Analog/mixed signal circuits (Selected)

  1. T. Noulis, P. Merakos, E. Lourandakis, S. Stefanou, Y. Moisiadis, Wide-Band Substrate Crosstalk Sensor for Wireless SoC Applications, Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, vol. 239, pp. 144-152, 2016
  2. T. Noulis, MOSFET Gate Induced Time Domain Noise Simulation Accuracy Benchmarking, Electronics Letters, 2015 (accepted for publication) DOI: 10.1049/el.2015.3278 , Available online: 17 November 2015
  3. T. Noulis, E. Lourandakis, S. Stefanou and P. Merakos, CMOS 65nm ‘On Chip’ Broadband Real Time Substrate Noise Measurement, Electronics Letters, Jun., 2015, pp 953-954, DOI: 10.1049/el.2015.0563
  4. Thomas Noulis, Peter Baumgartner "Substrate Crosstalk Analysis Flow for submicron CMOS System on Chip", IET Electronics Letters, 2015 (accepted for publication)
  5. Dimitris Bekiaris, Ioannis Kosmadakis, George Stassinopoulos, Demetrios Soudris, Theodoros Laopoulos, Gregory Doumenis and Stylianos Siskos., “Run-Time Measurement of Harvested Energy for Autarkic Sensor Operation,” PATMOS 2012, September 4-6, 2012, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  6. A.Voulkidou, S.Siskos, Th.Laopoulos, “A Low Noise Low Offset Current Mode Instrumentation Amplifier,” 19th International Conference "MIXED Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems" (MIXDES2012), May 25-26, 2012, Warsaw, Poland
  7. Lampros Mountrichas, Stylianos Siskos, “ A novel switching scheme for offset storage cancellation technique, for GS/s range ADCs,” IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, May 13-16, 2012, Graz, Austria.
  8. V. Kalenteridis, L.Mountrichas, S.Vlassis, S.Siskos, “A CMOS linear-in-dB VGA and AGC loop for telecommunication applications,” Microelectronics Journal 12/2012; DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mejo.2012.11.005
  9. F. Plessas, V. Panagiotopoulos, V. Kalenteridis, G. Souliotis, F. Liakou, S. Koutsomitsos, S. Siskos, A. Birbas, “A 60-GHz Quadrature PLL in 90nm CMOS,” IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS), Dec. 11-14,2011, Beirut, Lebanon
  10. Thomas Noulis, Stylianos Siskos, Gerard Sarrabayrouse, “Current mode Charge Sensitive Amplifying Technique providing Noise Performance independent to Radiation Detector Capacitance,” 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces 25-26 June 2009, Trani (Bari), Italy
  11. M. Fragopoulou, S. Siskos, M. Manolopoulou, M. Ζamani, G. Sarrabayrouse, “Thermal neutron dosimetry using MOSFET dosementers,” Radiation Measurements Vol. 44, Is. 9-10, October-November 2009, Pages 1006-1008
  12. Τ. Noulis, S. Siskos, G. Sarrabayrouse, “Noise Optimized Charge Sensitive CMOS amplifier for Capacitive Radiation Detectors.” IET Circuits, Devices & Systems -- June 2008 – Vol. 2, No 3, p. 324-334
  13. Ilias Pappas, Stilianos Siskos, and Charalambos A. Dimitriadis, “A Fast and Compact Analog Buffer Design for Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display Using Polysilicon Thin-Film Transistors ,” IEEE Trans. Circuits Systems, Part II: Express Briefs, Vol. 55, No. 6, June 2008, pp. 537-540
  14. T. Noulis, S. Siskos, G. Sarrabayrouse, and L. Bary, “Advanced Low Noise X-ray Readout ASIC for Radiation Sensor Interfaces,” IEEE Trans. Circ. Syst. I : Vol. 55, No. 7, Aug. 2008, pp. 1854-1862
  15. T. Noulis, S. Siskos, G. Sarrabayrouse, ”Detailed study of particle detectors OTA based CMOS semi-Gaussian shapers,” Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, Vol 583/2-3 (2007) pp 469-478
  16. I. Pappas, S. Siskos and C. A. Dimitriadis, “A New Analog Buffer Using Low-Temperature Polysilicon Thin-Film Transistors for Active Matrix Displays,” IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, pp. 219-224, V.54, N.2, Feb. 2007
  17. S. Vlassis and S. Siskos, “Design of Voltage-Mode and Current-Mode Computational Circuits using Floating- Gate ΜOS Transistors,” IEEE Trans Circuits Systems, Part I: Fountamental Theory and Applications, V. 51, No 2, p. 329-341, Feb. 2004.
  18. G. Fikos, S. Siskos, “Low-voltage, low-power, accurate CMOS Vt extractor,” IEEE Trans. Circuits Systems, Part II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, V.48, No 6, pp. 626-628, June 2001
  19. S. Vlassis, S. Siskos, “CMOS analogue median circuit,” Electronics Letters, V. 35, No 13, p. 1038-1039, June 1999
  20. G. Sarrabayrouse, S. Siskos, “Radiation dose measurement using MOSFETs,” IEEE Instr. Measur. Magaz., 1(3), p. 26-34, June 1998
  21. Ph. Givelin, M. Bafleur, E. Tournier, Th. Laopoulos and S. Siskos, “Application of a CMOS current mode approach to on-chip current sensing in smart power circuits,” IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, 142(5), p.357-363, Oct. 1995
  22. Th. Laopoulos, S. Siskos, M. Bafleur, Ph. Givelin, E. Tournier , “Design and applications of an easily integrable CMOS operational floating amplifier for the Megahertz range,” International journal on Analog integrated circuits and Signal prossesing, Special issue on current processing and current mode circuits, Part I, 7(2), pp. 103-111, March 1995.
  23. Th. Laopoulos, S. Siskos, M. Bafleur and Ph. Givelin, “A CMOS current conveyor”, Electronics Letters 28(24), pp. 2261-2262, 19 Nov. 1992

Digital Circuits and Systems (Selected)

  1. C.L Sotiropoulou, L. Voudouris, Ch. Gentsos, A. Demiris, N. Vassiliadis, S. Nikolaidis, “Real-Time Machine Vision FPGA Implementation for Microfluidic Monitoring on Lab-on-Chips” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS), 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TBCAS.2013.2260338.
  2. Stavros Stavrinides, Nikos Karagiorgos, Kostas Papathanasiou, Spyridon Nikolaidis, Antonios Anagnostopoulos,"A digital non – autonomous chaotic oscillator suitable for information transmission," accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on CAS II, Vol. 60, No 12, Dec. 2013.
  3. C.-L. Sotiropoulou, A. Annovi, M. Beretta, P. Luciano and S. Nikolaidis, “A Multi-Core FPGA-based Clustering Algorithm for Real-Time Image Processing,” to be published in the proceedings of IEEE-NSS 2013, COEX, Seoul, Korea
  4. C.-L. Sotiropoulou, A. Annovi, M. Beretta, P. Luciano and S. Nikolaidis, “A Multi-Core FPGA-based 2D-Clustering Algorithm for High- Throughput Data Intensive Applications,” to be published in the proceedings of ICATPP 2013, Como, Italy
  5. G. Volpi, C.-L. Sotiropoulou, et al. “Design of a Hardware Track Finder (Fast Tracker) for the ATLAS Trigger,” Proceedings of TWEPP 2013, Perugia, Italy
  6. O. Palampougioukis, S. Nikolaidis, "An efficient model of the CMOS inverter for nanometer technologies," International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Abu Dhabi, Dec 8-11, 2013.
  7. C.-L. Sotiropoulou, Ch. Gentsos, S. Nikolaidis, "High Performance Median FPGA Implementation for Machine Vision Applications," International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Abu Dhabi, Dec 8-11, 2013.
  8. C-L. Sotiropoulou, L. Voudouris, C. Gentsos, N. Vasiliadis, A. Demiris, S. Nikolaidis, S. Blionas, "FPGA-Based Machine Vision Implementation for Lab-on-Chip Flow Detection”, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems, Seoul, Korea, May 20-23, 2012.
  9. Calliope-Louisa Sotiropoulou, Spiridon Nikolaidis, “ILP Formulation for Hybrid FPGA MPSoCs Optimizing Performance, Area and Memory Usage,” International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 2011.
  10. N. Vassiliadis, G. Theodoridis, and S. Nikolaidis, “An Application Development Framework for ARISE Reconfigurable Processors,” ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems, Volume 2, Issue 4, No 24, Sept. 2009.
  11. N. Vassiliadis, G. Theodoridis, and S. Nikolaidis, "The ARISE Approach for Extending Embedded Processors with Arbitrary Hardware Accelerators,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, Vol. 17, No 2, pp.221-233, Feb. 2009.
  12. V. Konstadakos, A. Chatzigeorgiou, S. Nikolaidis, Th. Laopoulos, “Energy Consumption Estimation in Embedded Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 57, No 4, pp. 797-804, April 2008.
  13. N. Kavvadias, S. Nikolaidis, “Elimination of overhead operations in complex loop structures for embedded microprocessors,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol.57, No 2, pp. 200-214, Feb. 2008.
  14. N. Vassiliadis, G. Theodoridis, and S. Nikolaidis, “Exploring Opportunities to Improve the Performance of a Reconfigurable Instruction Set Processor,” International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 94, No. 5, pp. 481-500, May 2007.
  15. N. Kavvadias, V. Giannakopoulou, S. Nikolaidis, “Development of a customized processor architecture for accelerating genetic algorithms,” Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems, 31, 347-359, 2007.
  16. S. Nikolaidis, Th. Nikolaidis, “Analyzing the Operation of the Basic Pass Transistor Structure,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Wiley publications, Jan/Feb 2007, 35, pp.1-15.
  17. V. Konstantakos, K. Kosmatopoulos, S. Nikolaidis, Th. Laopoulos, “Measurement of Power Consumption in Digital Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 1662-1670, Oct. 2006.
  18. N. Vassiliadis, N. Kavvadias, G. Theodoridis, and S. Nikolaidis, “A RISC architecture extended by an efficient tightly coupled reconfigurable unit,” International Journal of Electronics, vol. 93, no 6, pp.421-438, June 2006.
  19. N. Kavvadias, P. Neofotistos, S. Nikolaidis, K. Kosmatopoulos, T. Laopoulos, “Measurements Analysis of the Software-Related Power Consumption of Microprocessors,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 53, no 4, pp.1106-1112, August 2004.
  20. T. Laopoulos, P. Neofotistos, K. Kosmatopoulos, S. Nikolaidis, “Measurement of Current Variations for the Estimation of Software-related Power Consumption,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol 52, No 4, pp. 1206-1212, August 2003.
  21. A. Chatzigeorgiou, S. Nikolaidis, “Efficient Output Waveform Evaluation of a CMOS Inverter based on Short-Circuit Current Prediction," International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol 30, Issue 5, pp.547-566, Sept/Oct. 2002.
  22. A. Chatzigeorgiou and S. Nikolaidis, “Modeling the Operation of Pass Transistor and CPL Gates,” International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 88, No. 9, pp.977-1000, May 2001.
  23. A. Chatzigeorgiou, S. Nikolaidis, I. Tsoukalas, “Modeling CMOS Gates Driving RC Interconnect Loads,” IEEE Transanctions on Circuits and Systems IΙ, Vol. 48, No.4, pp. 413-418, Apr. 2001
  24. A. Chatzigeorgiou and S. Nikolaidis, “Single Transistor Primitive For Timing and Power Modeling of CMOS Gates,” International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 87, No. 10, pp. 1227-1238, 2000.
  25. S. Nikolaidis, E. Karaolis, E.D. Kyriakis-Bitzaros, “Estimation of Signal Transition Activity in FIR Filters Implemented by MAC Architecture,” IEEE Transactions on Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp.164-169, Jan. 2000.

Measurements and Control (Selected)

  1. Psilovikos, A., Sentas, A., Sahanidis, C., Laopoulos, Th., “Trend analysis and assessment of water quality and quantity monitoring data in lignite mines of Western Macedonia, Greece”, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.33 (1-3), 2011
  2. Borovyi, A., Kochan, V., Laopoulos, T., Sachenko, A., “Improved sorting methodology of dataprocessing instructions”, International Scientific Journal of Computing, Vol.10, N.1, 2011
  3. Tsiakmakis, K., Laopoulos, T., “An improved tracking technique for visual measurements of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMC) actuators using Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA)”, Measurement Science and Technology, Vol.22, N.11, 2011
  4. Tsiakmakis K., Brufau J. Puig-Vidal M. and Laopoulos Th., “A Camera Based Method for the Measurement of Motion Parameters of IPMC Actuators”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol.58, N.8, 2009
  5. Konstandakos V., Chatzigeorgiou A., Nikolaidis S., and Laopoulos Th., “Energy Consumption Estimation in Embedded Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol.57, N.4, 2008
  6. Zakrzewski J., Domanski W., Chaitas P., and Laopoulos Th., "Improving Sensitivity and Selectivity of SnO2 Gas Sensors by Temperature Variation", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol.55, N. 2, 2006
  7. Konstantakos V., Kosmatopoulos C., Nikolaidis S., and Laopoulos Th., “Measurement of Power Consumption in Digital Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation andMeasurement, Vol.55, N.5, 2006
  8. Bozatzidis A., Anastopoulos A.G., and Laopoulos Th., “Automated Data Acquisition Setup for Interfacial Tension and Capacitance Measurements at Hg-Solution Contacts under LabView Control”, Electroanalysis, Vol.19, N.16, 2007
  9. Laopoulos Th., Neofotistos P., Kosmatopoulos C., and Nikolaidis S., “Measurement of Current Variations for the Estimation of Software-related Power Consumption”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol.52, N.4, 2003
  10. Papageorgiou Ch. and Laopoulos Th., "Self-Calibration of Ultrasonic Transducers in anIntelligent Data Acquisition System", International Scientific Journal of Computing, Vol.2, N.2, 2003
  11. Laopoulos Th., "Teaching instrumentation and measurement in the complex systems era", IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement magazine, Vol.2, N.1, 1999
  12. Karybakas C.A. and Laopoulos Th., "Analysis of unlocked and acquisition operation of a phase locked speed control system", IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, Vol.44, N.1, 1997
  13. JP-5. Laopoulos Th. and Karybakas C.A., "A simple analog division scheme", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and measurement, Vol.40, N.4, 1991
  14. Siskos S. and Laopoulos Th., "Analogue CMOS time measuring circuit for low frequency instrumentation", Electronics Letters, Vol.27, N.24, 1991.
  15. Kosmadakis I., Konstantakos V., Laopoulos, Th., and Siskos S. “An automated measurement bench for vibration-based energy harvesting systems”, IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems - IDAACS’13, Berlin, Germany, 2013.
  16. Konstantakos V., Nikodelis Th., Kollias I., and Laopoulos Th., “Automated measurement system based on digital intertial sensors for the study of human body movement”, IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems - IDAACS’11, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011
  17. Borovyi, A., Kochan, V., Laopoulos, T., Sachenko, A., “Time-domain analysis of ARM7TDMI core instructions”, IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems - IDAACS’11, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011
  18. Tsiakmakis, K., Laopoulos, Th. “Comparison of Improved Methods for Tracking Movements of IPMC Actuators”, IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems - IDAACS’11, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011
  19. Borovyi A., Kochan V., Laopoulos Th., Sachenko A., “Improved Sorting Methodology of Dataprocessing Instructions”, 5th International Conference on Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence (ICNNAI-2010), Brest, Belarus, 2010
  20. Laopoulos Th., “Measurement of Power Consumption on Wireless ZigBee Network Nodes” IMEKO International Symposium on Measurements of Electrical Quantities, Kosice, Slovakia, 2010