2018 Advanced Research Workshop
Future Trends in Microelectronics: Vingt Ans Après
June 10-16, 2018:  Sardinia, Italy

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Program and Agenda

June 10
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Day 1
June 11

8:45  Welcoming remarks by the FTM Mafia
(Serge Luryi, Jimmy Xu, Alex Zaslavsky)

Morning Session: Industrial visions
      Chairs: Serge Luryi and Jimmy Xu
9:00 Enrico Sangiorgi & Francis Balestra
"Nanoelectronics roadmap for Europe: Identification and dissemination"
9:40 Mihai Banu "It's analog … and it's digital … and it's better than digital!"
Sidan He "Artificial intelligence on mobile devices"
11:00-11:15   Coffee Break
11:15 Michael Gouzman
"Monitoring large-scale power distribution grids"
Paul Solomon "Will analog computing make a comeback in neuromorphic form?"
Nikolay Ledentsov "Room temperature yellow InGaAlP quantum dot laser"

Evening Panel, 18:00-20:00
Moderator: Jimmy Xu              Very alternative visions
Michel Dyakonov "When will we have a quantum computer?"
David Borton "Responsive neuromodulation for a dynamic and distributed mental state"

Day 2
June 12

Morning Session
Chairs: Peter Ramm and Hooman Mohseni 
9:00 Sorin Cristoloveanu "The concept of electrostatic doping and related devices"
Jurriaan Schmitz
"Silicon LEDs – device architecture, experiments, and applications"
Lorenzo Faraone
"Mobility spectrum analysis of carrier transport in semiconductors: Is it necessary and who cares?"
11:00-11:15   Coffee Break
11:15 Enrique Calleja   "III-nitride nanostructures: Fundamentals and applications"
11:55 Michael Shur "Wide bandgap technology: State-of-the-art and problems to solve"
Sanjay Krishna
"Antimonide-based infrared detectors and focal plane arrays"

Evening Session:    Poster Presentations and Discussion
      Chair: Michael Kelly
Poster Format
1×1 meter or 1×1.2 meters, to be attached to a poster board or directly to a room wall with thumbtacks
Gustavo Ardila "Surface traps: A key ingredient in the performance of semiconducting piezoelectric materials"
Francis Balestra "Challenges for high performance and very low power operation at the end of the Roadmap"
Danilo DeMarchi
"Quality-energy trade-off in bio-inspired electronic systems"
Nils von den Driesch
"Epitaxy of Si-Ge-Sn-based heterostructures for CMOS-compatible light emitters" Best poster award
Newton Frateschi "Resonant amplification via Er-doped clad silicon photonic molecules"
Young Kuk
"Thin-film superconducting switching devices"
Nikolay Ledentsov, Jr. "Single mode quantum well and quantum dot 50 Gb/s VCSELs for hyperscale datacenter applications"
Kyung-Hwa Lee
"Band-modulation devices for memory and sharp switching"
Jung-Hee Lee "GaN-based vertical nanowire transistor for logic application"
Vladimir Mitin "Interband multi-graphene-layer versus intersubband quantum well infrared photodetectors"
Hooman Mohseni "New methods for ultra-sensitive and fast short-wavelength infrared imaging"
Djafar Mynbaev "Plasmonic circuitry for future optical communications"
Alik Palevski "Possible observation of Berry phase in Aharonov-Bohm rings of InGaAs"
Peter Schüffelgen "Fully in-situ fabrication of proposed Majorana devices"
John Suarez "Sub-terahertz testing of millimeter wave monolithic and VLSI circuits"
Viktor Sverdlov "Two-pulse sub-ns switching of a perpendicular spin-orbit torque MRAM cell without external magnetic field"

Day 3
June 13


Morning Session
      Chairs: Alik Palevski and Michael Shur
Igor Žutić "Nanoelectronics with proximitized materials"
Aharon Kapitulnik
"High-resolution magneto-optic Kerr effect for spintronics applications"
Jean-Pierre Nozières "Spin orbit torque MRAM: Another myth or a soon-to-be reality?"
11:00-11:15   Coffee Break
11:15 Clivia Sotomayor Torres "Phononics: Why is it important for information technologies?"
Vadim Banine "Lithography for now and for the future"
Detlev Grützmacher "Exploiting topological matter for Majorana physics and devices"

Evening Session
Moderated by
Jimmy Xu and Serge Luryi
Paolo Gargini
Vadim Banine and Paul Solomon
"How to successfully manage and overcome inflection points"
Serge Luryi and Alex Zaslavsky + all participants Historical votes and bets on fashionable trends: "Fashions, fads, fades, fates, and faith"
Michael Kelly + all participants Vote on best poster
20:15 Conference banquet
Day 4
June 14
Morning Session
     Chair: Nadia Lifshitz 
Lukasz Plucinski "Band structure engineering in topological heterostructures"
Ewelina Hankiewicz "Testing topological protection of edge states in bismuthene on SiC: New room-temperature quantum spin-Hall system"
Pawel Hawrylak "Electronic structure, magneto-excitons and valley-polarized electron gas in 2D crystals"
11:00-11:15   Coffee Break
Vladimir Mitin
"Infrared and terahertz photodetectors based on van der Waals/graphene heterostructures: Can they be superior?"
Best Poster Winner: Nils von den Driesch "Epitaxy of Si-Ge-Sn-based heterostructures for CMOS-compatible light emitters"
Serge Luryi and Jimmy Xu Closing Remarks

14:00 NEREID Workshop commences;  la bacchetta del direttore passa a Francis Balestra e Enrico Sangiorgi
3rd NEREID General Workshop 

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