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Associate Professor

Cao, Tuan-Vu

Department of Electrical Engineering

Job description:

Adjunct Associate Professor




Research interests

- Analog, Mixed-signal, and RF intergrated circuit designs
- Embedded system design : FPGA-based and microcontroller-based Embedded systems
- Electronics, Embedded systems and Communication for oil and gas instrumentations.
- Electronics for biomedical instrumentations
- Power electronics
- High temperature electronics for downhole application
- Subsea electronics

Teaching

- teaching the course STE6302 Embedded systems (focusing on FPGA-based Embedded systems for satellite applications), Master program.

- Advising master theses 

Publications in CRIStin


  • Moradi, Farshad; Cao, Tuan Vu; Vatajelu, Elena I.; Peiravi, Ali; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Wisland, Dag T. Domino logic designs for high-performance and leakage-tolerant applications. Integration 2013; Volum 46 (3). ISSN 0167-9260.s 247 - 254.s doi: 10.1016/j.vlsi.2012.04.005.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Low phase-noise VCO utilizing modified symmetric load and partial positive feedback for FDSM. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing 2012; Volum 73 (1). ISSN 0925-1030.s 151 - 160.s doi: 10.1007/s10470-011-9803-6.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Aunet, Snorre; Ytterdal, Trond. A 9-bit 50MS/s asynchronous SAR ADC in 28nm CMOS. (data) IEEE Press 2012 ISBN 978-1-4673-2222-5.s 1 - 6.

  • Cao, Tuan-Vu; Maier, Christoph; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Cauwenbergh, Gert. BFSK Mics Direct-DCO Transmitter with Adaptive Background Frequency Regulation. (data) IEEE conference proceedings 2012 (1) ISBN 978-1-4673-2212-6. ISSN 1930-8833.s 305 - 308.

  • Maier, C.; Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Cauwenberghs, G.. Fast-settling multiple-loop adaptive frequency locking scheme for energy-efficient resonant FSK transmitter. (omtale) Electronics Letters 2011; Volum 47 (14). ISSN 0013-5194.s 794 - U78.s doi: 10.1049/el.2011.1448.

  • Meier, C; Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Cauwenberghs, G.. Energy-Efficient Resonant BFSK MICS Transmitter with Fast-Settling Dual-Loop Adaptive Frequency Locking. (fulltekst) IEEE conference proceedings 2011 (0) ISBN 978-1-4244-9472-9. ISSN 0271-4302.s 2601 - 2604.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Aunet, Snorre; Mahmoodi, Hamid. Optimal Body Biasing for Maximizing Circuit Performance in 65nm CMOS Technology. (fulltekst) (sammendrag) The ... Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems conference proceedings 2011. ISSN 1548-3746.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Berg, Yngvar; Aunet, Snorre; Cao, Tuan Vu. Process Variations in Sub-Threshold SRAM Cells in 65nm CMOS. IEEE conference proceedings 2010 ISBN 978-1-4244-8156-9.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Berg, Yngvar; Aunet, Snorre; Cao, Tuan Vu. Process Variations in Sub-Threshold SRAM Cells in 65nm CMOS. IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures. Proceedings 2010. ISSN 1071-9032.s 371 - 374.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Rail-to-Rail Low-Power Fully Differential OTA Utilizing Adaptive Biasing and Partial Feedback. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems proceedings 2010. ISSN 0271-4302.s 2820 - 2823.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Berg, Yngvar; Cao, Tuan Vu. New SRAM Design Using Body Bias Technique for Ultra Low Power Applications. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2010 ISBN 978-1-4244-6454-8.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Augustin, Charles; Goel, Ashish; Karakonstantis, Georgios; Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Roy, Kaushik. Data-Dependant Sense-Amplifier Flip-Flop for Low Power Applications. (omtale) Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference 2010. ISSN 0886-5930.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Rail-to-rail low-power fully differential OTA utilizing adaptive biasing and partial feedback. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2010 ISBN 978-1-4244-5308-5.s 2820 - 2823.

  • Anh Tuan, Phan; Cao, Tuan Vu. Low Power 4 x 5-Gb/s VCSEL Driver Array in 0.13-um CMOS. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-5091-6.s 816 - 819.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Cao, Tuan Vu; Dooghabadi, Malihe Zarre. Adaptive Supply Voltage Circuit Using Body Bias Technique. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-83-928756-0-4.s 215 - 219.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Low Phase-Noise VCO Utilizing NMOS Symmetric Load for Frequency-Based Delta-Sigma Modulators. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-5091-6.s 767 - 770.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. A Design of Bulk-Controlled Ring-VCO with 1/f-Noise Reduction for Frequency delta-sigma Modulator. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-83-928756-0-4.s 187 - 192.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Low Phase-Noise and Wide Tuning-Range CMOS Differential VCO for Sigma-Delta Frequency Modulator. IEEE 2009 ISBN 9781424444083.s 13 - 18.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Moradi, Farshad; Lande, Tor Sverre. Novel Low Voltage Current-Mirror Sense Amplifier Based Flip-Flop with Reduced Delay Time. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-3827-3.s 3166 - 3169.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Low-Power, Enhanced-Gain Adaptive-Biasing based Operational Transconductance Amplifiers. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-4311-6.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Aunet, Snorre; Cao, Tuan Vu; Peiravi, Ali. Ultra Low Power Full Adder Topologies. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-3827-3.s 3158 - 3161.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Peiravi, Ali; Aunet, Snorre; Cao, Tuan Vu. New subthreshold concepts in 65nm CMOS technology. IEEE conference proceedings 2009 ISBN 978-1-4244-2952-3.s 162 - 166.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad; Hee Kim, Young. Novel Start-up Circuit with Enhanced Power-up Characteristic for Bandgap References. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2008 ISBN 978-1-4244-2596-9.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Low-Voltage, Low-Power, and Wide-Tuning-Range Ring-VCO for Frequency ΔΣ Modulator. IEEE conference proceedings 2008 ISBN 978-1-4244-2493-1.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Cao, Tuan Vu; Peiravi, Ali; Mahmoodi, Hamid. 1-Bit Sub Threshold Full Adder in 65nm CMOS Technology. IEEE conference proceedings 2008.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Aunet, Snorre; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Cao, Tuan Vu. 65nm Sub-Threshold 11t-SRAM for Ultra Low Voltage Applications. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2008 ISBN 978-1-4244-2596-9.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Cao, Tuan Vu. High speed and leakage-tolerant domino circuits for high fan-in applications in 70nm CMOS technology. (omtale) IEEE conference proceedings 2008 ISBN 978-1-4244-1956-2.s 1 - 5.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Aunet, Snorre; Ytterdal, Trond. A 9-bit 50MS/s Asynchronous SAR ADC in 28nm CMOS. NORCHIP 2012 2012-11-12 - 2012-11-13 2012.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Maier, C.; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Cauwenberghs, G.. Live Demonstration: Energy-Efficient Resonant BFSK MICS Transmitter. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS) Conference – 2011 2011-11-10 - 2011-11-12 2011.

  • Cao, Tuan Vu; Wisland, Dag T; Lande, Tor Sverre; Moradi, Farshad. Multi-phase Counting First-Order Frequency-based Delta-Sigma Modulators. Solid State System Symposium – VLSI & Related Technologies (4S-2010) 2010-06-17 - 2010-06-18 2010.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Cao, Tuan Vu. Improved Write Margin 6T-SRAM for Low Power Applications. IEEE System on Chip 2009-09-09 - 2009-09-11 2009.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Peiravi, Ali; Aunet, Snorre; Cao, Tuan Vu. New Subthreshold Concepts in 65nm CMOS Technology. ISQED 2009 (omtale) 2009-03-16 - 2009-03-18 2009.

  • Moradi, Farshad; Wisland, Dag T; Mahmoodi, Hamid; Aunet, Snorre; Peiravi, Ali; Cao, Tuan Vu. Ultra Low Power Full Adder Topologies. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems 2009-05-24 - 2009-05-27 2009.