Publications

Books

Radio-Frequency Microelectronics

* In progress, Integrated Circuits for Efficient and Linear Receivers (Doctoral thesis, Aalto University).

* 2012, High-Q Components in Advanced RFICs (Licentiate thesis, Tampere University of Technology).

* 2005, A Gigahertz-range High-Q VCO (Master's thesis, Tampere University of Technology).

History and Sociology of Religion

* 2010, The Introduction of Mormonism to Finnish Society, 1840-1900 (Åbo: Åbo Akademi University Press).

o Book review 1: Melvin J. Luthy in BYU Studies Quarterly, vol. 51, no. 1 (2012), pp. 119-121.

o Book review 2: Utah Historical Quarterly, vol. 80, no. 1 (Winter 2012), pp. 102-103.

o Book review 3: Paul Wilson in Journal of Mormon History, vol. 38, no. 2 (Spring 2012), pp. 267-270.

o Book review 4: Gerald M. Haslam in Church History, vol. 81, no. 3 (September 2012), pp. 721-722.

o Book review 5: Nils Ivar Agøy in Scandinavian Journal of History, vol. 37, no. 4 (2012), pp. 553-555.

o Book review 6: Mark Kilmer in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 45, no. 4 (Winter 2012), pp. 158-161.

o Book review 7: Jarl Jergmar in Kyrkohistorisk Årsskrift, vol. 112 (2012), pp. 282-284.

o Book review 8: Minna Ahokas in Suomen Kirkkohistoriallisen Seuran vuosikirja, vol. 102 (2012), pp. 207-210.

o Book review 9: Fred E. Woods in Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, vol. 16, no. 4 (May 2013), pp. 127-128.

* In progress, Mormonism in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, edited with David M. Morris (projected publication in 2013).

* In progress, Mormonismi ennen ja nyt [Mormonism Before and Now], a Finnish-language primer on Mormonism for the scholar and the layman.

Scholarly articles

Radio-Frequency Microelectronics

* Accepted, K.B. Östman, M. Englund, O. Viitala, M. Kaltiokallio, K. Stadius, K. Koli, and J. Ryynänen, "A 2.5-GHz Receiver Front-End With Q-Boosted Post-LNA N-path Filtering in 40-nm CMOS," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

* Accepted, M. Englund, K.B. Östman, O. Viitala, M. Kaltiokallio, K. Stadius, K. Koli, and J. Ryynänen, "A 2.5-GHz 4.2-dB NF Direct Delta-Sigma Receiver with a Frequency-Translating Integrator," Proceedings of the IEEE 2014 European Solid-State Circuits Conference.

* 2014, K.B. Östman, J.K. Järvenhaara, S.S. Broussev, and I. Viitaniemi, "A 3.6-to-1.8-V Cascode Buck Converter With a Stacked LC Filter in 65-nm CMOS," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 61, no. 4 (April), pp. 234-238.

* 2014, M. Englund, K.B. Östman, O. Viitala, M. Kaltiokallio, K. Stadius, K. Koli, and J. Ryynänen, "A Programmable 0.7-to-2.7GHz Direct Delta-Sigma Receiver in 40nm CMOS," IEEE 2014 International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers, pp. 470-471.

* 2014, K.B. Östman, M. Englund, O. Viitala, K. Stadius, K. Koli, and J. Ryynänen, "Characteristics of LNA Operation in Direct Delta-Sigma Receivers," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 61, no. 2 (February), pp. 70-74.

* 2013, K.B. Östman, M. Englund, O. Viitala, K. Stadius, J. Ryynänen, and K. Koli, "Design Tradeoffs in N-path GmC Integrators for Direct Delta-Sigma Receivers," Proceedings of the 2013 European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design, pp. 1-4.

* 2012, K.B. Östman and M. Valkama, "Start-Up Robustness Against Resonator-Qs Defects in a 2-GHz FBAR VCO," Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, pp. 221-224.

* 2007, M.-A. Dubois, C. Billard, G. Parat, M. Aissi, H. Ziad, J.-F. Carpentier, and K.B. Östman (invited paper), "Above-IC Integration of BAW Resonators and Filters for Communication Applications", Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Acoustic Wave Devices for Future Mobile Communications, Chiba, Japan, pp. 111-115.

* 2006, K.B. Östman, S.T. Sipilä, I.S. Uzunov, and N.T. Tchamov, "Novel VCO Architecture Utilizing Series FBAR and Parallel LC Resonances," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 41, no. 10 (October), pp. 2248-2256.

* In review, "Analysis and Design of N-path Filter Offset Tuning in a 0.7-2.7-GHz Receiver Front-End," IEEE journal article draft, 10 p.

* In review, "RF Input Matching of Closed-Loop Direct Delta-Sigma Receivers," IEEE journal article draft, 10 p.

* In review, "A Rapid Switch Bridge Selection Method for Fully Integrated DC-DC Buck Converters," IEEE journal article draft, 4 p.

* In progress, "Techniques for Direct Delta-Sigma Receiver RF Front-End Design," IEEE journal article draft. Almost done.

* In progress, "Low Noise Amplifier Techniques for Wideband Receiver Front-Ends," IEEE journal article draft.

* In progress, "Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators in Radio-Frequency Oscillators," IEEE journal article draft.

History and Sociology of Religion

* Forthcoming, "Constructing the Mormon Image in Print in Finland: 1840-1901, Part 1," Journal of Mormon History.

* Forthcoming, "Constructing the Mormon Image in Print in Finland: 1840-1901, Part 2," Journal of Mormon History.

* 2010, "Mormons, Civil Authorities, and Lutheran Clergy in Finland, 1875-1889," Scandinavian Journal of History, vol. 35, no. 3 (September), p. 268-289.

* 2010, "From Finland to Zion: Immigration to Utah in the Nineteenth Century," Journal of Mormon History, vol. 36, no. 4 (Fall), p. 166-207.

* 2009, "Mormoniherätys Pohjan pitäjässä 1880- ja 1890-luvulla," Historiallinen Aikakauskirja, vol. 107, no. 4, p. 414-430.

* 2009, "Reactions of Lutheran Clergy to Mormon Proselytizing in Finland, 1875-1889," International Journal of Mormon Studies, vol. 2, p. 128-141.

* 2009, "European Newspaper Coverage of the Eldorado Raid: Selected References," BCC Papers, vol. 4, no. 1.

* 2008, "Esotericism made Exoteric? Insider and Outsider Perspectives on the 2006 Mormon Temple Public Open House in Espoo, Finland," in Tore Ahlbäck, ed., Western Esotericism (Åbo: Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History), p. 124-138.

* 2008, "The Scholarly Study of Mormonism in Finland: Literature, Research Ideas, and Sources," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 41, no. 2 (Summer 2008), p. 32-56.

* 2008, "The Mormon Espionage Scare and its Coverage in Finland, 1982-84," Journal of Mormon History, vol. 34, no. 1 (Winter 2008), p. 82-117.

* 2008, "A Finnish Mormon Temple or 'America in Karakallio'? The Activation of a Stereotype at an Encounter of Cultures," International Journal of Mormon Studies, vol. 1, p. 136-152.

* 2007, "Suomesta Siioniin: Mormonisiirtolaisuus Utahiin 1800-luvulla" [From Finland to Zion: Mormon Emigration to Utah in the 1800s], Siirtolaisuus - Migration, vol. 34, no. 4, p. 12-19.

* 2007, "'The Other' in the Limelight: One Perspective on the Publicity Surrounding the New Latter-day Saint Temple in Finland," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 40, no. 4 (Winter 2007), p. 71-108.

* 2007, "Kristillisen identiteetin ongelma varhaisen mormonismin aatemaailmassa" [The Problem of Christian Identity in the Thought World of Early Mormonism], Finnish Journal of Theology, vol. 112, no. 2, p. 123-134.

* 2006, "Mormonismin tutkimus Suomessa: Kirjallisuutta, tutkimusideoita ja lähteitä" [Research on Mormonism in Finland: Literature, Research Ideas, and Sources], Uskonnontutkija - Religionsforskare, vol. 1, no. 2.

* 2006, "Nykyajan kristillistä esoteriaa: Katsaus mormonismin temppelitraditioon" [Contemporary Christian Esotericism: an Overview of Mormonism's Temple Tradition], Finnish Journal of Theology, vol. 111, no. 5, p. 430-440.

* 2006, "Early Mormonism in Finnish Newspapers, 1840-1849," BCC Papers, vol. 1, no. 1.

Book reviews

In progress, "Cardell K. Jacobson and Lara Burton, eds., Modern Polygamy in the United States," Finnish Journal of Theology.

* 2010, "Johnnie Glad, Mission of Mormonism in Norway 1851-1920: A Study and Analysis of the Reception Process," Journal of Mormon History, vol. 36, no. 1 (Winter 2010), p. 237-241.

* 2009, "Susan Easton Black & Shauna C. Anderson & Ruth Ellen Maness, toim., Legacy of Sacrifice: Mormon Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872-1894," Journal of Mormon History, vol. 35, no. 4 (Fall 2009), p. 242-245.

* 2008, "Michael W. Homer, ed., On the Way to Somewhere Else: European Sojourners in the Mormon West, 1834-1930," International Journal of Mormon Studies, vol. 1, p. 170-173.

Writings for a general audience

* "Kun mormoneja epäiltiin vakoilijoiksi" [When Mormons were Suspected to be Spies], Aamulehti, May 19, 2008, p. 2.

* "Yhdysvalloissa ruoditaan uskonnon ja politiikan suhdetta: Valkoiseen taloon pyrkivä mormoni Mitt Romney herättää ristiriitaisia tunteita" [The Relationship of Religion and Politics Discussed in the United States: Mormon Mitt Romney, White House Hopeful, Produces Conflicting Feelings], Turun Sanomat, October 30, 2007, p. 2.

* "Vähemmistön päivät parrasvaloissa" [A Minority's Days in the Limelight], Länsiväylä, February 18, 2007, p. 4.

* "Moniavioisuutta massoille" [Polygamy for the Masses], Aamulehti, Su - Asiat, February 18, 2007, p. 18-19.

* "Myytti mormonien moniavioisuudesta elää edelleen: Fiktiivinen draama kuvaa fundamentalistien moniavioista arkea" [The Myth of Mormon Polygamy Lives On: A Fictitious Drama Depicts the Polygamous Life of Fundamentalists], Turun Sanomat, February 13, 2007, p. 2.

Conference presentations

* July 15, 2010, "Mormonism in Nineteenth-Century Finnish Newspapers," European Mormon Studies Association Conference, Tilburg University, The Netherlands. MP3 audio and PDF slides.

* May 28, 2010, "Mormonism's First Coming to Finland (1840-1903)," Mormon History Association Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. MP3 audio and PDF slides.

* August 22, 2008, "Reactions of Lutheran Clergy to Mormon Proselytizing in Finland, 1875-1889," European Mormon Studies Association Conference, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. PDF slides.

* May 16, 2008, "Finland's Encounter with Nineteenth-Century Mormonism as Recorded in Newspapers, Meeting the Other: European Encounters with the Wider World from the Classical Period to the Present," Renvall institute, University of Helsinki, Finland. MP3 audio and PDF slides.

* October 26, 2007, "From Finland to Zion: Mormon Emigration to Utah in the 1800s," Nordic Migrations: Past and Present, IV ETMU Days, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. PDF slides.

* August 17, 2007, "Esotericism made Exoteric: Insider and Outsider Insider Perspectives on the 2006 Mormon Temple Public Open House in Espoo, Finland," Western Esotericism, Donner Institute, Turku, Finland. PDF slides.

* August 2, 2007, "A Finnish Mormon Temple or 'America in Karakallio'? The Activation of a Stereotype at an Encounter of Cultures," European Mormon Studies Association Conference, University of Worcester, England. PDF slides.

* August 11, 2006, "Boys, Boys, Spies? Mormon Missionaries as Suspected American Agents in Finland," Sunstone Symposium, Salt Lake City, USA. MP3 audio and PDF slides.

* August 3, 2006, "An International Perspective: Opposition to Mormonism in Finland, 1845-2006," FAIR Conference, Sandy, Utah, USA. Video & audio on Youtube (four parts).

* July 27, 2006, "The Problem of Christian Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century Mormon Thought," The Contours of Mormon Thought, 1845-1890: The World of Joseph Smith Symposium, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA.

* February 2, 2006, "Mormon Studies in Finland: an Overview of Sources, Literature, and Research Ideas," Joseph Smith and Mormonism Symposium, University of Turku, Finland. PDF slides.

Research blog (in Finnish)

* Aivoriihiä mormonismin tutkimuksesta