Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering

Kari Halonen Group

Sensor electronics and energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks, wearable, and implant applications research provides solutions for signal acquisition, power control and communications for wireless sensor devices of Internet of Everything and personalized customer electronics. As IoE devices merge the physical environment and internet seamlessly, the wearable and implant applications targets for improved personalized user experiance through advanced wireless user interfaces and information acquisition for personal health and well-being applications. The research aims to ultra low-power implementations of analog and digital electronics in energy scarce application environment.

Gesture Sensor Interface Demonstrator

This video demonstrates the operation of a low-power capacitive gesture sensor interface in a gaming application.

Latest publications

Design of a 240-GHz LNA in 0.13 µm SiGe BiCMOS Technology

Md Najmussadat, Raju Ahamed, Mikko Varonen, Dristy Parveg, Yehia Tawfik, Kari A.I. Halonen 2021 EuMIC 2020 - 2020 15th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference

250 GHz SiGe SPDT Resonator Switch

Yehia Tawfik, Ahamed Raju, Mikko Varonen, Md Najmussadat, Kari A.I. Halonen 2021 EuMIC 2020 - 2020 15th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference

Design and Analysis of an E-band Power Detector in 0.13 μm SiGe BiCMOS Technology

Raju Ahamed, Mikko Varonen, Dristy Parveg, Md Najmussadat, Mikko Kantanen, Kari Halonen 2020 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)

A Fully Integrated Programmable 6.0-8.5-GHz UWB IR Transmitter Front-End for Energy-Harvesting Devices

Tuomas Haapala, Tuomas Rantataro, Kari Halonen 2020 IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits

Temperature Compensation of Crystal References in NB-IoT Modems

Tuomas Haapala, Antonio Liscidini, Kari A.I. Halonen 2020 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers

A 0.39–3.56-μW Wide-Dynamic-Range Universal Multi-Sensor Interface Circuit

Mohammad Mehdi Moayer, Jarno Salomaa, Kari Halonen 2020 IEEE Sensors Journal

Time-based Sensor Interface for Dopamine Detection

Olaitan Olabode, Marko Kosunen, Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Tommi Palomäki, Tomi Laurila, Kari Halonen, Jussi Ryynänen 2020 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I: Regular Papers

An mm-Wave CMOS I-Q Subharmonic Resistive Mixer for Wideband Zero-IF Receivers

Dristy Parveg, Mikko Varonen, Amirreza Safaripour, Pekka Kangaslahti, Mikko Kantanen, Tero Tikka, Todd Gaier, Kari A.I. Halonen, Ali Hajimiri 2020 IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters

Low-Power Wireless Transceiver with 67-nW Differential Pulse-Position Modulation Transmitter

Mika Pulkkinen, Tuomas Haapala, Jarno Salomaa, Kari Halonen 2020 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers

Programmable Fine-Grained Power Management and System Analysis of RISC-V Vector Processors in 28-nm FD-SOI

Colin Schmidt, Alon Amid, John Wright, Ben Keller, Howard Mao, Keertana Settaluri, Jarno Salomaa, Jerry Zhao, Albert Ou, Krste Asanović, Borivoje Nikolić 2020 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters
More information on our research in the Research database.
Research database

Contact:
Kari Halonen 
e-mail: kari.halonen at aalto.fi

Postal address:
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering
Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering
P.O. Box 15500, 00076 Aalto, Finland

Visiting address:
TUAS-building
Maarintie 8, 02150 Espoo

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