881,889, US Patent, applied.
  2. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, and R. P. Martins, Modular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance–Digital Microfluidic System for Biological Assays, No. 14/881,615, US Patent, applied.
  3. Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, Electrode-Voltage Waveform for Droplet-Velocity and Chip-Lifetime Improvements of Digital Microfluidic Systems, No. 14/683,402, US Patent, applied.
  4. Cheng Dong, Tianlan Chen, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, Cooperative-Electrode Driving Technique for Droplet-Velocity Improvement of Digital Microfluidic Systems, No. 14/683,316, US Patent, applied.
  5. Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, Electronic Module for Real-Time Droplet-Position Sensing and Driving in Digital Microfluidic System,” No. 14/680,671, US patent, applied.
  6. Pui-In Mak, Zhicheng Lin, and R. P. Martins, Gain-Boosted N-path Passive-Mixer-First Receiver with a Single-Mixing Step, No. 14/862,392, US Patent, 2017.
  7. Pui-In Mak, Zhicheng Lin, and R. P. Martins, Radio-Frequency-to-Baseband Function-Reuse Receiver with Shared Amplifiers for Common-Mode and Differential-Mode Amplification, No. 14/884,860, US Patent, 2017.
  8. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, Complex-Pole Load Offering Concurrent Image Rejection and Channel Selection, No. 9,479,140, US Patent, Oct. 2016.
  9. Pui-In Mak, Zhicheng Lin, and R. P. Martins, Ultra-Low-Voltage Current-Reuse Voltage-Controlled Oscillator and Transconductance-Capacitor Filter, No. 9,444,431, US Patent, Sep. 2016.
  10. Pui-In Mak, Zhicheng Lin, and R. P. Martins, Gain-Boosted N-Path Bandpass Filter, No. 9,374,063, US Patent, Jun. 2016.
  11. Pui-In Mak, Fujian Lin, and R. P. Martins, An RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Wideband Receiver with Parallel N-Path Active/Passive Mixers, No. 9,356,636, US Patent, May 2016.
  12. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, IF-Noise-Shaping Transistorized Current-Mode Lowpass Filter Utilizing Cross-Coupled Transistors, No. 9,306,540, US Patent, Apr. 2016.
  13. Wei-Han Yu, Chak-Fong Cheang, Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, Non-Recursive Digital Calibration for Joint-Elimination of Transmitter and Receiver I/Q Imbalances, No. 9,276,798, US Patent, Mar. 2016.
  14. Pui-In Mak, Fujian Lin, and R. P. Martins, RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Wideband Receiver with a Single-MOS Pole-Zero LPF, No. 9,270,314, US Patent, Feb. 2016.
  15. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, ZigBee Receiver Exploiting an RF-to-BB Current-Reuse Blixer and Hybrid Filter Topology, No. 9,237,055, US Patent, Jan. 2016.
  16. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, Wideband Driver Amplifier, No. 9,172,337, US Patent, Oct. 2015.
  17. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, Poly-Phase Local Oscillator, No. 9,093,951, US Patent, Jul. 2015.
  18. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, Wireless Transmitter, US Patent, No. 9,037,100, May 2015.
  19. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, Frequency Compensation Techniques for Low-Power and Small-Area Multistage Amplifiers, US Patent Application, US Patent, No. 8,963,639, Feb. 2015.
  20. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “Switched Current-Resistor Programmable Gain Array for Low-Voltage Wireless LAN System and Method Using the Same,” US Patent, No. 8,229,382, Jul. 2012.
  21. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “Two-Step Channel Selection for Wireless Transmitter Front-Ends,” US Patent, No. 8,019,290, Sept. 2011.
  22. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “DC-Offset Canceled Programmable Gain Array for Low-Voltage Wireless LAN System and Method Using the Same,” US Patent, No. 7,948,309, May 2011.
  23. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “Two-Step Channel Selection for Wireless Receiver Front-Ends,” US Patent, No. 7,529,322, May 2009.

Journals

2017 and Beyond

J093. Wei-Han Yu, Xingqiang Peng, Pui-In Mak, Rui Martins, “A High-Voltage-Enabled Class-D Polar PA Using Interactive AM-AM Modulation, Dynamic Matching, and Power-Gating for Average PAE Enhancement,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, 2017.
J092. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Haohong Yu, Chirn Chye Boon and R. P. Martins, “An Area-Efficient and Tunable Bandwidth-Extension Technique for a Wideband CMOS Amplifier,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 2017.
J091. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Chirn Chye Boon and R. P. Martins, “A 27-Gb/s Time-Interleaved Duobinary Transmitter Achieving 1.44-mW/Gb/s FOM in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 2017.
J090. Gengzhen Qi, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, “A 0.038mm2 SAW-less Multi-Band Transceiver Using an N-Path SC Gain Loop,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 2017.
J089. Chee-Cheow Lim, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “LC-VCOs Using Spiral Inductors with Single- and Dual-Layer Patterned Floating Shields - A Comparative Study,” Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10470-017-0958-7
J088. Hoi Kei Chan, Pui-In Mak, and Shirley W. I. Siu, “Exploring the Behavior of Water Nanodroplet on a Coplanar Electrowetting-on-Dielectric: A Molecular Dynamics Approach,” IET Micro & Nano Letters, 2017. DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2016.0824
J087. Haidong Yi, Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “A 0.032-mm2 0.15-V 3-Stage Charge-Pump Scheme Using a Differential Bootstrapped Ring-VCO for Energy-Harvesting Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2017.2676159
J086. Xingqiang Peng, Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, Wei-Han Yu and R. P. Martins, “A 2.4-GHz ZigBee Transmitter Using a Function-Reuse Class-F DCO-PA and an ADPLL Achieving 22.6% (14.5%) System Efficiency at 6-dBm (0-dBm) Pout,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JSSC.2017.2672990
J085. Gim Heng Tan, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.35-V 520-µW 2.4-GHz Current-Bleeding Mixer with Inductive-Gate and Forward-Body Bias, Achieving >13-dB Conversion Gain and >55-dB Port-to-Port Isolation,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, pp. 1284-1293, Apr. 2017.
J084. Amin Khalili Moghaddam, Joon Huang Chuah, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Jalil Ahmadian, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 73.9%-Efficiency CMOS Rectifier Using a Lower DC Feeding (LDCF) Self-Body-Biasing Technique for Far-Field RF Energy-Harvesting systems,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 64, pp. 992-1002, Apr. 2017.
J083. Chio-In Ieong, Mingzhong Li, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai, and Rui P. Martins, “A 0.45-V 147-to-375 nW ECG Compression Processor with Wavelet Shrinkage and Adaptive Temporal Decimation Architectures,” IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, vol. 25, 1307-1319, Apr. 2017.
J082. Cheng Dong, Yanwei Jia, Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, “3D Microblade Structure for Precise and Parallel Droplet Splitting on Digital Microfluidic Chips,” RSC Lab on a Chip, 2017,17, 896-904.
J081. Chang-Hao Chen, Elizabeth A. McCullagh, Sio-Hang Pun, Peng-Un Mak, Mang-I Vai, Pui-In Mak, Achim Klug and Tim C. Lei, “An Integrated Circuit for Simultaneous Extracellular Electrophysiology Recording and Optogenetic Neural Manipulation,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 64, pp. 557-568, Mar. 2017.
J080. Zhiyuan Chen, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A Single-Chip Solar Energy Harvesting IC using Integrated Photodiodes for Biomedical Implant Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 11, pp. 44 – 53, Jan. 2017.
J079. Ka-Meng Lei, Hadi Heidari, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, F. Maloberti and R. P. Martins, “A Handheld High-Sensitivity Micro-NMR CMOS Platform with B-Field Stabilization for Multi-Type Biological/Chemical Assays,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, pp. 284-297, Jan. 2017. [Invited Paper of ISSCC Special Issue]

2016

J078. Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, F. Maloberti and R. P. Martins, “A Time-Interleaved Ring-VCO with Reduced 1/f3 Phase Noise Corner, Extended Tuning Range and Inherent Divided Output,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 51, pp. 2979-2991, Dec. 2016. [Invited Paper of ISSCC Special Issue]
J077. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “A μNMR CMOS Transceiver Using a Butterfly-Coil Input for Integration with a Digital Microfluidic Device inside a Portable Magnet,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 51, pp. 2274-2286, Oct. 2016. [Invited Paper of A-SSCC Special Issue]
J076. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “CMOS Biosensors for In Vitro Diagnosis - Transducing Mechanisms and Applications,” RSC Lab on a Chip, 2016, 16, 3664-3681.
J075. Jiujiang Wang, Sio-Hang Pun, Peng-Un Mak, Ching-Hsiang Cheng, Yuanyu Yu, Pui-In Mak and Mang-I Vai, “Improved Analytical Modeling of Membrane Large Deflection with Lateral Force for the Underwater CMUT Based on Von Kármán Equations,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, pp. 6633-6640, Sept. 2016.
J074. Jimmy C. F. Ngai, Pui-In Mak, and Shirley W. I. Siu, “ProtPOS: a python package for the prediction of protein preferred orientation on a surface,” Oxford University Press - Bioinformatics, 32 (16): 2537-2538, Aug. 2016.
Software Tool: http://cbbio.cis.umac.mo/software/protpos/
Supplementary: http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/content/suppl/2016/04/10/btw182.DC1/material.pdf
J073. Yuanyu Yu, Sio-Hang Pun, Peng-Un Mak, Ching-Hsiang Cheng, Jiujiang Wang, Pui-In Mak and Mang-I Vai, “Design of a Collapse-Mode CMUT with an Embossed Membrane for Improving Output Pressure,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 63, pp. 854-863, Jun. 2016.
J072. Yue Li, Chak-Fong Cheang, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Joint-Digital-Predistortion for Wireless Transmitter's I/Q Imbalance and PA Nonlinearities Using an Asymmetrical Complexity-Reduced Volterra Series Model,” Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 87, pp. 35-47, Apr. 2016.
J071. Jiangchao Wu, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak and Rui P. Martins, “A 2 µW 45 nV/√Hz Readout Frontend With Multiple Chopping, Active-High-Pass Ripple Reduction Loop and Pseudo-Feedback DC Servo Loop,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, vol. 63, pp. 351-355, Apr. 2016.
J070. Man-Kay Law, Sanfeng Lu, Tao Wu, Amine Bermak, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 1.1 µW CMOS Smart Temperature Sensor with an Inaccuracy of ±0.2ºC (3σ) for Clinical Temperature Monitoring,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 8, 2272-2281, Apr. 2016.
J069. Tianlan Chen, Yanwei Jia, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “Sub-7-Second Genotyping of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism by High-Resolution Melting Curve Analysis on a Thermal Digital Microfluidic Device,” RSC Lab on a Chip, 2016, 16, 743-752.
Demo Video: http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/c5/lc/c5lc01533b/
J068. Yue Li, Chak-Fong Cheang, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “The Dispersal Analysis on Basis Construction of Digital Predistortion Techniques for Power Amplifiers,” Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 86, pp. 77-88, Jan. 2016.
J067. U. R. J. Eswaran, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 2-μm InGaP/GaAs Class-J Power Amplifier for Multi-band LTE Achieving 35.8-dB Gain, 40.5%-to-55.8% PAE and 28-dBm Linear Output Power,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 64, pp. 200-209, Jan. 2016.
J066. Suyan Fan, Man-Kay Law, Mingzhong Li, Zhiyuan Chen, Chio-In Ieong, Pui-In Mak and Rui P. Martins, “Wide Input Range Supply Voltage Tolerant Capacitive Sensor Readout Using On-Chip Solar Cell,” World Scientific Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1640006-1 to 12, 2016. [Invited Paper]

2015

J065. Ming-Zhong Li, Chio-In Ieong, Man Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Sio-Hang Pun, R. P. Martins, “Energy Optimized Sub-threshold VLSI Logic Family with Unbalanced Pull-up/down Network and Inverse-Narrow-Width Techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 23, pp. 3119-3123, Dec. 2015.
J064. Yaohua Zhao, Pui-In Mak, Man Kay Law, R. P. Martins, “Improving the Linearity and Power Efficiency of Active Switched-Capacitor Filters in a Compact Die Area,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 23, pp. 3104-3108, Dec. 2015.
J063. Ka-Fai Un, Wei-Han Yu, Chak-Fong Cheang, Gengzhen Qi, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, “A Sub-GHz Wireless Transmitter Utilizing a Multi-Class- Linearized PA and Time-Domain Wideband-Auto I/Q-LOFT Calibration for IEEE 802.11af WLAN,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 63, pp. 3228-3241, Oct. 2015.
J062. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins and F. Maloberti, “Nested-Current-Mirror Rail-to-Rail-Output Single-Stage Amplifier with Enhancements of DC Gain, GBW and Slew Rate,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 50, pp. 2353-2366, Oct. 2015.
J061. Yaohua Zhao, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins and F. Maloberti, “A 0.02-mm2 59.2-dB SFDR 4th-Order SC LPF with 0.5-to-10 MHz Bandwidth Scalability Exploiting a Recycling SC-Buffer Biquad,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 50, pp. 1988-2001, Sep. 2015.
J060. Ka-Meng Li, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “A Palm-Size µNMR Relaxometer Using a Digital Microfluidic Device and a Semiconductor Transceiver for Chemical/Biological Diagnosis,” RSC Analyst, 2015, 140, 5129-5137.
Demo Video: http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/c5/an/c5an00500k/
J059. Md.Tawfiq Amin, Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.07-mm2 2.2-mW 10-GHz Current-Reuse Class-B/C Hybrid VCO Achieving 196-dBc/Hz FoMA,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 25, pp. 457-459, Jul. 2015.
J058. Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai and R. P. Martins, “Adhesion Promoter for Multi-dielectric-layer on Digital Microfluidic Chip,” RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 48626-48630.
Demo Video: http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/c5/ra/c5ra08202a/c5ra08202a1.mp4
J057. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak and Yan Wang, “A Highly-Scalable Analog Equalizer Using a Tunable and Current-Reusable Active Inductor for 10-Gb/s I/O Links,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 23, pp. 978-982, May 2015.
J056. Cheng Dong, Tianlan Chen, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai and R. P. Martins, “On the Droplet Velocity and Electrode Lifetime of Digital Microfluidics: Voltage Actuation Techniques and Comparison,” Springer Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Vol. 18, pp 673-683, Apr. 2015.
Demo Video: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10404-014-1467-y
J055. Chak-Fong Cheang, Ka-Fai Un, Wei-Han Yu, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A Combinatorial Impairment-Compensation Digital Predistorter for a Sub-GHz IEEE 802.11af-WLAN CMOS Transmitter Covering a 10x-Wide RF Bandwidth,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 62, pp. 1025-1032, Apr. 2015.
J054. Zushu Yan, Wei Wang, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins, “A 0.0045-mm2 32.4-µW Two-Stage Amplifier for pF-to-nF Load Using CM Frequency Compensation,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, vol. 62, pp. 246-250, Mar. 2015.
J053. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “A 0.0045mm2 15.8μW Three-Stage Amplifier Driving 10x-Wide (0.15 to 1.5nF) Capacitive Loads with >50° Phase Margin,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 51, pp. 454-456, Mar. 2015.
J052. Fujian Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Wideband Receivers: Design Challenges, Tradeoffs and State-of-the-Art,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 12-24, Jan.-Mar. 2015.
J051. Md.Tawfiq Amin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “A 3.6mW 6GHz Current-Reuse VCO-Buffer with Improved Load Drivability in 65nm CMOS,” Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 43, pp. 133–138, Jan. 2015.

2014

J050. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Li Zhang and Yan Wang, “A 0.002-mm2 6.4-mW 10-Gb/s Full-Rate Direct DFE Receiver with 59.6% Horizontal Eye Opening under 23.3-dB Channel Loss at Nyquist Frequency,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 62, pp. 3107-3117, Dec. 2014.
J049. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A Sub-GHz Multi-ISM-Band ZigBee Receiver Using Function-Reuse and Gain-Boosted N-Path Techniques for IoT Applications,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, pp. 2990-3004, Dec. 2014. [Invited Paper of ISSCC Special Issue]
J048. Fujian Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “An RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Wideband Receiver with Parallel N-Path Active/ Passive Mixers and a Single-MOS Pole-Zero LPF,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, pp. 2547-2559, Nov. 2014.
J047. Md.Tawfiq Amin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.137-mm2 9-GHz Hybrid Class-B/C QVCO with Output Buffering in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 24, pp. 716-718, Oct. 2014.
J046. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Analysis and Modeling of a Gain-Boosted N-Path Switched-Capacitor Bandpass Filter,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 9, pp. 2560-2568, Sept. 2014.
J045. Ka-Meng Li, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “NMR-DMF: a Modular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance–Digital Microfluidics System for Biological Assays,” RSC Analyst, 2014, 139 (23), 6204-6213.
J044. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.14-mm2, 1.4-mW, 59.4 dB-SFDR, 2.4-GHz ZigBee/WPAN Receiver Exploiting a “Split-LNTA + 50% LO” Topology in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 62, pp. 1525-1534, Jul. 2014.
J043. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 2.4-GHz ZigBee Receiver Exploiting an RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Blixer + Hybrid Filter Topology in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 49, pp. 1333-1344, Jun. 2014.
J042. Pui-In Mak, Miao Liu, Yaohua Zhao and R. P. Martins, “Enhancing the Performances of Recycling Folded Cascode OpAmp in Nanoscale CMOS through Voltage Supply Doubling and Design for Reliability,” Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 42, pp. 605–619, Jun. 2014.
J041. Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai and R. P. Martins, “Natural Discharge after Pulse and Cooperative Electrodes to Enhance Droplet Velocity in Digital Microfluidics,” AIP Advances, 4, 047129 (2014).

Demo Video: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/adva/4/4/10.1063/1.4873407#multimedia

J040. Fujian Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A Sine-LO Square-Law Harmonic-Rejection Mixer – Theory, Implementation and Application,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 62, pp.313-322, Feb. 2014.

2013

J039. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Stefano D'Amico, Li Zhang, He Qian and Yan Wang, “A Single-Branch Third-Order Pole-Zero Lowpass Filter with 0.014-mm2 Die Size and 0.8 kHz (1.25 nW) to 0.94 GHz (3.99 mW) Bandwidth-Power Scalability,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, vol. 60, pp. 761-765, Nov. 2013.
J038. Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Conner Massey, Rui P. Martins and Lawrence J. Wangh, “Construction of a Microfluidic Chip for LATE-PCR Amplification and Detection of Single-Stranded DNA using Dried-Down Reagents,” RSC Lab on a Chip, 2013, 13, 4635–4641.
J037. Ka-Meng Li, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “Systematic Analysis and Cancellation of Kickback Noise in a Dynamic Latched Comparator,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Springer, vol. 77, pp. 277-284, Nov. 2013.
J036. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Li Zhang, He Qian and Yan Wang, “A 0.013mm2, kHz-to-GHz-Bandwidth, 3rd-Order All-Pole Lowpass Filter with a 0.52-to-1.11pW/Pole/Hz Efficiency,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 49, pp. 1340-1342, Oct. 2013. [Highlighted Paper]
J035. Tan-Tan Zhang, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Man-Kay Law, Sio-Hang Pun, Feng Wan and R. P. Martins, “15-nW Biopotential LPFs in 0.35-µm CMOS Using Subthreshold-Source-Follower Biquads with and without Gain Compensation,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 7, pp. 690-702, Oct. 2013.
J034. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 53-to-75 mW, 59.3-dB HRR, TV-Band White-Space Transmitter Using a Low-Frequency Reference LO in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 48, pp. 2078-2089, Sept. 2013.
J033. Wei-Han Yu, Chak-Fong Cheang, Pui-In Mak, Weng-Fai Cheng, Ka-Fai Un, U-Wai Lok, Rui P. Martins, “A Non-Recursive Digital Calibration Technique for Joint-Elimination of Transmitter and Receiver I/Q Imbalances with Minimized Add-on Hardware,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, vol. 8, pp. 462-466, Aug. 2013.
J032. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Li Zhang, He Qian and Yan Wang, “Pre-Emphasis Transmitter (0.007 mm2, 8 Gbit/s, 0–14 dB) with Improved Data Zero-Crossing Accuracy in 65 nm CMOS,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 49, pp. 929-930, Jul. 2013. [Highlighted Paper]
J031. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Li Zhang, He Qian and Yan Wang, “A 0.0012mm2, 8mW, Single-to-Differential Converter with <1.1% Data Cross Error and <3.4ps RMS Jitter up to 14Gb/s Data Rate,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 49, pp. 692-694, May 2013.
J030. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “A 0.016-mm2 144-µW Three-Stage Amplifier Capable of Driving 1-to-15 nF Capacitive Load with >0.95-MHz GBW,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 48, pp. 527-540, Feb. 2013.
J029. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Li Zhang, He Qian and Yan Wang, “A 5th-Order 20-MHz Transistorized-LC-Ladder LPF with 58.2-dB SFDR, 68-μW/Pole/MHz Efficiency and 0.13-mm2 Die Size in 90-nm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, vol. 60, pp. 11-15, Jan. 2013.
J028. Jie Gao, Xianming Liu, Tianlan Chen, Pui-In Mak, Yuguang Du, Mang-I Vai, Bingcheng Lin and Rui P. Martins, “An Intelligent Digital Microfluidic System with Fuzzy-Enhanced Feedback for Multi-Droplet Manipulation,” RSC Lab on a Chip, 2013, 13, 443-451.

Demo Video: http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/lc/c2/c2lc41156c/

2012

J027. Chio-In Ieong, Pui-In Mak, Chi-Pang Lam, Cheng Dong, Sio-Hang Pun, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Feng Wan and R. P. Martins, “A 0.83-µW QRS Detection Processor Using Quadratic Spline Wavelet Transform for Wireless ECG Acquisition in 0.35-µm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 6, pp. 586-595, Dec. 2012.
J026. Wei-Han Yu, Weng-Fai Cheng, Yue Li, Chak-Fong Cheang, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Low-Complexity, Full-Resolution, Mirror-Switching Digital Pre-Distortion Scheme for Polar-Modulated Power Amplifiers,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, pp. 1551-1553, Nov. 2012.
J025. Wenya Nan, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai, Agostinho Rosa, “Individual Alpha Neurofeedback Training Effect on Short Term Memory,” Elsevier International Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 86, pp. 83–87, Oct. 2012.
J024. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins,Enhanced RFICs in Nanoscale CMOS,” IEEE Microwave Magazine, vol. 13, pp. 80-89, Sept./Oct., 2012.
J023. Pui-In Mak, Chon-Teng Ma and R. P. Martins, “A Frequency-Translation Technique for Low-Noise Ultra-Low-Cutoff Lowpass Filtering,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Springer, vol. 72, pp. 265-269, Jul. 2012.
J022. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “Ultra-Area-Efficient Three-Stage Amplifier Using Current Buffer Miller Compensation and Parallel Compensation,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, pp.624-626, May 2012.
J021. Pui-In Mak, “Creating Multi-Stage Amplifiers with a Wide Range of Output-Current Drivability and Capacitive-Load Drivability is still very Challenging - Interview,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, pp. 602, May 2012.
J020. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, L. Zhang and Y. Wang “A 0.07mm2, 2mW, 75MHz-IF, 4th-Order BPF Using a Source-Follower-Based Resonator in 90nm CMOS,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, pp.552-554, May 2012.
J019. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Double Recycling Technique for Folded-Cascode OTA,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Springer, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 137-141, Apr. 2012.
J018. Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai, “Robust Deterministic Annealing Based EM Algorithm,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 289-290, Mar. 2012.
J017. Boyu Wang, Chi Man Wong, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai, “Trial Pruning Based on Genetic Algorithm for Single-Trial EEG Classification,” Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 38, pp. 35-44, Jan. 2012. [Invited Paper]

2011

J016. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.46-mm2 4-dB NF Unified Receiver Front-End for Full-Band Mobile TV in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, pp. 1970-1984, vol. 46, Sept. 2011. [Among the top 100 accessed documents, IEEE Xplore, Sept. 2011]
J015. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Two-Stage Operational Amplifiers: Power-and-Area-Efficient Frequency Compensation for Driving a Wide Range of Capacitive Load,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Issue 1, pp. 26-42, Jan.-Mar. 2011.

2010

J014. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “High-/Mixed-Voltage RF and Analog CMOS Circuits Come of Age,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Issue 4, pp. 27-39, Dec. 2010.
J013. Pui-In Mak, “CAS Education: Assisting the Career Development of Young Members – Examples of What IEEE CAS Society Have Recently Done,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Issue 3, pp.72-74, Aug. 2010.
J012. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 2×VDD-Enabled Mobile-TV RF Front-End with TV-GSM Interoperability in 1-V 90-nm CMOS,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, pp.1664-1676, Jul. 2010.
J011. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak and Yumei Zhou, “Self-Tracking Charge Pump for Fast-Locking PLL,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 755-757, May 2010.
J010. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Analysis and Design of Open-Loop Multi-Phase Local-Oscillator Generator for Wireless Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 970-981, May 2010. [Invited Paper of ISCAS Special Issue]
J009. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak and Yumei Zhou, “Mixed-Integrator Biquad for Continuous-Time Filters,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 561-563, Apr. 2010. [Highlighted Paper]

2009

J008. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Design of an ESD-Protected Ultra-Wideband LNA in Nanoscale CMOS for Full-Band Mobile TV Tuners,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 933-942, May 2009. [Invited Paper of ISCAS Special Issue] [2010 CASS Outstanding Young Author Best Paper Award]
J007. Tuna Tarim, Martin Di Federico and Pui-In Mak, “Circuits and Systems Education: Viewpoint of GOLD and Industry,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 42-48, Mar. 2009.
J006. Chon-Teng Ma, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun, Wan Feng and R. P. Martins, “Frequency-Bandwidth-Tunable Powerline Notch Filter for Biopotential Acquisition Systems,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 197-199, Feb. 2009.

2003 - 2008

J005. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “On the Design of a Programmable-Gain Amplifier with Built-in Compact DC-Offset Cancellers for Very Low-Voltage WLAN Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 496-509, Mar. 2008.
J004. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “Experimental 1-V Flexible-IF CMOS Analogue-Baseband Chain for IEEE 802.11a/b/g WLAN Receivers,” IET Proceedings Circuits, Devices and Systems, no. 6, pp. 415-426, Dec. 2007.
J003. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “Transceiver Architecture Selection–– Review, State-of-the-Art Survey and Case Study,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Issue 2, pp. 6-25, Jun. 2007. [Among the top 100 accessed documents, IEEE Xplore, Jun. and Aug. 2007]
J002. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “Two-Step Channel Selection– A Novel Technique for Reconfigurable Multistandard Transceiver Front-Ends,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol.52, pp.1302-1315, Jul. 2005.
J001. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “A Novel Two-step Channel Selection Technique by Programmable Digital-Double Quadrature Sampling for Complex Low-IF Receivers,” IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 825-827, May 2003.

Conferences

2017

C128. Gengzhen Qi, Barend van Liempd, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, Jan Craninckx , “A 0.7 to 1 GHz Switched-LC N-Path LNA Resilient to FDD-LTE Self-Interference at ≥40 MHz Offset,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), pp. xxx-xxx, Jun. 2017.
C127. Dapeng Sun, Man-Kay Law, Bo Wang, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, “Piecewise BJT Process Spread Compensation Exploiting Base Recombination Current,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. xxx-xxx, May 2017.
C126. Tan-Tan Zhang, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, “A 310 nW 14.2-Bit Iterative-Incremental ADC for Wearable Sensing Systems,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. xxx-xxx, May 2017.
C125. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “A 0.4V 4.8μW 16MHz CMOS Crystal Oscillator Achieving 74-Fold Startup-Time Reduction Using Momentary Detuning,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. xxx-xxx, May 2017.
C124. Yang Jiang, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, Man-Kay Law, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2017. [Chip Olympics]
C123. Tantan Zhang, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, Mang-I Vai, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2017. [Chip Olympics]
C122. Antoine Dupret, Pui-In Mak, Eugenio Cantatore, “Session 21 overview: Smart SoCs for innovative applications,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 350-351, Feb. 2017. [Chip Olympics]
C121. Zhiyuan Chen, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Wing-Hung Ki, R. P. Martins, “A 1.7mm2 Inductor-less Fully-Integrated Capacitive-Flip Rectifier (CFR) for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting with 483% Power Extraction Improvement,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 372-373, Feb. 2017. [Chip Olympics]
C120. Wei-Han Yu, Haidong Yi, Pui-In Mak, Jun Yin, R. P. Martins, “A 0.18V 382µW Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) Receiver with 1.33nW Sleep Power for Energy-Harvesting Applications in 28nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 414-415, Feb. 2017. [Chip Olympics]

2016

C119. Cheng Dong, Yanwei Jia, Tianlan Chen, Jie Gao, Liang Wan, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, R. P. Martins, “Digital Microfluidic Chip with Blade Structures for Precise Droplet Splitting,” International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), paper W108f, Oct. 2016.
C118. Tianlan Chen, Yanwei Jia, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Liang Wan, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, “A Calibration-Free Thermal Digital Microfluidic Device for Ultrafast DNA Melting Curve Analysis,” International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), paper W107f, Oct. 2016.
C117. Chee-Cheow Lim, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “A High-Q Spiral Inductor with Dual-Layer Patterned Floating Shield in a Class-B VCO Achieving a 190.5-dBc/Hz FoM,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2759-2762, May 2016.
C116. Ka-Meng Lei, Hadi Heidari, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, F. Maloberti, R. P. Martins, “A Handheld 50pM-Sensitivity Micro-NMR CMOS Platform with B-Field Stabilization for Multi-Type Biological/Chemical Assays,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 474-475, Feb. 2016. [Chip Olympics] [ISSCC Silkroad Award] [ISSCC 2016 Technical Highlight]
C115. Jun Yin, Pui-In Mak, F. Maloberti, R. P. Martins, “A 0.003mm2 1.7-to-3.5GHz Dual-Mode Time-Interleaved Ring-VCO Achieving 90-to-150kHz 1/f3 Phase Noise Corner,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 48-49, Feb. 2016. [Chip Olympics]
C114. Gengzhen Qi, Pui-In Mak, R. P. Martins, “A 0.038mm2 SAW-less Multi-Band Transceiver Using an N-Path SC Gain Loop,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest., pp. 452-453, Feb. 2016. [Chip Olympics]
C113. Chio-In Ieong, Mingzhong Li, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai, Rui Martins, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2016. [Chip Olympics]
C112. Wei-Han Yu, Xingqiang Peng, Pui-In Mak, Rui Martins, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2016. [Chip Olympics]
C111. Chio-In Ieong, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Rui P. Martins, “Sub-µW QRS Detection Processor Using Quadratic Spline Wavelet Transform and Maxima Modulus Pair Recognition for Power-Efficient Wireless Arrhythmia Monitoring,” Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 21-22, Jan. 2016.
C110.Chak-Fong Cheang, Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, “Time-Domain I/Q-LOFT Compensator Using a Simple Envelope Detector for a Sub-GHz IEEE 802.11af WLAN Transmitter,” Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 3-4, Jan. 2016.
C109. Ming-Zhong Li, Chio-In Ieong, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Sio-Hang Pun, Rui P. Martins, “Sub-threshold VLSI Logic Family Exploiting Unbalanced Pull-up/down Network, Logical Effort and Inverse-Narrow-Width Techniques,” Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), pp. 15-16, Jan. 2016.

2015

C108. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and Rui P. Martins, “A µNMR CMOS Transceiver Using a Butterfly-Coil Input for Co-Integration with a Digital Microfluidic Device Inside a Portable Magnet,” IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC), Nov. 2015. [A-SSCC Distinguished Design Award]
C107. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and Rui P. Martins, “A Thermal-Insensitive Palm-Size µNMR Relaxometer Using Magnetic Field Calibrator for Chemical/Biological Diagnostics,” International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Oct. 2015. [Lecture]
C106. Limin Yang, Wenya Nan, Xiaoting Qu, Feng Wan, Pui-In Mak, Peng Un Mak, Mang I Vai, Yong Hu, and Agostinho Rosa, “Beta/theta Ratio Neurofeedback Training Effects on the Spectral Topography of EEG,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Aug. 2015.
C105. Hadi Heidari, Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and Franco Maloberti, “Exploring the Noise Limits of Fully-Differential Micro-Watt Transimpedance Amplifiers for Sub-pA/√Hz Sensitivity,” IEEE Ph.D. Research In Micro-electronics and Electronics (PRIME), Jul. 2015.
C104. Sanfeng Lu, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak and Rui P. Martins, “Multi-Range, Ultra-Low-Power, -20 to 60°C CMOS Smart Temperature Sensor with ±0.1°C Inaccuracy,” International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS), pp., Jul. 2015.
C103. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Jiale Yang, Ruifeng Yue and Yan Wang, “Comparator with Built-in Reference Voltage Generation and Split-ROM Encoder for a High-Speed Flash ADC,” International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS), pp., Jul. 2015.
C102. Wenya Nan, X. Qu, Lanshin Yang, Fan Wan, Y. Hu, Pedro Mou, Pui-In Mak, Peng-Un Mak, Mang-I Vai and Agostinho Rosa, “Beta/Theta Neurofeedback Training Effects in Physical Balance of Healthy People,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (IUPESM), Jun. 2015.
C101. X. Qu, Q. Tang, L. Yang, W. Nan, J.N. Da Cruz, F. Wan, P.A. Mou, Pui-In Mak, P.U. Mak, M.I. Vai, Y. Hu, A. Rosa, “How Mental Strategy Affects Beta/Theta Neurofeedback Training,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (IUPESM), Jun. 2015.
C100. J. C. F. Ngai, Pui-In Mak and S. W. I. Siu, “Predicting protein docking poses on a solid surface by particle swarm optimization,” IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), May 2015.
C099. Changhao Chen, Xutong Cui, Sio Hang Pun, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I. Vai, Achim Klug, Tim Lei, “Input Capacitance Compensated Neural Recording Amplifier,” IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference (NER), Apr. 2015.
C098. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.028mm2 11mW Single-Mixing Blocker-Tolerant Receiver with Double-RF N-Path Filtering, S11 Centering, +13dBm OB-IIP3 and 1.5-to-2.9dB NF,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 36-37, Feb. 2015. [Chip Olympics]
C097. Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2015. [Chip Olympics]

2014

C096. Su-Yan Fan, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.3-V, 37.5-nW 1.5~6.5-pF-Input-Range Supply Voltage Tolerant Capacitive Sensor Readout,” International Symposium on Integrated Circuits (ISIC), pp. 388-391, Dec. 2014.
C095. Shiheng Yang, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 104μW EMI-Resisting Bandgap Voltage Reference Achieving –20dB PSRR, and 5% DC Shift under a 4dBm EMI Level,” IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), pp. 57-60, Nov. 2014.
C094. Diyang Zhao, Ka-Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “Co-Design of a Low-Noise Receiver Front-End and its Exciting-Sensing Coil for Portable NMR-Screening of Chemical/Biological Droplets,” IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), pp. 403-406, Nov. 2014. [Student Travel Grant Award]
C093. Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, “Time-Regulated Actuation Signal for Enhancement of Droplet Transportation in Digital Microfluidics,” Lab-on-a-Chip Asia 2014 - Microfluidics and Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Poster Session, Nov. 2014.
C092. Cheng Dong, Tianlan Chen, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, and R. P. Martins, “Electrical Actuation on Digital Microfluidics with a Ta2O5 Insulating Layer: a Comparison Study,” Lab-on-a-Chip Asia 2014 - Microfluidics and Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Poster Session, Nov. 2014.
C091. Ze Wang, Chi Man Wong, Janir Nuno da Cruz, Feng Wan, Pui-In Mak, Peng Un Mak and Mang I Vai, “Muscle and Electrode Motion Artifacts Reduction in ECG Using Adaptive Fourier Decomposition,” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp.1456-1461, Oct. 2014.
C090. Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “The Fabrication and Application of a Robust and Intelligent Digital Microfluidics,” International Conference for Top and Emerging Materials Scientists (IC-TEMS), Paper No. 6, Jul. 2014.
C089. Xing-Qiang Peng, Wei-Han Yu, Pui-In Mak and Rui P. Martins, “A 26.3 dBm 2.5 to 6 GHz Wideband Class-D Switched-Capacitor Power Amplifier with 40% Peak PAE,” IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC), pp. 1-2, Jun. 2014.
C088. Wei Wang, Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “Micropower Two-Stage Amplifier Employing Recycling Current-Buffer Miller Compensation,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1889-1892, May 2014. [Finalist of Student Best Paper Award contest]
C087. Fujian Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “An RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Wideband Receiver with Parallel N-Path Active/Passive Mixers and a Single-MOS Pole-Zero LPF,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 74-75, Feb. 2014. [Chip Olympics]
C086. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.5V 1.15mW 0.2mm2 Sub-GHz ZigBee Receiver Supporting 433/860/915/960MHz ISM Bands with Zero External Components,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 164-165, Feb. 2014. [Chip Olympics] [ISSCC 2014 Technical Highlight]
C085. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins and F. Maloberti, “A 0.0013mm2 3.6μW Nested-Current-Mirror Single-Stage Amplifier Driving 0.15-to-15nF Capacitive Loads with >62° Phase Margin,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 288-289, Feb. 2014. [Chip Olympics]
C084. Yaohua Zhao, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2014. [Chip Olympics]

2013

C083. Yaohua Zhao, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, R. P. Martins, “A 0.127-mm2, 5.6-mW, 5th-Order SC LPF with +23.5-dBm IIP3 and 1.5-to-15-MHz Clock-Defined Bandwidth in 65-nm CMOS,” IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC), pp. 361-364, Nov. 2013.
C082. Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai and Rui P. Martins, “An Intelligent Digital Microfluidics with Autonomous Positioning and Fuzzy-Enhanced Feedback Control,” SELECTBIO Lab-on-a-Chip Asia, Track A Poster Session, Singapore, Nov. 2013.
C081. Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Conner Massey, Rui P. Martins and Lawrence J. Wangh, “Dried-down Reagents on a Microfluidic Chip for LATE-PCR Amplification and Detection of Single-stranded DNA,” SELECTBIO Lab-on-a-Chip Asia, Track A Poster Session, Singapore, Nov. 2013.
C080. Ka Meng Lei, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law, Rui Martins, “A 2.93μW 8-Bit Capacitance-to-RF Converter for Movable Laboratory Mice Blood Pressure Monitoring,” The 5th Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED), pp. 216-219, Aug. 2013. [Best Paper Award]
C079. Gengzhen Qi, Ka-Fai Un, Wei-Han Yu, Pui-In Mak, Rui Martins, “A Wideband Multi-Stage Inverter-Based Driver Amplifier for IEEE 802.22 WRAN Transmitters,” The 5th Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED), pp. 6-9, Aug. 2013.
C078. Ming-Zhong Li, Chio-In Ieong, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Rui Martins, “Sub-threshold Standard Cell Library Design for Ultra-Low Power Biomedical Applications,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 1454-1457, Jul. 2013.
C077. Chio-In Ieong, Mingzhong Li, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Feng Wan, Rui P. Martins, “Standard Cell Library Design with Voltage Scaling and Transistor Sizing for Ultra-Low-Power Biomedical Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC), Jun. 2013.
C076. Tao Wu, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, “An Ultra-Low Power CMOS Smart Temperature Sensor for Clinical Temperature Monitoring,” IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC), Jun. 2013.
C075. Zhiyuan Chen, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, “Optimization of Microwatt On-Chip Charge Pump for Single-Chip Solar Energy Harvesting,” IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC), Jun. 2013.
C074. Md.Tawfiq Amin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.5V 10GHz 8-Phase LC-VCO Combining Current-Reuse and Back-Gate-Coupling techniques Consuming 2mW,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2698-2701, May 2013.
C073. Jiangchao Wu, Man-Kay Law, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 1.83μW, 0.78μVrms Input Referred Noise Neural Recording Front End,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 405- 408, May 2013.
C072. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 1.7mW 0.22mm2 2.4GHz ZigBee RX Exploiting a Current-Reuse Blixer + Hybrid Filter Topology in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 448-449, Feb. 2013. [Chip Olympics]
C071. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “Student Research Preview,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2013. [Chip Olympics]

2012

C070. Yinsidi Jiao, Wei-Han Yu, Pui-In Mak, Rui P. Martins, “A Dynamic-Range-Improved 2.4GHz WLAN Class-E PA Combining PWPM and Cascode Modulation,” IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), pp. 148-151, Dec. 2012.
C069. Yanjie Xiao, Tantan Zhang, Pui In Mak, Man-Kay Law and Rui P. Martins, “A 0.8-μW 8-Bit 1.5~20-pF-Input-Range Capacitance-to-Digital Converter for Lab-on-Chip Digital Microfluidics Systems,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BIOCAS), C6L-A-1, Nov. 2012.
C068. Teng Cao, Feng Wan, Peng-Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang-I Vai, “Flashing Color on the Performance of SSVEP based Brain-Computer Interfaces,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 1819-1822, Sept. 2012.
C067. Wenya Nan, Lanshin Chang, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai and Agostinho Rosa “Neurofeedback for the Treatment of Schizophrenia: Case Study,” IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces, and Measurement Systems (VECIMS), pp. 78-81, Jul. 2012.
C066. Yue Liu, Xiao Jiang, Teng Cao, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai, “Implement of SSVEP based BCI through Emotiv EPOC,” IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces, and Measurement Systems (VECIMS), pp. 34-37 Jul. 2012.
C065. Junwei Duan, Changhao Chen, Sio Hang Pun, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai and Yong Hu, “A Wearable Wireless General Purpose Bio-signal Acquisition Prototype System for Home Healthcare,” IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (ICBEB), pp.1176-1179, May 2012.
C064. Wenya Nan, Joao P. Rodrigues, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai, Agostinho Rosa, “A Further Study on Short Term Memory Improvement by Neurofeedback,” IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (ICBEB), pp. 959-961, May 2012.
C063. Miguel A. Martins, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.02-to-6GHz SDR Balun-LNA Using a Triple-Stage Inverter-Based Amplifier,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.472-475, May 2012.
C062. Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, R. P. Martins,  “A Digital Microfluidic System with Low Voltage Threshold and Control Module for Droplet Manipulation,” 3rd International (West Lake) Forum on Microfluidic Analysis (IFMA), Apr. 2012.
C061. Zushu Yan, Pui-In Mak, Man-Kay Law and R. P. Martins, “A 0.016mm2 144µW Three-Stage Amplifier Capable of Driving 1-to-15nF Capacitive Load with >0.95MHz GBW,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 368-369, Feb. 2012. [Chip Olympics]

2011

C060. U-Wai Lok, Pui-In Mak, Wei-Han Yu and R.P. Martins, “A Novel Digital Pre-distortion Technique for Class-E PA with Delay Mismatch Estimation,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), Oct. 2011. [Silver Leaf Certificate]
C059. Liu Miao, Pui-In Mak, Yaohua Zhao and R. P. Martins, “A Double Active-Decoupling Technique for Reducing Package Effects in a Cognitive-Radio Balun-LNA,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), Oct. 2011. [Gold Leaf Certificate]
C058. Cheng Dong, Chio-In Ieong, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Feng Wan, “A Real-Time Heart Beat Detector and Quantitative Investigation based on FPGA,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), Oct. 2011.
C057. Tan-Tan Zhang, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Feng Wan, R. P. Martins, “An Ultra-Low-Power Filtering Technique for Biomedical Applications,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Sept. 2011.
C056. Chio-In Ieong, Cheng Dong, Agostinho Rosa, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Feng Wan, Pui-In Mak, “A Snoring Classifier based on Heart Rate Variability Analysis,” International Conference of Computing in Cardiology (CinC), Sept. 2011.
C055. Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “Entropy Penalized Learning for Gaussian Mixture Models,” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Aug. 2011.
C054. Chi Man Wong, Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “A Solution to Harmonic Frequency Problem: Frequency and Phase Coding-Based Brain-Computer Interface,” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Aug. 2011.
C053. Xin Wang, Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, Mang I Vai and Chaozheng Li “An Online SSVEP-based Chatting System,” International Conference on System Science and Engineering (ICSSE), Jun. 2011.
C052. Miguel A. Martins, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A Single-to-Differential Low-Noise Amplifier with Robust Output Differential Balancing,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 289-292, May 2011.
C051. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Yumei Zhou, Hao Ju, Li Zhang, He Qian, Yan Wang, Zhiping Yu, “A 6-bit 1.3-GS/s Flash ADC using a Gain-Compensated THA and an Offset-Averaging Preamplifier Array,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1-4, May 2011.
C050. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak, Yumei Zhou, Hao Ju, Li Zhang, He Qian, Yan Wang, Zhiping Yu, “A Fast Lock-in PLL Using a Quadratic V-I Self-Tracking Charge Pump and a Replica-Biased Ring VCO,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1872-1875, May 2011.
C049. Liu Miao, Pui-In Mak, Zushu Yan and R. P. Martins, “A High-Voltage-Enabled Recycling Folded Cascode OpAmp for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 33-36, May 2011.
C048. Weng-Fai Cheng, Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak, and R. P. Martins, “A Linearity-Improved Ultra-Wideband Balun-LNA for Cognitive Radio,” IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool and Conference on Telecommunications (EUROCON), pp. 1-4, Apr. 2011.
C047. Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai, “Outlier Detection for Single-Trial EEG Signal Analysis,” IEEE/EMBS International Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), pp. 478-481, April 2011.
C046. Teng Cao, Xin Wang, Boyu Wang, Chi Man Wong, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai, “A High Rate Online SSVEP Based Brain-Computer Interface Speller,” IEEE/EMBS International Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), 465-468, April 2011.
C045. Wenya Nan, Chi Man Wong, Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Mang I Vai “A Comparison of Minimum Energy Combination and Canonical Correlation Analysis for SSVEP Detection,” IEEE/EMBS International Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), pp. 469-472, April 2011.
C044. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.46mm2 4-dB NF Unified Receiver Front-End for Full-Band Mobile TV in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 172-173,  Feb. 2011. [Chip Olympics]
C043. Chio-In Ieong, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, “ECG Heart Beat Detection Via Mathematical Morphology and Quadratic Spline Wavelet Transform,” IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 609-610, Jan. 2011.

2010

C042. Chi Man Wong, Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “An Improved Phase-Tagged Stimuli Generation Method in Steady-State Visual Evoked Potential Based Brain-Computer Interface,” International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI), pp. 745-749, Oct. 2010.
C041. Boyu Wang, Chi Man Wong, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “Gaussian Mixture Model Based on Genetic Algorithm for Brain-Computer Interfaces,” International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP), pp. 4079-4083, Oct. 2010.
C040. Boyu Wang, Chiman Wong, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “Trial Pruning for Classification of Single-Trial EEG Data during Motor Imagery,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 4666 - 4669, Sept., 2010.
C039. Tan-Tan Zhang, Jin-Tao Li, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun, Wan Feng and R. P. Martins, “A 28-μW EEG Readout Front-End Utilizing a Current-Mode Instrumentation Amplifier and a Source-Follower-Based LPF,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Micro-electronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), pp. 396-399, Sept. 2010.
C038. Chon-Teng Ma, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun, Wan Feng and R. P. Martins, “A Novel Response-Translating Lowpass Filter Achieving 1.4-to-15-Hz Tunable Cutoff for Biopotential Acquisition Systems,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Micro-electronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), pp. 404-407, Sept. 2010. [Silver Leaf Certificate]
C037. Miguel A. Martins, Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “Differential SC Biquad Filter with Hybrid Utilization of OpAmp and Comparator-Based Circuit,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1276-1279, May 2010.
C036. Yong Chen, Pui-In Mak and Yumei Zhou, “Source-Follower-Based Biquad Cell for Continuous-Time Zero-Pole Type Filters,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 3629-3632, May 2010

2009

C035. Boyu Wang, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “EEG Signals Classification for Brain Computer Interfaces Based on Gaussian Process Classifier,” in Proc. of International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS), pp.1-5, Dec. 2009.
C034. Jin Tao Li, Sio Hang Pun, Mang I Vai, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Feng Wan, “Design Considerations of Current Mode Instrumentation Amplifier for Portable Biosignal Acquisition System,” in Proc. of IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BIOCAS), pp. 9-12, Nov. 2009.
C033. Keng-Wai Lo, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “An Active-Balun LNA with Forestage-Poststage Gain Controls for VHF/UHF Mobile-TV Tuners,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), pp. 165-168, Nov. 2009. [Gold Leaf Certificate]
C032. Chang-Hao Chen, Pui-In Mak, Tan-Tan Zhang, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun, Wan Feng and R. P. Martins, “A 2.4 Hz-to-10 kHz-Tunable Biopotential Filter Using a Novel Capacitor Multiplier,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Postgraduate Research in Microelectronics & Electronics (PrimeAsia), pp. 372-375, Nov. 2009.
C031. Jin Tao Li, Sio Hang Pun, Mang I Vai, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak and Feng Wan, “CMRR in Instrumentation Amplifier for BME Signal – Using Op Amp Power Supply Current Sensing Technique”, Chinese Biomedical Engineering Joint Annual Conference (CBEJAC), pp. 741-744, Oct. 2009.
C030. Boyu Wang, Chi Man Wong, Feng Wan, Peng Un Mak, Pui-In Mak, and Mang I Vai, “Comparison of Different Classification Methods for EEG-Based Brain Computer Interfaces: A Case Study,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA), pp. 1416-1421, Jun. 2009.
C029. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 2xVDD–Enabled TV-Tuner RF Front-End Supporting TV-GSM Interoperation in 90nm CMOS,” in IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 278-279, Jun. 2009. [Premium IC Design Conference]
C028. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “An Open-Loop Octave-Phase Local-Oscillator Generator with High-Precision Correlated Phases for VHF/UHF Mobile-TV Tuners,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 433-436, May 2009.
C027. Chon-Teng Ma, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun, Feng Wan and R. P. Martins, “A 90nm CMOS Bio-Potential Signal Readout Front-End with Improved Powerline Interference Rejection,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 665-668, May 2009.

2003 - 2008

C026. Ka-Fai Un, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A DC-Offset-Compensated, CT/DT Hybrid Filter with Process-Insensitive Cutoff and Low In-Band Group-Delay Variation for WLAN Receivers,” in Proc. of IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), pp.1360-1363, Dec. 2008. [Merit Paper Award]
C025. Chon-Teng Ma, Pui-In Mak, Vai-Mang I, Peng-Un Mak, Sio-Hang Pun and R. P. Martins, “Design of a Low-Power Low-Noise Bio-Potential Readout Front-End in CMOS,” in Proc. of Regional Inter-University Graduate Conference on Electrical Engineering (RIUGCEE), Xi’an, China, July 2008.
C024. Pui-In Mak, Ka-Hou Ao Ieong and R. P. Martins, “An Open-Source-Input, Ultra-Wideband LNA with Mixed-Voltage ESD Protection for Full-Band (170-to-1700 MHz) Mobile TV Tuners,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 668-671, May 2008.
C023. Pui-In Mak, “Views, Experience, and Prospects for Education in Circuits and Systems” in Proc. of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Education Workshop, p. 9, May 22, 2008.
C022. Weng-Ieng Mok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “A Highly-Linear Successive-Approximation Front-End Digitizer with Built-in Sample-and-Hold Function for Pipeline/Two-Step ADC,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), New Orleans, USA, May 2007.
C021. Weng-Ieng Mok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “A Novel Architecture of Comparator-Mismatch-Free Multi-bit Pipeline ADC,” in Proc. of Regional Inter-University Postgraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering Conference (RIUPEEEC), Session of Circuit and System I, Paper 3, Macao, China, Jul. 2006.
C020. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “A 1V 14mW-per-Channel Flexible-IF CMOS Analog-Baseband IC for 802.11a/b/g Receivers,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 288-289, USA, Jun. 2006. [Premium IC Design Conference]
C019. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “Design and Test Strategy underlying a Low-Voltage Analog-Baseband IC for 802.11a/b/g WLAN SiP Receivers,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2473-2476, Greece, May 2006.
C018. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “A 1-V Transient-Free and DC-Offset-Canceled PGA with a 17.1-MHz Constant Bandwidth over 52-dB Control Range in 0.35-µm CMOS,” in Proc. of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 649-652, USA, Sept. 2005. [Premium IC Design Conference]
C017. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “Multistandard-Compliant Receiver Architecture with low-voltage Implementation,” in Proc. of IEEE Ph.D. Research In Micro-Electronics & Electronics (PRIME), pp. 223-226, Lausanne, Switzerland, Jul. 2005.
C016. Weng-Ieng Mok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “On-Chip Unsteady Reference Voltage Compensation Techniques for Very-High- Speed Pipelined ADC,” in Proc. of Regional Inter-University Postgraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering Conference (RIUPEEEC), pp. 276-280, Hong Kong, China, Jun. 2005. [Merit Paper Award]
C015. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A 1-V IEEE 802.11a/b/g-Compliant Receiver IF-to-Baseband Chip in 0.35-μm CMOS for Low-Cost Wireless SiP,” IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC), Student Design Contest Session, Anaheim, USA, Jun. 2005. [Student Paper Award]
C014. Ka-Hou Ao Ieong, Chong-Yin Fok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U and R. P. Martins, “A Frequency Up-Conversion and Two-Step Channel Selection Embedded CMOS D/A Interface,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.392-395, Kobe, Japan, May 2005.
C013. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A 1-V IEEE 802.11a/b/g-Compliant Receiver IF-to-Baseband Chip in 0.35-μm CMOS for Low-Cost Wireless SiP,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Student Design Contest Session, San Francisco, USA, Feb. 2005. [Student Paper Award]
C012. Pui-In Mak, Ka-Hou Ao Ieong, Chong-Yin Fok, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A Complex Low-IF Transceiver Architecture for Relaxing Phase Noise and Settling Time Requirements of RF PLL-FS,” in Proc. of IEEJ International Analog VLSI Workshop (AVLSIWS), pp. 221-226, Macao, China, Oct. 2004.
C011. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A Power-and-Area Efficient, Multifunctional CMOS A/D Interface for a Low-IF/Zero-IF Reconfigurable Receiver,” in Proc. of IEEJ International Analog VLSI Workshop (AVLSIWS), pp. 233-238, Macao, China, Oct. 2004. [Best Paper Award]
C010. Weng-Ieng Mok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “Model, Characterization and Solutions of Unstable Reference Voltage for Very-High-Speed Pipelined A/D Converters,” in Proc. of IEEJ  International Analog VLSI Workshop (AVLSIWS), pp. 138-143, Macau SAR, China, Oct. 2004.
C009. Weng-Ieng Mok, Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “Modeling of Noise Sources in Reference Voltage Generator for Very-High-Speed Pipelined ADC,” in Proc. of IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), vol.1 , pp. 5-8, Hiroshima, Japan, Jul. 2004. [Student Paper Award]
C008. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins,, “A Low-IF/Zero-IF Reconfigurable Receiver with Two-Step Channel Selection Technique for Multistandard Applications,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.417-420, Vancouver, Canada, May 2004.
C007. Pui-In Mak, Kin-Kwan Ma, Weng-Ieng Mok, Chi-Sam Sou, Kit-Man Ho, Cheng-Man Ng, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “An I/Q-Multiplexed and Op-Amp-Shared CMOS Pipelined ADC with an A-DQS S/H Front-End for Two-Step-Channel-Select Low-IF Receiver,” in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.1068-1071, Vancouver, Canada, May 2004.
C006. Pui-In Mak, Man-Chung Wong and Seng-Pan U “A 3-D PWM Control, H-Bridge Tri-level Inverter for Power Quality Compensation in Three-Phase Four-Wired Systems,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp.948-951, Vancouver, Canada, May 2004.
C005. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A Front-to-Back-end Modeling of I/Q Mismatch Effects in a Complex-IF receiver for large image-rejection,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference of Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), pp. 631-634, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2003.
C004. Pui-In Mak, Chi-Sam Sou, Seng-Pan U, R.P. Martins, “Frequency-Downconversion and Channel Selection Sample-and-Hold circuit with A-DQS technique for Complex Low-IF Wireless Receivers,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference of Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), pp. 479-482, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2003.
C003. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A Programmable Switched-Capacitor A-DQS Frequency Downconverter for Two-Step Channel Selection Wireless Receiver,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on ASIC (ASICON), pp.573-576, Beijing, China, Oct. 2003. [Student Paper Award]
C002. Pui-In Mak, Weng-Ieng Mok, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “I/Q Imbalance Modeling of Quadrature Transceiver Analog Front-Ends in SIMULINK,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Technology, pp. 2371-2374, Orlando, Florida, USA. Oct. 2003.
C001. Pui-In Mak, Seng-Pan U, R. P. Martins, “A Novel IF Channel Selection Technique by Analog-Double Quadrature Sampling for Complex low-IF Receivers,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference of Communication Technology, pp.1238-1241, Beijing, China, Apr. 2003.

Presentations

Keynotes/Distinguished Seminar
  1. Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “N-path Filtering Techniques for SAW-less Radios,” Qualcomm, San Diego, USA, Feb. 2017.
  2. Pui-In Mak, “Ultra-Low-Power Short-Range Radios for IoT,” IEEE International Conference on RFID – Technology and Application (RFID-TA), Shunde, China, Sep. 2016.
  3. Pui-In Mak, “Lab-on-CMOS NMR Systems: Microelectronics meets Microfluidics,” Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) and International Conference on Synthesis, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Methods and Applications to Circuit Design (SMACD), Lisbon, Portugal, Jun. 2016.
  4. Pui-In Mak, “Multistandard-Compliant and Low-Voltage Analog-Baseband Techniques for Wireless Communication Systems,” Regional Inter-University Post-graduate Electrical & Electronic Engineering Conference (RIUPEEEC), Macao, China, Jul. 2006.
Tutorials/Short Courses
  1. Pui-In Mak, “Educational Tutorial on Grant and Technical Paper Writing,” IEEE International Conference on RFID – Technology and Application (RFID-TA), Shunde, China, Sep. 2016.
  2. Pui-In Mak, “Circuit Techniques for Low-Cost Ultra-Low-Power Short-Range Wireless Radios,” International Symposium on VLSI Design, Automation and Test (VLSI-DAT), Taiwan, Apr. 2015.
  3. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuits and Systems for Wireless Applications,” IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), Taiwan, Dec. 2012.

    On-Line Short Course in YouTube [~2.5 hours in 7 parts]
    (Part 1 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmlbi9aiUFI
    (Part 2 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9GIa3MDY-U
    (Part 3 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLxSVvuXdhc
    (Part 4 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FArMd1x-dDU
    (Part 5 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5k6drS-i-I
    (Part 6 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xnakUzrywA
    (Part 7 of 7) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH9pfmKLxQo

    Slides: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-_9DrVl7JtlcWZ1Q2lCNWNRMnc/edit

  4. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuits and Systems for Wireless Applications,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Korea, May 2012.
  5. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) Region-10 Summer School, Taiwan, Aug. 2011.
Technical Talks
  1. Pui-In Mak, “SAW-less Multiband Transceiver Using an N-Path SC Gain Loop,” Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, Jan. 2017.
  2. Pui-In Mak, “Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Based Digital Microfluidics,” Macau FDCT Project Conference, Macau, Dec. 2016.
  3. Pui-In Mak, “Trend of Technology Directions (TD) in ISSCC 2017,” ISSCC Press Conference, Fudan University, China, Nov. 2016.
  4. Pui-In Mak, “Portable Disease Diagnostic Devices,” Macau SAR Government, Macau China, July 2016.
  5. Pui-In Mak, "Trend of Technology Directions (TD) in ISSCC 2016 and Experience of Preparing ISSCC Papers - A Case Study," Zhejiang University, China, July 2016.
  6. Pui-In Mak, "Trend of Technology Directions (TD) in ISSCC 2016 and Experience of Preparing ISSCC Papers - A Case Study," Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China, July 2016.
  7. Chak-Fong Cheang and Pui-In Mak, "Digital Predistortion of Power Amplifier," Allwinner Technology, China, May 2016.
  8. Pui-In Mak, “How much you know about your electronic gadgets?” Choi Kai Yau College, University of Macau, Feb. 2016.
  9. Pui-In Mak, “A 0.038mm2 SAW-less Multi-Band Transceiver Using an N-Path SC Gain Loop” IEEE SSC Society Macau Chapter ISSCC Rehearsal, Macau, Jan. 2016.  
  10. Pui-In Mak, “Intelligent Digital Microfluidics (iDMF) Technology – A Multidisciplinary Approach,” National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Apr. 2015.
  11. Pui-In Mak, “Gain-Boosted N-Path Filtering Techniques for IoT and Cellular Applications,” University of California Berkeley, Feb., 2015.
  12. Fujian Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “An RF-to-BB-Current-Reuse Wideband Receiver with Parallel N-Path Active/Passive Mixers and a Single-MOS Pole-Zero LPF,” Qualcomm Inc., USA, Feb. 2014.
  13. Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak and R. P. Martins, “A 0.5V 1.15mW 0.2mm2 Sub-GHz ZigBee Receiver Supporting 433/860/915/960MHz ISM Bands with Zero External Components,” Qualcomm Inc., USA, Feb. 2014.
  14. Pui-In Mak, “Ultra-Low-Power CMOS Radios for Short-Range Wireless Technologies and An Emerging Topic,” National Chip Implementation Center, Taiwan, Oct. 2013.
  15. Pui-In Mak, “Ultra-Low-Power CMOS Radios for Short-Range Wireless Technologies and An Emerging Topic,” National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Oct. 2013.
  16. Pui-In Mak, “Ultra-Low-Power ZigBee/WPAN Radios in 65nm CMOS,” Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Aug. 2013.
  17. Pui-In Mak, “Ultra-Low-Power ZigBee/WPAN Radios in 65nm CMOS,” Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, Jan. 2013.
  18. Pui-In Mak, “An Intelligent Digital Microfluidic (iDMF) System and its Potential Biology/Chemistry Applications,” CN Innovations Ltd., Shenzhen, Jan. 2013.
  19. Pui-In Mak, “Highlights of ISSCC Contributions - Wireless and Analog Areas,” CN Innovations Ltd., Shenzhen, Jan. 2013.
  20. Pui-In Mak, “Introduction of University of Macau Wireless and Biomedical Research Lines,” Solomon Systech Ltd., Hong Kong, Aug. 2012. 
  21. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Nov. 2011.
  22. Pui-In Mak, “A 0.46mm2 4-dB NF Unified Receiver Front-End for Full-Band Mobile TV in 65-nm CMOS,” University of California Berkeley, Feb., 2011.
  23. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 2010.
  24. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” University of Pavia, Italy, Nov. 2010.
  25. Pui-In Mak, “EEE and Me – 10 Years of Study, Education and Research,” IET Seminar, University of Macau, Macau, Dec. 2009.
  26. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, Nov. 2009.
  27. Pui-In Mak, “High-/Mixed-Voltage Analog and RF Circuit Techniques for Nanoscale CMOS Technologies,” Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, Nov. 2009.
  28. Pui-In Mak, “Introduction of the first U.S. Patent of Macau in Hi-Tech Microelectronics - Two-Step Channel Selection for Wireless Receiver Front-Ends,” University of Macau Press Conference, Macau, Jun. 2009.
  29. Pui-In Mak, “A 2xVDD-Enabled RF Front-End for Mobile-TV Tuners,” Fudan University, Shanghai, May 2009.
  30. Pui-In Mak, “Introduction of University of Macau Wireless and Biomedical Research Lines,” Fudan University, Shanghai, May 2009. 
  31. Pui-In Mak, “A Survey of Macau High-School Students Technology Knowledge, Interests and More,” University of Macau, Macau, Apr. 2009.
  32. Pui-In Mak, “The Role of IET-HK Macau Student Section - Past and in the Years to Come,” University of Macau, Macau, Apr. 2009.
  33. Pui-In Mak, “Education, Research and Development of EEE,” University of Macau, Macao, China, Macau, Feb. 2009.
  34. Pui-In Mak, “Introduction of University of Macau,” Instituto Salesiano, Macau, Feb. 2009.
  35. Pui-In Mak, “Education, Research and Development of Microelectronics,” University of Macau, Macau, Oct. 2008.
  36. Pui-In Mak, “Applying VLSI Technologies to Human Care – Low-Voltage Low-Power Readout Front-End for Biopotential Acquisition Systems,” IEEE and IEE Macau Engineer Seminar, University of Macau, Macau, Oct. 2006.
  37. Pui-In Mak, “Low-Voltage Analog Techniques for Mixed-Signal VLSI Circuits,” Snowbush Microelectronics, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 2006.
  38. Pui-In Mak, “Low-Voltage Analog Techniques for Mixed-Signal VLSI Circuits,” University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 2006.

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3053 (or meet me in N21, 3006)
Telephone: (853) 8822-8794
Fax: (853) 8822-2426

Email: pimak