dr.ir. C. Veerappan

PhD student
Circuits and Systems (CAS), Department of Microelectronics

PhD thesis (Mar 2016): Single-Photon Avalanche Diodes for Cancer Diagnosis
Promotor: Edoardo Charbon

Expertise: Quantum imaging sensors

Biography

Chockalingam Veerappan was a PhD student working with Edoardo Charbon. He graduated on 24 March 2016.

Projects history

Fully Networked, Digital Components for Photon-starved Biomedical Imaging Systems

Array of single-photon detectors arranged in a network of tens of dies for application in PET imaging

  1. Single Photon Avalanche Diodes for Cancer Diagnosis
    C. Veerappan;
    PhD thesis, TU Delft, Fac. EEMCS, March 2016.

  2. CMOS SPAD Based on Photo-Carrier Diffusion Achieving PDP >40% From 440 to 580 nm at 4 V Excess Bias
    C. Veerappan; E. Charbon;
    IEEE Photonics Technology Letters,
    Volume 27, Issue 23, pp. 2445-2448, Dec. 2015.
    document

  3. Fundamentals of a Scalable Network in SPADnet-based PET Systems
    M. Bijwaard; C. Veerappan; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon;
    In IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium,
    Nov. 2015.
    document

  4. SPADnet: Embedded coincidence in a smart sensor network for PET applications
    C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R. K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jatekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. L?rinc;
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment,
    Volume 734, Issue Part B, pp. 122-126, Jan. 2014.
    document

  5. A Substrate Isolated CMOS SPAD Enabling Wide Spectral Response and Low Electrical Crosstalk
    C. Veerappan; E. Charbon;
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics,
    Volume 20, Issue 6, pp. 3801507, Nov.-Dec. 2014.

  6. SPADnet: a fully digital, scalable and networked photonic component for time-of-flight PET applications
    C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R. K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jatekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Lorinc;
    In Proc. SPIE,
    pp. 912913, May 2014.

  7. SPADnet: A Fully Digital, Scalable and Networked Photonic Component for Time-of-Flight PET Applications
    C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R. K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jatekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Lorinc;
    In Proc. SPIE,
    Apr. 2014.

  8. Updates from the SPADnet Project (A Fully Digital, Scalable and Networked Photonic Component for Time-of-Flight PET Applications)
    E. Charbon; C. Bruschini; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R.K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jatekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Lorincz;
    In IEEE PSMR,
    May 2014.

  9. Distributed Coincidence Detection for Multi-ring based PET Systems
    C. Veerappan; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon;
    In Real Time Conference,
    May 2014.

  10. SPADnet Network Modeling, Simulation and Emulation
    C. Veerappan; E. Venialgo; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon;
    In Real Time Conference,
    May 2014.

  11. SPADnet: Embedded Coincidence in a Smart Sensor Network for PET Applications
    C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R.K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Lorincz a;
    IEEE Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A,
    October 2013.
    document

  12. SPADnet: Embedded Coincidence in a Smart Sensor Network for PET Applications
    E. Charbon; C. Bruschini; C. Veerappan; D. Stoppa; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L.H.C. Braga; L. Gasparini andR.K. Henderson; R. Walker; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jaekos; E. Lorincz; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Gros d'Ai;
    In Proc. PET/MR and SPECT/MR Conference (PSMR),
    May 2013.
    document

  13. Silicon Integrated Electrical Micro-Lens for CMOS SPADs based on Avalanche Propagation Phenomenon
    C. Veerappan; Y. Maruyama; E. Charbon;
    In Proc. International Image Sensor Workshop,
    June 2013.
    document

  14. SPADnet: A Fully Digital, Networked Approach to MRI Compatible PET Systems Based on Deep-Submicron CMOS Technology
    E. Charbon; C. Bruschini; C. Veerappan; L.H.C. Braga; N. Massari; M. Perenzoni; L. Gasparini; D. Stoppa; R. Walker; A. Erdogan; R.K. Henderson; S. East; L. Grant; B. Jatekos; F. Ujhelyi; G. Erdei; E. Lorincz;
    In Proc. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference,
    October 2013.
    document

  15. Sensor Network Architecture for a Fully Digital and Scalable SPAD based PET System
    C. Veerappan; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon;
    In Proc. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS),
    October 2012.
    document

  16. A 160x128 Single-Photon Image Sensor with On-Pixel 55ps 10b Time-to-Digital Converter
    C. Veerappan; J. Richardson; R. Walker; D.U. Li; M.W. Fishburn; Y. Maruyama; D. Stoppa; F. Borghetti; M. Gersbach; R.K. Henderson; E Charbon;
    In Proc. IEEE Intl. Conference of Solid-State Circuits (ISSCC),
    pp. 312-314, February 2011.
    document

  17. A Fully-integrated, Time-resolved 160x128 SPAD Pixel Array with Micro-concentrators
    J. Arlt; F. Borghetti; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; D. Dryden; S. East; M.W. Fishburn; M. Gersbach; G. Giraud; L. Grant; R.K. Henderson; D.U. Li; Y. Maruyama; D. Stoppa; D. Tyndall; C. Veerappan; R. Walker;
    In Proc. SPIE Defense and Security,
    April 2011.

  18. First Measurement of Scintillation Photon Arrival Statistics Usign a High-Granularity Solid-State Photosensor Enabling Time-Stamping of up to 20,480 Single Photons
    J.R. Meijlink; C. Veerappan; S. Seifert; D. Stoppa; R.K. Henderson; E. Charbon; D.R. Schaart;
    In Proc. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS),
    October 2011.
    document

  19. Characterization of Large-Scale Non-Uniformities in a 20k TDC/SPAD Array Integrated in a 130nm CMOS Process
    C. Veerappan; J. Richardson; R. Walker; D.U. Li; M.W. Fishburn; D. Stoppa; F. Borghetti; Y. Maruyama; M. Gersbach; R.K. Henderson; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon;
    In Proc. IEEE European Solid-State Electron Device Conference (ESSDERC),
    pp. 331-334, September 2011.
    document

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Chockalingam Veerappan

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