RF and Mixed signal IC design; analog IC design techniques, tools, circuit and systems, volume manufacturing and low power circuits.
Low power wireless ICs.
Mason R., Fortier J., DeVries C., "Low Power SOC Transceiver in 0.18um CMOS using Q-enhanced Filtering, Sub-Sampling and Injection Locking," IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuit, vol 47, no. 8, August 2012 Special Issue, pp. 1800-1809.
Soliman Y., Mason R., “Application of Subharmonic Injection-locking of LO-Oscillators to LO based Phase Shifting Phase-Array Architectures,” IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 12, December 2010, pp. 3475-3484.
C.A. DeVries, and R.D. Mason (2008), “Subsampling Architecture for Low Power Receivers,” IEEE Transaction on Circuit and Systems II 55(4): 304-308.
Forzley T., Mason R., "A 14b Threshold Configurable Dynamically Latched Comparator for SAR ADCs,” IEEE Integrated Circuits and Systems Design (SBCCI), Sept. 2013, pp. 1-5.
Bai Z., Zhou X., Mason R., “A Novel Injection Locked Rotary Traveling Wave Oscillator,” Proc. ISCAS, 2014, Melbourne, Australia, June 2014.
Forzley T., Mason R., “A Scalable Class D Audio Amplifier for Low Power Applications,” to appear in AES37 2009.
Forzley T., Mason R., “A Low Power Class D Amplifier with Discrete Time Loop Filter Compensation,” to appear in IEEE NEWCAS2009.
Yousefi R., Mason R., “An Energy-Efficient Transceiver Architecture for Short Range Wireless Sensor Applications,” Â IEEE RWS, Jan. 2009.
R. Yousefi, and R. Mason, “A 14-mW 2.4-GHz CMOS Transceiver for Short Range Wireless Sensor Applications,” ESSCIRC, Sept. 2008.