PUBLICATIONS
Kenneth S. Kundert, Ph. D.




Books
2004 Kenneth S. Kundert and Olaf Zinke. The Designer’s Guide to Verilog-AMS. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. 2004.
1995 Kenneth S. Kundert. The Designer’s Guide to SPICE and Spectre. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. 1995.
1990 Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White, and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Steady-State Methods for Simulating Analog And Microwave Circuits. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. 1990.



Refereed Publications
2009 Henry Chang and Ken Kundert. Introduction to Analog Verification. IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine. Published in JSSC under the title ’Verifying all of an SOC - Analog Circuitry Included’. Fall 2009.
2007 Henry Chang and Ken Kundert. Verification of Complex Analog and RF IC Designs. Proceedings of the IEEE. Vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 622-639. March 2007.
Ognen Nastov, Rircardo Telichevesky, Ken Kundert and Jacob White. Fundamentals of Fast Simulation Algorithms for RF Circuits. Proceedings of the IEEE. Vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 600-621. March 2007.
2006 Ken Kundert and Henry Chang. Verification of Complex Analog Integrated Circuits. Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC. September 2006.
2005 K. S Kundert. Challenges in RF Simulation. Paper. Presentation. RFIC Symposium. 2005.
2004 J. Lee, K. Kundert, and B. Razavi. Analysis and modeling of bang-bang clock and data recovery circuits. IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. JSSC, vol. 39, no. 9, pp. 1571-1580. September 2004.
2003 L. Lemaitre, G. Coram, C. McAndrew, and K. Kundert. Extensions to Verilog-A to support compact device modeling. Proceedings of the 2003 International Workshop on Behavioral Modeling and Simulation Conference. BMAS-03, pp. 134-138. October 2003.
Jri Lee; K. S. Kundert, and B. Razavi. Modeling of jitter in bang-bang clock and data recovery circuits. Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-03, pp. 711-714. September 2003.
2002 M. T. Terrovitis, K. S. Kundert, and R. G. Meyer. Cyclostationary noise in radio-frequency communication systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications. TCAS1, vol. 49, no. 11, pp. 1666-1671. November 2002.
K. Kundert. Future directions in mixed-signal behavioral modeling. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Workshop on Behavioral Modeling and Simulation. BMAS-02, pp. 150-183. October 2002.
2001 Mike Tian, V. Visvanathan, Jeffery Hantgan, and Kenneth Kundert. Striving for small-signal stability. IEEE Circuits and Devices. Vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 31-41. January 2001.
2000 Ken Kundert, Henry Chang, Dan Jefferies, Gilles Lamont, Enrico Malavasi, Fred Sendig. Design of mixed-signal systems on chip. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. TCAD, vol. 19, no. 12, pp. 1561-1571. December 2000.
Paolo Miliozzi, Ken Kundert, Koen Lampaert, Pete Good and Mojy Chian. A design system for RFIC: challenges and solutions. The Proceedings of the IEEE. Vol. 88, no. 10, pp. 1613-1632. October 2000.
J. Phillips and K. Kundert. Noise in mixers, oscillators, samplers, and logic: an introduction to cyclostationary noise. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-00. May 2000.
1999 Ken Kundert. Introduction to RF simulation and its application. Journal of Solid-State Circuits. JSSC, vol. 34, no. 9. September 1999.
Dan Feng, Joel Phillips, Keith Nabors, Ken Kundert, and Jacob White. Efficient computation of quasi-periodic circuit operating conditions via a mixed frequency/time approach. Proceedings of the 36th Design Automation Conference. DAC-99. June 1999.
Jess Chen, Dan Feng, Joel Phillips, and Ken Kundert. Simulation and modeling of intermodulation distortion in communication circuits. The IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-99. May 1999.
Masayuki Takahashi, Kimihiro Ogawa, and Ken Kundert. VCO jitter simulation and its comparison with measurement. Proceedings of the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference. ASP-DAC 99, vol.1, pp. 85-88. 1999.
1998 Ken Kundert. Introduction to RF Simulation and its Application. Proceedings of the IEEE 1998 Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting. BCTM-98. September 1998.
J. Phillips, D. Feng, K. Kundert and J. White. Numerical characterization of noise in oscillators. International Symposium on the Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems. July 1998.
1997 Ken Kundert. Simulation methods for RF integrated circuits. IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design. ICCAD-97. November 1997.
Keith Nabors, Tze-Ting Fang, Hung-Wen Chang, Ken Kundert, and Jacob White. Lumped Interconnect Models Via Gaussian Quadrature. Proceedings of the 34th Design Automation Conference. DAC-97. June 1997.
1996 Ricardo Telichevesky, Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White. Efficient AC and noise analysis of two-tone RF circuits. Proceedings of the 33rd Design Automation Conference. DAC-96. June 1996.
Yngve Thodeson, Ken Kundert. Parametric harmonic balance. IEEE International Microwave Symposium Digest. MTT-S 96. June 1996.
Ricardo Telichevesky, Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White. Receiver characterization using periodic small-signal analysis. Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-96. May 1996.
R. Telichevesky, K. Kundert, I. El-Fadel, J. White. Fast simulation algorithms for RF circuits. Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-96. May 1996.
1995 Ricardo Telichevesky, Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White. Efficient Steady-State Analysis based on Matrix-Free Krylov-Subspace Methods. Proceedings of the 32nd Design Automation Conference. DAC-95. June 1995.
Daniel FitzPatrick and Kenneth S. Kundert. Simplified formulation methodology for describing analog behavior. Proceedings of the 1995 International Conference on Electronic Hardware Languages. January 1995.
Mark Williams, Ron Vogelsong, and Kenneth S. Kundert. Simulation and modeling of nonlinear magnetics. International Conference on Circuits and Systems. ISCAS-95. 1995.
1994 L. Miguel Silveira, Ibrahim M. El-Fadel, Jacob K. White, Moni Chilukuri, and Kenneth S. Kundert. Efficient frequency-domain modeling and circuit simulation of transmission lines. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology — Part B: Advanced Packaging. November 1994.
L. Miguel Silveira, Ibrahim M. El-Fadel, Jacob K. White, Moni Chilukuri, and Kenneth S. Kundert. An efficient approach to transmission line simulation using measured or tabulated S-parameter data. Proceedings of the 31st Design Automation Conference. DAC-94. June 1994.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Accurate Fourier analysis for circuit simulators. Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. (This is a slightly extended version of the paper). May 1994.
1989 Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White, and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. A mixed frequency-time approach for distortion analysis of switching filter circuits. IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. JSSC. April 1989.
1988 Kenneth S. Kundert, Jacob K. White, and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Mixed frequency-time approach for finding the steady-state solution of clocked analog circuits. Proceedings of the 1988 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-88. May 1988.
Kenneth S. Kundert and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Finding the steady-state response of analog and microwave circuits. Proceedings of the 1988 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference. CICC-88. May 1988.
Kenneth S. Kundert, Gregory B. Sorkin and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Applying harmonic balance to almost-periodic circuits. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. MTT. February 1988.
1987 Gregory B. Sorkin, Kenneth S. Kundert and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. An almost-periodic Fourier transform for use with harmonic balance. 1987 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest. MTT-S. June 1987.
1986 Kenneth S. Kundert and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Simulation of nonlinear circuits in the frequency domain. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. TCAD. October 1986.
1985 Kenneth S. Kundert and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Nonlinear circuit simulation in the frequency-domain. ICCAD-85 Digest of Technical Papers. IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design. ICCAD-85. November 1985.



Invited Publications
2011 Ken Kundert and Henry Chang. Analog Verification. Simulation and Verification of Electronic and Biological Systems. P. Li, L. Silveira, P. Feldman (editors). Springer. 2011.
Ken Kundert. Life After SPICE. IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine. Spring 2011.
2005 Ken Kundert. Applying Top-Down Verification Concepts to Compact Models. Workshop on Compact Modeling for RF/Microwave Applications. CMRF. 2005.
Ken Kundert and Henry Chang. Top-Down Design and Verification of Mixed-Signal Circuits. Planet Analog. Local. 28 June 2005.
2003 Ken Kundert. Predicting the phase noise and jitter of PLL-based frequency synthesizers. Phase-Locking in High Performance Systems. Behzad Razavi (editor). IEEE Press. 2003.
Ken Kundert. Principles of top-down mixed-signal design. Paper. Presentation. International Solid-State Circuits Conference. A tutorial presented as part of an ISSCC short course. February 2003.
Kenneth S. Kundert and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Nonlinear circuit simulation in the frequency-domain. The Best of ICCAD, 20 Years of Excellence in Computer-Aided Design. Andreas Kuehlmann (editor). Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2003.
Kenneth S. Kundert and Jacob White. Highlights in physical simulation and analysis at ICCAD. The Best of ICCAD, 20 Years of Excellence in Computer-Aided Design. Andreas Kuehlmann (editor). Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2003.
2002 Ken Kundert. Future Directions in Mixed-Signal Behavioral Modeling. Behavioral Modeling and Simulation Conference. BMAS-02. 2002.
Ken Kundert, Henry Chang, Dan Jefferies, Gilles Lamont, Enrico Malavasi, Fred Sendig. Design of mixed-signal systems on chip. Computer-Aided Design of Analog Integrated Circuits and Systems, Rob A. Rutenbar, Georges G. E. Gielen and Brian A. Antao (editors). IEEE Press. TCAD, vol. 19, no. 12, pp. 1561-1571. December 2000.
2001 Ken Kundert. A Formal Top-Down Design Process of Analog Mixed-Signal Circuits. paper. presentation. Electronic Design Processes Workshop. 2001.
2000 Ken Kundert. Top-down design of mixed-signal circuits. Analog Circuit Design. Rudy J. van de Plassche, Johan H. Huijsing, Willy M.C. Sansen (editors). Kluwer Academic Publishers. November 2000.
1999 Joel Phillips and Ken Kundert. Cyclostationary Noise in RF Circuits. Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design Conference. November 1999.
1998 Ken Kundert and Geoff Dawe. Accurate Simulation of Noise Figure for an RF ASIC Design. Microwaves and RF. October 1998.
Ken Kundert. Mixed-signal system on chip. A tutorial presented at the Design Automation Conference. DAC-98. June 1998.
Geoff Dawe and Ken Kundert. Design and simulation of an RF transceiver. Communication Systems Design. Vol. 4, no. 5. May 1998.
1997 Ken Kundert. Modeling and Simulation of Jitter in Phase-Locked Loops. Analog Circuit Design: RF Analog-to-Digital Converters; Sensor and Actuator Interfaces; Low-Noise Oscillators, PLLs and Synthesizers. Rudy J. van de Plassche, Johan H. Huijsing, Willy M.C. Sansen (editors). Kluwer Academic Publishers. November 1997.
1996 Eric S. Filseth, Kenneth S. Kundert. Simulation strategies for RF design. Electronic Engineering. Vol. 68, no. 832. April 1996.
1993 Ken Kundert and Ian Clifford. Achieving accurate results with a circuit simulator. Paper. Presentation. IEE Colloquium on SPICE: Surviving Problems in Circuit Evaluation. 1993.



Other Notable Publications
2012 Ken Kundert. Introduction to Bipolar Transistors. Designer’s Guide Community. March 2012.
2011 Ken Kundert. Introduction to Phasors. Designer’s Guide Community. September 2011.
Ken Kundert. Introduction to Feedback. Designer’s Guide Community. September 2011.
2010 Ken Kundert. Introduction to the Fourier Series. Designer’s Guide Community. October 2010.
Ken Kundert. Verification of Bit-Error Rate in Bang-Bang Clock and Data Recovery Circuits. Designer’s Guide Community. May 2010.
2006 Ken Kundert. A Test Bench for Differential Circuits. Designer’s Guide Community. September 2006.
Ken Kundert. Simulating Switched-Capacitor Filters with SpectreRF. Designer’s Guide Community. July 2006.
Ken Kundert. The Probe/Source Approach to Analog Modeling. Designer’s Guide Community. June 2006.
2002 Ken Kundert. Predicting the Phase Noise and Jitter of PLL-Based Frequency Synthesizers. Designer’s Guide Community. August 2002.
Ken Kundert. Modeling Varactors. Designer’s Guide Community. June 2002.
Mark Williams, Ron Vogelsong, and Ken Kundert. Simulation and Modeling of Nonlinear Magnetics. Designer’s Guide Community. June 2002.
Ken Kundert. Accurate and Rapid Measurement of IP2 and IP3. Designer’s Guide Community. May 2002.
Ken Kundert. www.designers-guide.org. Website established to support The Designer’s Guide series of books. March 2002.
2001 Ken Kundert. Modeling Skin Effect in Inductors. Designer’s Guide Community. October 2001.
Ken Kundert. The Fracpole Suite. Designer’s Guide Community. October 2001.
2000 Joel Phillips and Ken Kundert. Noise in Mixers, Oscillators, Samplers, and Logic: An Introduction to Cyclostationary Noise. Designer’s Guide Community. May 2000.
1999 Manolis Terrovitis and Ken Kundert. Device Noise Simulation of Δ Σ Modulators. Designer’s Guide Community. August 1999.
1989 Kenneth S. Kundert. Steady-State Methods for Simulating Analog Circuits. Ph. D. Dissertation, University of California at Berkeley, April 1989. Available through Electronic Research Laboratory Publications, U. C. B., 94720, Memorandum No. UCB/ERL M89/63. April 1989.
1988 Kenneth S. Kundert. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and T. Sugawara. Techniques for finding the periodic steady-state response of circuits. Analog Methods for Circuit Analysis and Diagnosis. T. Ozawa (editor). Marcel Dekker. 1988.
1986 Kenneth S. Kundert. Sparse matrix techniques. Circuit Analysis, Simulation and Design (part 1). A. E Ruehli (editor). North-Holland. 1986.
1983 Kenneth S. Kundert. A Switched-Capacitor Synchronous Detector. Masters thesis, University of California at Berkeley. Available through Electronic Research Laboratory Publications, U. C. B., 94720. Memorandum No. UCB/ERL M83/6. June 1983.
1982 Ken Kundert. Modeling Dielectric Absorption in Capacitors. March 1982.
1979 Ken Kundert. Power Supply Noise Reduction. Designer’s Guide Community. 1979.



Patents
2014 Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and system for implementing parallel execution in a computing system and in a circuit simulator. Patent 8,775,149. July 2014.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and system for implementing circuit simulators. Patent 8,762,123. June 2014.
Kenneth Scott Kundert. Method and system for implementing parallel execution in a computing system and in a circuit simulator. Patent 8,738,348. May 2014.
2012 Joel Phillips, Sherry Solden, Henry Chang, Kenneth Kundert, Ted Vucurevich. Method and system for implementing a waveform viewer. Patent 8,325,188. December 2012.
Kenneth Kundert. Method and system for implementing parallel execution in a computing system and in a circuit simulator. Patent 8,224,636. July 2012.
Dan Feng, Joel Phillips, Kenneth Kundert. Method and apparatus for simulating quasi-periodic circuit operating conditions using a mixed frequency/time algorithm. Patent 8,195,440. June 2012.
2010 Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and system for implementing circuit simulators. Patent 7,827,017. November 2010.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Methods and system for implementing, controlling. and interfacing with circuit simulators. Patent 7,822,590. October 2010.
2009 Kenneth S. Kundert. Methods of model compilation for models used in an electronic circuit simulator. Patent 7,574,342. August 2009.
Dan Feng, Joel Phillips, Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and apparatus for simulating quasi-periodic circuit operating conditions using a mixed frequency/time algorithm. Patent 7,493,240. February 2009.
2003 Ricardo Telichevsky, Kenneth S. Kundert, and Jacob White. Method for Determining the Steady-State Behavior of a Circuit using an Iterative Technique. Patent 6,636,839. October 2003.
2002 Ricardo Telichevsky, Kenneth S. Kundert, and Jacob White. Method for Determining the Steady-State Behavior of a Circuit using an Iterative Technique. Patent 6,493,849. December 2002.
Don O’Riordan, Walter Ghijsen, and Kenneth S. Kundert. System and Method for Simulating Circuits Using Inline Subcircuits. Patent 6,381,563. April 2002.
2000 Ricardo Telichevsky, Kenneth S. Kundert, and Jacob White. Method for Determining the Steady-State Behavior of a Circuit using an Iterative Technique. Patent 6,151,698. November 2000.
1999 Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and Apparatus for a Simplified System Simulation Description (continuation of 5,859,785). Patent 5,949,992. September 1999.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and Apparatus for a Simplified System Simulation Description (continuation of 5,812,431). Patent 5,859,785. January 1999.
1998 Kenneth S. Kundert. Method and Apparatus for a Simplified System Simulation Description. Patent 5,812,431. September 1998.
1997 Daniel FitzPatrick and Kenneth S. Kundert. System and Method for Behavioral Description Translation. Patent 5,634,115. May 1997.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Improved Modeling of Multi-Disciplinary Signals. Patent 5,623,419. April 1997.
Kenneth S. Kundert. Ratiometric Fourier Analyzer. Patent 5,610,847. March 1997.
1994 Kenneth S, Kundert and Jacob K. White. Method and Means for Communicating between Simulation Engine and Component Models in a Circuit Simulator. Patent 5,335,191. August 1994.



Patents Pending
2009 Dan Feng, et al. Method and apparatus for simulating quasi-periodic circuit operating conditions using a mixed frequency/time algorithm. Application 20090210202.
2006 Kenneth S. Kundert. Methods of model compilation. Application 20060248518.