최근 들어 전력소모, 잡음 및 회로의 안정성 문제는 더 이상의 반도체 디바이스 축소 (Moore's Law)와 이에 따른 단순한 집적도 증가 경쟁을 무의미하게 만들고 있다. 아날로그 및 혼성 신호 IC 설계 연구실(AMiC)은 이러한 문제점들을 해결하기 위하여 Very Deep-Submicron 공정기술에 적합한 아날로그-디지털 혼합회로를 연구하고 있으며, 궁극적으로 VLSI 설계의 모든 계층구조를 효과적으로 결합(Holistic 반도체 설계)하여 저전력/초고속 시스템 반도체를 설계할 수 있는 기반기술을 연구하고 있다.
최근 관심분야 및 주요 연구과제
▶ 최근 관심분야
Deep-Submicron 공정기술에 적합한 디지털, 아날로그, 아날로그-디지털 혼합회로, Digitally Compensated 아날로그 회로, Bio and Chemical Sensor 시스템, 디스플레이 구동회로IC, 메모리 인터페이스 관련 회로
최근 주요 논문/특허
 H. Lee, D. Shim, C. Rhee, M. Kim, and S. Kim, "A Sub-1.0V On-Chip CMOS Thermometer with a Folded Temperature Sensor for Low-Power Mobile DRAM," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II.vol.63, no. 6, pp.553-557, June 2016
 Y. Park, H. Yang, J. Ahn, and S. Kim, "Column readout circuit with dual integration CDS for infrared imagers," The Institue of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) Electronics Express, vol. 13, no. 7, 1-8, February 2016
 T. Kim, S. Shin, H. Lee, H. Kim, H. Shin, E. Kim, and S. Kim, "Matlab/Simulink Pulse-Echo Ultrasound System Simulator Based on Experimentally Validated Models," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 290-302, February 2016.
 S. Yim, H. Lee, B. Lee, K. Kang, and S. Kim, "Design of a Two-Stage Driver for LED MR16 Retrofit Lamps Compatible with Electronic Transformers," Journal of Semiconductor Technology and Science, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1-10, February 2016.
 H. Lee, J. Kim, D. Ha, T. Kim, and S. Kim, "Differentiating ASK Demodulator for Contactless Smart Cards Supporting VHBR," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 641-645, July 2015.
 T. Kim, H. Yang, S. Shin, H. Lee, and S. Kim, "A CMOS Analog Front-End for Driving a High-Speed SAR ADC in Low-Power Ultrasound Imaging Systems," accepted for Publication in Proceedings of the IEEE International SoC Conference, September 2016.
 J. Jun, C. Rhee, and S. Kim, "A 386-uW, 15.2-bit Programmable-Gain Embedded Delta-Sigma ADC for Sensor Applications," accepted for Publication in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design, August 2016.
 J.-W. Lee, M. Kim, J. Park, G.-M. Hong and S. Kim, "Phase Shift Keying Demodulator with Decision Feedback Phase-Locked Loop," accepted for Publication in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp.1550-1553, May 2016.
 H. Lee and S. Kim, "Integer-Based Split-Capacitor DAC using Redundancy for High-Resolution SAR ADC,"in Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, Jan, 27-30 2016
 C. Rhee and S. Kim, "A low power, small-area and linearity-compensated CMOS temperature sensor," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication, Jan,27-30 2016
 J.-H. Chae, G.-M. Hong, J. Park, M. Kim, H. Ko, W.-Y. Shin, H. Chi, D.-K. Jeong, and S. Kim, “A 1.74mW/GHz 0.11-2.5GHz Fast-Locking, Jitter-Reducing, 180?Phase-Shift Digital DLL with a Window Phase Detector for LPDDR4 Memory Controllers,” In Proceedings of the IEEE Asian Solid-State Conference,pp.109-112, November 9-11, 2015.
 T. Kim, S. Kim, J-K. Woo, H. Lee, and S. Kim, "A 9-bit, 110-MS/s Pipelined-SAR ADC Using Time-Interleaved Technique with Shared Comparator," in Proceedings of the IEEE International SoC Conference,pp. 170-174, September 8-11, 2015.
 Y. Park, H. Yang, H. Kim, J. S. Cho, and S. Kim, "Low Noise Output Stage for Oversampling Audio DAC," in Proceedings of the IEEE International SoC Conference, pp.277-230,September 8-11, 2015.
 J. S. Cho, H. Lee, C. Rhee, and S. Kim, "Design of a Stereo Audio Sigma Delta ADC with 92.4 dB SNR and -88.3 dB THD+N," accepted for Publication in Proceedings of the 30th International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications (ITC-CSCC),pp.611-612, June 29 - July 2, 2015.