Yahya Tousi

Assistant Professor

Research Area: RF, mm-wave, and THz integrated circuits with applications in high-speed communication, sensing, healthcare, and signal processing

6-123 Keller Hall
612-625-9626
ymtousi@umn.edu

Area of Expertise:

Circuits, Integrated systems, Microwave, Fields and Radiation

Education:

Ph.D., Cornell University

Synopsis:

Our research group is focused on innovative integrated systems with applications ranging from high performance wireless communication and radar to low power and low cost sensing and imaging.

Prospective students: we have multiple openings this year for motivated applicants with strong background in electronics and physics. If interested, send me an email along with your CV.

Publications:

B. Sadhu, Y. Tousi, et.al., “A 28GHz 32-element phased-array transceiver IC with concurrent dual polarized beams and 1.4 degree beam-steering resolution for 5G communication,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2017 pp. 128-129.

Y. Tousi and A. V. Garcia, “A Ka-band digitally-controlled phase shifter with sub-degree phase precision,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), San Francisco, CA, 2016, pp. 356-359.

Y. Tousi and E. Afshari, “A High-power and scalable 2-D phased array for Terahertz CMOS integrated systems,” in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 597-609, Feb. 2015.

Y. Tousi and E. Afshari, “14.6 A scalable THz 2D phased array with +17dBm of EIRP at 338GHz in 65nm bulk CMOS,” 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2014, pp. 258-259.

Y. Tousi, et al., “A Novel CMOS High-Power Terahertz VCO Based on Coupled Oscillators: Theory and Implementation,” in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 3032-3042, Dec. 2012.

Y. Tousi, et al., “A 283-to-296GHz VCO with 0.76 mW peak output power in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2012, pp. 258-260.

Y. Tousi, et. al., “Delay coupled oscillators for frequency tuning of solid-state terahertz sources”, Physical Review Letters, vol. 108, pp. 234101, June 2012.

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