Jan Nissinen

Jan Nissinen

Dr. Tech

Adjunct professor/Postdoctoral researcher

41 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 566 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 80 citations. The author has a h-index of 12.00. (google scholar)


Jan Nissinen received Dr.Tech. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 2011. He was nominated as adjunct professor (Docent) of integrated analog and detector circuits design in 2018.

He has been a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Circuits and Systems Research Unit, University of Oulu, since 2011. His research interests include the design of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for pulsed time-of-flight laser rangefinders, a pulsed Raman spectroscopy and time-resolved diffuse optics.

Personal Grants

Altogether 27 700€ at different foundations

Project funding

Academy of Finland

Academy project: Integrated CMOS laser diode drivers and time-gated sensor arrays for a small wearable optode for a time-resolved diffuse optical imaging, 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024

Research groups

  • Postdoctoral researcher, Circuits and Systems research unit (CAS)

Selected publications

  • Kekkonen, Jere; Nissinen, Jan; Kostamovaara, Juha; Nissinen, Ilkka (2018) Distance-resolving raman radar based on a time-correlated CMOS single-photon avalanche diode line sensor. - Sensors 18 (10), 3200 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Kurtti, Sami; Nissinen, Jan; Jansson, Jussi-Pekka; Kostamovaara, Juha (2018) A CMOS chip set for accurate pulsed time-of-flight laser range finding. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 2018 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 14-17 May 2018, Houston, TX, USA. Ei sarjaa/No series. 1-5. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Nissinen, Ilkka; Nissinen, Jan; Keränen, Pekka; Stoppa, David; Kostamovaara, Juha (2018) A 16 x 256 SPAD Line Detector With a 50-ps, 3-bit, 256-Channel Time-to-Digital Converter for Raman Spectroscopy. - IEEE Sensors Journal 18 (9), 3789-3798 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Heilala, Bryan; Mäkinen, Ari; Nissinen, Ilkka; Nissinen, Jan; Mäkynen, Anssi; Perämäki, Paavo (2018) Evaluation of time-gated Raman spectroscopy for the determination of nitric, sulfuric and hydrofluoric acid concentrations in pickle liquor. - Microchemical journal 137, 342-347 . [Original]
  • Di Sieno, Laura; Nissinen, Jan; Hallman, Lauri; Martinenghi, Edoardo; Contini, Davide; Pifferi, Antonio; Kostamovaara, Juha; Mora, Alberto Dalla (2017) Miniaturized pulsed laser source for time-domain diffuse optics routes to wearable devices. - Journal of biomedical optics 22 (8), 085004 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Nissinen Jan, Nissinen Ilkka, Kostamovaara Juha (2009) Integrated receiver including both receiver channel and TDC for a pulsed time-of-flight laser rangefinder with cm-level accuracy. - IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 44 (5), 1486-1497
  • Ilkka Nissinen, Jan Nissinen, Antti-Kalle Länsman, Lauri Hallman, Ari Kilpelä, Juha Kostamovaara, Martin Kögler, Mauri Aikio and Jussi Tenhunen (2011) A sub-ns Time-gated CMOS Single Photon Avalanche Diode Detector for Raman Spectroscopy. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Proceedings of the 41st European Solid-State Device Research Conference. Hannu Tenhunen. 375-378, 1. [Original]

Research visits

  • Postdoctoral researcher
    1.5.2013 to 29.6.2013

    Trento Italy 2 months, 2013

    Fondazione Bruno Kessler, FBK, IRIS, Supervisor Dr. David Stoppa

  • CUSBO Laserlab Europe project
    14.11.2016 to 18.11.2016

    Novel compact and cost effective laser sources for Time-Resolved Diffuse Optics, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, Professor Dalla Mora