d.lab


Mm-Wave/THz Sensing Applications

Nguyen Ngoc MAI-KHANH

Assistant Professor
System Design Center (d.lab)
The University of Tokyo, Japan

Contact
Email: khanh (at) silicon (dot) u-tokyo (dot) ac (dot) jp


Research


PROJECTs

#1          AIoT Shrimp Sound Sensing System for Effective Aquaculture (Current project)
#2 Mm-Wave/THz Sensing System-in-Package (SiP) for Food Safety Applications (Current project)
#3 5G Mm-Wave Near-Field Measurement (Current project)
#4 140-GHz Transceiver for Plastic Tube-based Mm-Wave Communication
#5 Noninvasive Fault Localization by High-Sensitivity Magnetic Probe
#6 Stochastic Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
#7 Magnetic Probe for Security Applications
#8 Mm-Wave Pulse Sensing System using On-chip Beamforming Array

Noninvasive Fault Localization by High-Sensitivity Magnetic Probe

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Magnetic Probe for Security Applications

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Stochastic Analog-to-Digital Converter

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Integrated Mm-wave Pulse Transceiver for Sensing Radar Applications

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MM-wave Pulse Transmitter with On-chip Antenna Array in 0.25um BiCMOS Process

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Publication/ Award



[J16] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Integrated On-Silicon and On-glass Antennas for Mm-Wave Applications,''
REV Jrnl. on Electronics and Communications, Vol. 11, No. 1-2, pp. 8-15, Jun. 2021 (invited).

[J15] Daisuke Yamazaki, Yoshitaka Otsuki, Takafumi Hara, Nguyen Ngoc Mai Khanh, and Tetsuya Iizuka,
''11 Gb/s 140 GHz OOK Modulator with 24.6 dB Isolation Utilising Cascaded Switch and Amplifier-based Stages in 65 nm Bulk CMOS,''
IET Jrnl. of Circuits, Devices and Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 322-326, May 2020.

[J13] Daigo Takahashi, T. Iizuka, N. N. Mai-Khanh, T. Nakura, K. Asada,
''Fault Detection of VLSI Power Supply Network Based on Current Estimation From Surface Magnetic Field,''
IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation & Measurement, Vol. 68, No. 7, Jul. 2019.

[J14] Yoshitaka Otsuki, Daisuke Yamazaki, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Tetsuya Iizuka,
''A 140 GHz Area-and-Power-Efficient VCO using Frequency Doubler in 65 nm CMOS,''
IEICE Electronics Express, pp. 1 - 6, Feb. 2019.

[J12] Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Analysis and design of impulse signal generator based on current-mode excitation and transmission line resonator,''
Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, pp. 1 - 14, Jun. 2018.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10470-018-1236-z.

[J11] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Shigeru Nakajima, Tetsuya Iizuka, Yoshio Mita, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Noninvasive Localization of IGBT Faults by High-Sensitivity Magnetic Probe with RF Stimulation,''
IEEE Trans. Instrumentation & Measurement, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 745 - 753, Apr. 2018.

[J10] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh and Kunihiro Asada,
''A CMOS Broadband Transceiver with On-Chip Antenna Array and Built-in Pulse-Delay Calibration for Millimeter-Wave Imaging Applications,''
IEICE Transactions on Electronics, Vol. E100-C, No. 12, pp. 1078 - 1086, Dec. 2017.

[J9] Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, Kunihiro Asada,
''Design, Analysis and Implementation of Pulse Generator by CMOS Flipped on Glass for Low Power UWB-IR,''
IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals, Special Section on Wideband Systems, Vol.E100-A, No. 01, pp. 200 - 209, Jan. 2017.

[J8] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Akihiko Sasaki, Makoto YAMADA, Osamu MORITA, and Kunihiro Asada,
''A Near-Field Magnetic Sensing System with High-Spacial Resolution and Application for Security of Cryptographic LSIs,''
IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation & Measurement, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 840 - 848, Apr. 2015.

[J7] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Shigeru Nakajima, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Spacial Resolution Enhancement of Integrated Magnetic Probe by Two-Step Removal of Si-Substrate Beneath the Coil,''
IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 51, No. 1, Jan. 2015.

[J6] Satoshi Komatsu, Takahiro YAMAGUCHI, Mohamed ABBAS, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, James TANDON, and Kunihiro Asada,
''A CMOS Flash TDC with 2.6 - 4.2 ps Resolution Using An Array of Unbalanced Arbiters,''
IEICE Letter of Special Section on Analog Circuit Techniques and Related Topics, Vol. E97-A, No. 3, pp. 777 - 780, Mar. 2014.

[J5] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Makoto YAMADA, Osamu MORITA, and Kunihiro Asada,
''An Integrated High-Precision Probe System in 0.18-um CMOS for Near-Field Magnetic Measurements on Cryptographic LSIs,''
IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 7, pp. 2675 - 2682, Jul. 2013.

[J4] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro Sasaki, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''A Millimeter-Wave Resistor-less Pulse Generator with a New Dipole-Patch Antenna in 65-nm CMOS,''
Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Vol. 73, Issue 3, pp. 789 - 799, Jul. 2012.

[J3] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro Sasaki, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''A 65-nm CMOS Fully Integrated Shock-Wave Antenna Array with On-chip Jitter and Pulse-Delay Adjustment for Millimeter-Wave Active Imaging Application,''
IEICE Trans. on Fundamentals, Vol. 94-A, No. 12, pp. 2554-2562, Dec. 2011.

[J2] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro Sasaki, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''A 0.25-um Si-Ge Fully Integrated Pulse Transmitter with On-chip Loop Antenna Array towards Beam- Formability for Millimeter-Wave Active Imaging,''
IEICE Trans. on Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Technology, Vol. E94-C, No. 10, pp. 1626-1633, Oct. 2011.

[J1] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro Sasaki, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''A 0.18-um CMOS X-Band Shock Wave Generator with an On-Chip Dipole Antenna and a Digitally Programmable Delay Circuit for Pulse Beam-Formability,''
IEICE Trans. on Recent Progress in Electromagnetic Theory and Its Application, Vol. 94-C, pp. 627-634, Jan. 2011.


Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh and Kunihiro Asada
''A CMOS Integrated Antenna Array With Pulse Generator for Wide-Band Sensing Applications,''
IEEE Conf. on Antenna Measurement and Applications (CAMA), Nov. 2022 (to be presented).

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Zolboo Byambadorj, Akio Higo, Koji Asami, Hiroyuki Mineo, Natsuki Shiota, Masahiro Fujita, and Tetsuya Iizuka
''A Low-Cost Planar Arrow-Shaped Monopole Antenna for 5G Near-Field Measurement,''
IEEE Conf. on Antenna Measurement and Applications (CAMA), Nov. 2022 (to be presented).

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Daisuke Yamazaki, and Tetsuya Iizuka
''140-GHz Energy-Efficient OOK Receiver using Self-Mixer-Based Power Detector in 65nm CMOS,''
International Conf. on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), Hanoi, Vietnam, Sep. 2022 (invited).

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Shock-wave Transceiver Integration for Mm-wave Active Sensing Applications,''
International Conf. on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), Dresden, Germany, Sep. 2021 (invited).

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tran Thi My-Hanh, Vo Nguyen Quoc-Bao, and Tetsuya Kawanishi,
''2.5D Technology-based Integrated Antenna Array mm-Wave System for Non-Invasive Food Safety Scanner (TIAS),''
ASEAN IVO Forum, ICT Virtual Organization of ASEAN Institutes and NICT, P-2, Dec. 2020.

Vo Nguyen Quoc-Bao, Nguyen Tan-Sy, Ngo Van Manh, Tran Thi My-Hanh, and Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh,
''Resilient AIoT Green Energy System with Real-time Solution for Effective Aquaculture (REAS-SEA),''
ASEAN IVO Forum, ICT Virtual Organization of ASEAN Institutes and NICT, P-37, Dec. 2020.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh and Kunihiro Asada,
''Integrated On-Silicon and On-Glass Antennas for Mm-Wave Applications,''
7th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS), pp. 384-387, Nov. 2020 (invited).

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh and Kunihiro Asada,
''Pulse Leakage Cancellation Technique for Integrated Microwave Wide-band Sensing Applications,''
International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC), pp. 393-397, Oct. 2018 (invited).

Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Ikeno Rimon, Takahiro J. Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Iizuka and Kunihiro Asada,
''A Consideration on LUT Linearization of Stochastic ADC in Sub-Ranging Architecture,''
IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems (MWSCAS), Windsor, Canada, Aug. 2018.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Shigeru Nakajima, and Kunihiro Asada,
''High-Sensitivity Micro-magnetic Probe for The Applications of Safety and Security,''
IEEE Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV), Oct. 2017 (invited).

Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Impulse Signal Generator Based on Current-Mode Excitation and Transmission Line Resonator,''
in Proc. of the 2017 IEEE 15th International NEWCAS Conf., Strasbourg, France, Jun. 2017.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Shigeru Nakajima, Tetsuya Iizuka, Yoshio MITA, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Experimental Demonstration of Non-Destructive Detection of IGBT Fault Positions by Magnetic Sensor,''
in Proc. of IEEE Sensor Application Symp. (SAS), New Jersey, US., Mar. 2017, pp. 70-73.

Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, and Kunihiro Asada,
''CMOS-on-Quartz Pulse Generator for Low Power Applications,''
in Proc. of The 22nd Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASP-DAC), Jan. 2017, pp. 29 - 30.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Rimon Ikeno, Takahiro J. Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Iizuka, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Experimental Demonstration of Stochastic Comparators for Fine Resolution ADC without Calibration,''
in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Monaco, Dec. 2016, pp. 29 - 32.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, and Kunihiro Asada,
''A Damping Pulse Generator Based on Regenerated Trigger Switch,''
in Proc. of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symp. (RFIC), May 2016, pp. 11-14.

Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Analysis and Implementation of Quick-Start Pulse Generator by CMOS Flipped on Quartz Substrate,''
in Proc. of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symp. (RFIC), May 2016, pp. 3-6.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Shigeru Nakajima, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Spatial Resolution Enhancement for Integrated Magnetic Probe by Two-Step Removal of Si-Substrate Beneath the Coil,''
10th European Conference on Magnetic Sensors and Actuators (EMSA), Jul. 2014, pp. 11.

Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Burst-Pulse Generator Based on Transmission Line Toward Sub-MMW,''
Design & Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits & Systems (DDECS), Apr. 2014, pp. 59-64.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Akihiko Sasaki, Makoto Yamada, Osamu Morita, and Kunihiro Asada,
''High-Resolution Measurement of Magnetic Field Generated from Cryptographic LSIs,''
in Proc. of IEEE Sensor Applications Symposium, Feb. 2014, pp. 111-114.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Kunihiro ASADA,
''A 0.18-um CMOS Fully Integrated Antenna Pulse Transceiver with Leakage-Cancellation Technique for Wide-band Microwave Range Sensing Radar,''
IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symp. (RFIC), Jun. 2013.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh and Kunihiro ASADA,
''A CMOS Fully Integrated Antenna System Transceiver with Beam-formability for Millimeter-wave Active Imaging,''
the 13th Silicon Monilithic Integrated Circuit in RF Systems (SiRF), Texas, US, Jan. 2013.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya IIZUKA, Makoto YAMADA, Osamu MORITA, and Kunihiro ASADA,
''An Integrated High-Precision Probe System for Near-Field Magnetic Measurements on Cryptographic LSIs,''
IEEE Sensors, Oct. 2012.

Yamaguchi, T.J., Komatsu S., Abbas M., Asada K., Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Tandon J
''A CMOS flash TDC with 0.84-1.3 ps resolution using standard cells,''
IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symp. (RFIC), pp. 527-530, Jun. 2012.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kunihiro ASADA,
''A CMOS Fully Antenna Array Transmitter with On-chip Skew and Pulse-Delay Adjustment for Millimeter-Wave Active Image,''
in Dig. of the 12th Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuit in RF Systems (SiRF), pp. 163-166, Jan. 2012.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
''A Millimeter-wave Resistorless Pulse Generator with a New On-chip Dipole Patch Antenna in 65-nm CMOS,''
in the 9th IEEE New Circuits and System Conf. (NEWCAS), Jun. 2011, pp. 426-429.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
''A Fully Integrated Shock Wave Transmitter with an On-chip Dipole Antenna for Pulse Beam-Formability in 0.18-um CMOS,''
in University Design Contest, 16th Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASP-DAC),, pp. 107-108, Jan. 2011.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
''Integrated Wideband Dipole Antenna for Pulse Beam-Formability by Using 0.18-um CMOS Technology,''
in Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC),, pp. 1561-1564, Dec. 2010.

Masahiro SASAKI, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
'' Circuit for on-Chip Skew Adjustment with Jitter and Setup Time Measurement,''
in 2010 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (ASSCC),, Nov. 2010, pp. 1-4.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
''A 0.25-um Si-Ge Millimeter-wave Damping Pulse Transmitter Chip with On-chip Loop Antenna Array,''
in the 35th International Conf. on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz),, Sep. 2010, pp. 1-2.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, Kuhiniro ASADA, and Taihei MONMA,
''A 0.18-um CMOS Millimeter Wave Pulse Generator with On chip Antenna and Digitally Programmable Timed Delay Circuit,''
in Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED) Dig., , pp. 1-4, Aug. 3-4, 2010.

Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro SASAKI, and Kuhiniro ASADA,
''A CMOS Pulse Beam forming Transmitter Design with On-chip Antenna Array for Millimeter-wave Imaging Applications,''
in the 5th International Conf. on Future Information Technology (FutureTech2010), , May 2010, pp. 1-6.

DOMESTIC CONFERENCE

[DC7] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, T. Iizuka, S. Nakajima, and K. Asada,
''Magnetic Sensing-Based Hardware Security And Safety Applications For Smart City,''
Workshop of The National Agency for Scientific and Technological Information, Hanoi, Vietnam, May 2019 (invited).

[DC6] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, T. Iizuka, S. Nakajima, and K. Asada,
''Integrated Magnetic Sensing For The Applications Of Safety And Security,''
The Vietnam--Japan Science and Technology Symposium, Hanoi, Vietnam, May 2019 (invited).

[DC5] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, T. Iizuka, S. Nakajima, and K. Asada,
''Integrated Sensor with Nano-Tesla Sensitivity for Non-Invasively Detecting Fault Positions on IGBT Chips,''
The 36th Annual NANO Testing Symposium (NANOTS), Osaka, Japan, Nov. 2016.

[DC4] Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Tetsuya Iizuka, Toru Nakura, and Kunihiro Asada,
''Microwave Pulse Generator based on Current-Mode Trigger and On-Quartz Transmission Line,''
in IEICE Society Conference, C-2-26, Sep. 2016.

[DC3] Parit Kanjanavirojkul, Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''Direct Burst Pulse Generator for Sub-millimeter Wave Integrated on 65-nm CMOS,''
in Proc. of the 2013 IEICE Society Conf., C-2-15, pp. 40, Japan, Sep. 2013.

[DC2] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Masahiro Sasaki, and Kuhiniro Asada,
''A 0.18-um CMOS Integrated Antenna Array with Pulse Beam-formability for Active Imaging Applications,''
Solid State Systems Symp. - VLSIs & Related Technologies (4S), HCM city, VietNam, Jun. 2010.

[DC1] Nguyen Ngoc Mai-Khanh, Nguyen Nhu Anh, and Ho Trung My,
''Co-processing AES using ADSP2181 and FPGA,''
in Field Wise Seminar on Information & Communications Technology and Electronics , AUN/SEED-Net JICA, Jul. 2005.


[A11] Co­recipient of best paper award of IEEE NEWCAS 2017
[A10] Third rank of best student paper Award of IEEE NEWCAS 2011
[A9] Best paper award of Asia Symp. on Quality Electronic Design, 2010
[A8] Best paper award of Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED), Penang, Malaysia, 2010
[A7] Marubun Research Promotion Foundation, Japan, 2008
[A6] Second Prize for Creativity in Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, December 2007
[A5] First Prize in Proceeding of The Fourth Young Science in National University, University of Technology, HCM city, in Informatics-Electric-Electronics Engineering, 2003
[A4] "January Stars" Award from Student Union of Vietnam, 2002
[A3] "Pious Shild and Excellent Student" scholarship by HCM city Youth Newspaper, 2000
[A2] Certificate of outstanding performance in study and research, Vietnam National University, 2000
[A1] Highest score (50/50) of high-school diploma in Baria-VungTau province, Vietnam, and then to be directly admitted to Vietnam National Univ., Univ. of Technology, Vietnam, 1997


Professional Experience

10/2019 - Present Assistant Professor, VLSI Design and Education Center (VDEC), The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
04/2014 - 09/2019 Assistant Professor, VLSI Design and Education Center (VDEC), The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
04/2011 - 03/2014 Post-Doctoral Researcher, VDEC, The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan

Educational Background

04/2008 - 03/2011 PhD. in Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and System Information, the Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
09/2002 - 08/2004 Master of Science in Radio and Electronics Engineering, UoTech, HCM city, Vietnam
09/1997 - 05/2002 B.S. in Electronics - Telecom munications Engineering, UoTech, HCM city, VietNam

Editorial Duties


Reviewer: IEEE Journal of Sensor, IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation & Measurement, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, IET Journal, Springer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, IEEE NEWCAS conference, IEEE Sensor Application Symposium, and Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC) conference.

TPC chair of The 10th Vietnam-Japan Scientific Exchange meeting 2017 (VJSE2017), TPC member of The 7th Int'l Conf. on Integrated Circuits, Design, and Verification (ICDV 2017).


Gallery


Best paper Award at ASQED 2010

My hobbies

Meeting with the Prime Minister of Vietnam, at Tokyo, 2021

with Prof. Asada, Texas, 2013

Shrimp farm visit for AIoT project, 2022

Autumn leave (Ginkgo, Icho) at UTokyo campus, 2021


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