PUBLICATIONS
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Book Chapters

A. Mirvakili, H. Elgala, T.D.C. Little and V.J. Koomson, "Dimming and Modulation for VLC-enabled Lighting," in Optical Wireless Communications – An Emerging Technology, M. Uysal et al., Eds. Basel, Switzerland: Springer, 2016, ch. 18, pp. 409 – 430.

Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

B. O’Keefe, T. Liang, M.N. Afsar and V.J. Koomson, "Characterization of nanostructure ferrite material on gallium nitride on SiC substrate for millimeter wave integrated circuit," American Institute of Physics Advances, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 056427, 2017.

B. Fahs, J. Chellis, M.J .Senneca, A. Chowdhury, S. Ray, B. Mazzara, Y. Zhang, J. Ghasemi, A. Mirvakili, Y. Miao, P. Zarkesh-Ha, V.J. Koomson and M.M. Hella, "A 6-m OOK VLC Link Using CMOS-compatible PN Photodiode and Commercially Available Red LED," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 28, no. 24, pp. 2846 – 2849, 2016.

C. Sthalekar, Y. Miao and V.M.J. Koomson, "Optical characterization of tissue phantoms using a silicon integrated fdNIRS system-on-chip," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 279 – 286, 2016.

E. Fu, P. Wu, Z. Rena Huang, V. Joyner Koomson, "Monolithic Low Power 6-Gb/s Optical Transmitter for a Silicon HBT-based Carrier Injection Electroabsorption Modulator," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 598 – 602, 2016.

E. Fu, V. Joyner Koomson, "Monolithic Ultra Low Power 6-Gb/s PRBS Generator for a Silicon HBT-based Carrier Injection Electroabsorption Modulator," Electronics Letters, vol. 51, no.12, pp. 921 – 923, 2015.

A. Mirvakili, V.J. Koomson, "Passive frequency compensation for high gain-bandwidth and high slew rate two-stage OTA," Electronics Letters, vol. 50, no. 9, pp. 657 - 659, 2014.

A. Mirvakili, V.J. Koomson, "A flicker-free CMOS LED driver control circuit for visible light communication enabling concurrent data transmission and dimming control," J Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, pp. 1 - 10, 2014.

L. Chao, E. Fu, V.J. Koomson, M.N. Afsar, "Millimeter wave complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor on-chip hexagonal ferrite circulator," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 17, 2014.

C. Sthalekar, V.M.J. Koomson, "A CMOS Sensor for Measurement of Cerebral Optical Coefficients Using Non-invasive Frequency-Domain Near Infrared Spectroscopy," IEEE Sensors Journal: Special Issue on Sensors and Sensing Systems for Neurophysiology, vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 3166 – 3174, Sept. 2013.

R. Yun, V.M.J. Koomson, "A novel CMOS frequency-mixing transimpedance amplifier for frequency-domain near infrared spectroscopy," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 84 – 94, Jan. 2013.

J. Liao, A. Mirvakili, A. Boryssenko, V.M. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Packaging of PIN Photoiode on Patch Antenna for a Dual-mode RF/FSO Receiver," IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 335 – 343, March 2011.

V.M. Joyner, J. Zeng, "A CMOS Imaging Diversity Receiver for Gigabit Free-space Optical MIMO", J. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 371 – 379, 2011.

J. Liao, A. Mirvakili, A. Boryssenko, V. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Integration of a LED Chip within a Patch Antenna Geometry for Hybrid FSO/RF Communication," Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no. 19, pp. 1332 – 1333, 2010.

R. Yun and V.M. Joyner, "A monolithically integrated phase-sensitive optical sensor for frequency-domain NIR spectroscopy," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1234-1242, July 2010.

V.M. Joyner, Y. Zhang, J. Zeng, "An Area-Efficient Maximum-Ratio-Combining Diversity Receiver in 90nm CMOS for Free-Space Optical Links," J. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing Journal, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 115-121, 2010.

J. Liao, J. Zeng, S. Deng, A. Boryssenko, V.M. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Packaging of dual-mode wireless communication module using RF/optoelectronic devices with shared functional components," IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 323-332, May 2010.

A.O. Boryssenko, J. Liao, J. Zeng, V. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Radio-optical dual-mode communication modules integrated with planar antennas," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 403-410, Feb. 2010.

V.M. Joyner and Y. Zhang, "A CMOS analog front-end with self-biased automatic gain control and desensitization to input capacitance for broadband optical wireless communication," Journal of Communications, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 572 – 581, Sept. 2009.

J. Liao, J. Zeng, S. Deng, V.M. Joyner, A. Boryssenko, K. Connor, Z.R. Huang, "Packaging of optoelectronic and RF components with shared elements for dual-mode wireless communications," Electronics Letters, vol. 45, no.8, pp. 411-412, 9 April 2009.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "Experimental characterization of integrated optical wireless components", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 977-979, 15 April 2006.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "Integrated transceivers for optical wireless communications", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 173-183, Jan/Feb 2005.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "High speed integrated transceivers for optical wireless," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 58-62, March 2003. (Invited Paper)

Conference Papers

J. Dungan, J. Matthews, M. Levin, V.J. Koomson, "Microfluidic Platform to Study Intercellular Connectivity Through on-Chip Electrical Impedance Measurement," 2017 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, accepted.

Y. Miao and V.J. Koomson, "A CMOS Integrated fdNIRS and tDCS System for Simultaneous Brain Stimulation and Monitoring," 2017 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, accepted. (INVITED)

B. Fahs, M. Senneca, J. Chellis, B. Mazzara, S. Ray, J. Ghasemi, Y. Miao, P. Zarkesh-Ha, V.J. Koomson and M. Hella, "A meter-scale 600-Mb/s 2x2 imaging MIMO VLC link using commercial LEDs and Si p-n photodiode array," 2017 26th Wireless and Optical Communication Conference, accepted.

Y. Miao and V.J. Koomson, "A silicon based fdNIRS system with integrated tDCS on chip for non-invasive closed-loop neuro stimulation," 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, accepted.

J. Morrison, M. Rahaim, Y. Miao, M. Imboden, T.D.C. Little, V. Koomson, D.J. Bishop, "Directional visible light communication signal enhancement using a varifocal micromirror with four degrees of freedom," in Proc. SPIE 9954, Fifteenth International Conference on Solid State Lighting and LED-based Illumination Systems, 99540C, 2016.

M. Rahaim, A. Mirvakili, S. Ray, M. Hella, V.J. Koomson, T.D.C. Little, "Software Defined Visible Light Communication," in Proc. Wireless Innovations Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR-WInnComm), March 2014.

E. Fu, V.J. Koomson, P. Wu, Z.R. Huang, "Traveling wave electrode design for ultra compact carrier-injection HBT-based electroabsorption modulator in a 130nm BiCMOS process," in Proc. International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE) OPTO, pp. 89890H-89890H-11, 2014.

C.C. Sthalekar, V.M.J. Koomson, "A CMOS optical sensor array for tissue absorption and scattering parameter extraction using multi-distance near infrared spectroscopy," IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), pp. 180 – 183, 2012.

C. Xi, A. Mirvakili, V. J. Koomson,"A Visible Light Communication System Demonstration Based on 16-Level Pulse Amplitude Modulation of an LED Array," in Proc. Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO), pp. 1-4, May 2012.

A. Mirvakili, V. J. Koomson, "High efficiency LED driver design for concurrent data transmission and PWM dimming control for indoor visible light communication," in Proc. IEEE Photonics Summer Topical Meeting Series, pp. 132 -133, 2012.

E. Fu, V. J. Koomson, P. Wu, S. Deng, Z.R. Huang, "Design of an integrated high-speed HBT-based electroabsorption modulator and driver in SiGe BiCMOS technology," in Proc. IEEE 5th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 37 – 40, 2012.

N. B. Datiri, A. Mirvakili, C. Sthalekar, E. Fu, C. Xi, C. Xi, S. Nercessian, T. Shah, B. Noorani, V. J. Koomson, " The Smart Room: a 100 Mb/s integrated optical access point transceiver for indoor visible light communication," in Proc. SPIE, vol. 8282, pp. 82820K2-13, Jan. 2012.

J. Liao, P. Wu, A. Mirvakili, V. Joyner, Z. R. Huang, "Packaging of Ka-band patch antenna and optoelectronic components for dual-mode indoor wireless communication," in Proc. IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), pp. 1338-1343, June 2011.

R. Yun, C. Sthalekar, V.M. Joyner, "CMOS integrated avalanche photodiodes and frequency-mixing optical sensor front end for portable NIR spectroscopy instruments," in Proc. IEEE Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. 10 – 13, 2011.

A. Mirvakili, V.M. Joyner, "A Digitally-controlled, Bi-level CMOS LED Driver Circuit Combining PWM Dimming and Data Transmission for Visible Light Networks," in Proc. IEEE 2010 Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) – Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications, pp.1067-1071, Dec. 2010.

R. Yun, V.M. Joyner, "A CMOS Frequency-Mixing Transimpedance Amplifier with 5nArms Input Noise for Frequency-Domain Near-Infrared Spectroscopy," in Proc. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), pp. 238-241, Nov. 2010.

A. Boryssenko, J. Liao, J. Zeng, V. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Studies on RF-Optical dual mode wireless communication modules," in Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), pp. 805-808, June 2009.

J. Zeng, V. Joyner, J. Liao, S. Deng, Z. Huang, "A 5Gb/s 7-Channel Current-mode Imaging Receiver Front-end for Free-Space Optical MIMO", in Proc. IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 148-151, Aug. 2009. (Best Student Paper Award)

R. Yun and V.M. Joyner, "Design of an integrated sensor for noninvasive optical mammography based on frequency-domain NIR spectroscopy," in Proc. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), pp. 185-88, Nov. 2008.

Y. Zhang, V.M. Joyner, S. Deng, and Z. Huang, "A 6-Gbit/s CMOS imaging diversity receiver front-end employing select-best method," in Proc. IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 342-345, Aug. 2008.

Y. Zhang, V.M. Joyner, "An analog front-end receiver with desensitization to input capacitance for free-space optical communication," in Proc. of IEEE Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks, and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), pp. 183-186, July 2008.

J. Liao, S. Deng, K. Connor, V. Joyner, Z.R. Huang, "Antenna integration with laser diodes and photodetectors for a miniaturized dual-mode wireless transceiver," in Proc. of IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), pp. 1864-1868, May 2008.

Y. Zhang, V.M. Joyner, R. Yun, S. Sonkusale, "A 700Mbit/s CMOS capacitive feedback front-end amplifier with automatic gain control for broadband optical wireless links," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 185-188, May 2008.

V.M. Joyner, S. Harris, and S. Sonkusale, "On the design of low-power front-end receiver circuits for broadband optical free-space links," in Proc. International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), pp. 1-4, July 2007.

V.M. Joyner, D.M. Holburn, D.C. O’Brien, and G. Faulkner, "A CMOS imaging diversity receiver chip with flip-chip integrated detector array for optical wireless links," in Proc. of IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Annual Meeting, pp. 927-928, Oct. 2006.

D.M. Holburn, V.A. Lalithambika, R.J. Samsudin, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Mears, J. Bellon and M. Sibley, "Integrated CMOS transmitter driver and diversity receiver for indoor optical wireless links," in Proc. International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), vol. 4873, pp. 13-22, 2002.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "Flip-chip integrated optical wireless transceivers," in Proc. International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), vol. 4873, pp. 23-29, 2002.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "An integrated CMOS transceiver for indoor optical wireless links," in Proc. International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), vol. 4530, pp. 154-159, 2001.

D.C. O'Brien, G.E. Faulkner, K. Jim, E.B. Zyambo, D.J. Edwards, M. Whitehead, P. Stavrinou, G. Parry, J. Bellon, M.J. Sibley, V.A. Lalithambika, V.M. Joyner, R.J. Samsudin, R. Atkinson, D.M. Holburn, and R.J. Mears, "A high speed integrated optical wireless system demonstrator", Proc. SPIE, vol. 4530, pp. 145-153, 2001.

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