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Workshop 2


Simulation and Characterization of Steep-Slope Switches (SSS)
Bologna, 9th September 2010

Adrian M. Ionescu (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL)
Giorgio Baccarani (University of Bologna)
Contact & organization:
Karin Jaymes (EPFL) : karin [dot] jaymes [at] epfl [dot] ch
Rita Mambelli (ARCES, Bologna) : rmambelli [at] arces [dot] unibo [dot] it (rmambelli [at] arces [dot] unibo [dot] it )
08:15  Registration
08.30  Introduction: Welcome and general information on FP7 STEEPER initiative in Europe
            Adrian M. Ionescu (EPFL).
09:00  Tunnel FETs: impact of the fabrication process on the electrical performances (Keynote)
            Cyrille Le Royer (CEA LETI – MINATEC)
09:40  Planar and Nanowire Si-TFETs
            Qing-Tai Zhao, Siegfried Mantl (Institute of Bio- and Nanosystems, Forschungszentrum – Juelich)
10.00 Coffee break
10.40  Novel concepts for steep slope switches (Keynote)
            Sayeef Salahuddin (University of California at Berkeley)
11:20  Sub-60mv/decade switching in junction-less transistors
            Nima Dehdashti Akhavan, Jean-Pierre Colinge (Tyndall National Institute)
11:40  Steep-slope nanowire FETs: from concept to design
            Elena Gnani, Giorgio Baccarani (University of Bologna)
12.00 Buffet Lunch
13.30  Atomistic Simulation of TFETs: from Coherent to Phonon-Assisted Tunneling (Keynote)
            Mathieu Luisier (Purdue University) 
14:10  Simulation challenges in tunnel FETs
            Pierpaolo Palestri (Univ. of Udine)
14:30  Modeling negative capacitance field effect transistor
            David Jiménez (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
14.50 Coffee break
15.10  Nanowire tunnel FETs in silicon and III-V material systems (Keynote)
           H. Riel (IBM Research GmbH, Zurich Research Laboratory)
15:50  III-V heterojunction tunnel FETs
            Joachim Knoch (TU Dortmund)
16:10  Abrupt Hybrid Switches Using Internally Combined Band-To-Band and Barrier Tunneling Mechanisms
           Livio Lattanzio (EPFL)
16:30  Role of the transport in the channel for Ion optimization in Tunnel FETs
            David Esseni (University of Udine)

16.50 Close
Complementary information :
  • This workshop is organized in collaboration with the FP7 STEEPER project, funded by the European Commission.
  • The workshop registration (Eur 100.00) covers morning & afternoon coffee breaks, lunch and USB sticks with all the presentations.
  • For  venue & accommodation please refer to the website of the conference :