Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Zhou, Jin"

  • Breen, Michael (2020-05-01)
    This work reports the development of novel acoustically driven, lead zirconate titanate (PZT) piezoelectric radiators for very low frequency (VLF: 3-30 kHz) and low frequency (LF: 30-300 kHz) communication. The low propagation ...

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  • Yang, Yansong (2019-09-20)
    As the telecommunication industry moves towards 5G to support the increasing demand for broadband services, development of new front-end technologies is gaining steam to target higher performance at higher frequencies. A ...

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  • Megawer, Karim M. (2020-04-13)
    Low-noise high-frequency fast-startup reference frequency generators are needed in high-performance power-efficient communication systems. Frequency synthesizers that generate high-frequency clocks in modern wireline/wireless ...

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  • Kourani, Ali Essam Ali (2021-03-30)
    This dissertation focuses on the design and implementation of lithium niobate (LiNbO3) radiofrequency microelectromechanical (RF-MEMS) oscillators for internet-of-things (IoT), 5G and beyond. The dissertation focuses on ...

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  • Zhu, Junheng (2019-12-11)
    The advancement of modern one-chip applications, including system-on-chips (SoCs) and ultra-low-power systems such as wearables and internet-of-things (IoTs), has been the major driving force for the development of the ...

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  • Kim, Dongwook (2019-12-03)
    The exponential growth of data processing, ranging from edge devices to cloud computing, requires low-power and energy-efficient wireline data communication. This dissertation proposes innovative ways to accomplish such ...

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  • Gao, Anming (2018-12-07)
    Radio frequency (RF) microelectromechanical system (MEMS) resonators employing Lamb waves propagating in piezoelectric thin films have recently attracted much attention since they combine the advantages of the bulk acoustic ...

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  • Ahmed, Mostafa Gamal (2021-03-01)
    The recent exponential increase in internet traffic has created the need for more powerful data centers in which thousands of servers are connected with high bandwidth interconnects. Optical interconnects are increasingly ...

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  • Cao, Xuanzhen (2019-12-09)
    Two ways of achieving a reconfigurable RF receiver system, namely a mixer-first receiver system and an on-chip tunable bandpass filter, are reviewed and verified. For the mixer-first receiver, a pure passive mixer called ...

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  • Lu, Ruochen (2019-09-13)
    The fifth-generation (5G) communication has sparked great research interest in developing the next generation radio frequency (RF) front ends for more stringent requirements on performance, power consumption, and spectral ...

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  • Khashaba, Amr Tarek Ahmed Abdelrazik (2020-04-29)
    Thanks to their small area and multiphase output, ring oscillators (ROs) play important roles in many systems. In this thesis, we study, analyze and propose novel solutions for RO-based applications. We cover three ...

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