Publications

2017

 

2016

  • A. Poon, “A new kind of wireless mouse,” IEEE Spectrum, 53, 12, 26-32 (2016).
  • Y. Rajavi, M. Taghivand, K. Aggarwal, A. Ma, and A. S. Y. Poon, “An energy harvested ultra-low power transceiver for internet of medical things,” European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 2016.
  • J. S. Ho and A. S. Y. Poon, “Conformal microwave lens for focusing across inhomogenous tissue,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 2016.
  • Y. Rajavi, M. Taghivand, K. Aggarwal, A. Ma, and A. S. Y. Poon, “An RF-powered 57Mbps-TX 2.4Mbps-RX full-duplex transceiver for neural microimplants,” Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), San Francisco, CA, May 2016.
  • K. Aggarwal, K. R. Joshi, Y. Rajavi, M. Taghivand, A. Poon, J. Pauly, and G. Scott, “A wireless MRI system using mm-Wave transmission,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Singapore, May 2016. Selected for an oral power pitch presentation.

 

2015

 

2014

  • A. S. Y. Poon, “A general solution to wireless power transfer between two circular loops,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 148, 171-182 (2014).
  • J. S. Ho and A. S. Y. Poon, “Energy transfer for implantable electronics in the electromagnetic midfield,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 148, 151-158 (2014).
  • Y. Tanabe, T. Chang, A. J. Yeh, and A. S. Y. Poon, “A small dual-band asymmetric dipole antenna for 13.56 MHz power and 2.45 GHz data transmission,” IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., 13, 1120-1123 (2014).
  • J. S. Ho, A. J. Yeh, E. Neofytou, S. Kim, Y. Tanabe, B. Patlolla, R. E. Beygui, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Wireless power transfer to deep-tissue microimplants,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA, 111, 7974-7979 (2014). Featured on the cover.
  • A. J. Yeh, K. L. Montgomery, J. S. Ho, V. Tsao, E. A. Ferenczi, S. M. Iyer, L. M. Grosenick, Y. Tanabe, K. Deisseroth, S. L. Delp, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Fully internal wireless optogenetics for truly untethered stimulation,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington, DC, Nov. 2014.
  • J. S. Ho and A. S. Y. Poon, “Refraction and optimal focusing at a planar interface,” Proc. Allerton Conference, Champaign, IL, Oct. 2014.
  • M. Taghivand, Y. Rajavi, K. Aggarwal, and A. S. Y. Poon, “An energy harvesting 2×2 60GHz transceiver with scalable data rate of 38-to-2450Mb/s for near range communication,” Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose, CA, Sept. 2014.
  • A. J. Yeh, J. S. Ho, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Optical probe for input-impedance measurement of in vivo power-receiving microstructure,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Memphis, TN, July 2014.
  • M. Taghivand, K. Aggarwal, and A. S. Y. Poon, “A 3.24GHz to 8.45GHz low phase noise mode switching oscillator,” Proc. IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2014. Slides.

 

2013

 

2012

 

2011

  • A. S. Y. Poon and D. N. C. Tse, “Degree-of-freedom gain from using polarimetric antenna elements,” IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 57, 5695 (2011).
  • Y. M. Tsang and A. S. Y. Poon, “Detecting human blockage and device movement in mmWave communication system,” Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Houston, Texas, Dec. 2011.
  • Y. M. Tsang, S. Addepalli, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Coding the beams: improving beamforming training in mmWave communication system,” Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Houston, Texas, Dec. 2011.
  • Y. M. Tsang and A. S. Y. Poon, “Successive AoA estimation: revealing the second path for 60 GHz communication system,” Proc. Allerton Conference, Champaign, Illinois, Sept. 2011.
  • S. Kim and A. S. Y. Poon, “Optimal transmit dimension for wireless powering of miniature implants,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Spokane, WA, July 2011.
  • S. Lin, K. B. Ng, H. Wong, L. M. Luk, S. S. Wong, and A. S. Y. Poon, “A 60GHz digitally controlled RF beamforming array in 65nm CMOS with off-chip antennas,” Proc. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), Baltimore, MD, June 2011.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, “Future implantable systems,” Proc. IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium (TTM), Hong Kong, June 2011.

 

2010

  • R. Tseng, H. Li, D. H. Kwon, Y. Chiu, and A. S. Y. Poon, “A four-channel beamforming down-converter in 90-nm CMOS utilizing phase-oversampling,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 45, 2262 (2010).
  • A. S. Y. Poon, S. O’Driscoll, and T. H. Meng, “Optimal frequency for wireless power transmission into dispersive tissue,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, 58, 1739 (2010).
  • Y. M. Tsang, S. Lin, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Fast beam training for mmWave communication system: from algorithm to circuits,” Proc. of the 2010 ACM international workshop on mmWave communications: from circuits to networks, Chicago, IL, Sept. 2010.
  • D. Pivonka, T. H. Meng, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Translating electromagnetic torque into controlled motion for use in medical implants,” Proc. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual International Conference (EMBC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sept. 2010.
  • S. Kim and A. S. Y. Poon, “Optimizations of source distribution in wireless power transmission for implantable devices,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Toronto, ON, Canada, July 2010.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, “Degree-of-freedom gain from polarimetric antenna elements,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Toronto, ON, Canada, July 2010.

 

2009

  • R. Tseng, H. Li, D. H. Kwon, A. S. Y. Poon, and Yun Chiu, “An inherently linear phase-oversampling vector modulator in 90-nm CMOS,” Proc. IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (ASSCC), Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 2009.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, “A mm-sized implantable wireless power receiver,” Proc. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual International Conference (EMBC), Minneapolis, Mn, Sept. 2009.
  • D. Pivonka, A. S. Y. Poon, and T. H. Meng, “Locomotive micro-implant with active electromagnetic propulsion,” Proc. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual International Conference (EMBC), Minneapolis, Mn, Sept. 2009.
  • S. O’Driscoll, A. S. Y. Poon, and T. H. Meng, “A mm-sized implantable power receiver with adaptive link compensation,” Proc. IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2009.

 

2008

  • R. Tseng, A. S. Y. Poon, and Y. Chiu, “A mixed-signal vector modulator for eigen-beamforming receivers,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II, 55, 479 (2008).
  • D. Huang, V. Raghavan, A. Poon, and V. Veeravalli, “Angular domain processing for MIMO wireless systems with non-uniform antenna arrays,” Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. 2008.
  • A. S. Y. Poon and D. N. C. Tse, “Polarization degrees of freedom,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, ON, Canada, July 2008.
  • V. Raghavan, A. Poon, and V. Veeravalli, “Non-robustness of statistics-based beamformer design in correlated design in correlated MIMO channels,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, NV, pp. 2621–2624, Mar. 2008.
  • R. Tseng, A. S. Y. Poon, and Y. Chiu, “A mixed-signal MIMO beamforming receiver,” Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 327–330, Jan. 2008.

 

2007

  • A. S. Y. Poon, “An energy-efficient reconfigurable baseband processor for wireless communications,” IEEE Trans. VLSI Systems, 15, 319 (2007).
  • V. Raghavan, A. Poon, and V. Veeravalli, “MIMO systems with arbitrary antenna array architectures: channel modeling, capacity, and low-complexity signaling,” Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1219–1223, Nov. 2007.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, S. O’Driscoll, and T. H. Meng, “Optimal operating frequency in wireless power transmission for implantable devices,” Proc. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual International Conference (EMBC), Lyon, France, pp. 5673–5678, Aug. 2007.

 

2006

 

2005

 

2004 and Before

  • A. S. Y. Poon, D. N. C. Tse, and R. W. Brodersen, “An adaptive multi-antenna transceiver for slowly flat-fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Communications, 51, 1820 (2003).
  • C. S. K. Yeung, A. S. Y. Poon, and F. F. Wu, “Game theoretical multi-agent modeling of coalition formation for multilateral trades,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, 14, 929 (1999).
  • A. S. Y. Poon, D. N. C. Tse, and R. W. Brodersen, “Spatial channel models for multiple-antenna systems,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 4, Monterey, CA, pp. 20–25, June 2004.
  • A. S. Y. Poon and M. Ho, “Indoor multiple-antenna channel characterization from 2 to 8 GHz,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), vol. 5, Anchorage, AK, pp. 3519–3523, May 2003.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, D. N. C. Tse, and R. W. Brodersen, “The signal dimensions in multiple-antenna channels,” Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), vol. 3, San Francisco, CA, pp. 1247–1251, Dec. 2002.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, D. N. C. Tse, and R. W. Brodersen, “Multiple-antenna channels from a combined physical and networking perspective,” Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, vol. 2, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1528–1532, Nov. 2002.
  • N. Zhang, A. S. Y. Poon, D. N. C. Tse, R. W. Brodersen, and S. Verdu, “Trade-offs of performance and single chip implementation of indoor wireless multi-access receivers,” Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, vol. 1, New Orleans, LA, pp. 226–230, Sept. 1999.
  • A. S. Y. Poon, F. F. Wu, C. S. K. Yeung, and J. Yen, “A multi-agent approach to the deregulation and restructuring of power industry,” Proc. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, vol. 3, Kohala Coast, HI, pp. 122–131, Jan. 1998.

 

Book Chapters

  • A. S. Y. Poon, “Miniaturized biomedical implantable devices,” Implantable Bioelectronics, Ed. Evgeny Katz, Wiley-VCH, 2014.
  • J. S. Ho, A. J. Yeh, S. Kim, and A. S. Y. Poon, “Wireless powering for miniature implantable systems,” Neural Computation, Neural Devices, and Neural Prosthesis, Ed. Y. Zhi, Springer New York, 2014.

 

Patents

  • “Multi-element coupler for generation of electromagnetic energy,” US9610457, Apr. 4, 2017.
  • “Wireless power transmission for implantable medical devices,” US8634928, Jan. 21, 2014.
  • “Method of making and using an apparatus for a locomotive micro-implant using active electromagnetic propulsion,” US8504138, Aug. 6, 2013.
  • “Apparatus, method and wireless transmitter for adding bit rate in MIMO system,” CN101040479, Jul. 17, 2013.
  • “Closed loop feedback in MIMO systems,” US8165241, Apr. 24, 2012.
  • “Spatial puncturing apparatus, method, and system,” US8160028, Apr. 17, 2012.
  • “Wireless communication device using adaptive beamforming,” US7904117, Mar. 8, 2011.
  • “Spatial puncturing apparatus, method, and system,” US7710925, May 4, 2010.
  • “Bit distributor for multicarrier communication systems employing adaptive bit loading for multiple spatial streams and methods,” US7644345, Jan. 5, 2010.
  • “Deterministic spatial power allocation and bit loading for closed loop MIMO,” US7577209, Aug. 18, 2009.
  • “Closed loop feedback in MIMO systems,” US7492829, Feb. 17, 2009.

 

PhD Theses

  • Yashar Rajavi, “An energy harvested ulta-low power wireless transceiver for biomedical implants,” 2016.
  • Kamal Aggarwal, “A wireless MRI system using millimeter wave transmission,” 2016.
  • Mazhareddin Taghivand, “A miniature, energy harvesting, scalable data rate, and fully integrated maw radio for near range communication,” 2015.
  • John Ho, “Wireless powering for bioelectronics,” 2015.
  • Sanghoek Kim, “A bound on wireless power transfer to subwavelength devices in the body,” 2013.
  • Saihua Lin, “60-GHz 4-element RF beamforming receiver array,” 2011.
  • Richard Tseng, “Vector modulators for analog-beamforming receivers,” 2010.