2009 Advanced Research Workshop (FTM-6)
Future Trends in Microelectronics: Unmapped Roads
June 14-19, 2009:  Sardinia, Italy

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Program and Agenda

June 14
Registration        How you can be contacted during the Workshop?
Day 1
June 15

8:30  Welcoming remarks by FTM Mafia
(Serge Luryi, Jimmy Xu, Alex Zaslavsky)

Morning Session: Industry, Government, and the book of John
      Chairs: Dan Purdy and George York
8:45 Mark Pinto Large scale photovoltaics
9:25 Simon Deleonibus
Nanoelectronics era fabrication for low-cost, portable, high-performance, low-energy-consuming and multi-functional electronics
Francis Balestra Silicon-based devices and materials for nanoscale CMOS and beyond-CMOS
10:45 - Coffee Break
11:00 Sajeev John Photonic bandgap materials: On-chip optical information processing with trapped light
Marie D'Iorio An integration challenge: Information and communication technologies to address indoor air quality in commercial buildings
12:20 Upendra Singh NASA's future earth science missions for global observations and societal benefit: Vision and technological challenges

Evening Panel, 18:00-20:00
Topic: Evening of Great Memory
Moderator: Jimmy Xu
Jang-Sik Lee (Prospects and challenges of next-generation memory devices),
 Steven Kushner (Can biology provide creative solutions for next-generation memory devices?

Day 2
June 16

Morning Session: Priming the sensors
     Chairs: Upendra Singh and Marie D'Iorio
8:30 Shriram Ramanathan
Embeddable lithographically fabricated micro-fuel cells on silicon platforms for portable power
9:10 Zhong He
Three-dimensional wide bandgap semiconductor radiation detectors and their applications
9:50 Serge Luryi
Semiconductor scintillator for three-dimensional array of radiation detectors
10:30 - Coffee Break
10:45 Mark Reed
Label-free sensing with silicon nanowires
Michael Shur
Terahertz sensing technology
12:05 Muhammad Alam The future of microelectronics is … macroelectronics

Evening Session:    Poster Presentations and Discussion
      Chair: Yacov Shamash
Parhat Ahmet
On the thermal stability of nickel silicides
Thierry Baron
Emerging nanotechnology for integration of nanostructures in nanoelectronic devices
Matthias Beck
Broadband quantum cascade laser
Gregory Belenky GaSb-based laser diodes operating within the spectral range of 2-3.5 μm
Claudio Berti
Simulation of conductance of voltage-gated ion channels and solid-state nanopores
Dan Botez & Peter Zory
Intersubband quantum-box lasers: Progress and potential as uncooled mid-infrared sources
Alan Craig
Picoplasma optoelectronics
Sorin Cristoloveanu and Alex Zaslavsky Germanium-on-insulator as a platform for end-of-roadmap devices
Natalia Demarina
Scrolled Si/SiGe heterostructure as a building block for a tube-like field-effect transistor
Newton Frateschi Si3N4/SiO2 planar photonic structures fabricated by focused ion beam
Detlev Grützmacher Catalyst-free growth and transport properties of III-V nanowires
Qing Hu
Terahertz quantum cascade lasers and video-rate THz imaging
Diana Huffaker
Dissimilar materials integration – enabling innovation
Dimitris Ioannou
Silicon nanowire-based nonvolatile memory cells: Progress and prospects
Hiroshi Iwai Nano-CMOS technology after reaching its scaling limit
Mikhail Levinshtein
The 1/f noise: Burial is abolished (or postponed)
Vladimir Mitin
Quantum-dot photodetectors: In search of optimal design for room-temperature operation
Alik Palevski Spin screening of magnetization due to inverse proximity effect in superconducting/ferromagnetic bilayers
Shriram Ramanathan
Oxide devices utilizing metal-insulator transitions
Enrico Sangiorgi Simulation of self-heating effects in different SOI MOS architectures
Siegfried Selberherr
Silicon for spintronic applications: Strain-enhanced valley splitting
Michael Shur
Solid state lighting
Michael Shur Subwavelength imaging of field-effect transistors by focused terahertz radiation
Sameer Sonkusale Heterogeneous integration of nanowires and nanotubes on CMOS  Best Poster Award
Arsen Subashiev Semiconductor gamma detectors: Band structure effects in energy resolution
Michael Thewalt
Highly enriched 28Si – the perfect semiconductor

Day 3
June 17


Morning Session: "Beyond-silicon wonders"
      Chairs: Vladimir Mitin and Sorin Cristoloveanu
Paul Solomon
Device proposals beyond silicon CMOS
9:10 Mikhail Dorojevets Current status and recent developments in superconductor RSFQ processor and system design
Michael Thewalt
28Si – the perfect semiconductor
10:30 - Coffee Break
10:45 Yeshaiahu Fainman Nanophotonics for information systems
11:25 Claude Weisbuch
The physics of photonic crystal-based LEDs
12-30 - 19:00
Optional sailboat excursion (must register)
Day 4
June 18
Morning Session: Everything in between
     Chairs: Siegfried Selberherr and François Arnaud d'Avitaya
Michael Gurvitch Treating the case of incurable hysteresis in VO2
Hideo Ohno Magnetic tunnel junction for next generation integrated circuits
Konstantin Tsendin Chalcogenide glassy semiconductors – could they replace silicon in memory devices?
10:30 - Cofee Break
Michel Dyakonov The spin Hall effect
Jérôme Faist Quantum cascade lasers at subterahertz frequencies
Claire Gmachl
High-performance ultra-strong coupling quantum cascade lasers

Evening Panel: Fashions, fads, fades, fates, and faith 
      Moderators:   Serge Luryi 
18:00 Serge Luryi + all participants
Historical votes and bets on fashionable trends
Alex Zaslavsky  + all participants
Vote on best poster


Conference banquet
Day 5
June 19
Morning Session: Hot off the press
     Chairs:  Nadia Lifshitz and Hiroshi Iwai
Djafar Mynbaev What modern photonics will contribute to the development of the future optical communications technology?
Nikolai Ledentsov Ultrafast nanophotonic devices for optical interconnects
Alessandro Tredicucci Towards intersubband polaritonics: how fast can light and electrons mate?
10:30 – 10:45  Coffee Break
Detlev Grützmacher Nanowires: Technology, physics and perspectives
Victor Ryzhii Graphene-based infrared and terahertz devices: Concepts and characteristics
Robin Williams Directed self-assembly – A controllable route to optical and electronic devices based on single nanostructures
Serge Luryi and Jimmy Xu Closing remarks

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