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2006 publications

2006 journals

K.S. Karim, G. Sanaie, T. Ottaviani, M.H. Izadi, F. Taghibakhsh, "Amplified pixel architectures in amorphous silicon technology for large area digital imaging applications," Journal of Korean Physical Society, vol. 48(1), February 2006.

A.H. Goldan, K.S. Karim, J.A. Rowlands, "Single photon counter for digital x-ray mammography tomosynthesis," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 24(3), pp 854-859, May 2006.

T. Ottaviani, K.S. Karim, A. Nathan, J.A. Rowlands, "A low noise circuit solution that permits a higher output signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for current mediated active pixel sensors," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 24(3), pp 770-773, May 2006.

M.H. Izadi, K.S. Karim, "High dynamic range pixel architecture for advanced diagnostic medical X-ray imaging applications," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 24(3), pp 846-849, May 2006.

Taghibakhsh, K.S. Karim, "Low leakage Hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) thin film transistors deposited on glass substrates using hot wire chemical vapor deposition," J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, 24(3), pp 866-868, May 2006.

2006 conference proceedings

G.H. Chapman, M.L. La Haye, C. Jung, M.H. Izadi, K.S. Karim, "Noise analysis of fault tolerant active pixel sensors with and without defects" Proc. Society of photo-optical instrumentation engineers (SPIE): Sensors, cameras, and systems for scientific and industrial applications VII; Morley M. Blouke; Ed. Vol. 6068, pp. 26-36, February 2006.

A.H. Goldan, K.S. Karim, J.A. Rowlands, "Selective photon counter for digital x-ray mammography tomosynthesis," in SPIE Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Medical Imaging, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6142, pp. 1697-1705, February 2006. Honourable mention poster award.

M.H. Izadi, K.S. Karim, A. Nathan, J.A. Rowlands, "Low-noise pixel architectures for advanced diagnostic medical x-ray imaging applications," in SPIE Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Medical Imaging, Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, pp. 264-274, February 2006.

I. Khodami, M.M. Adachi, M. Malhotra, F. Taghibakhsh, K.S. Karim, K. Kavanagh, J.A. Rowlands, "Light induced degradation in amorphous silicon photodiodes and implications for diagnostic medical imaging applications," in SPIE Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Medical Imaging, Eds. Vol. 6142, pp. 967-975, February 2006.

F. Taghibakhsh, K.S. Karim, "Hot-wire chemical vapor deposition (HWCVD) a-Si:H thin-film transistor (TFT) on plastic substrates," in Proc. 2006 Materials Research Society Symposium, San Francisco, USA, April 2006.

M.M. Adachi, L. Tse, K.S. Karim, K. Kavanagh, "Effects of HWCVD-deposited seed layers on hydrogenated microcrystalline silicon films on glass substrates," 2006 Materials Research Society Symposium, San Francisco, USA, April 2006.

M.M. Adachi, W.F. Tse, K.S. Karim, "Low temperature microcrystalline silicon solar cells using hot-wire chemical vapor deposition," Proc. 2006 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Vol 2, pp. 1632 - 1634, May 2006.

I. Khodami, M.M. Adachi, K. Kavanagh, K S. Karim, "Wavelength selective amorphous silicon photodiodes for biomedical applications," 29th Canadian medical and biological engineering conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2006.

M.H. Izadi, D.T. Ressl, K.S. Karim, "Low-noise design and testing methodology for an amorphous-silicon (a-Si) flat-panel medical x-ray imager," 29th Canadian medical and biological engineering conference, Vancouver, BC, Oral presentation, in press, June 2006. Best student paper award.

K.S. Karim, G. Sanaie, F. Taghibakhsh, "Amorphous silicon pixel-level voltage controlled oscillator for digital imaging applications," 210th meeting of the Electrochemical Society (Integrated Optoelectronics session), Cancun, Mexico, October 2006. Invited.

A.H. Goldan, K.S. Karim, "Imaging for placement of radioactive palladium seeds for breast cancer treatment," Canadian microelectronics corporation (CMC) microsystems 2006 annual symposium (TEXPO), October 2006. $3000 CMC industrial collaboration award.